Archive for December, 2015

Santa’s Helpers at the WIHA Holiday Fair

Thursday, December 24th, 2015
Santa’s Helpers at the WIHA Holiday Fair

Deane Winthrop Elves: Isabella Quilty, Madeline and Farah Forsyth. The trio handed out goodies during the Dec. 13 Winthrop Improvement and Historical Society (WIHA) 5th Annual Holiday Fair. Several friends and neighbors in the Town made their way over for holiday cheer. »

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Teaching Compassion on Christmas Day

Thursday, December 24th, 2015
Teaching Compassion on Christmas Day

By Kate Anslinger Aiden Blinn-Morse is rightfully described as an “old soul,” by his parents Stephen Blinn and Brad Morse. Two years ago the energetic young man helped his parents launch a compassionate project that gives to the homeless people on the streets of Boston. Nearly four years ago, Aiden, now just 10 years... »

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Santa Claus Will Make Annual Trip to Winthrop

Thursday, December 24th, 2015

Santa Claus has once again contacted the Winthrop Firefighters Local 1070 to make his plans for visiting the Town of Winthrop. On Thursday, Dec. 24, Christmas Eve, Santa will be escorted through the streets of Winthrop by the Winthrop firefighters. Rain or snow will not keep Santa and the firefighters from completing this annual... »

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News Briefs

Thursday, December 24th, 2015

COMMUNITY AWARDS NIGHT The 25th Annual Kick-Off Dinner and Community Awards Night will be held at the Hyatt Harborside, Logan Airport. Contact Wendy at the Winthrop Chamber of Commerce at (617) 846-9898 or wendy@winthropchamber.com for additional details. BOYFRIEND AND MOTHER INDICTED IN BOND CASE The Suffolk County Grand Jury returned indictments last week charging... »

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Police Blotter 12-24-2015

Thursday, December 24th, 2015

Monday, December 14 Party on Locust Street called to state that he was just assaulted. Officers report victim was struck with a hammer. Officers and detectives are searching the area. Fire responded to check out the victim. W98 and W91, along with Revere detectives are checking on the assailant’s house. They report they are... »

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Letters to the Editor

Thursday, December 24th, 2015

Our thanks Dear Editor We would like to express our heartfelt thanks to all our family and friends during this difficult time. The outpouring of support goes beyond words. For all the kind gestures, if you though of us that day or said a prayer for us, we thank you. Chief Paul Flanagan and... »

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Enjoy the Holidays Safely

Thursday, December 24th, 2015

Holiday get-togethers with family, friends, and co-workers are wonderful things, but all too many of such gatherings will result in tragic consequences that will be in the headlines the next day. All of us should be sure not only to limit our own holiday partying, but also be the caretaker of those whom we... »

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Don’t Forget Those in Need

Thursday, December 24th, 2015

While the vast majority of us are able to enjoy the holiday season to the fullest, and take for granted holiday traditions such as the sharing of gifts, the warm embrace at holiday gatherings of friends and family, and a nice Christmas dinner, the reality for too many among us is far different. So... »

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Merry Christmas

Thursday, December 24th, 2015

Another Christmas is at hand and families will gather, as they have done for generations, to celebrate the holiday season with our friends and loved ones. Peace on earth, joy to the world, and the like may be platitudinous phrases when spoken at any other time of the year, but during the Christmas season... »

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Sports 12-24-2015

Thursday, December 24th, 2015

WHS SPORTS Years 10 years ago December 22, 2005 Winthrop’s Rick DiPietro, currently a goaltender with the New YorkIslanders, has been named to the U.S. Olympic team that will compete in Turin, Italy in February.  The 24 year old played briefly with Winthrop Youth Hockey and attended St. Sebastian’s School. He played for a... »

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