Small Turnout Of Winthrop Voters in Tuesday’s Primary

September 11, 2014
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A total of 2,230 Winthrop residents voted in Tuesday’s primary election, representing a turnout of 19 percent. Town Clerk Carla Vitale said she was pleased with the election process, including the use of the Cummings Elementary School as new location for polling in three precincts. “The only hitch was that parking at the Cummings...

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Revere Beach Memorial Provides Closure And Support

September 11, 2014
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It was supposed to be just a routine drop off at the pharmacy, but it would end up being the last time Linda Grover saw her daughter, Erica, alive some three years ago – the tragic ending to more than a decade of struggling with opiate addiction. “I remember dropping her off to get...

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Primary Day Is Next Tuesday

September 4, 2014
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It’s getting down to the wire with the Tuesday, September 9 State Primary set for next week just around the corner. Political allegiances are now being set up for the final push to November when a democratic nominee will square off against a republican challenger for governor. On Tuesday, State Senator Anthony Petruccelli threw...

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Winthrop Beach Sand Truck Turns Over in Revere

September 4, 2014
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At approximately 11:30 a.m. today a tractor-trailer dump truck hauling sand to the Winthrop Beach revitalization project rolled over at Brown Circle rotary in Revere, spilling its load across the roadway.  Revere Police have primary jurisdiction of the rotary and conducted the main crash investigation. The Massachusetts State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Section (our...

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Farmers Market Returns on Sunday

September 4, 2014
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The Winthrop Farmers Market at French Square returns on Sunday, September 7 from 11am to 3pm. This week the market will feature produce from local farms, craft vendors, live music and food trucks. With only two more Farmer’s market planned for this season, the volunteer organizing committee is urging residents to get out this...

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Police Blotter 09-04-2014

September 4, 2014
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Monday, August 25 Detail Officer on Revere Street reporting that one of the trucks outbound just lost a fuel tank, which was spilling diesel fuel all over the road. WFD and Revere PD responded to take care of the spill. WFD requested a tow to remove the fuel tank from the roadway. All traffic...

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Meeting at Coughlin Park

September 4, 2014
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What better place to hold a meeting to discuss Coughlin Park renovations than right at Coughlin Park. Town Manager James McKenna convened a meeting with Point Shirley residents at the park Tuesday to discuss the renovations that are taking place at the facility located on Bayview Avenue. More than 50 residents turned out for...

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Congratulations 21st Century Learning Center

September 4, 2014
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We were notified by Speaker of the House Robert A. DeLeo’s Office that the 21st Century Learning Center at the Cummings School is the recipient of a $50,000 grant to supplement enrichment programs for fourth and fifth graders attending the school. 21st Century Director Kathy DelVento has conducted a terrific program at the school...

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Good Luck,Deanna

September 4, 2014
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That was a nice story on the front page of last week’s Sun-Transcript about Winthrop resident Deanna Buonomo, who was selected for a spot as a contestant in the 2014 Miss Massachusetts USA Pageant that will be held in November. Deanna has been an excellent role model for young women throughout her academic and...

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The Driscoll Dynamic

September 4, 2014
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This is a big week for the Winthrop High football team as the Vikings — who have 18 seniors on their roster — seek to open their season on a winning note against Saugus. It’s certainly an exciting week in the Driscoll household where head coach Sean Driscoll and his son, starting quarterback, Dylan...

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Dont’t Forget To Vote

September 4, 2014
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We remind Winthrop residents that Tuesday is primary election day and we urge all of our fellow residents to exercise their right to vote. The interest has been picking up significantly in the races for governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general, and treasurer and Tuesday should be quite a day for political aficionados. We also...

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Sports 09-04-2014

September 4, 2014
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Vikings ready to take on the Saugus Sachems on Saturday at Miller Field By Jim Lederman The 2014 Vikings Football Team plays host to The Saugus Sachems Saturday at 12:00 pm at Miller Field. The Vikings concluded the pre-season with their final scrimmage on Labor Day with the Ipswich Tigers. “It was good to...

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Obituaries 09-04-2014

September 4, 2014
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Glenna Carew Longtime CVS Pharmacist Tech Glenna M. (Mahar) Carew of Winthrop passed away on August 31 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. She was 55 years old. Glenna, who was employed by CVS Pharmacy as a Pharmacist Tech. for many years, was the devoted mother of Christopher P. Carew of Winthrop....

