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Bob DiMento Now in Charge at Larsen Rink

October 19, 2014
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Bob DiMento Now in Charge at Larsen Rink

WINTHROP – The Larsen Rink at the Mike Eruzione Center has been like a second home to Bob DiMento and that’s a good thing now that the town council has hired him as the new rink manager. “But I couldn’t do it without Zibby (Anthony Puleto) and the rest of the staff,” DiMento said...

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Comedy Show at WYC on Friday

October 19, 2014
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Steve Sweeney, “The King of Boston Comedy,” will be in Winthrop Friday night making an appearance at the Mike Eruzione Winthrop Charities’ comedy show. Sweeney, who has a role in Denzel Washington’s movie, “The Equalizer,” as the owner of a Boston diner, will headline...

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Truck Traffic One Issue at Oct. 22 Meeting

October 19, 2014
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WINTHROP – Increased truck traffic headed to Deer Island as part of a new Massachusetts Water Resources Authority program is certain to be one of the topics when the MWRA and a citizen action group called Winthrop Concerned Citizens meet at the facility on...

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Police Blotter 10-16-2014

October 19, 2014
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Monday, October 6 Lt. DeLeo who is on detail on Pearl Avenue is requesting medical assistance for a handicapped gentleman. Detail Sgt. Femino reports a strong odor of gas...

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Obituaries 10-16-2014

October 19, 2014
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Jackie Burke  We extend our condolences to the family of Jackie Burke, a Winthrop High School hockey legend, who recently passed way. Jackie helped lead the Vikings to the...

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The Last Post:Suffolk Downs Holds Final Race; Closes after 79 Years of Operation

October 13, 2014
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The Last Post:Suffolk Downs Holds Final Race; Closes after 79 Years of Operation

It was a sad day at Suffolk Downs last Saturday, and the grey, dreary day reflected the mood as thousands descended upon the historic oval to take in what...

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Council Delays Vote on Water Main Funding

October 13, 2014
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The town council delayed a vote on funding for a $2.8 million water main project until further information to expand the project could be added. They expect to move...

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MCAS Scores Improve at High School

October 13, 2014
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Winthrop High School Principal Eileen Belastock gave a presentation on the excellent work that students and teachers have been doing during the Winthrop School Committee Meeting on Oct. 6....

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Gorman School Earns Top Rankings for Performance

October 13, 2014
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The Massachusetts state system is ranking The William P. Gorman Fort Banks Elementary School as a Level 1 school, based on its high ranking performance, for the first time....

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Police Blotter 10-09-2014

October 13, 2014
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Winthrop Police Blotter  Monday, September 29 Caller on Circuit Road states that he stepped out of bed onto a staple, but is okay. Will call back if he needs...

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Town Slide Show at Fall Forum Said It All

October 13, 2014
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The highlight of the week for us was the slide show presentation at the Town Council’s Fall Forum that depicted the “before” and “after” photos of all the physical...

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Winthrop: Part of Metro North Land Use Plan

October 13, 2014
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Town Manager James McKenna attended a conference this week in Chelsea where Housing and Economic Development Secretary Greg Bialecki announced the release of a regional planning study that identifies...

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Sports 10-09-2014

October 13, 2014
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Salem collapses before Vikings By Jin Lederman  The Winthrop Vikings (4-0) scored five touchdowns after trailing Salem (0-4) 6-0. The victory set up a battle of two unbeaten teams,...

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Obituaries 10-09-2014

October 13, 2014
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Sadie Saulnier Member of Winthrop Senior Center and “Honey Dew Club” – Daily Parishioner at St. John the Evangelist Church Sadie M. (Robichaud) Saulnier of Winthrop passed away at...

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Vitagliano Speaks at Hearing for MBTA Blue Line-Red Line connector

October 13, 2014
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Winthrop resident John Vitagliano, former transportation commissioner for the City of Boston, is speaking out on behalf of the town in relation to the proposed MBTA Blue Line-Red Line...

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Playmakers Stage The Rocky Horror Show Starting Oct. 9

October 6, 2014
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Playmakers Stage The Rocky Horror Show Starting Oct. 9

Let’s do the time warp again!  The Winthrop Playmakers proudly present the production of Richard O’Brien’s The Rocky Horror Show: Alive on Stage.  The smash-hit rock ‘n roll musical...

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Belle Isle Festival is this Sunday

October 6, 2014
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Friends of Belle Isle Marsh and the Department of Conservation and Recreation will present their annual Harvest Festival on Sunday, October 5 from 1:00 to 3:00pm. Featured activities include: live...

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Police Blotter 10-02-2014

October 6, 2014
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Monday, September 22 ADT Alarm called to say that Brown’s Drug Store’s alarm is gong off. Officer reports building secure and all is quiet. Party on Cliff Avenue reports...

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Baker Makes a Splash

October 6, 2014
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That was certainly a well-attended and enthusiastic crowd on hand for the reception for Gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker last Friday at the Winthrop Golf Club. Winthrop native Ed Cash...

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Mike Eruzione Hosts Comedy Night

October 6, 2014
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We caught up with Mike Eruzione who was in Chicago this week helping out his former Olympic hockey teammate and fellow BU alum Jack O’Callaghan on a special project....

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Healthy Eating

October 6, 2014
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Winthrop resident Therese Ockenden has a nice event on Tuesday, October 7, for those who are concerned about their weight. Therese’s group, Healthy Eating, will host a showing of...

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Letters to the Editor

October 6, 2014
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Supports Martha Coakley for Governor Dear Editor, I’m writing to openly endorse Mass Attorney General Martha Coakley for state governor, because she has the vision, ability, and determination to...

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Sports 10-02-2014

October 6, 2014
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Vikings run wild over Revere, 21-0 The Winthrop Vikings improved their record (3-0) with a 21-0 shut out of the Revere Patriots before a large crowd at Miller Field...

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Obituaries 10-02-2014

October 6, 2014
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Ann ‘Nancy’ Guide Of Winthrop Ann C. “Nancy “ Guide of Morton Street, Winthrop passed away at the Melrose-Wakefield Hospital on September 19. She was 82 years old. Born...

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