Archive for October, 2012

Winthrop High School Cheerleaders

Thursday, October 18th, 2012
Winthrop High School Cheerleaders

Winthrop High School cheerleaders perform one of their sideline routines during the Viking football team’s 13-7 overtime victory over Saugus Friday night at Miller Field. »

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Chamber Breakfast

Thursday, October 18th, 2012
Chamber Breakfast

Martin Barrett (left) of Web First Insurance spoke at the Winthrop Chamber of Commerce breakfast meeting Tuesday about helping small businesses save money on their health insurance costs. He is pictured at the breakfast with Chamber President Bernice MacIntyre and Vice President Dr. Paul McGee. »

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Powell-ful Finish : Ruben Powell Helps Vikings Win in Overtime

Thursday, October 18th, 2012
Powell-ful Finish : Ruben Powell Helps Vikings Win in Overtime

Just when Winthrop High football fans thought they had seen it all in the program’s proud history, senior Ruben Powell wrote a new chapter. Powell picked up the football after a Saugus field goal attempt in overtime and then raced 92 yards to the end zone to give Winthrop a stunning 13-7 win over... »

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Holden Seeks to Fill Business Manager Spot

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

Winthrop School Committee (WSC) member, William Holden, opened a discussion during the October 11th WSC meeting regarding financial management. “I’m concerned that we don’t have a business manager,” says Holden, who suggested Superintendent, John Marcero, post that position for the School Department. The committee has been in need of someone to fill the role... »

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New Bus Policies to Be Considered

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

The Transportation Sub-Committee discussed student conduct on buses and new bus policies during their Oct. 3 meeting. They unanimously voted on two rules to bring forth to the Winthrop School Committee (WSC). “The first one is that the bus monitor will be in charge of student conduct on the buses,” says Chairman, Todd Sacco.... »

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Trees for the Troops : Honan, Leavy Honor Our Military

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

We’d run out of space if we had to enumerate all of the noble deeds that Winthrop business owner Richard Honan has performed to honor and recognize the brave Winthrop men and women who have served in our armed forces. Honan sends our soldiers care packages and mementos of our town each month to... »

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Forum is Informational : a Great Chance for Residents

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

One of the most important features of the Town Charter that was so assiduously crafted by its creators was the scheduling of bi-annual, town-wide forums in which our Town Council, Town Manager, and department heads convene to provide an update of how the various town departments are functioning and where they stand budgetary-wise at... »

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11 Foundation Tailgating : Be Sure to Attend This Fun Event

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

The 11 Foundation: In memory of Michael Mason will hosts its second Tailgating Party Friday night at the Winthrop Golf Club. The event is a fundraiser for the foundation named in memory of the All-Scholastic quarterback who led Winthrop High to the Super Bowl. Even today when we run into friends and former teammates... »

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Shameful Action

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

When we heard the news that Governor Deval Patrick removed George Anzuoni as Chairman of the Revere Housing Authority, we were stunned and disappointed at this classic misstep and what can only be termed as politics at its worst. In a time when one cannot help but read of incompetence and corruption in other... »

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The Play of the Season : WHS Vikings Take Down Saugus 13-7

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

It could turn out to be the play of the season. As the players lined up, the gloom of the Miller Field air surrounded the Viking faithful. Fourth and goal from the Winthrop one yard line for division foe, Saugus. These were very scary scary moments for the 2012 Winthrop ViIkings on this mid-October... »

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