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Reasoned Response

Turco adroitly handles complaint For those who tuned it to the end of the WCAT broadcast of Tuesday night’s meeting, they saw a highly respected and long-time resident criticize the Town Council for its comments and actions regarding the Planning…

Sports 01-20-2011

Winthrop girls hockey team improves to 8-1 The Winthrop Lady Bulldog hockey team reeled off two more impressive victories to improve to 8-1 on the season this past week. Saturday’s 2-1 triumph over Springfield Cathedral marked a milestone for the…

Obituaries 01-20-2011

Lorraine Murphy Retired Secretary Lorraine T. (Bertolon) Murphy of Winthrop died on January 10. She was 84 years old. She worked as a secretary for First National Stores for several years before working for Teamsters Union local 379 as their…

Enemy from Within

The tragedy in Tucson The tragic shootings in Tucson, Arizona this past Saturday served once again to remind us that the greatest threats to our nation’s stability are not from our real or imagined enemies in far off places, but…

A Driving Force

The VFP’s bus donation We’ve often commended the Viking Pride Foundation in the past, but Friday’s ceremony in which the group dedicated the new buses for the Winthrop schools may have been its crowning achievement. The plan to purchase buses…