Archive for September, 2016

Swimmers Compete in the Five Sisters Race

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016
Swimmers Compete in the Five Sisters Race

Swimmers took part in the annual Five Sister Swim this past Saturday, Sept. 17, at noon. Swimmers from ages 12 to 75 swam the 1.2 mile loop around the breakwaters, with a few swimmers opting to swim the loop two or three times. Brendan Musaku of Winthrop, 16, took first place. He was followed quickly... »

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A Cup of Hockey Greatness

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016
A Cup of Hockey Greatness

National Women’s Hockey League star Jillian Dempsey of the Boston Pride brought the Isobel Cup to the Cummings Elementary School to be viewed by the students in her fifth grade class. The Cummings School teacher from Winthrop excelled in ice hockey at Harvard before turning professional and leading the Pride to the 2016 playoff... »

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Airport Committee Needs New Members

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

By Sue Ellen Woodcock They are the first to admit that they aren’t getting any younger, in fact they are literally the oldest members of any committee in Winthrop government. Members of the Air Pollution, Noise and Airport Hazards Committee have an average age in the mid-80’s and incredible senses of humor. The youngest... »

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Town’s Compost Pile is Maxxed Out

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

By Sue Ellen Woodcock The town’s compost pile behind the DPW yard on Kennedy Road is “beyond full” according to DPW head Steve Calla. He told the town council there are a couple of issues with the pile and it is not biodegrading like it should. One factor is that there’s not a town... »

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Massport Shares Info On Runway Work

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

By Sue Ellen Woodcock There’s a lot going on at Logan Airport, in fact there is runway paving going on and Massport wanted to make sure Winthrop knew about it. Flavio Leo, deputy director of aviation planning for Massport, told the Town Council that for the next few months there will be some runway... »

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News Briefs

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

TED REINSTEIN RETURNS FOR LIBRARY TALK Ted Reinstein returns to the Winthrop Public Library on Tuesday, October 18 at 6:30 pm. Reinstein has been a reporter, producer, & anchor for WCVB’s Chronicle. He’s also an actor & author. Ted will discuss his newest book, “Wicked Pissed: New England’s Most Famous Feuds” and sign copies... »

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Police Blotter 09-22-2016

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

Monday, September 12 Detail Officer reports a youth on a bicycle appears to have fallen down at Bowdoin and Ocean View Streets. Fire and Action will handle. School teacher will check the child out. Party on Amelia Avenue called to report she obtained a 209A Sunday on her husband. It was faxed to Malden... »

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Things I Never Knew About Hillary Clinton

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

By Donna Segreti Reilly Before watching the Democratic National Convention (DNC), I knew that Hillary Rodham Clinton was the First Lady of Arkansas and the United States, and that she led the fight for universal health care but lost. I did NOT know, however, that she worked with Republicans and Democrats to help create... »

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There Was Mike Eruzione Comedy Night

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

And speaking of hockey superstars, the Mike Eruzione/Winthrop Charities Comedy Night was a huge success with a large crowd attending the event Saturday night at the Winthrop Yacht Club. The comedians, Paul Gilligan, Graig Murphy, and Artie Januario — the world’s funniest pharmacist — killed it, which in comedy parlance means that they were... »

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The Great Debate

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

Is there anyone in Winthrop who will not be tuned in to the first Presidential Debate Monday night featuring Republican nominee Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton? NBC Nightly News anchor Lester Holt is the moderator for the first of three Presidential Debates that could be very instrumental in determining who will be... »

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