Archive for February, 2017

Winthrop Tackles the Snow

Friday, February 17th, 2017
Winthrop Tackles the Snow

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Winthrop Department of Public Works Director Steve Calla said his crews worked very hard, going for over 24 hours to keep snow and ice off the streets and sidewalks. The one, two, three punch the area got last Thursday, Saturday and Sunday into Monday piled up the snow well over... »

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News Briefs

Friday, February 17th, 2017

PARKING BAN REMINDERS The following information is for parking ban during a snow emergency.  A parking ban will be in effect if there is a potential for 3” of snow. Residents are encouraged to be responsible and act responsively if
they park a vehicle on the street.  Flashing blue lights indicate a parking ban is... »

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Burst Pipe Forces Ft Banks School to Close for Day

Friday, February 17th, 2017

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Students at the Fort Banks Elementary School got an extra day off on Valentine’s Day because of the burst pipe on the third floor. Other schools in town held classes Tuesday. The pipe burst was discovered Monday while students and teachers were off with their third snow day in the... »

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Broadway Performer Hails from Winthrop

Friday, February 17th, 2017

By Kate Anslinger Winthrop may seem like a small Town to some, but it has produced one pretty big star. Broadway performer, Emily Cramer’s success, is the result of the Town’s dedication to theater arts and education. Cramer grew up on Somerset Avenue and attended the Children’s Corner Preschool, E.B. Newton, N.E. Willis School... »

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Overdose Figures Up Sharply Compared to Previous Years

Friday, February 17th, 2017

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Winthrop’s overdose rate is up 129 percent when comparing 2015 and 2016. Police Chief Terence Delehanty said not all the overdose incidences are related to heroin and other opiates. The overdoses may revolve around other drugs but do not include those related to alcohol use. “The numbers are up significantly,”... »

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Police Blotter 02-16-2017

Friday, February 17th, 2017

Monday, February 6 Report of a stolen vehicle on Pebble Avenue. Miscommunication, vehicle was not stolen, but towed by State Police. Sister of the owner was notified to contact a detective to get information as to why the vehicle was towed. Assisted a 18-wheeler getting back onto truck route from Lincoln Street. Officer was... »

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Beating Cancer Shouldn’t Force Patients into Bankruptcy

Friday, February 17th, 2017

By Kenneth E. Thorpe and Patricia J. Goldsmith Liza Bernstein survived breast cancer three times. But it took all she had. She lost her home and savings to the costs of tests and treatments. She’s not technically bankrupt — but that’s only because she “couldn’t afford the fees” to file the claim. Liza recently... »

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Honoring President John F. Kennedy

Friday, February 17th, 2017

Speaker of the House Robert A. DeLeo and other state leaders have kicked off a year-long centennial celebration in honor of former President John F. Kennedy, who was born on May 29, 1917. President Kennedy was struck down by an assassin’s bullet on Nov. 22, 1963. Some of us in Wnthrop, like our esteemed... »

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Tennis Court Vote Tuesday

Friday, February 17th, 2017

The Winthrop Town Council is set to vote on the Wallace B. MacLean tennis courts matter at its meeting Tuesday night. The issue – whether to tear down the current courts and add parking spaces across from the new high school/middle school building – has really captured the interest of the town. Ideally, there... »

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Sports 02-16-2017

Friday, February 17th, 2017

WHS SPORTS roundup WHS hockey team wins, ties; set for showdown with Danvers The Winthrop High hockey team was set to face Danvers last night (Wednesday) at Larsen Rink in a showdown for the championship of the North Division of the Northeastern Conference. Danvers entered the contest with a division record of 6-1-2, the... »

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