Archive for September, 2013

Winthrop-Revere Football Friday Night

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

It’s not Thanksgiving, but the Winthrop High football team will be traveling to Revere Friday night for a regular season game. The two teams will meet again on Thanksgiving morning, but under the new MIAA playoff system, the two NEC teams chose to play two games this season. Although it’s not for holiday bragging... »

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Police Blotter 09-26-2013

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

Monday, September 16  Unit 91 reports he is off with four males at Halford Beach. Citation issued for one-way violation. Officer will be following up on an investigation at the Winthrop Middle School. Party flagged down an officer and reported that someone dumped dirt onto the hood of parked motor vehicle on Park Avenue.... »

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WHS Football Falls to Swampscott 28-14

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

The Winthrop High football team moved the football well and captain Jordan Corbett-Frank had an exceptional night with 152 yards rushing, but the Vikings failed to capitalize on their scoring opportunities and fell to Swampscott, 28-14, in the home opener Friday night at Miller Field. The Vikings had a difficult time containing Swampscott running... »

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Obituaries 09-26-2013

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

Jim Crowley Born: October 17, 1947 in Los Angeles, CA Died: June 27, 2013 in Winthrop, MA Family and Friends of Jim Crowley, lately of Hawthorn Avenue Winthrop, (Social Worker, Casino Manager, Cook, World Traveler, Poet, Conversationalist, Voracious Reader, Sports Fan, Cyclist, Winthrop Enthusiast and more…) are cordially invited to his Memorial on October... »

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Food Pantry Fundraiser Fair at St John’s Episcopal Church September 20-21

Thursday, September 19th, 2013

St. John’s is industriously preparing for a Yard and Jewelry Fair, with the aim of raising funds to defray Winthrop Food Pantry operating costs, including electricity and phone, plus a freezer and air conditioners to properly and safely preserve food perishables. On Friday September 20 from 5 to 9pm, and Saturday 21 from 10am... »

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Vikings Wrap Up Saugus, 20-6

Thursday, September 19th, 2013
Vikings Wrap Up Saugus, 20-6

SQUEEZE PLAY:   Sean Gillis and an unidentified teammate put the squeeze on a Saugus runner. »

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Gill Cancels Public Forum on Water Rates

Thursday, September 19th, 2013

Council President Peter Gill has canceled a public informational forum on the water and sewer rates that he had scheduled for Sept. 24 at the Winthrop Middle School Auditorium. Gill made the announcement during the Council meeting Tuesday night. “Several weeks ago I scheduled the forum to be held on September 24 to allow... »

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Forum on Climate Change Scheduled

Thursday, September 19th, 2013

Coastal Community Citizens will host “A Conversation on Climate Change for Coastal Communities” on Friday, September 27  at the Robert DeLeo Senior Center in Winthrop, Massachusetts from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm. Featuring Ellen Douglas, PhD and Massachusetts State Representative Frank Smizik. Also speaking are environmental experts from Harvard Medical School and 350MA.org. Refreshments... »

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Clean-up Day Set for Sept. 28

Thursday, September 19th, 2013

The Winthrop’s Worth It committee is organizing a Town Trash Clean-Up Day for Saturday, September 28 beginning at 10 a.m. and we need volunteers who want to help clean up the town and show your pride in our community. The Winthrop’s Worth It Town Clean-Up will take place at 12 locations across town including:... »

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Well Accounted For: Town Has $1.5 Million in Free Cash

Thursday, September 19th, 2013

Town Manager James McKenna announced at the Town Council meeting Tuesday night that Winthrop has $1.5 million in “free cash,”  which is the amount of money the town had after paying all of its expenses from the previous year. That announcement is great news for Winthrop and represents another huge step forward for the... »

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