Category: News

Winthrop man arrested in rape of teen

Suspect being held, further charges pending By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. 23-year old Douglas Bitopolous of 98 Bellevue Avenue is behind bars this week, after being arrested and charged with kidnapping, statutory rape of a child, aggravated rape and indecent assault…

Council approves town parking ordinance

By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. The Winthrop Town Council last week approved a re-written set of parking regulations for the town, including the residential parking restrictions for overnight parking, which essentially legitimizes the parking regulations the town has been operating under…

FAA approves Centerfield Taxiwayat Logan

By John Lynds The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved the 9,300-foot centerfield taxiway for Logan Airport that many East Boston and Winthrop residents and elected officials argue would have severe environmental consequences for both communities. In June 2006, the…