Archive for October, 2018

St John’s the Evangelist Blessing of the Animals

Monday, October 15th, 2018
St John’s the Evangelist Blessing of the Animals

Tommy and Louise Guillotte at the annual St. John’s Blessing of the Animals ceremony on Saturday, Oct. 6, in the parking lot of the church. The annual service coincides with the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, patron saint of animals. »

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Art in the Park Closes Out Season Oct 6

Monday, October 15th, 2018
Art in the Park Closes Out Season Oct 6

Mary Rudser with her driftwood art, works she makes using wood found on Winthrop beaches. Rudser was one of several artists who participated in the annual Art in the Park event at Crest Park on Saturday, Oct. 6. »

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DiFranza to Raise Awareness of the White Cane this Month

Monday, October 15th, 2018
DiFranza to Raise Awareness of the White Cane this Month

Every October Gerry DiFranza heads to the State House so people can be aware of the “White Cane” and what is means to the person carrying it. “It’s a symbol of independence and blindness,” he said. This year White Cane Law Day is Tuesday, Oct. 16 at the Massachusetts State House. “You learn the... »

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Winthrop Police Have Gone Pink

Monday, October 15th, 2018

Many have experienced the effects of breast cancer either personally or through a family member or close friend. Winthrop Police Officer Anthony Sorrentino and Sgt. Steve Rogers have partnered to design a special edition police department T-shirt to raise money and awareness for breast cancer research. For Officer Sorrentino, the project serves as a... »

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CASA Awarded $5,000 from Elliot Whittier Insurance Services through Safeco Insurance Make More Happen Awards

Monday, October 15th, 2018

Elliot Whittier Insurance Services has earned a 2018 Safeco Insurance Make More Happen Award in recognition of its commitment to making positive change happen in the local community. The award includes a $5,000 donation that will go directly to Community Action for Safe Alternatives (CASA), a nonprofit organization committed to improving the quality of... »

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High School Senior Fits Part-Time Job into Busy Schedule

Monday, October 15th, 2018

Seventeen-year-old Emma Carleton is no stranger to team sports. Since she was five years old, she played hockey, and that passion continued throughout her school years, later landing her the role of captain on the high school’s varsity team. Her love of being on the ice spilled over to the field, and Carleton is... »

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MassDEP,Statewide Stormwater Coalition Launch Campaign to Reduce Stormwater Pollution

Monday, October 15th, 2018

The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP), in partnership with the Statewide Stormwater Coalition, announced the launch of a new stormwater awareness campaign to help Massachusetts cities and towns comply with new federal stormwater management requirements. The announcement was made during an event at the Joseph H. Gibbons Elementary School in Stoughton. “Stormwater runoff... »

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Kids Exercise Programs are Changing the Path for Today’s Youth

Monday, October 15th, 2018

Exercise does a body good, regardless of your age, gender or size. In today’s fast-paced, technology driven world, it’s even more important to instill decent exercise habits at a young age and arm our youth with the tools they need to build a solid foundation of physical activity. If you stop by the CrossFit... »

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Police Blotter 10-11-2018

Monday, October 15th, 2018

Monday, Oct. 1 Reporting party on Revere Street states a black pick-up truck is partially blocking her driveway. A ticket was issued for impeding a driveway. Party came to the station to report an online harassment. DPW reports vandalism (graffiti) to the gazebo at Ingleside Park. A report is to follow. Report that two... »

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Massachusetts Must Move Forward on Our Own

Monday, October 15th, 2018

With the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court, coming on the heels of the confirmation of Neil Gorsuch, it is clear that the America as we have known it for the past 70 years, a time in which the United States attained and maintained its supremacy in the world and achieved... »

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