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Winthrop Resident Kate Anslinger Releases Debut Novel “Saving Jason”

September 4, 2014
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Winthrop Resident Kate Anslinger Releases Debut Novel “Saving Jason”

Kate Anslinger is “really excited” about the release this week of her first novel, “Saving Jason,” a story about a war veteran who suffers from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). “The main character gets in to an accident and ends up in a coma and his ex-wife and current girlfriend are left to pick...

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First Day of School

September 4, 2014
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First Day of School

A student waves to her family before filing into her first day of classes at the Cummings School Wednesday, Sept. 3. Students and staff at the school wore tie-dye shirts, ties and hats to commemorate the recent loss of Sabrina Fuedo – who would have been a sixth grader. Fuedo passed away two weeks...

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Coughlin Pk. Conference:Town Manager Discusses Renovation Plans on Site

September 4, 2014
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In what was an unprecedented meeting held inside a local park, Town Manager James McKenna brought the issue of Coughlin Park renovations directly to Point Shirley residents Tuesday night. The end result was a very productive and orderly session during which McKenna, DPW Director Steve Calla, Parks and Recreation Director Sean Driscoll, and Council...

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Pursuing Her Dreams: Buonomo Is A Contestant in Miss Mass. USA Pageant

August 29, 2014
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Pursuing Her Dreams: Buonomo Is A Contestant in Miss Mass. USA Pageant

Deanna Buonomo is having a very good week. The 23-year-old Winthrop resident was notified that she had been accepted as a contestant in the Miss Massachusetts USA Pageant that will be held in November at the Lowell Auditorium. The pageant system, which is owned by Donald Trump, leads to the nationally televised Miss USA...

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School Bells to Ring next Wednesday

August 29, 2014
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School Bells to Ring next Wednesday

With a new middle/high school project on the way, Winthrop students will begin their 2014-15 school year at some new school sites. The biggest change will find the high school students relocating to the former Winthrop Middle School where eighth grade students will also be attending. A new ‘Winthrop High School’ sign already adorns...

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Winthrop Playmakers to Present the Rocky Horror Show: Alive on Stage

August 29, 2014
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The Winthrop Playmakers are proud to reveal their next production, Richard O’Brien’s The Rocky Horror Show: Alive on Stage.  The smash-hit rock ‘n roll musical will be done as a live dinner theatre show Thursdays and Fridays, October 9 & 10 and 16 & 17, at Cottage Park Yacht Club, 76 Orlando Avenue, Winthrop,...

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Police Briefs 08-28-2014

August 29, 2014
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Winthrop Police Blotter Monday, August 18 Party on James Avenue requested an officer to go with her to pick up her belongings. Call was made to the party and she will comply with the court order. Detective will be on Almont Street to conduct an investigation. Caller on Terrace Avenue requests a well-being check...

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The People Have Spoken: Massdot Selects #dotspeak Safety Messages

August 29, 2014
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MassDOT Secretary & CEO Richard Davey and Highway Administrator Frank DePaola recently announced the winners of the #DOTspeak Highway Message Board Contest. After receiving hundreds of entries, MassDOT has selected three winners from the social media contest that solicited creative messages on how to combat road rage, distracted driving, and encourage seatbelt use. “We...

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More Recognition for Captain Eruzione

August 29, 2014
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Sports Illustrated has been the nation’s No. 1 sports magazine for a long time and a part of our American culture since its first issue in 1954. That’s a lot of magazine covers and SI just completed a contest in which it asked its readers what was the most iconic cover of all time...

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The Coughlin Controversy: Town Manager, Council President Lead Strong Park Renovation Effort

August 29, 2014
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The creation of the all-volunteer Winthrop Parks Committee arguably has been one of the crowning achievements of Council President Peter Gill’s administration. The formation of the committee was his idea and the tremendous improvements at Pico Park brightened the whole neighborhood, especially the children who are able to use the park for recreation. Town...

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A Smooth Transition: Supt. Macero Confident about New School Year

August 29, 2014
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Superintendent of Schools John Macero has been spending a lot of his time this summer making sure that the students’ transition to their new school sites will be smooth and orderly when the academic year begins next week. It’s certainly been a challenge for all as a result of the construction of a new...

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