Archive for June, 2017

Letter to the Editor

Friday, June 30th, 2017

I HAVE BEEN HONORED TO SERVE THE CITIZENS OF WINTHROP Dear Editor: I want to let the citizens of Winthrop know that after much thought and consideration I have decided not to run for Town Council President in November.    I felt the need to write to the editor to inform the citizens of my... »

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Sports 06-29-2017

Friday, June 30th, 2017

Cubs capture Winthrop ‘B’ Division Championship By Cary Shuman The Cubs are the 2017 champions of the Winthrop Little League ‘B’ Division after bolting through the double-elimination playoff tournament with a perfect 3-0 record. Manager Rob O’Leary’s Cubbies claimed the title with a 7-3 victory over the Dodgers, the same team they had faced... »

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Obituaries 06-29-2017

Friday, June 30th, 2017

Erin Skinner June 30, 1988 –June 24, 2017 Erin A. Skinner – who was born Erin Ashley O’Brien  on June 30, 1988 in Boston, Massachusetts, who, together with her sister, Tiffany Mae, created the precious family of Viking Gustafson and William R. Skinner, Jr., passed away on June 24 from a life-long history with... »

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Viewing the Sails

Friday, June 23rd, 2017
Viewing the Sails

Residents walked out to the rocks on Deer Island to get a look at the Commonwealth native, U.S. Coast Guard “Eagle,” who lead the way for the ships into the Boston Harbor. »

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Middle School Drama Society

Friday, June 23rd, 2017
Middle School Drama Society

The Winthrop Middle School Drama Society recently received awards from the Massachusetts Educational Theatre Guild for its production of “Dear Me.” »

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Community Center Proposed for Site of Old Middle School

Friday, June 23rd, 2017
Community Center Proposed for Site of Old Middle School

By Sue Ellen Woodcock A self-appointed committee of Winthrop residents have come forward to pitch the conceptual idea of the Eruzione Community Center, complete with a new ice rink and housing on the site of the old middle school on Pauline Street. Tuesday might Mike Eruzione and Joe Aiello gave a presentation to the... »

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John Macero says Good-Bye to WPS

Friday, June 23rd, 2017
John Macero says Good-Bye to WPS

By Cary Shuman Calling it a “bittersweet” point in his professional career, John Macero, superintendent of Winthrop schools for the past years, will spend his last day in his position Friday. “It’s very sad to leave – there’s no question about it because I’ve really enjoyed working in Winthrop and it’s hard to let... »

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Peter Christopher Appointed to Council

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

By Sue Ellen Woodcock For the next six months Peter Christopher will have a secure seat on the Town Council, and then he’ll have to face an election race for to keep it. Tuesday night the council voted 6-2 for Christopher to fill the vacant Precinct 5 seat. Also considered for the seat was... »

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Summer Vacation Begins in Winthrop

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

By Kate Anslinger This week’s School Committee meeting included a lot of memorable moments, as it was the last for School Superintendent John Macero, before he moves on to his position as the Superintendent of the Stoneham School district. Macero, who has been known for his role in supporting the Winthrop theater scene, had... »

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News Briefs

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

DCR JUNE 2017 EVENTS Vision of the Founder – Charles Eliot Mastermind and Creator of the Massachusetts Park System – Revere Beach Reservation Fridays, June 23 & 30 3:00 -4:30 p.m.
Walk or stroll alongside America’s first public beach. Listen to the words of Charles Eliot a landscape architect who passionately worked to preserve scenes... »

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