Archive for July, 2015

Special Guests at Winthrop Book Depot

Thursday, July 30th, 2015
Special Guests at Winthrop Book Depot

New England Patriots running back Jonas Gray made a special appearance at the Winthrop Book Depot and Café to sign copies of “No Backing Down,” a book that was written by his agent, Sean Stellato, about the 1994 Salem High School football season. Pictured at the store are, from left, Sean Stellato, Jonas Gray,... »

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Deer Island Doe Touching the Lives of Many:Speaker of the House Holds Mass for Girl

Thursday, July 30th, 2015
Deer Island Doe Touching the Lives of Many:Speaker of the House Holds Mass for Girl

  Yesterday during a special Mass in Boston Gov. Charlie Baker said the little girl known as Deer Island Doe “is in a better place” and the search for her identity will continue. Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo, who lives in Winthrop, coordinated a Mass at the Paulist Center in Boston in honor... »

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On the Ferris Wheel

Thursday, July 30th, 2015
On the Ferris Wheel

Toni Cutrone of Winthrop shows some hesitation before getting on the big Ferris Wheel at Revere Beach last Saturday evening. The Revere Beach International Sand Sculpting Festival drew more than 800,000 people to the Beach over the three day festival including many from Winthrop. »

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Music and Stories at the Library

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

Thursday, August 6 at 2 pm at the Winthrop Public Library there will be music and fun.  Award-winning singer & storyteller Davis Bates will entertain. Funded in part by a grant from the Winthrop Cultural Council, a local agency supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council. For more information contact the Winthrop Public Library, 2... »

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Cooking and Gardening with Edible Flowers

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

Liz Barbour’s Creative Feast will bring the culinary arts to you on Tuesday, August 11 at 6 pm at the Winthrop Public Library. A slide presentation and cooking demonstration The program is free, but seating is limited. Please register by calling or stopping by the library. Enjoy a slide show of Liz’s amazing cottage-sized... »

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CAPIC Head Start Now Accepting Applications for Fall 2015

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

CAPIC Head Start provides comprehensive services to eligible families with children between the ages of 3-5. To be eligible to participate in this federally funded pre-school program families must meet the federal poverty guidelines or qualify for an over-income slot. If the pre-school child to be enrolled is on an IEP or has a... »

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Free Events Set for Thursday Night

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

The Winthrop Parks and Recreation Department will host a Tribute to Frank Sinatra by the Hal McIntyre Orchestra tonight (Thursday) at 7 p.m. at the Gazebo and Ingleside Park. Also on tap for tonight is a movie at Fort Heath at 8:30 p.m. Both events are free of charge. »

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Police Blotter 07-30-2015

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

Sunday, July 19 Report of loud music on Moore Street. Report of loud party being cleared out on Johnson Avenue. Report of couple walking on Pleasant Street and female appears distraught. Officer reports all ok. Loud kids on tennis courts on Governors Drive. Officer spoke to them. Parking ticket issued on Shirley Street. Report... »

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Letters to the Editor

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

Winthrop Chamber of Commerce Family Day at the Beach 2015 Dear Editor: This was the 18th Annual Family Day at the Beach which was originally spearheaded by the late Phyllis Fluet.  In honor of Phyllis, this year’s Family Day at the Beach was dedicated as the Winthrop Chamber of Commerce, Phyllis Fluet Family Day... »

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Whales Ahoy

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

Last week a couple of whales were spotted in Boston Harbor. For those of us growing up in Boston in the 1970’s and 80’s, when many of our rivers and the harbor served as a toxic chemical and sewage dump, the appearance of seals and now whales in the harbor is a sure sign... »

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