Winthrop

By - 8/1/14 - 3:54 pm
Rose

A Malden man was ordered held in lieu of $50,000 bail today on a charge of child enticement for allegedly trying to get a Winthrop 15-year-old to have sex with him, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

According to Winthrop Police and the DA's office:

Rose, who is a Level III sex offender based on prior convictions for rape and assault with intent to

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By - 7/7/14 - 6:10 pm
Storm view from Seaport in South boston

The view from the Seaport around 6:05 p.m. See larger. Photo by Allen Rines.

You know, the part of our sprawling county where the National Weather Service issued a tornado warning?

A TRAINED SPOTTER IN LYNN REPORTED A FUNNEL CLOUD TO THE SOUTHWEST AT 555 PM.

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By - 6/26/14 - 4:47 pm
Peregrine falcon at Deer Island

Kristin MacDougall posted a photo of one of two peregrine-falcon chicks born on Deer Island recently.

She reports falcons have lived high atop the sewage-treatment plant's "digesters" (the giant egg things) for awhile, but this is the first time any have hatched there.

Fisheries and Wildlife experts banded the two females (named Taylor and Julia) today.... Read more

By - 6/23/14 - 9:55 pm
Blue sunset from Deer Island

Italian in Boston watched the sun set from Deer Island tonight.

By - 3/31/14 - 8:02 am

The Swellesley Report cracks the case of the Jaguar parked all winter in the town library garage.

By - 2/11/14 - 3:09 pm
Arroyo for register of probate

Felix D. Arroyo tomorrow announces a bid to replace Patty Campatelli as Suffolk County Register of Probate and Family Court.

Campatelli, in her first term in the elected holdover from colonial days, found herself suspended by the Massachusetts Trial Court in January due to an investigation into whether she punched an employee - a charge she denies.

Arroyo the elder was a Boston city... Read more

By - 12/30/13 - 6:18 am

You know when you are heading for victory when anonymous posters attack and ridicule you. It always out of fear, hatred, and jealousy that these "stalker trolls" attack you when you are on the brink of success and triumph.

My good friend Moe Love obviously does not like the fact that yes I am a former Republican. However, fortunately I am in good company.... Read more

By - 11/26/13 - 11:14 am

You know when you are heading for victory when anonymous posters attack and ridicule you. It always out of fear, hatred, and jealousy that these "stalker trolls" attack you when you are on the brink of success and triumph.

My good friend Moe Love obviously does not like the fact that yes I am a former Republican. However, fortunately I am in good company.... Read more

By - 11/21/13 - 8:14 pm

Lisa Paulson has her Ford Escape back tonight thanks in part to modern tracking technology but mostly due to her sister's chutzpah.

Paulson woke up Tuesday morning to find her Escape stolen right out of her driveway. After contacting police, who basically told her there wasn't much they could do, she called EZ-Pass to cancel her account, her sister, Kathleen O'Connell, reports. "Oh, well, that's... Read more

By - 10/16/13 - 6:15 am

REVERE- At the Christopher Columbus Day Parade held in Revere on October 14, 2013, Interim Suffolk County Sheriff Steven Tompkins once again lost control of himself when he began acting like an animal, and threatened to “kick his opponent’s (Bennett) ass…”

This most recent mental meltdown by Tompkins, who called Bennett a “f@$%&ng bitch,” occurred in public in front of Revere City Council President... Read more

By - 9/3/13 - 10:06 am

Click on this link to watch: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZszLm-CCmio&feature=player_detailpage

Jean Jackson, the owner of La Paix barber shop at 1059 Hyde Park Avenue in Boston, testifies how Suffolk County Interim Sheriff Steven Tompkins unlawfully pulled out his badge and demanded that the store owner remove Douglas Bennett for Sheriff's sign "because it was too early to put up campaign

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By - 8/22/13 - 6:45 am

BOSTON- Steven Tompkins will face a BMC Roxbury District Court Criminal Magistrate over Theft and Property Destruction on September 10, 2013.

Suffolk County Interim Sheriff Steven Tompkins of 106 Williams Street in Hyde Park will face a Criminal Magistrate over the theft and property destruction of rival Sheriff Candidate Douglas Bennett’s campaign signs in Egleston Square in Roxbury last Wednesday August 14, 2013 between... Read more

By - 6/29/13 - 8:03 pm

Shortly before 3 p.m. off Winthrop Shore Drive, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney's office:

There were no immediate signs of trauma but an autopsy will determine cause and manner of death. At this early stage of the investigation the death does not appear suspicious; no ID on the remains at this time.

By - 5/29/13 - 11:13 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9YmxJftD_VQ&feature...

BOSTON- Dorchester’s Douglas Bennett for Sheriff of Suffolk County.

Bennett's statement is as follows and he will be explaining to the voters why they should vote for him tomorrow morning Friday May 31th at 7AM on TOUCH 106.1FM:

"With the appointment of Andrea Cabral to the Public Safety Cabinet Position in the Governor’s administration, there will be a special election in September

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By - 3/1/13 - 1:54 pm

Join Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders at our annual Summer Party held outside in the heart of Provincetown, MA on Saturday, July 27 from 4:00-7:00PM. Enjoy the view of the harbor, mingle with other GLAD supporters and learn more about our ground-breaking cases.

Tickets are $75 online | $85 on site | $30 student
Purchase at www.glad.org/events.

Don't miss our amazing auction... Read more

By - 2/15/13 - 5:57 pm

Prosecutors plan to seek prison time for a Winthrop man found guilty today of driving drunk and then attempting to use the bench he was chained to at a State Police barracks as a weapon against arresting officers.

Joseph Limone, 61, will be sentenced Feb. 21 following today's conviction by a jury in Suffolk Superior Court, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

"From what... Read more

By - 2/9/13 - 1:41 pm

Winthrop Shore Drive at high tide.

Dan Santry watched the waves at the seawall along Winthrop Shore Drive around 10 a.m.... Read more

By - 1/31/13 - 7:46 am

Somebody in Winthrop might be late for work today. Photo by Kdabbler.Somebody in Winthrop might be late for work today. Photo by Kdabbler.

A large tree decided to observe the law of gravity on Blue... Read more

By - 1/10/13 - 6:55 pm

The Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports:

State Police assigned to the Suffolk DA's office and Winthrop Police are investigating human remains that appear to have washed up on the shoreline across from Logan Airport. Once the scene has been processed by detectives and crime scene investigators, the remains will be transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for autopsy.

UPDATE: This just... Read more

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