Archive for February, 2013

WHS Boys Hoop Shoots for Tourney Berth Mon.

Saturday, February 16th, 2013
WHS Boys Hoop Shoots for Tourney Berth Mon.

The Winthrop High boys basketball team will be shooting to qualify for a berth in the post-season state tournament when they host Snowden Academy Monday evening at 7:00. Senior Night festivities also will highlight the contest for the Vikings, who can punch a ticket for a Journey to the Tourney with a victory via... »

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Hospital Developer Unveils Plans for Assisted Living Site:Tells Chamber Members of Proposal to Open in 2014

Saturday, February 16th, 2013

At its monthly breakfast meeting Tuesday, Winthrop Chamber of Commerce members heard a presentation from James P. Roberston Jr. and Jason Robertson about the assisted living residential facility planned for the former Winthrop Hospital site. Robertson Jr., who represents Winthrop Manor Development, considered different proposals from individuals and groups looking to develop the property.... »

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$1m Eruzione Jersey Heading for Auction

Saturday, February 16th, 2013

Winthrop resident Mike Eruzione scored the winning goal in the U.S. Olympic hockey team’s 4-3 victory over the Soviet Union in the 1980 Winter Olympics. Two days later Team USA beat Finland 4-2 for the gold medal. Sports Illustrated voted Eruzione’s winning goal and the gold medal achievement the Greatest Sports Moment of the... »

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Local Democrats to Caucus on Feb. 25

Saturday, February 16th, 2013

The Winthrop Democratic Caucus is scheduled for Monday February 25th, 7:00pm at the Robert A. DeLeo Senior Center, 35 Harvard Street. All registered democrats in Winthrop are eligible to participate to elect delegates to attend the State Democratic Convention. “At the 2013 convention, the delegates selected by Winthrop Democrats will debate and adopt our... »

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Winthrop Fared Well: DPW, Town Officials Were Well-prepare

Saturday, February 16th, 2013

The Blizzard of 2013 was every bit as big and far-reaching as predicted by local meteorologists. Our Town of Winthrop was well-prepared and rebounded well from the fifth-biggest storm in this region’s history. Respecting the forecast for a monumental snowstorm, Town Manager James McKenna assembled his team and came up with a plan to... »

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Speaker DeLeo Does It: $25,000 Grant Will Help Local Businesses

Saturday, February 16th, 2013

Fresh off the success and joy of its Awards Night and Kickoff Gala, the Winthrop Chamber of Commerce enjoyed another positive boost, that being the tremendous opportunity that Speaker Robert A. DeLeo has given to the Chamber through his securing of a $25,000 state grant to be used to help local businesses. Speaker DeLeo... »

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Police Blotter 02-14-2013

Saturday, February 16th, 2013

Monday, February 4 Patrolled Point area to Deer Island and water tower area. Construction being done on a home on Prospect Avenue. Large pieces of home will be transported to the area. All else is quiet. Party on Walden Street requesting EMS for his girlfriend. Transferred to Action. Officers will be off to Sargent... »

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Winthrop High Sports Roundup

Saturday, February 16th, 2013

Lady Vikings clinch outright NEC ,South title The Winthrop High girls basketball team learned the truth of the sports axiom that, to paraphrase Gertrude Stein, “A win is a win is a win.” That was especially true Tuesday evening, because the Lady Vikings’ 29-28 victory at Danvers clinched an outright Northeastern Conference South Division... »

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Obituaries 02-14-2013

Saturday, February 16th, 2013

Elaine Dacey Retired Educator and Past President of the Salem State Alumni Association Elaine F. (Monahan) Dacey of Winthrop passed away on February 6. She was 70 years old. The beloved wife of 48 years of William H. Dacey, she was born in Melrose, the daughter of the late John J. and Elizabeth F.... »

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Go Red for Women

Thursday, February 7th, 2013
Go Red for Women

On February 6th, House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo joined his colleagues at the State House at the annual Go Red for Women event hosted by the Caucus of Women Legislators and the American Heart Association to raise awareness about the dangers of heart disease. Speaker DeLeo is joined by (from left to right) Tiffany... »

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