Archive for August, 2016

Viking Football Coming at You

Monday, August 29th, 2016
Viking Football Coming at You

A Viking defense back returns an interception during drills Monday afternoon.The Vikings open the season on Friday, September 9 against Danvers Falcons. »

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Star Athlete Takes On Fifth Grade Teaching Position

Monday, August 29th, 2016
Star Athlete Takes On Fifth Grade Teaching Position

By Kate Anslinger Winthrop school district is honored to welcome back one of its finest students and athletes, Jillian Dempsey, as a fifth grade teacher. Born and raised in Winthrop, Dempsey received her masters in Education from Boston University prior to completing Teach for America. She started her teaching career at a public school... »

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Town Seeks Proposals for Middle School Building

Monday, August 29th, 2016

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Town officials are seeking to rent out the old Middle School at 151 Pauline St. and are seeking proposals from firms and individuals to lease portions of the old Middle School (which also briefly served as the high school.) The property contains three buildings totaling more than 100,000 square feet... »

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Neighborhood Meeting Addresses Centre’s Future

Monday, August 29th, 2016

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Business owners, committee members and interested citizens gathered Monday morning for a neighborhood meeting on the town center, French Square and the surrounding areas. Town Manager James McKenna explained that everyone wants to see a comprehensive look at the center and its future. “The planning process is underway.” McKenna said.... »

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MWRA Officials Urges Residents to Practice Water Conservation

Monday, August 29th, 2016

While the Quabbin Reservoir remains within normal operating range for this time of year, it is always important to practice water conservation wherever possible, particularly during long dry spells such as this.  One reason MWRA’s reservoirs are still in good shape is that water use efficiency in our region has dramatically decreased total water... »

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News Briefs

Monday, August 29th, 2016

BE VIGILANT AGAINST MOSQUITOES Town wide spraying was conducted last week after receiving notice that a positive sample was found with the West Nile Virus. Some prevention tips are listed below to help residents protect themselves. The best way to prevent mosquito bites is by keeping them away. Use mosquito repellant containing 25 to... »

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Police Blotter 08-25-2016

Monday, August 29th, 2016

Monday, August 15 Caller on Ocean Avenue reports that he came out to find his left rear tire flat. He is not sure if it is due to any intentional damage or not. He wants this on record as in July, two of his tires were punctured intentionally. He will have the tire repaired... »

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Letters to the Editor

Monday, August 29th, 2016

Supports Forde for Register of Deeds Dear Editor: As a current Winthrop resident, I’m writing to urge my neighbors to support Katie Forde for Suffolk County Register of Deeds in the upcoming September 8th primary. How the Registry operates impacts everyone buying or selling a home. The Registry should be managed by a professional,... »

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Our Michael and The Olympics

Monday, August 29th, 2016

Ok, we’ll give Michael Phelps his due as the greatest Olympian of all time — at least in terms of the number of medals won and his sheer dominance in the swimming pool over a span of four Olympic Games. But it was great to hear the commentators mention the 1980 Olympic hockey team... »

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Peter Lyons and Golf Tryouts

Monday, August 29th, 2016

Peter Lyons is holding tryouts for the Winthrop High School golf team this week at the Winthrop golf course and all students are welcome to show up and be a member of the team. Lyons has been an outstanding leader of the golf program for many years and the improvement of his players’ skills... »

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