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Austin Prep Cougars Seeking Hall of Fame Nominations

Thursday, July 18th, 2013

The Cougars of Austin Preparatory School in Reading are searching for their next Hall of Fame inductees. Nominations for the 2014 Austin Prep Athletic Hall of Fame are now being accepted. The deadline is Thurs., Oct. 31. Eligible athletes and coaches need to have graduated or retired from coaching on or before June, 2009. ... »

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Obituaries 07-18-2013

Thursday, July 18th, 2013

Barbara Falino Former Waitress in Boston’s North End and Chinatown Barbara A. (Mansfield) Falino, a resident of Revere for more than 40 years, formerly of Dorchester, died at the Melrose-Wakefield Hospital on June 7 following a brief illness. She was 76 years old. Mrs. Falino was born and raised in Boston’s Dorchester section and... »

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Come On Down: Chamber’s Annual Beach Event Set for This Saturday

Thursday, July 11th, 2013

Beautiful Yirrell Beach on Point Shirley will be the place to be for fun in the sun this Saturday, July 13, for the 16th annual “Old Fashioned Family Day at the Beach.”  In the event of rain, the event will be held Sunday, July 14. There will be lots to do for both kids... »

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Jazz by the Sea on Sundays

Thursday, July 11th, 2013

Local musician Max Whiting, Bassist and Band Leader, will bring his duo, Musicmakers to Winthrop’s Rustic Table Restaurant on Shirley Street for Sunday Brunch.  The Brunch will feature Musicmakers cool, smooth, live jazz every Sunday from 11 a.m.  to 2 p.m.  You no longer must leave Winthrop to enjoy smooth jazz sounds.  Local music lovers... »

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Thank You, Chief Flanagan: Fireworks Show Tradition Continues

Thursday, July 11th, 2013

Winthrop Fire Chief Paul Flanagan deserves special commendation from Winthrop residents for taking over the large task of coordinating the annual Fourth of July Fireworks Show and leading the fundraising effort that allowed this great family event to continue this year. With the retirement of hard-working Lou Camacho as the fireworks coordinator, it was... »

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Richard Honan Celebrates 40 Years: Local Businessman Has Been a Fixture with the Chamber of Commerce

Thursday, July 11th, 2013

That’s a nice story and old-time photo in this week’s Sun-Transcript saluting Richard Honan on his 40th year of membership in the Winthrop Chamber of Commerce. Honan has operated the Richard Honan Sign Company for 41 years in this town and his efforts in helping people in the community are noteworthy. His “Supporting the... »

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Congratulations, Chris Leblanc: Former Viking Star Has Been Selected in the NHL Draft

Thursday, July 11th, 2013

We join the Winthrop sports community in congratulating Winthrop High graduate Chris LeBlanc on his selection by the Ottawa Senators in the National Hockey League Draft. This is a tremendous honor for a young man who devoted so many hours to learning the game and developing his skills. And it all began at the... »

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Summer Hoop is Back: A Winthrop Institution is Back in the Game

Thursday, July 11th, 2013

How great is it that the Winthrop Men’s Summer League has returned to the McKenna Courts. At its height, the league, under the direction of Peter Grimes and Phil Lundberg, was one of the most popular and competitive in the area. Phil is at the helm of the league and seven teams will be... »

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Police Blotter 07-11-2013

Thursday, July 11th, 2013

Monday, July 1 Male party on Buchanan Street called to report that his wife whom he is having problems with, called to report she is going to damage his van in the backyard. He is living with his parents. Officer reports that no one is home. The van looks okay. No damage that he... »

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An All-star Person: O’Leary Completes a Stellar Career at WHS

Thursday, July 11th, 2013

When Erin O’Leary began her athletic career at Winthrop High School, she couldn’t have predicted that her final accolade would be playing in a lacrosse all-star game. For Winthrop High didn’t have a girls lacrosse team when O’Leary entered her freshman year, but the talented athlete was introduced to the sport as a junior... »

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