Archive for January, 2017

Obituaries 01-26-2017

Friday, January 27th, 2017

Ernestine ‘Ernie’ Davie Of Florida, formerly of Revere Ernestine “Ernie” D. Davie of Royal Palm Beach, Florida, formerly of Winthrop, passed away on December 12 at the age of 88. She was the beloved wife of the late Charles Davie, loving mother of Julie Quinlan and her husband, Ed, Jim Davie and his wife,... »

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Just A Blur

Friday, January 20th, 2017
Just A Blur

SHE’S A BLUR:  Heidi Benson carries the baton her in her leg of the relay during the indoor track meet at Revere High School last Thursday, Jan. 12. The Winthrop girls prevailed in a close meet, winning 44-42 over Saugus. »

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Bobby Hubert,Eighth Grade Student,Is Setting an Example for All to Follow

Friday, January 20th, 2017
Bobby Hubert,Eighth Grade Student,Is Setting an Example for All to Follow

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Winthrop Middle School student Bobby Hubert has been meeting a lot of important people lately, like Governor Charlie Baker and the Winthrop Town Council. Selected to be an ambassador in the state-wide Project 351 program, Hubert is embarking on a year of great experiences. Project 351 comes from the 351... »

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Officials Prepare for Tall Ships Visit on June 17

Friday, January 20th, 2017

By Sue Ellen Woodcock The weather may be wintery now,  but soon a hopefully sunny June 17 will be here ushering in the Tall Ships to Boston and Town officials need to plan ahead for the impact. Town Manager James McKenna asked the Town Council Tuesday night to set up a task force and... »

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New Dog Park Location Proposed off Revere Street

Friday, January 20th, 2017

By Sue Ellen Woodcock It’s been months in the making, but finally a site for a dog park has been targeted on the Winthrop/Revere line. While it still needs approval from Town officials, the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) has given approval to use the land. Located right off the Kilmartin Walkway off... »

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Winthrop School Committee Reviews Report on Special Education and Civil Rights

Friday, January 20th, 2017

By Kate Anslinger The School Committee shared the results of a district-wide review at their meeting last week. This time the reviewers from the state Department of Education focused on on special education and civil rights in the district. Every six years school districts around the state are reviewed on a couple of components... »

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News Briefs

Friday, January 20th, 2017

BASKETBALL – MIDDLE SCHOOL MORNING SHOOT AROUND A basketball middle school morning shoot around by  Parks and Recreation  will be held. Register online at www.winthroprec.com Middle school boys and girls come shoot around before school at the Pauline Street/old middle school gymnasium. Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 7 am – 8 am
beginning Tuesday, January... »

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Police Blotter 01-19-2017

Friday, January 20th, 2017

Monday, January 9 Todisco Towing towed vehicle from Governors Park for expired inspection sticker. Caller on Lincoln Street states there is a plow truck that is parked in front of his house since the snow storm. He believes it may be a plow that plows for the city. He states that it is difficult... »

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Letters to the Editor

Friday, January 20th, 2017

The Winthrop/Quincy Ferry: Is it worth keeping afloat? Dear Editor, I came to the decision to write this after perusing “Leadership on the Line” a book that the Town Manager recently presented to each councilor. The principal message is real leadership speaks to higher values, and should make a difference in people’s lives. But,... »

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Congresswoman Clark is Making the Wrong Statement

Friday, January 20th, 2017

The announcement by our Congresswoman Katherine Clark that she will not be attending the inauguration on Friday of President-elect Donald Trump as a sign of protest is wrong. As a private citizen, Clark is entitled to make any lawful statement as she deems necessary. However, Clark is not a private citizen. She is an... »

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