Archive for December, 2016

Winthrop Chamber Holiday Party

Friday, December 23rd, 2016
Winthrop Chamber Holiday Party

The Winthrop Chamber of Commerce, who celebrates the holidays at a different restaurant in Town each year, held its Annual Holiday Party at the Antique Table on Dec. 12. In the top photo from left: Kate Tozzi, Wendy Millar-Page, Tom Hankard, Paul Travaglini, Betsy Shane, and Town Manager Jim McKenna. »

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Santa Claus is Coming to Town:Firefighter’s Annual Event to Take Place on Christmas Eve

Friday, December 23rd, 2016

Santa Claus has once again contacted the Winthrop Firefighters to make his plans for visiting the Town of Winthrop. On Saturday, December 24, 2016 (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 tradition,... »

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Street Route Announced for Saturday’s Night Visit by Santa

Friday, December 23rd, 2016

With the weather predicted to be unseasonably warm on Saturday night,  Santa Claus will be riding on the back of the Fire Truck greeting local residents.  The following list is the street route and approximate times: 4:30PM**Start at Deer Island to Tafts**Tafts to Elliot**left on Elliot to Church Square**left on Shirley to Triton**down Triton... »

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Bus Contract Top Priority for Transportation Comm

Friday, December 23rd, 2016

By Sue Ellen Woodcock It’s only been around for the past two months but the Transportation Advisory Committee is focused on its mission. The committee gave an update and an introduction of themselves to the Town Council Monday night. One of the biggest things the committee will be working on with Town officials is... »

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News Briefs

Friday, December 23rd, 2016

Tea tasting at the library A free tea tasting will take place at the Winthrop Public Library The event is sponsored by the Friends of the Winthrop Library and will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 17 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The presentation will be from Hillel Bromberg, tea sommelier, from Tea Oasis in... »

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Police Blotter 12-22-2016

Friday, December 23rd, 2016

Monday, December 12 Party involved in an accident last night on Hillside came in to bring his information to us regarding a report and exchange of papers. Operator reports that he was unaware that he had hit the mirror of the car while salting. Party on Fairview Street called to report  that his water... »

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Letters to the Editor

Friday, December 23rd, 2016

THANK YOU FOR MAKING OUR CHRISTMAS Dear Editor: I want to express my extreme gratitude, appreciation, and thank you and all that contributed to the Christmas care package that I received in the mail. It is a great reminder of the amazing people that come from the small town I was fortunate enough to... »

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Remember Those in Need

Friday, December 23rd, 2016

Although the holiday season for most of us will be filled with fun and joy, it is incumbent upon all of us who are fortunate to be doing well in our lives to remember that there are many among us, our neighbors and fellow citizens, for whom this holiday season is neither joyous nor... »

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Enjoy A Happy — and Safe — Holiday Weekend

Friday, December 23rd, 2016

By a coincidence of the calendar, both Chanukah and Christmas arrive this weekend, and we wish to take this opportunity to wish all of our readers of the Jewish and Christian faiths (and those of no faith at all) a happy and joyous holiday weekend. The eight-day Festival of Lights gets underway after sundown... »

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A Cloud Has Been Lifted

Friday, December 23rd, 2016

The decision announced this week by the First Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals reversing the convictions of the three former heads of the Massachusetts Probation Department obviously comes as welcome news for those individuals whose lives have been ruined by the federal prosecutors who brought those charges. However, the decision also exonerates... »

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