Archive for May, 2014

Memorial Day Services Held at Winthrop Cemetery

Thursday, May 29th, 2014
Memorial Day Services Held at Winthrop Cemetery

The Town of Winthrop and American Legion Post 146 held a Memorial Day service and ceremony Monday at the Winthrop Cemetery. Dignitaries in attendance included Councilor-at-Large Rich Boyajian, Elks Exalted Ruler Fran Minichello, Veterans Agent Rose Mazzuchelli, Council President Peter Gill, Memorial Day Committee Chairman Richard Honan, Councilor-at-Large Philip Boncore, and Councilor Linda Calla. »

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Friends, Classmates Forever

Thursday, May 29th, 2014
Friends, Classmates Forever

These three senior friends have gone through school together since pre-school. From left, Taylor McCormack, Alexandra Alioto and Alexis Vaccaro pose for the camera at the recent Top 10 Percent Breakfast at Winthrop High School. All three met in pre-school, continued together in elementary school, middle school and high school. Alas, they will be separated for the... »

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Town Signs Deal with Mohegan Sun Casino

Thursday, May 29th, 2014

Mohegan Sun announced the completion of terms for a surrounding community agreement with the Town of Winthrop, marking its tenth surrounding community agreement and another critical step in its pursuit of a license to develop a world-class casino resort in Revere. The agreement will provide significant economic and community benefits along with an annual... »

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EBSB to Go Public in Late June

Thursday, May 29th, 2014

East Boston Savings Bank’s (EBSB) parent company Meridian Interstate Bancorp, Inc. has formed a new corporation and plans to go fully public by late June. The newly formed corporation, Meridian Bank Corp, Inc. is offering between 23,375,000 and 31,625,000 shares of common stock for sale at $10.00 per share, subject to increase to up... »

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Winthrop Farmers Market to Start in Center June 15

Thursday, May 29th, 2014

The Winthrop Farmers Market at French Square opens for the season, Sunday, June 15 from 11am to 3pm. The market will feature produce from local farms, craft vendors, live music and new for 2014 – food trucks. The volunteer committee organizing the market has worked throughout the winter to make the 2014 season the... »

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Emblem Club Announces Essay Winner

Thursday, May 29th, 2014

Winthrop Emblem Club #15 proudly announces the winners of their essay contest,” WHAT THE FLAG OF THE UNITED STATES MEANS TO ME.” Eighty three fifth grade students from the Cummings Elementary School participated. Pictured are Cody Bell , Rachel Farley , Adriana Hester , Principal Bobbie Finocchio, and Edie Raymond WEC#15. The Winthrop Elks... »

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Healthy Eating Group to Meet

Thursday, May 29th, 2014

“If you are interested in healthy eating – this is your group! We are Winthrop citizens working on improving our eating. We share recipes & work on our own goals. It’s fun. It’s motivating. Join us Winthrop Library June 3, Tues 6-7pm Adults, Teens, & Kids welcome” »

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A Common-sense Approach to Gun Control

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

The gun control bill announced this week by House Speaker Robert DeLeo represents one of the most (indeed in our view, THE most) comprehensive efforts in our nation to bring about sensible gun control legislation that both improves public safety while also safeguarding the rights of law-abiding citizens to purchase guns as enunciated in... »

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Mitigation Pact

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

The recently-announced mitigation package between the town and Mohegan Sun, which  just came out as were going to press, appears to be highly-favorable to Winthrop. We will have more to say about it in the weeks ahead, but at this time we wish to congratulate all of those who worked on the agreement on... »

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Will Lisa Play in Alumni Game?

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

The final basketball game at Winthrop High School will be played on Wednesday, June 18, when WHS girls head coach Ignacio Oyola has scheduled an Alumni Game versus his current Lady Vikings team. It’s great to hear that All-American Courtney Finn will be playing in the game. Finn is coming off a season in... »

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