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Legee Named Commissioner of Inspectional Services Department

April 17, 2014
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Legee Named Commissioner of Inspectional Services Department

Town Manager James McKenna announced the appointment of Al Legee as the Commissioner of the newly formed Winthrop Inspectional Services Department. Legee, who has served as the building inspector for the City of Chelsea since 2004 and has been in the construction field for many years, was introduced to the Town Council at its...

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WIHA April Meeting Held

April 17, 2014
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WIHA April Meeting Held

The barn at the Deane Winthrop House was filled to capacity for the monthly meeting of the Winthrop Improvement and Historical Association on Tuesday, April 1st.  The dinner from Cimino’s Catering was roast beef and the guest speaker was a perfect ending to the...

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The No. 1 Authority on Running: Tom Derderian Authors a Book about the Boston Marathon

April 17, 2014
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The No. 1 Authority on Running: Tom Derderian Authors a Book about the Boston Marathon

Track coach and long distance runner Warren MacPhail calls Tom Derderian, “Winthrop’s best-kept running historical secret.” “No one really knows about him in Winthrop,” said MacPhail. “But you step outside of Winthrop and the whole running community in the United States knows about him....

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Airport Hazards Committee Members

April 17, 2014
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Airport Hazards Committee Members

Members of the Airport Hazards Committee, from left, Robert Driscoll Sr., chairman Anthony Majahad, Richard N. Bangs, and Attorney Jerome Falbo, pictured at the Town Council meeting Tuesday night....

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Happy Birthday, Richie Scannelli

April 17, 2014
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Happy Birthday, Richie Scannelli

The Winthrop Town Council presented a citation to Richie Scannelli on the occasion of his 60th birthday. Seated, from left, are Richie Scannelli, President Peter Gill, and Councilor Linda...

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Welcome ISD Commissioner Al Legee

April 17, 2014
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We want to welcome to our town, Al Legee, the Commissioner of the newly formed Inspectional Services Department. Town Manager James McKenna announced the appointment of Legee, who has...

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Airport Hazards Committee

April 17, 2014
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Was that the Airport Hazards Committee at Tuesday’s Council meeting, or a gathering of Winthrop’s chapter of the Hall of Fame of public servants who have given so many...

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Great Work on the $200,000 Parks Grant

April 17, 2014
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Town Manager James McKenna had some great news when he announced that the town has received a state parks grants of $200,000 that will go toward the refurbishment of...

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Tom Derderian, Marathon Authority

April 17, 2014
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We have the most famous Olympic hockey player in history in our town, but who knew we had the foremost authority on the Boston Marathon also living within our...

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Police Blotter 04-17-2014

April 17, 2014
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Monday, April 7 Party on Woodside Avenue reports that a new vent unit was stolen from their roof. Caller on Marshall Street reports that every night at approximately 11-11:30...

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Baseball Team Tops Swampscott

April 17, 2014
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It was a mixed bag for the Winthrop High baseball team, as the Vikings dropped contests to Marblehead and Danvers, but topped Swampscott this past week. In the 8-3...

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Obituaries 04-17-2014

April 17, 2014
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Mary DeMinico Registered Industrial and Teaching Nurse, Volunteer, Active in Many Organizations Mary E. (Estright) DeMinico of Winthrop passed away at the Atria Maplewood Place in Malden on April...

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Boating Season

April 9, 2014
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Boating Season

Summer is almost here and with that comes boating season in Winthrop. In preparation for the upcoming season, the Winthrop Harbormasters are prepping their boats for launch. Full time...

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Holding the Key to Winthrop’s Future: Robert Deeb Has Bought Several Properties That Will Shape the Town’s Business Development

April 9, 2014
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Holding the Key to Winthrop’s Future: Robert Deeb Has Bought Several Properties That Will Shape the Town’s Business Development

Robert Deeb, a long-time Winthrop resident who won a state basketball championship as a guard at Don Bosco High School, is in a key position to shape Winthrop’s future...

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Dunbar Reinstated to Positions

April 9, 2014
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After meeting with school officials and with the town manager the Attorney for Winthrop High School hockey coach and rink manager Dale Dunbar announced his client will be reinstated...

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Gilbane Inc. Chosen Construction Manager for New School Project

April 9, 2014
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The School Building Assistance Committee (SBAC) announced that it has officially chosen Gilbane Inc. as the construction manager for the new middle/high school project. “The School Building Assistance Committee...

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School Comm. Cuts Requested Budget

April 9, 2014
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The Winthrop School Committee (WSC) approved a budget slightly less than what was proposed by the School Department (WSD). At the last WSC meeting, members voted to approve a...

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Robert Deeb and the Future of Winthrop

April 9, 2014
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We are on board with the Winthrop resident Robert Deeb’s plans to develop his many newly-acquired properties in town, including the well-known Michael’s Mall in Winthrop Center. Residents are...

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Viking Pride Foundation Event

April 9, 2014
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Speaking of the Viking Pride Foundation, Chairman Vin Crossman and his group have a fantastic event coming up on June 28 when they will host, “The Final Countown..WHS goes...

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Sean Is Ready for the Character Breakfast

April 9, 2014
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Saturday’s Character Breakfast and Easter Egg Hunt at the Gorman Fort Banks School is the type of event that makes you wish you were a kid again. Winthrop Parks...

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Police Blotter 04-10-2014

April 9, 2014
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Monday, March 31 Detail Off. McFarland reports a juvenile shoplifter. W91 reports Mobil Mart does not wish to prosecute, only wants individual trespassed. Transported to the station and released...

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WHS Baseball Team Opens with Two Wins

April 9, 2014
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The Winthrop High baseball team kicked off its season in fine fashion with a pair of impressive victories thls past week, by identical scores of 14-2, against non-league rivals Mystic...

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Obituaries 04-10-2014

April 9, 2014
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Paul Pruitt Kelly’s Manager For More Than 30 Years; Baseball Enthusiast and Outstanding Youth Baseball Coach Paul W. Pruitt, manager of Kelly’s for over 30 years, died on March...

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Winthrop Speaks out on Casino: Mohegan Sun Makes resort/casino Presentation at Council Meeting

April 3, 2014
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Winthrop Speaks out on Casino: Mohegan Sun Makes resort/casino Presentation at Council Meeting

It was a world-class presentation by a world-class leader in the gaming industry. Appearing at a Town Council meeting Tuesday night, Gary Luderitz, vice-president of operations and development for...

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