Archive for September, 2016

Miss Dempsey and the Women’s Stanley Cup

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

We love that photo in this week’s Sun-Transcript of Cummings Elementary School teacher Jillian Dempsey and the students in her fifth grade class posing with the Isobel Cup, which is the National Women’s Hockey League’s version of the Stanley Cup. Jillian was a star player for the Boston Pride, who won the first-ever Isobel... »

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Otis Avenue Block Party

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

We had the joy of being invited to a “Summer Sendoff” block party on Otis Avenue Saturday, and the warmth and cordiality extended to all the neighbors made it a wonderful event for all who attended. There were many young couples and residents who have moved to Winthrop and purchased homes on Otis Avenue... »

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New School Opening Ceremony

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

There will be a lot of happy faces at the grand opening ceremony tonight (Thursday) for the new Winthrop Middle/High School. The new school is a triumph for the entire community who came together to make this project a reality. Now the town of Winthrop has a school that everyone can be proud of... »

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Sports 09-22-2016

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

WHS sports roundup Viking boys earn 1-1 tie with Hull The Winthrop High boys soccer team made the long trek southward around the perimeter of Boston Harbor Saturday to play at non-league rival Hull — whose rocky, wind-swept field is located on Hull Gut, just a short sail from Deer Island — and returned home with... »

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Obituaries 09-22-2016

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

Jason Joseph Vasques His smile brightened the darkest room and his love for life was contagious Jason Joseph Vasques of Revere passed away September 16. He was 27 years old. Jason worked in patient services at the Whidden Memorial Hospital. He was a longtime resident of Revere and a graduate of Seacoast at Revere... »

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Vikings Clipped by Falcons

Thursday, September 15th, 2016
Vikings Clipped by Falcons

Quarterback Christopher Zuffante (11) stretches out to throw a pass before being tackled by a Danvers defender during the opening game of the season last Friday, Sept. 9, in Danvers. Winthrop slogged it out for four quarters with Danvers, but the Falcons erupted quickly for a 27-7 win. »

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Food, Glorious Food:New Food Options Are Now at Middle and High Schools

Thursday, September 15th, 2016
Food, Glorious Food:New Food Options Are Now at Middle and High Schools

By Kate Anslinger You can’t start a new school year in a new building without mentioning one of the most important items … Food! After all, this is what gives students the energy to make it through the day and power through their many assignments, projects and extracurricular activities. The kitchen at the new... »

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Belle Island Marsh Project Moving Ahead

Thursday, September 15th, 2016

By Sue Ellen Woodcock The town is moving forward with a Belle Isle Marsh Marine Ecology Park and Marsh Walk. On Tuesday night,  the town council’s DPW subcommittee held a meeting to update residents of the Morton Street and Banks Street about the project. The $1.2 million project of the only great urban salt... »

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Warren Questions FEMA Officials About Mistakes on Flood Maps

Thursday, September 15th, 2016

At a Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs hearing on Tuesday, United States Senator Elizabeth Warren asked Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials about mistakes in federal flood insurance maps and the high cost of appeals shouldered by Massachusetts cities and towns. “Over three years ago, FEMA released many flood maps that... »

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Winthrop Voters are Bellwethers for Democratic Primary Results

Thursday, September 15th, 2016

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Winthrop voters who  came out for the September 8 Primary decided a few races on the Democratic ballot. Ballots for the Republican, Green-Rainbow Party, United Independent Party had no candidates listed, although voters could have chosen a ballot and could have written-in candidates.. For Representative in Congress Fifth District 809... »

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