Eurizone to Be Featured on Lifetime

February 22, 2014
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Olympic hockey captain Mike Eruzione will be featured on the Lifetime Television Network show, “The Celebrity Bucket List” this Saturday, Feb. 22 at 8:30 a.m. The show interviews celebrities and asks what inspires them. An item on each guest’s “Bucket List” is granted on the show. Saturday is the 34th anniversary of Eruzione’s winning...

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Winthrop Family Seeks CPR Course for Students

February 22, 2014
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It’s been almost five years since Olivia Quigley collapsed in her elementary school gym class from sudden cardiac arrest, a fluke incident that nearly cost her life. Fortunately for Olivia, her two gym teachers performed CPR immediately. Olivia has since made a strong recovery and she and her father, Joe, are now teaming up...

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Our Opinions

February 21, 2014
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CALLA AND CREW STEP UP…AGAIN DPW has done a fine job in a hard winter Department of Public Works director Steve Calla and his staff drew some much-deserved praise at the Town Council meeting Tuesday night. Council President Peter Gill, Vice President Nick DelVento, Councilor-at-Large Rich Boyajian, and Councilor Linda Calla all commended the DPW...

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Police Blotter 02-20-2014

February 21, 2014
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Monday, February 10 Former tenant at House of Beauty report door to the premises appears to have been left unsecured. W92 reports all appears secure at this time. Report of burglary alarm activation on Court Road. Owner on the scene with code upon officers’ arrival. Caller on Grandview Avenue reports that he received a...

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WHS Sports Roundup

February 21, 2014
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WHS girls hockey captures league title The Winthrop High Lady Bulldog hockey team defeated both of its opponents this past week, Masconomet and Marblehead, to clinch the championship of the North Division of the Northeastern Hockey League. The Lady Bulldogs and Beverly finished with identical 9-1-1 records in the league, but Winthrop captured the...

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Obituaries 02-20-2014

February 21, 2014
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Kenneth Dascher Retired Philadelphia Police Office; Member of Winthrop Amvets and Winthrop Elks Kenneth W. Dascher of Winthrop passed away at home on February 16. He was 71 years old. Kenneth was a U.S. Marine Corps Veteran, serving during the Vietnam War. Prior to his retirement, he was employed as a police officer for...

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Final Curtain Call for Playmakers?

February 17, 2014
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Final Curtain Call for Playmakers?

The Winthrop Playmakers held a membership meeting on Feb. 6 to discuss the future of the organization, which is considering closing due to lack of funds and a building in need of much repair. There are no returning board members for the 2014/2015 season; but members’ strong will to continue the organization and produce...

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Page 100!: WHS Hockey Star Reaches Century Mark in Scoring

February 17, 2014
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Page 100!: WHS Hockey Star Reaches Century Mark in Scoring

Most ice hockey stars will have their families seated in the rink when they reach a prestigious career milestone. Winthrop High School hockey captain Christopher “Buddy” Page had the rare extra treat of having his brother, Charlie Page, nearby on the ice for the big moment. Buddy Page passed the puck to his younger...

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Eruzione Says U.S. Teams Can Win Olympic Gold

February 17, 2014
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Winthrop’s Mike Eruzione, who led the U.S. men’s hockey team to its last Olympic gold medal in 1980, says that the U.S. men’s and women’s hockey teams are strong contenders for gold medals in the Winter Games in Sochi. The captain of the Miracle on Ice team also predicted that the best hockey game...

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Our Opinions

February 17, 2014
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PLAYMAKERS MAY CLOSE: Theatrical group has been a local institution for generations The future of the Winthrop Playmakers is in jeopardy. The long-time community theater group that has been housed on Hermon Street for the past six decades is considering closing its doors. The Playmakers began in 1938. Winthrop residents have performed in presentations on...

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Police Blotter 02-13-2014

February 17, 2014
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Monday, February 3 W92 requested information on motor vehicle on Pleasant Street as the operator is experiencing medical issue. Administration action to be taken. SRO Officer observed exchange of words at the Cummings School. Stopped to check the status of 209A, Probate and DCF orders that are in effect regarding the children. Mother was...

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WHS Sports Roundup

February 17, 2014
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Boys hockey team tops Revere, 5-0; Page gets 100th point The Winthrop High boys hockey team earned a 5-0 victory over Revere in its lone contest this past week. John Orlando, assisted by Steven Goddard and Chris Page, staked the Vikings to a 1-0 lead in the opening period. Pat Todisco made it 2-0...

