Archive for August, 2014

Pursuing Her Dreams: Buonomo Is A Contestant in Miss Mass. USA Pageant

Friday, August 29th, 2014
Pursuing Her Dreams: Buonomo Is A Contestant in Miss Mass. USA Pageant

Deanna Buonomo is having a very good week. The 23-year-old Winthrop resident was notified that she had been accepted as a contestant in the Miss Massachusetts USA Pageant that will be held in November at the Lowell Auditorium. The pageant system, which is owned by Donald Trump, leads to the nationally televised Miss USA... »

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School Bells to Ring next Wednesday

Friday, August 29th, 2014
School Bells to Ring next Wednesday

With a new middle/high school project on the way, Winthrop students will begin their 2014-15 school year at some new school sites. The biggest change will find the high school students relocating to the former Winthrop Middle School where eighth grade students will also be attending. A new ‘Winthrop High School’ sign already adorns... »

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Winthrop Playmakers to Present the Rocky Horror Show: Alive on Stage

Friday, August 29th, 2014

The Winthrop Playmakers are proud to reveal their next production, Richard O’Brien’s The Rocky Horror Show: Alive on Stage.  The smash-hit rock ‘n roll musical will be done as a live dinner theatre show Thursdays and Fridays, October 9 & 10 and 16 & 17, at Cottage Park Yacht Club, 76 Orlando Avenue, Winthrop,... »

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Police Briefs 08-28-2014

Friday, August 29th, 2014

Winthrop Police Blotter Monday, August 18 Party on James Avenue requested an officer to go with her to pick up her belongings. Call was made to the party and she will comply with the court order. Detective will be on Almont Street to conduct an investigation. Caller on Terrace Avenue requests a well-being check... »

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The People Have Spoken: Massdot Selects #dotspeak Safety Messages

Friday, August 29th, 2014

MassDOT Secretary & CEO Richard Davey and Highway Administrator Frank DePaola recently announced the winners of the #DOTspeak Highway Message Board Contest. After receiving hundreds of entries, MassDOT has selected three winners from the social media contest that solicited creative messages on how to combat road rage, distracted driving, and encourage seatbelt use. “We... »

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More Recognition for Captain Eruzione

Friday, August 29th, 2014

Sports Illustrated has been the nation’s No. 1 sports magazine for a long time and a part of our American culture since its first issue in 1954. That’s a lot of magazine covers and SI just completed a contest in which it asked its readers what was the most iconic cover of all time... »

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The Coughlin Controversy: Town Manager, Council President Lead Strong Park Renovation Effort

Friday, August 29th, 2014

The creation of the all-volunteer Winthrop Parks Committee arguably has been one of the crowning achievements of Council President Peter Gill’s administration. The formation of the committee was his idea and the tremendous improvements at Pico Park brightened the whole neighborhood, especially the children who are able to use the park for recreation. Town... »

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A Smooth Transition: Supt. Macero Confident about New School Year

Friday, August 29th, 2014

Superintendent of Schools John Macero has been spending a lot of his time this summer making sure that the students’ transition to their new school sites will be smooth and orderly when the academic year begins next week. It’s certainly been a challenge for all as a result of the construction of a new... »

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Sports 08-28-2014

Friday, August 29th, 2014

Jess Saying What a Week: It is that time of the year again—time for college students to head back to school. The next few weeks will be full of “goodbyes” and “see you soon” as friends and family head off to wherever life takes them…or at least to college. The days are bittersweet for... »

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Obituaries 08-28-2014

Friday, August 29th, 2014

Mary Arlene Sobanek Of Chelsea, formerly of East Boston Mary Arlene (Derome) Sobanek of Chelsea, formerly of East Boston, passed away on August 25. She was 80 years old. The cherished daughter of the late Annie (Curry) and Arthur Derome, she was the loving mother of Wayne Sobanek and his wife, June of North... »

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