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WHS Graduate Aldana Receives Massport Scholarship

September 11, 2014
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WHS Graduate Aldana Receives Massport Scholarship

A Winthrop High School graduate was the recipient of a Massport Scholarship last week. Heaven E. Aguirre-Aldana, a Winthrop High School graduate who is attending University of Massachusetts Boston received one of two students to receive a $1,500 Diversity Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Scholarship from the Port Authority. The Scholarships are awarded...

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Removing the Old Steeple

September 11, 2014
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Removing the Old Steeple

Steven Stoddard Sr., Lois Digirolamo, and Steven Stoddard Jr., of the First Church Winthrop United Methodist, 217 Winthrop Street, are pictured in front of the church steeple that has been removed and will be replaced with a brand new steeple. The historic church bell...

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Donations To Winthrop Schools Exceed $6M

September 11, 2014
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There has been a heartwarming effluence of donations gifted to the Winthrop Public Schools; especially this year, while students and faculty are undergoing a transition period. As discussed at the Winthrop School Committee meeting on Sept. 8, committee members were touched by the generosity...

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EBNHC To Hold workshop On September 17

September 11, 2014
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The East Boston Neighborhood Health Center and Boston Medical Center are pleased to present “Keeping Your Heart Healthy as You Get Older,”  a free workshop for all community members. ...

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Police Blotter 09-11-2014

September 11, 2014
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Monday, September 1 Two calls of a loud explosion in the area of Bates and Willow Avenue. WFD notified. Party on Grandview Avenue requesting EMS for a female resident....

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Casino Decision Expected Friday

September 11, 2014
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The Mass. Gaming Commission is expected to make its long-awaited decision Friday (or next week) about which company — Mohegan Sun/Suffolk Downs in Revere or Wynn Resorts in Everett...

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A Wild Opening Game

September 11, 2014
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We promised that the Winthrop High football team will be exciting and feature a high-powered offense, led by quarterback Dylan Driscoll, and the Vikings lived up to that billing...

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Carla In Control

September 11, 2014
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There was a new poll location for three precincts in the town at the Cummings School and many races on the ballot, but Town Clerk Carla Vitale did her...

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Sports 09-11-2014

September 11, 2014
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Call them the comeback team Reise Turransky started the comeback with a slithering 31-yard run, cutting against the grain and maximizing his downfield blocking on the way to the...

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Obituaries 09-11-2014

September 11, 2014
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Dorothy Suttie Retired Deputy Director for Comm of Mass Dorothy A. (Driscoll) Suttie of Winthrop passed away on September 2. She was 87 years old. Prior to her retirement,...

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Small Turnout Of Winthrop Voters in Tuesday’s Primary

September 11, 2014
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A total of 2,230 Winthrop residents voted in Tuesday’s primary election, representing a turnout of 19 percent. Town Clerk Carla Vitale said she was pleased with the election process,...

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Revere Beach Memorial Provides Closure And Support

September 11, 2014
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It was supposed to be just a routine drop off at the pharmacy, but it would end up being the last time Linda Grover saw her daughter, Erica, alive...

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Primary Day Is Next Tuesday

September 4, 2014
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It’s getting down to the wire with the Tuesday, September 9 State Primary set for next week just around the corner. Political allegiances are now being set up for...

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Winthrop Beach Sand Truck Turns Over in Revere

September 4, 2014
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At approximately 11:30 a.m. today a tractor-trailer dump truck hauling sand to the Winthrop Beach revitalization project rolled over at Brown Circle rotary in Revere, spilling its load across...

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Farmers Market Returns on Sunday

September 4, 2014
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The Winthrop Farmers Market at French Square returns on Sunday, September 7 from 11am to 3pm. This week the market will feature produce from local farms, craft vendors, live...

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Police Blotter 09-04-2014

September 4, 2014
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Monday, August 25 Detail Officer on Revere Street reporting that one of the trucks outbound just lost a fuel tank, which was spilling diesel fuel all over the road....

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Meeting at Coughlin Park

September 4, 2014
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What better place to hold a meeting to discuss Coughlin Park renovations than right at Coughlin Park. Town Manager James McKenna convened a meeting with Point Shirley residents at...

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Congratulations 21st Century Learning Center

September 4, 2014
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We were notified by Speaker of the House Robert A. DeLeo’s Office that the 21st Century Learning Center at the Cummings School is the recipient of a $50,000 grant...

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Good Luck,Deanna

September 4, 2014
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That was a nice story on the front page of last week’s Sun-Transcript about Winthrop resident Deanna Buonomo, who was selected for a spot as a contestant in the...

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The Driscoll Dynamic

September 4, 2014
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This is a big week for the Winthrop High football team as the Vikings — who have 18 seniors on their roster — seek to open their season on...

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Dont’t Forget To Vote

September 4, 2014
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We remind Winthrop residents that Tuesday is primary election day and we urge all of our fellow residents to exercise their right to vote. The interest has been picking...

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Sports 09-04-2014

September 4, 2014
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Vikings ready to take on the Saugus Sachems on Saturday at Miller Field By Jim Lederman The 2014 Vikings Football Team plays host to The Saugus Sachems Saturday at...

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Obituaries 09-04-2014

September 4, 2014
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Glenna Carew Longtime CVS Pharmacist Tech Glenna M. (Mahar) Carew of Winthrop passed away on August 31 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. She was 55 years...

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Winthrop Resident Kate Anslinger Releases Debut Novel “Saving Jason”

September 4, 2014
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Winthrop Resident Kate Anslinger Releases Debut Novel “Saving Jason”

Kate Anslinger is “really excited” about the release this week of her first novel, “Saving Jason,” a story about a war veteran who suffers from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder...

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