Archive for March, 2012

TC Financial Forum Set for Tonight at Cummings

Friday, March 30th, 2012
TC Financial Forum Set for Tonight at Cummings

The Town Council will hold its Spring Financial Forum tonight (Thursday) at 7 p.m. at the Cummings School. Town Council President Peter Gill said each department head will give a brief report to the Council about the department’s financial and budgetary matters and the goals for the next fiscal year that begins on July... »

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Hanson Brothers Highlight Benefit Hockey Game on April 21

Friday, March 30th, 2012

Come join us on Saturday, April 21st   4:00 – 6:00 pm for a Benefit Game at the Larsen Rink and a reception to follow at Saint John’s School 7:00pm-12midnight. It’s been six years since the Bad Boys of Hockey came to Winthrop and everyone’s still buzzing about the event… So mark your calendars! The... »

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Police Blotters 03-29-2012

Friday, March 30th, 2012

Tuesday, March 20 Party reports from Houghton Marine Services that some of his property had been tossed around d the area. He would like to see an officer. He believes that kids after school are throwing the buoys into the water. Someone has caught them several times. Mr. Houghton is requesting a drive-through during... »

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School Committee Presents $16.37 Million Budget

Friday, March 30th, 2012

In what Winthrop Chief Financial Officer/Town Accountant Michael Bertino described as “really the beginning of the budget process,” Superintendent of Schools John Macero last Thursday night unveiled a $16,373,553 level-serviced budget for the School Committee to consider for fiscal year 2013, which starts July 1. In total, the budget presented at the public meeting... »

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Spring Financial Forum: Important Information for Every Taxpayer

Friday, March 30th, 2012

One of the requirements under the town charter is for a financial forum to be held for the purpose of discussing town budgetary and spending matters. The spring financial forum will be held tonight (Thursday) at 7 p.m. at the Cummings School. Town Council President Peter Gill will preside over the forum at which... »

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Another Win for Viking Pride: Group is Underwriting New Lacrosse Program

Friday, March 30th, 2012

Once again the Viking Pride Foundation has the answered the call for Winthrop athletes. The Foundation has made a substantial donation for the purchase of uniforms for the boys and girls lacrosse teams that will be taking the field for their first season as a club sport, with the intention of making it a... »

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Character Breakfast is Always a Hit: Annual Parks and Rec. Event is Set for This Saturday

Friday, March 30th, 2012

One of the most enjoyable events on the calendar each year for the youngest ones in our community is the Character Breakfast and Easter Egg Hunt that will take place this Saturday at the Gorman/Fort Banks School on Kennedy Drive starting at 8:30 a.m. Parks and Recreation Director Sean Driscoll and his staff have... »

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WHS Lacrosse Debut Attracts Large Field of Potential Players

Friday, March 30th, 2012

More than 80 Winthrop High students have begun preparations for the school’s first season of lacrosse. Athletic Director Peter Gobiel said that Winthrop will field two teams, boys and girls, and they will play a “club” schedule this spring. The goal is to begin interscholastic (varsity) play next year. The teams have been practicing... »

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Obituaries 03-29-2012

Friday, March 30th, 2012

Dorothy Edith Morrison California Resident Dorothy Edith Morrison, born January 29 1931 in Boston died on March 25 in Roseville, California. The beloved wife of Charles E. Morrison of The Villages, Florida, she was the loving mother of Carol Backman of North Billerica, Eugene Sheehan of Milo, Maine, Peg Bailey of Saugus, David Sheehan... »

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Winthrop Shore Drive

Friday, March 23rd, 2012
Winthrop Shore Drive

Shown above is the full expanse of Winthrop Shore Drive in this Richard Honan photograph. Note the Boeing airliner overhead that is coming in for an approach to land at Logan Interna­tional Airport in East Boston. »

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