Archive for July, 2017

Mia’s Lemonade Stand Raises $4000

Thursday, July 20th, 2017
Mia’s Lemonade Stand Raises $4000

Mia Martucci’s (third from left) annual lemonade stand was held this weekend, and was once again a huge success. A total of $4,249.00 was raised for the Boston Children’s Hospital. Mia celebrates with a group of supportive friends. »

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Family Day at the Beach

Thursday, July 20th, 2017
Family Day at the Beach

Rosemarie Ottaviano, David Sullivan and Stacie Mackenzie enjoy Family Beach Day at Yirrell on Sunday, July 16. Many Winthrop residents came out for the annual day sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce and Winthrop Marketplace. »

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Turning 100:EBNHC Patient Frances Resnick Celebrates a Milestone

Thursday, July 20th, 2017
Turning 100:EBNHC Patient Frances Resnick Celebrates a Milestone

By John Lynds Frances Resnick is a ball of energy. She’s sharp as a tack, spunky and full of stories. Resnick loves to meet new people, and to have conversations, and later this month she will turn 100-years-old, on July 29 to be exact. “These are my golden years,” she says with a chuckle.... »

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Interim Superintendent Shares Goals for the 2017-2018 School Year

Thursday, July 20th, 2017

By Kate Anslinger Interim School Superintendent Lisa Howard shared her plans for the future of the district at last Monday night’s School Committee meeting. One of her many goals is to evaluate the loss of the curriculum director position.  “I think it’s critical to compare the impact and losses of the position,” said Howard,... »

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Candidates Still Have Time to Take Out Papers

Thursday, July 20th, 2017

By Sue Ellen Woodcock There is still plenty of time to take out nomination papers for public offices in town, and not all positions have a full slate of competition yet. Th Board of Library Trustees has three openings and only two candidates, both incumbents, so far. Jillian Teixeira and Virginia Wallace will be... »

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Fire Chief Pushing Fitness

Thursday, July 20th, 2017

By Sue Ellen Woodcock To be a firefighter the best candidates are in good physical shape.  Fire Chief Paul Flanagan wants to encourage his firefighters and others to stay in shape, and many of them have taken Flanagan’s wishes to heart. Flanagan takes on his own physical fitness everyday at RPM Fitness and he... »

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News Briefs

Thursday, July 20th, 2017

RESIDENTS URGED TO DISPOSE OF DOG WASTE PROPERLY The Winthrop Health Department and the DPW have reported blockages in catch basins around Ingleside Park caused by plastic dog waste bags. Dog owners are urged to dispose of dog waste bags in proper trash receptacles and not into storm drains. These storm drains and catch... »

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Police Blotter 07-20-2017

Thursday, July 20th, 2017

Monday, July 10 Caller stated a bus sideswiped her vehicle at Shirley and Veterans Road. No injuries. Paperwork exchanged. Party on Siren Street reports witnessing hand-to-hand drug deal. Detectives have been advised, and will monitor the area. An attempt to repossess a vehicle on Crest Avenue. Report of a raccoon in a tree on... »

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Letters to the Editor

Thursday, July 20th, 2017

THANK YOU RED SOX Dear Editor: I was fortunate enough to be on the field of Fenway Park for last Saturday’s Vietnam Veterans event.  I want publically thank the Red Sox for this past weekend’s Vietnam Veterans “Welcome Home” event which preceded the Red Sox – Yankees game. On behalf of myself and the... »

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Welcome to Winthrop, Gov Baker — and Thank You!

Thursday, July 20th, 2017

Winthrop will have the honor of a visit from Gov. Charlie Baker tomorrow (Friday) at noontime when the governor comes to Winthrop Centre to announce the award of a $2.38 million grant to the Town of Winthrop for infrastructure improvements to spur economic and housing development in our principal business district. The funds are... »

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