Archive for August, 2014

Council Schedules Meeting: On Coughlin Park Renovations

Monday, August 25th, 2014
Council Schedules Meeting: On Coughlin Park Renovations

The Winthrop Town Council voted unanimously to arrange a meeting with Point Shirley residents to discuss the ongoing renovations at Coughlin Park and public safety concerns at the park. Councilor James Letterie made the motion to schedule the meeting at the Point Shirley Association following a discussion of the Coughlin Park renovations and increased... »

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Winthrop Resident Trudy Macero Receives “Unsung Heroine” Award

Monday, August 25th, 2014
Winthrop Resident Trudy Macero Receives “Unsung  Heroine” Award

Trudy Macero of Winthrop was recently honored as a member of the Massachusetts Commission on the  Status of Women’s 2014 class of Unsung Heroines in a ceremony at the State House. This distinction celebrates extraordinary women who perform acts of service, enhancing our communities on a daily basis. “I am so pleased that the... »

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U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren Endorses Tompkins for Suffolk Co. Sheriff

Monday, August 25th, 2014

U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren endorsed Sheriff Steve Tompkins’ candidacy to continue serving as  Suffolk County Sheriff. Senator Warren Senator Warren announced her support of the Sheriff at his campaign headquarters in Roxbury where she was joined by State Senator Linda Dorcena Forry, Boston City Councilor Michelle Wu and State Representative Dan Cullinane. “Steve has... »

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Open House at Winthrop High School Set for Aug., 28

Monday, August 25th, 2014

Superintendent of Schools John Macero has announced that there will be an Open House on Thursday, Aug. 28, from noon to 1 p.m. and 6 to 7 p.m., at Winthrop High School, 151 Pauline St., site of the former Winthrop Middle School. Students in grades 8 through 12 will be attending the school this... »

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Police Blotter 08-21-2014

Monday, August 25th, 2014

Monday, August 11 E911 caller from Revere concerned about her friend on Hawthorn Avenue whom is having issues with raccoons in the ceiling. W91 will check on resident and advise her of procedure. Party called from Stasio Lumber reporting the 90 year old next door has not come out to her taxi and they... »

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Summer’s End

Monday, August 25th, 2014

Summer always seems to go by too quickly — “Tempus fugit,” (“Time flies”) as the ancient Romans would say — and that is especially true when we’ve had a summer that just didn’t happen such as we have had this year. For those of us who look forward to the heat, humidity, and languid... »

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Thank You, Dr. Bornstein

Monday, August 25th, 2014

Winthrop soon will be losing one of its most esteemed residents when Dr. Robert Bornstein makes the move with his wife Barbara to the Houston area. Both here and in the nearby city of Chelsea, Dr. Bornstein truly is known as a legendary, larger-than-life figure. Dr. Bornstein has been a pediatrician for the past... »

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Get Well Soon, Bob

Monday, August 25th, 2014

We’re just dropping a note to wish Bob Driscoll Sr., one of our community’s long-time and most-esteemed citizens, a speedy recovery from his recent major surgery. Bob spent a week in the hospital and now is recuperating at home. Bob has been in the forefront of activism in our community for more than four... »

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Blazak Receives CISR Designation

Monday, August 25th, 2014

The designation of Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR) has been conferred upon Shannon Blazak, Personal Lines Insurance Customer Service Representative at Elliot Whittier Insurance Services, LLC. “This designation recognizes Shannon’s successful completion of quite an intense variety of Insurance courses, which are followed by a series of extensive examinations,” stated Elliot Whittier CEO Steve... »

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Sports 08-21-2014

Monday, August 25th, 2014

ZUMIX to Host 5K Race East Boston, Mass. – On Sunday, September 21st, ZUMIX, a nonprofit youth organization dedicated to building community through music and the arts, will host their fifth annual 5K race, RUN 2 the BEAT. At 9:00am, runners will take off on Boston’s most scenic, musical, and fun 5K. Starting in... »

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