Archive for March, 2017

Sea Dog

Friday, March 31st, 2017
Sea Dog

HEY SKIPPER! Nancy Melillo and her dog, Tulaha, were having a blast at the Cottage Park Yacht Club Open House on Saturday night, March 25, at the Club. The club welcomed existing members and prospective members to see what the CPYC has to offer for boaters and ocean enthusiasts. »

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In The Final 14:WHS Drama to Perform this Weekend in Boston

Friday, March 31st, 2017
In The Final 14:WHS Drama to Perform this Weekend in Boston

By Kate Anslinger Winthrop High School Drama is gearing up for a big weekend. As one of fourteen schools that made it to the final round of the Massachusetts Educational Theater Guild Competition, Winthrop thespians are heading to the John Hancock Hall Back Bay Events Center to give their final performance. The competition started... »

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Vote Set for Master Plan on Tuesday

Friday, March 31st, 2017

By Sue Ellen Woodcock The Winthrop Town Council will hold a public hearing on the Center Business District Master Plan this coming Tuesday during its meeting at 7 p.m. Following the hearing the council will vote whether or not to accept the plan. With an accepted plan the town will be able to pursue... »

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News Briefs

Friday, March 31st, 2017

Legislature Passes Spending Bill House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo and State Rep. RoseLee Vincent joined their colleagues in the Massachusetts Legislature to pass a supplemental budget that makes crucial investments to support the Commonwealth’s most vulnerable residents including the families of those killed in the line of duty. The spending bill contains $300,000 to... »

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CASA Points to Local Gains; to Help in Coming Activities

Friday, March 31st, 2017

By Sue Ellen Woodcock CASA (Community Action for Safe Alternatives) and the Wellness Committee at the high school are raising awareness on several health issues. CASA acknowledging April as Alcohol Awareness Month and Wellness Week is set to launch events at the high school April 10-14. On Monday, April 10 students will learn about... »

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Paul Revere Bus Line Awarded Local Contract

Friday, March 31st, 2017

By Sue Ellen Woodcock The MBTA has finalized a four-year contract with Paul Revere Bus Lines to continue service to the community of Winthrop. Paul Revere Bus Lines have served Winthrop for several years and their current contract was set to expire June 30. Under the new contract, buses will be equipped with GPS... »

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Police Blotter 03-30-2017

Friday, March 31st, 2017

Monday, March 20 Officer reports he got a call at the station for water coming from side of house on Hillside Avenue. He believes it is just the hose. He is going to secure it and just make sure it is all set. Officer reports everything all set and the homeowner showed up when... »

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Letters to the Editor

Friday, March 31st, 2017

Superintendent prepares for goodbye   Dear Members of the School Committee, It is with deep emotions that I submit my letter of resignation to you as Superintendent of Winthrop Public Schools effective, Friday, June 30, 2017.  First and foremost, I want to thank you the School Committee, past and present, for trusting and allowing... »

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Trump Fails to Put Children First in His Budget

Friday, March 31st, 2017

By Senator Sal DiDomenico President Donald Trump recently released his 2018 budget, outlining billions of dollars in cuts to vital governmental agencies and services. Almost laughably, the Administration has titled its budget “America First,” despite zeroing out and reducing funding for programs that help millions of Americans. Included in those cuts was the complete... »

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It Was Bound to Happen

Friday, March 31st, 2017

The news last week that officials at Suffolk Downs Racetrack are entertaining offers to sell the 160 acre site should come as little surprise to local officials and residents. Ever since the bid to place a casino at the site failed, everyone should have known that this day would be coming. The question is... »

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