Archive for January, 2017

High Tide At Woodside Park

Friday, January 27th, 2017
High Tide At Woodside Park

Waves battered Woodside Park and the North Shore area Monday and Tuesday this week. Resident Richard Honan snapped this picture of a massive wave. Fire Chief Paul Flanagan said that despite the wind, the rain and the ocean, there was not much damage to speak of. The road along Short Beach in Revere was... »

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Residents Take Part in Boston and DC Women’s Marches

Friday, January 27th, 2017
Residents Take Part in Boston and DC Women’s Marches

Winthrop residents took part in the Women’s March both in Boston and Washington D.C. on Saturday. In the photo Winthrop women attending the Boston Women’s March for America were (L to R) Joanne Hillman, Barbara Bishop, and Donna Segreti Reilly. »

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Finance Commission to Start Budget Process

Friday, January 27th, 2017

By Sue Ellen Woodcock The Town’s Finance Commission will beginning its annual work next week. Finance Commission chairman Robert Wynne said the committee will meet with Town Manager James McKenna and Chief Financial Officer Michael Perez on January 31 at 6 p.m. in Town Hall. He expects to hear a six-month update on FY17,... »

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Center Business District Plan is Still Being Worked On

Friday, January 27th, 2017

By Sue Ellen Woodcock For the past 10 months the Town Manager, Town officials and the Economic Development Citizen’s Advisory Committee have been working on what is called a “master plan” for the Center Business District. Others have called the document a ‘vision”.  But no matter what its called it shows what could be... »

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News Briefs

Friday, January 27th, 2017

Relay for Life Open Skate The Relay for Life Open Skate will take place on Sunday, February 12  from 1-4 p.m. at the Larsen Rink.  Proceeds from the event will benefit the the East Boston Relay for Life.  This is an open skate and all ages are encouraged to come!  There will be raffles and... »

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Police Blotter 01-26-2017

Friday, January 27th, 2017

Monday, January 16 Party on Lincoln Street states a couple is refusing to move their car from her spot in the parking lot. Unit stated it was a landlord/tenant dispute over parking. The landlord was advised that this was a civil matter ad the tenants could not be towed or forced to move by... »

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Get Well Wishes to Jim Evans

Friday, January 27th, 2017

We send our best wishes for a speedy recovery to former Winthrop High School Director of Athletics Jim Evans, who sustained injuries after being struck by a car during a stop in Virginia. Jim was traveling to Florida and stopped in Virginia for a break. As we’ve said in the past, Jim Evans was... »

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Speaker DeLeo is Assisting Tony C Jersey Campaign

Friday, January 27th, 2017

As Speaker of the House of Representatives, Robert A. DeLeo is asked to support many causes, and such was the case Saturday morning when the leader of our 160-member legislature to traveled to Chelsea (stopping on his way to the Boston Women’s March for America) to lend his support to the Tony Conigliaro Jersey... »

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Congress Ignores Drug Safety with CREATES Act

Friday, January 27th, 2017

By Peter J. Pitts Over 60 percent of Americans want the government to take action to lower prescription drug prices, according to a new Kaiser Family Foundation survey.  Congress, for once, is listening to voters. Lawmakers are pushing forward with the Creating and Restoring Equal Access to Equivalent Samples (CREATES) Act. The bill’s sponsors... »

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Sports 01-26-2017

Friday, January 27th, 2017

WHS SPORTS roundup WHS BOYS HOCKEY TEAM WINS TWO MORE The Winthrop High boys hockey team won both of its contests this past week to raise their record to a sterling 9-1-1 overall and 2-0-1 in the Northeastern Conference North Division. Last Thursday Coach Dale Dunbar’s Vikings played rude hosts to an East Longmeadow... »

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