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Pursuing Her Dreams: Buonomo Is A Contestant in Miss Mass. USA Pageant

August 29, 2014
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Pursuing Her Dreams: Buonomo Is A Contestant in Miss Mass. USA Pageant

Deanna Buonomo is having a very good week. The 23-year-old Winthrop resident was notified that she had been accepted as a contestant in the Miss Massachusetts USA Pageant that will be held in November at the Lowell Auditorium. The pageant system, which is owned by Donald Trump, leads to the nationally televised Miss USA...

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School Bells to Ring next Wednesday

August 29, 2014
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School Bells to Ring next Wednesday

With a new middle/high school project on the way, Winthrop students will begin their 2014-15 school year at some new school sites. The biggest change will find the high school students relocating to the former Winthrop Middle School where eighth grade students will also...

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Winthrop Playmakers to Present the Rocky Horror Show: Alive on Stage

August 29, 2014
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The Winthrop Playmakers are proud to reveal their next production, Richard O’Brien’s The Rocky Horror Show: Alive on Stage.  The smash-hit rock ‘n roll musical will be done as a live dinner theatre show Thursdays and Fridays, October 9 & 10 and 16 &...

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Police Briefs 08-28-2014

August 29, 2014
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Winthrop Police Blotter Monday, August 18 Party on James Avenue requested an officer to go with her to pick up her belongings. Call was made to the party and...

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The People Have Spoken: Massdot Selects #dotspeak Safety Messages

August 29, 2014
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MassDOT Secretary & CEO Richard Davey and Highway Administrator Frank DePaola recently announced the winners of the #DOTspeak Highway Message Board Contest. After receiving hundreds of entries, MassDOT has...

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More Recognition for Captain Eruzione

August 29, 2014
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Sports Illustrated has been the nation’s No. 1 sports magazine for a long time and a part of our American culture since its first issue in 1954. That’s a...

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The Coughlin Controversy: Town Manager, Council President Lead Strong Park Renovation Effort

August 29, 2014
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The creation of the all-volunteer Winthrop Parks Committee arguably has been one of the crowning achievements of Council President Peter Gill’s administration. The formation of the committee was his...

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A Smooth Transition: Supt. Macero Confident about New School Year

August 29, 2014
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Superintendent of Schools John Macero has been spending a lot of his time this summer making sure that the students’ transition to their new school sites will be smooth...

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Sports 08-28-2014

August 29, 2014
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Jess Saying What a Week: It is that time of the year again—time for college students to head back to school. The next few weeks will be full of...

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Obituaries 08-28-2014

August 29, 2014
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Mary Arlene Sobanek Of Chelsea, formerly of East Boston Mary Arlene (Derome) Sobanek of Chelsea, formerly of East Boston, passed away on August 25. She was 80 years old....

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Council Schedules Meeting: On Coughlin Park Renovations

August 25, 2014
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Council Schedules Meeting: On Coughlin Park Renovations

The Winthrop Town Council voted unanimously to arrange a meeting with Point Shirley residents to discuss the ongoing renovations at Coughlin Park and public safety concerns at the park....

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Winthrop Resident Trudy Macero Receives “Unsung Heroine” Award

August 25, 2014
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Winthrop Resident Trudy Macero Receives “Unsung  Heroine” Award

Trudy Macero of Winthrop was recently honored as a member of the Massachusetts Commission on the  Status of Women’s 2014 class of Unsung Heroines in a ceremony at the...

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U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren Endorses Tompkins for Suffolk Co. Sheriff

August 25, 2014
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U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren endorsed Sheriff Steve Tompkins’ candidacy to continue serving as  Suffolk County Sheriff. Senator Warren Senator Warren announced her support of the Sheriff at his campaign...

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Open House at Winthrop High School Set for Aug., 28

August 25, 2014
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Superintendent of Schools John Macero has announced that there will be an Open House on Thursday, Aug. 28, from noon to 1 p.m. and 6 to 7 p.m., at...

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Police Blotter 08-21-2014

August 25, 2014
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Monday, August 11 E911 caller from Revere concerned about her friend on Hawthorn Avenue whom is having issues with raccoons in the ceiling. W91 will check on resident and...

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Summer’s End

August 25, 2014
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Summer always seems to go by too quickly — “Tempus fugit,” (“Time flies”) as the ancient Romans would say — and that is especially true when we’ve had a...

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Thank You, Dr. Bornstein

August 25, 2014
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Winthrop soon will be losing one of its most esteemed residents when Dr. Robert Bornstein makes the move with his wife Barbara to the Houston area. Both here and...

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Get Well Soon, Bob

August 25, 2014
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We’re just dropping a note to wish Bob Driscoll Sr., one of our community’s long-time and most-esteemed citizens, a speedy recovery from his recent major surgery. Bob spent a...

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Blazak Receives CISR Designation

August 25, 2014
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The designation of Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR) has been conferred upon Shannon Blazak, Personal Lines Insurance Customer Service Representative at Elliot Whittier Insurance Services, LLC. “This designation recognizes...

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Sports 08-21-2014

August 25, 2014
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ZUMIX to Host 5K Race East Boston, Mass. – On Sunday, September 21st, ZUMIX, a nonprofit youth organization dedicated to building community through music and the arts, will host...

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Obituaries 08-28-2014

August 25, 2014
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Barbara Cummings Championship Bowler, Active in Winthrop Community Barbara (Boisvert) Cummings of Winthrop passed away August 11 surrounded by her loving family. She was 81 years old. Barbara was a...

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Great Police Work: Winthrop Explorer Post 99 Members Attend Conference

August 14, 2014
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Great Police Work: Winthrop Explorer Post 99 Members Attend Conference

The Winthrop Police Explorers Post 99 is a group of young individuals from the community who have been training intensively to become the next secret servicemen, police officers, and...

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Veterans Honored At Annual Cookout

August 14, 2014
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Veterans Honored At Annual Cookout

Winthrop and area veterans were honored at the  fifth annual Salute to Veterans event Sunday at the Town Landing. John Floyd, former Exalted Ruler of the Winthrop Lodge of...

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WHS Golf Team Begins Practice On Aug. 24

August 14, 2014
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The Winthrop High School golf team will begin practice for the 2014 season on Wednesday, Aug. 27 at the Winthrop Golf Club. Head coach Peter Lyons said that returning...

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