Archive for June, 2015

Leave Fireworks to the Professionals On this Fourth of July

Thursday, June 25th, 2015

 What would the 4th of July be without fireworks?  A little less busy in hospital emergency rooms.  The nation’s emergency physicians urge you to celebrate the country’s birthday by using common sense when it comes to the potential dangers of fireworks.  We see many injuries in the ER due to fireworks around the 4th... »

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Jonas Gray At Cummings Elementary School

Thursday, June 25th, 2015

We remember our youthful days in school and the excitement that would build when you knew that a celebrity or professional athlete was visiting the school for a speaking appearance. And you could feel the excitement in the Cummings School Cafetorium as New England Patriot running back Jonas Gray — whose four-touchdown, 200-yard rushing... »

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Varone,Letterie Seek Community Input

Thursday, June 25th, 2015

Precinct 1 Town Councilor Paul Varone and Precinct 2’s James Letterie are conducting a neighborhood meeting for residents in those two precincts on July 9 at 7 p.m, at the E.B. Newton School regarding the PJP Realty Trust, owner of the property located at 15-17 Walden St. The two councilors are seeking additional output... »

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Campaigns for Council President Begin

Thursday, June 25th, 2015

Two campaigns for the esteemed position of Winthrop Town Council President begin tonight with candidates Craig G. Mael and Robert E. Driscoll Jr. hosting separate events in the town. Mael is asking residents to join him at a “Meet the Candidate” event for a discussion on the future of Winthrop, while Driscoll is inviting... »

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The Irony of Dylann Roof

Thursday, June 25th, 2015

It is not very often that the actions of one person can bring about a dramatic change in the attitude of an entire nation. But that precisely is what 21 year old Dylann Roof accomplished when he went into the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, and shot nine persons in cold blood... »

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Letters to the Editor

Thursday, June 25th, 2015

Supports proposal Dear Editor, I read in the June 11th Sun Transcript that the School Committee is seriously considering school-based health services at the new middle/high school.  From what I read, East Boston Neighborhood Health Center (EBNHC) would offer services such as physical exams, vaccination shots, pre-screening for concussions, counseling and early intervention for... »

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Sports 06-25-2015

Thursday, June 25th, 2015

Just Thinking By Jim Lederman The Sports Complex at Bentley University is incredible. The athletic facilities (football field, baseball field and gym) are a tribute to Robert A. DeFelice, athletic director and former WHS football coach (33-game Viking undefeated streak). ‘Defa’ has been athletic director for almost 30 years. Can you believe how time... »

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Obituaries 06-25-2015

Thursday, June 25th, 2015

Maureen Sheehan 50-Year John Hancock Insurance Co employee Maureen T. Sheehan, a lifelong resident of Winthrop, passed away at home on June 23. She was 67 years old. Born in Chelsea, she was the cherished daughter of the late Edward and Margaret (Carolan) Sheehan; dear sister of Edward M. Sheehan of Virginia, loving aunt... »

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Bubble Soccer Anyone?

Thursday, June 18th, 2015
Bubble Soccer Anyone?

Skylar Hilton, Olivia Robson, Shannon O’Connell, Kristina Favaloro, Grace Carleton, Ashley Miles, and McKayla Norris relax after a game of Bubble Soccer. »

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DCR Head Tours Winthrop Beach

Thursday, June 18th, 2015

She’s only been on the job a few weeks but the new head of the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) has become very familiar with Winthrop Beach. Friday morning DCR head Carol Sanchez toured Winthrop Beach with Speaker of the House and Winthrop resident Robert DeLeo, Town Manager James McKenna, and other officials.... »

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