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Obituaries 02-13-2014

February 17, 2014
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Edward Krovitz, Jr. Successful Businessman, Avid Runner and Golf Enthusiast Edward J. Krovitz, Jr. of Revere passed away on Sunday, February 9 surrounded by his family. Edward was a Georgetown College graduate by way of Boston Latin. Mr. Krovitz took over a successful family business that is presently being run by a fourth generation...

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Where’s the Queen of Hearts?

February 7, 2014
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Where’s the Queen of Hearts?

Members of the cast of the Playmakers Alice in Wonderland.

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MWRA Proposes Program for Making Food Waste into Gas Could Mean Added Truck Traffic on Local Streets

February 7, 2014
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MWRA Proposes Program for Making Food Waste into Gas Could Mean Added Truck Traffic on Local Streets

MWRA officials presented an outline of the proposed pilot program for food waste treatment and conversion to methane gas for use on Deer Island. Frederick Laskey, executive director of the MWRA, Daniel K. O’Brien, director of the Deer Island Treatment Plant, and David F. Duest, manager of process control, made their presentation at the...

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WHS Hoop Star Dino Mallios to Play in Televised Game

February 7, 2014
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WHS Hoop Star Dino Mallios to Play in Televised Game

Former Winthrop High basketball star Dino Mallios is coming to a television screen near you. Mallios and his Saint Anselm College men’s basketball teammates will be playing Southern New Hampshire University in a game that will be televised nationally on the CBS Sports Network this Saturday at 11:30 a.m. The game is being billed...

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Patrick Nominates DelVecchio for East Boston Judgeship

February 7, 2014
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Governor Deval Patrick  announced  on Wednesday two judicial nominations: Debra A. DelVecchio as Associate Justice of the Boston Municipal Court, East Boston Division and Lisa A. Grant as Associate Justice of the Boston Municipal Court, South Boston Division. “I am honored to nominate these two experienced trial attorneys to serve on the Boston Municipal...

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Councilor Calla Stands up: Speaks up for All Winthrop Citizens

February 7, 2014
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Councilor Linda Calla first stood up for a Precinct 6 constituent and then residents townwide in what was an impressive double dose of representation at its best. On the first issue of Verizon seeking to install a new pole on Shirley Street, Calla had done her homework, not only surveying the scene but walking...

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Let It Snow…. A Tough Winter, but We’re up for It

February 7, 2014
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When we were younger, we never truly understood what our grandmother meant when she would say, “It’s been a long, hard winter.” In a child’s world, a big snowstorm means no school, which would leave us free to go sledding, build igloos in the mounds of snow created by the snow plows, and roam...

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Linneastar to Appear at Winthrop High School on February 6

February 7, 2014
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LinneaStar, a popular and highly sought-after spiritual and psychic medium, will help local residents reach others in spirit during a group Metaphysical Message session, Metaphysical Messages from the Other Side with LinneaStar on Thursday evening, February 6th at Winthrop High School in Winthrop, Massachusetts. The group sessions will be held from 6 p.m. to...

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Police Blotter 02-06-2014

February 7, 2014
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Monday, January 27 Caller on Tafts Avenue called to report that her car was broken into. Party on Shore Drive encountered a Spanish female operating a black Kia. She stopped and began yelling at him. All units BOLO. Male on Emerson Road called to report that he had two vehicles vandalized. Officer reports there...

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WHS Sports Roundup

February 7, 2014
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Girls hoop team wins two more The Winthrop High girls basketball team posted two more victories this past week to improve to a sterling 13-2 overall on the season and 11-1 in the Northeastern Conference. On Tuesday evening, the Lady Vikings encountered a tough Danvers squad that had knocked off Peabody (which had made...

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Obituaries 02-06-2014

February 7, 2014
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Lawrence ‘Larry’ Blake First Lay Principal at BC High School Lawrence D. “Larry” Blake of Winthrop passed away at the Cambridge Hospital on February 1. He was 71 years old. A graduate of BC High and Boston College, he earned an M.Ed. from Boston State and an Ed.D. from Boston College. During his 40...

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Polar Plunge

January 30, 2014
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Polar Plunge

Julia Duplin and Paige McGovern are shown at the Winthrop Polar Plunge.

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