Archive for June, 2007

Winthrop gearing up for big crowds on July 4

Wednesday, June 27th, 2007

July 3 bon fire cancelled By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. Despite the cancellation of the July 3 bon fire, which has been held in recent years as part of the town’s Independence Day celebration, the town’s public safety departments are still gearing up for a busy week next week. “My concern,” said Fire Chief Joseph... »

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Town takes FAA to court

Thursday, June 21st, 2007

Town, citizens file court action against Centerfield Taxiway By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. The Town of Winthrop has joined with two independent citizens to file a Petition for Review with the United States First Circuit Court of Appeals, to have the court review the FAA’s final approval for the Logan Airport Centerfield Taxiway project. The... »

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Council elects Vitale as new Town Clerk

Wednesday, June 20th, 2007

Will begin three-year term on July 8 By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. A close 5-4 vote of the Town Council on Tuesday night resulted in the election of Town Manager Secretary Carla Vitale as the next Town Clerk for the town of Winthrop. Councilors Joseph Ferrino, James Letterie, Nick DelVento, Russ Sanford and Phil Boncore... »

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Wednesday, June 20th, 2007

Mass. Lobstermen’s Association drops its appeals of Winthrop Beach project By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. Secretary of Environmental Affairs Ian Bowles announced on Tuesday that an agreement had been reached between the Massachusetts Lobsterman’s Association and the Department of Conservation and Recreation on the use of sand from an offshore borrow site (NOMES 1) to... »

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Victim speaks about attack

Thursday, June 14th, 2007

By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. Assault victim Eddie Banks of 135 Shore Drive in Winthrop spoke this week about the frightening attack he survived just a few feet from his own doorway. Banks, a self-employed car dealer and Bosnian immigrant told the Sun Transcript Tuesday, that he has no idea who would want to hurt... »

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Winthrop man attacked by masked gunmen

Tuesday, June 12th, 2007

By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. A Winthrop man returning home to his Shore Drive residence at about 12:20 a.m. Tuesday morning was confronted by a pair of masked gunmen in an incident police say may not have been a random robbery attempt. “It appears, because of the circumstances of the attack that this victim was... »

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