Monday, April 22, 2013
Hundreds came to Stoneham Monday afternoon to pay their respects to the late MIT officer.
Flags at half-staff, a police caravan leading a hearse and the Patriot Guard Riders lining Main Street in Red, White and Blue. A long, almost silent trail of mourners waiting to enter a local funeral home and a row of TV news trucks. Bystanders and passersby no longer have to ask, “What happened?” “What’s going on?” They know. It’s a scene that’s become all too familiar – Sunday in Medford, Monday in Stoneham and at Boston University and soon in Dorchester. On Monday in Stoneham, police paid respects to one of their own, 27-year-old Sean Collier, an officer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology who was shot and killed Thursday night in his police car. Hundreds of others also attended the wake for Collier, a Wilmington native and …
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Winchester Hospital honored Starr Cloonan, RN, of Wilmington, as its most recent recipient of the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses.
Monday, January 14, 2013
Elite Freestyle Karate held their grand opening on Saturday, Jan. 12 at 750 Main St. in Winchester.
Discipline. Confidence. Focus. These are just a few of the words that line the walls of Winchester's newest business: Elite Freestyle Karate. Dozens attended Elite Freestyle Karate's grand opening Saturday afternoon at its new location at 750 Main St. Prior to the Winchester studio opening, Elite Freestyle Karate had locations in Reading and Wilmington. With classes kicking off Tuesday, this dojo is the third in a triangle of karate studios aimed at not just teaching self defense but inspiring “spirit and perseverance ... focusing on the interaction between child, parents and instructor,” explained Sensei JD, one of Elite Freestyle Karate's high-degree black belts and teachers. These ideals were also alluded to by those in attendance. …