Archive for March, 2015

WHS Cheerleaders Are National Champions

Thursday, March 26th, 2015
WHS Cheerleaders Are National Champions

Winthrop High School cheerleaders proudly display their national championship banner upon their return Tuesday from the competition held in South Carolina »

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He Certainly Ain’t Light

Thursday, March 26th, 2015
He Certainly Ain’t Light

Brian Leslie of Winthrop carries his friend Dan Wilson, also of Winthrop, across the finish line during the annual Hibernian 5K St. Patrick’s Day Recovery Run in Lynn. The race has been run for six years to raise money for scholarships. »

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WHS Principal Resigns Position

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

WINTHROP – Winthrop High School Principal Eileen Belastock has resigned her position that she held for a year and a half. Superintendent John Macero said Belastock handed in her resignation on Monday, March 16 after she had been absent the week before. Before her resignation the official word was that she was taking care... »

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WHS Girls Basketball Team Honored by School Committee

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

Members of the Winthrop High School (WHS) Girls Basketball team were recognized for their accomplishments throughout the season during the March 23 School Committee meeting. The girls had an excellent season, finishing off 20-6. Their goal was to play at the Boston Garden, and they achieved it because of tremendous student leaders and hard... »

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McKenna Gives 2016 Town Budget Overview

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

WINTHROP – It started with a little entertainment from the town manager, DPW director, school superintendent, fire chief and police chief. The four took to the stage to read the email messages swapped around during the winter snow storms. Everything from the town manager buying lunch for the overworked DPW crews to the school... »

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Police Blotter 03-26-2015

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

Monday, March 16 Officer reports he is off with a stuck vehicle on Beal and Main streets. He reports that the vehicle was pushed out of the way. DPW was called to sand and salt the area. Party called to report a 5 mph buoy broke lose and is floating away near the Cottage... »

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New Principal Search Begins

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

With the resignation of Winthrop High School principal Eileen Belastock last week, the search for a successor will begin and one of the names being introduced in the process is former Winthrop schools administrator Lisa Howard. Those who worked with Lisa in the public schools and those who know Lisa’s love of this town... »

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National Cheerleading Champions — Wow!

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

Just when you think our Winthrop High athletes couldn’t achieve any more this winter, with the girls basketball team reaching the Garden and the hockey team winning the Northeastern Conference title,  along comes the WHS varsity cheerleading to cap off the season with a national championship. It’s a credit to head coach Rachel Mustone... »

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Character Breakfast Is Saturday

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

Winthrop Parks and Recreation Director Sean Driscoll and his staff will host the annual Character Breakfast Saturday morning at the high school. This event — featuring cartoon characters galore, the Easter Bunny, photo opportunities, and a delicious breakfast — is always one of the most enjoyable events of the year. Sean rolls out the... »

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Derderian to Speak at Library

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

Our well-known community leader, Mary Lou Osborne, informed us that Tom Derderian, an authority on the Boston Marathon, will be speaking at the Winthrop Public Library on Thursday, April 2, at 6 p.m. Tom has written books about the Marathon and is considered an expert in his field. This should be quite an event... »

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