Archive for February, 2014

Tourney Time

Thursday, February 27th, 2014

WHS teams ready to embark on their Journey to the Tourney Once again, it’s that time of the winter season for the high school version of March Madness on the local sports scene, as all four of the Winthrop High athletic teams are partaking in their respective state tournaments of the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic... »

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Obituaries 02-27-2014

Thursday, February 27th, 2014

Marie Healy Worked for U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission; Devoted Member of Catholic Alumni of Boston Marie T. Healy of Winthrop passed away February 18. She was 59 years old. Marie was born and raised in Winthrop and worked for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. She attended Mt. St. Joseph Academy in Brighton... »

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New Health Board Members

Saturday, February 22nd, 2014
New Health Board Members

The Winthrop Town Council unanimously approved the appointments of Heather Engman and Tracy Honan to the Winthrop Board of Health. Pictured at the meeting Tuesday night are (seated) board member Heather Engman, Council President Peter Gill, and board member Tracy Honan. Standing, from left, are Councilors Craig Mael, Paul Varone, Rich Boyajian, James Letterie,... »

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The Gift of Life: Deb Consoli Will Donate a Kidney to Her Brother, Jay

Saturday, February 22nd, 2014
The Gift of Life: Deb Consoli Will Donate a Kidney to Her Brother, Jay

Debbie Consoli is one of Winthrop High School’s greatest athletes, a high-scoring guard and excellent shortstop during the Ron Spinney Era in girls basketball and softball. During her childhood in Winthrop, Debbie had the benefit of having an older brother, Jay Consoli, who loved sports and was quite comfortable bringing along his sister to... »

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Calla, DPW Work Through Another Snowstorm Here

Saturday, February 22nd, 2014
Calla, DPW Work Through Another Snowstorm Here

This has been a very busy winter for the Winthrop Department of Public Works. Tuesday’s snowstorm, which dropped a few inches on the town, was the tenth time that DPW Director Steve Calla and his crew went into snowplowing and street salting operations mode in the past three months. “We started salting the roads... »

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Calm Before the Storm

Saturday, February 22nd, 2014
Calm Before the Storm

In this Richard Honan picture that was taken at sunrise on Tuesday, the bayside was all calm except for the wash of red. Looking at the picture, the old maritime adage rings true, “red sun at night is a sailor’s delight; red sun in the morning, sailor take warning. »

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Schools to Present Preliminary Budget

Saturday, February 22nd, 2014

Superintendent of Schools John Macero said the School Department will make a preliminary budget presentation to the Town on Tuesday, March 10 and will begin advertising the meeting in the Winthrop Transcript next week. “We will unveil the preliminary budget and ask for recommendations so we can turn it over to the Town by... »

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Eurizone to Be Featured on Lifetime

Saturday, February 22nd, 2014

Olympic hockey captain Mike Eruzione will be featured on the Lifetime Television Network show, “The Celebrity Bucket List” this Saturday, Feb. 22 at 8:30 a.m. The show interviews celebrities and asks what inspires them. An item on each guest’s “Bucket List” is granted on the show. Saturday is the 34th anniversary of Eruzione’s winning... »

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Winthrop Family Seeks CPR Course for Students

Saturday, February 22nd, 2014

It’s been almost five years since Olivia Quigley collapsed in her elementary school gym class from sudden cardiac arrest, a fluke incident that nearly cost her life. Fortunately for Olivia, her two gym teachers performed CPR immediately. Olivia has since made a strong recovery and she and her father, Joe, are now teaming up... »

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Our Opinions

Friday, February 21st, 2014

CALLA AND CREW STEP UP…AGAIN DPW has done a fine job in a hard winter Department of Public Works director Steve Calla and his staff drew some much-deserved praise at the Town Council meeting Tuesday night. Council President Peter Gill, Vice President Nick DelVento, Councilor-at-Large Rich Boyajian, and Councilor Linda Calla all commended the DPW... »

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