Archive for April, 2013

Correction – No Walk to School Planned on May 1

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

In this week’s Winthrop Sun Transcript a story appeared about a Walk to School happening on May 1.  According to last year’s organizer of the Walk to School, Dawn Sullivan, this walk was not scheduled and is not happening on May 1. We apologize for any inconvenience that this article would be causing and... »

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A Leader by Example: Winthrop’s Katerina Mallios Completes a Successful Career at Babson as a Team Captain

Thursday, April 25th, 2013
A Leader by Example: Winthrop’s Katerina Mallios Completes a Successful Career at Babson as a Team Captain

Katerina Mallios is one of the winningest basketball players in Winthrop High School history and likely a future Hall of Famer. A four-year starter in soccer and basketball and a member of a 20-0 Winthrop hoop team playing alongside fellow Fab Fivers Kristen Finn, Nicole Giaquinto, Courtney Finn, and Meredith Soper, the 5-feet-9-inch forward... »

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Belastock Named New Winthrop High School Principal

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Eileen Belastock has been named as the new principal of Winthrop High School, succeeding Gail Conlon who is retiring at the end of the school year. Superintendent of Schools John Macero selected Belastock from a group of four finalists for the position. Macero said selection committee members visited the school sites of the four... »

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Oceanside Pilates and Yoga Studio to Hold Fundraiser for One Fund

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Oceanside Pilates and Yoga Studio at 315 Shirley St. in Winthrop is hosting a day of “Fun, Fitness and Giving” to benefit The One Fun on Saturday, April 27 from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Oceanside will be offering a variety of classes in that time period. Clients can make donations by cash or... »

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Be Sure to Vote Tuesday: Our Congressman,Ed Markey,is a Candidate for U.S. Senate

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

For the second time in the span of a few years, Massachusetts voters will have the opportunity to elect a United State Senator in a special election. This Tuesday, April 30, is the primary election for the Senate seat that was vacated by John Kerry when he became Secretary of State. There are contests... »

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Police Blotter 04-25-2013

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Monday, April 15 Two calls of motor vehicle accident at Holy Rosary Church. Caller reported male driver exited the vehicle and could not stand up. Officers report having the operator under arrest for driving under the influence and unlicensed operation. Report of a syringe on Main Street. Party on Kennedy Road reports that her... »

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Lanza Blanks Latin on Three Hitter, 2-0

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Maura Lanza tossed a brilliant three hitter to pace the Winthrop High softball team to a 2-0 victory over Boston Latin last Thursday in the opening game of the North End tournament held in Woburn. The tournament had been scheduled to start last Tuesday at Christopher Columbus Park in the North End, but it... »

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Obituaries 04-25-2013

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Ernest ‘Ernie’ Fobert Past Commodore of Cottage Park Yacht Club and Boston Duck Tours Captain Ernest M. “Ernie” Fobert of Winthrop passed away on April 18. He was 72 years old. Ernie was a member of the Cottage Park Yacht Club where he was a Past Commodore and a past member of the Board... »

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Speaker DeLeo Hosts State Democatic Committee Meeting: Members Convene at the WHS Cafeteria

Thursday, April 18th, 2013
Speaker DeLeo Hosts State Democatic Committee Meeting: Members Convene at the WHS Cafeteria

In an unprecedented event in Winthrop political annals, Speaker of the House Robert A. DeLeo hosted a meeting of the State Democratic Committee April 11 at the Winthrop High School cafeteria. More than 200 State Committee members packed the room for their regular business meeting. In a piece of important business on the agenda,... »

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Bookstore Feels Right at Home at the Winthrop Public Library

Thursday, April 18th, 2013
Bookstore Feels Right at Home  at the Winthrop Public Library

Amy Vendetti purchased books Tuesday at a little known bookstore in the town. “I love this place – I’ve come out of here with two shopping bags full of books,” said Vendetti, a Winthrop resident. The object of Vendetti’s affection is Bookends, a bookstore located in the basement of the Winthrop Public Library and... »

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