Archive for May, 2017

Obituaries 05-25-2017

Friday, May 26th, 2017

Gino Ferri His family remains his proudest legacy Gino Ferri of Saugus, formerly of East Boston and Winthrop, died on Friday evening at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He was 93 years old. The loving husband of Grace (Spadoni) Ferri with whom he shared 63 years of marriage, he was born in Pesaro,... »

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Fort Banks Pajama Night

Friday, May 19th, 2017
Fort Banks Pajama Night

Kindergarteners Norah Zaffini and Audrey Turner enjoy listening to a story on Friday night, May 12, at the Gorman Ft. Banks Elementary School Family Literacy and Math night. Students came in pajamas with their parents and enjoyed stories, math games and educational activities. »

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Deer Island 5k Dash

Friday, May 19th, 2017
Deer Island 5k Dash

IMPRESSIVE TREKKER:  Winthrop’s April Ferguson, 10, ran a 7:35 per mile pace as she finished 23rd among all racers during the Deer Island Dash 5K Run/Walk to benefit Water For People on Saturday morning, May 13. Ferguson finished sixth overall among the 56 women that participated. »

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New Buses to Arrive in June, in Time for Tall Ships Parade

Friday, May 19th, 2017

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Members of the Winthrop Transportation Advisory Committee announced that the six new MBTA/Paul Revere buses will arrive in town just in time for use during the Parade of Sail June 17-22. While there is excitement about the buses, there is also a little disappointment, but nothing that would jeopardize the... »

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Developer Seeks Parking in CBD for Condominiums

Friday, May 19th, 2017

By Sue Ellen Woodcock A potential developer is hoping to purchase the old theater at 64 Putnam St.,  but they are in need of up to 38 parking spaces to get the project financed by a local bank. Rick and Dan Beliveau of Back Bay Design Corp. are looking to purchase 64 Putnam St.... »

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School Department Struggles with Budget Realities

Friday, May 19th, 2017

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Keeping programs alive is something School Committee Chair Dawn Sullivan wants to see the school department do when it fine-tunes its fiscal year 2018 budget. Superintendent of Schools John Macero has submitted the budget to the town manager, who will in turn hand it to the town council for approval.... »

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News Briefs

Friday, May 19th, 2017

Belle Isle Marsh Festival May 21 The Friends of Belle Isle Marsh, Save the Harbor and DCR will sponsor “May in the Marsh” on Sunday, May 21 from 1 to 3 PM at Belle Isle Marsh Reservation, Bennington Street, East Boston. The Festival is free and the public is invited. Come and see live... »

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Police Blotter 05-18-2017

Friday, May 19th, 2017

Monday, May 8 Report of an injured raccoon on Paine Street. It was removed. Party came to the station to report that he had just left Cumberland Farms after running into a tenant of his which he is in the process of evicting. Party showed text messages from said tenant accusing the caller of... »

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Letters to the Editor

Friday, May 19th, 2017

The Fight for Public Schools To the editor: As a graduate of Winthrop public schools and a member of the Winthrop School Committee, I believe in our public education system, and I will always do my part to help strengthen it. On May 20, I’ll be in Boston with thousands of parents, educators, and students to stand up for... »

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Interim Supt of Schools Position

Friday, May 19th, 2017

The School Committee will likely vote to fill the position of interim superintendent of schools at its meeting Monday and this is certainly one of the most important decisions that a local school board can make. The interim superintendent will be in charge of the entire school system when Supt. of Schools John Macero... »

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