Archive for August, 2017

Dangle Cup Hockey

Thursday, August 31st, 2017
Dangle Cup Hockey

LASER FOCUSED:  Adam Lundberg gets off a shot on net during the annual Dangle Cup roller hockey tournament at Ingleside Park on Saturday afternoon, Aug. 19. The popular tournament raises funds for Winthrop Youth Hockey programs. »

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Mi-Amore Hits a Record Month

Thursday, August 31st, 2017
Mi-Amore Hits a Record Month

By Kate Anslinger Residents Jeff and Susan Carson are committed to bettering the lives in the community and their non-profit organization, Mi-Amore has proven to be a success on many different levels. Since starting the food recycling program in April 2016, they have recycled $13,619 in food and are projected to recycle $16,200 in... »

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Town Council Committee Votes to Restructure Health Dept

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Tuesday night subcommittees of the Town Council voted to support the Town Manager’s plan to restructure the town’s health department. But  one area of the town’s health was not included in the proposal. The town’s Medical  Reserve  Corp, which assists in the event of a health emergency. Not only do... »

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Police Blotter 08-24-2017

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

Monday, August 14 An abandoned motor vehicle was on the 72 hour list on Hadassah Way. The owner came out and was issued a parking citation. Follow-up investigation on Winthrop Street. Officer spoke to the father and information was given. Follow-up investigation on Coral Avenue. Officer spoke to a family member. Car was vandalized... »

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The Impossible Dream

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

It was 50 years that the 1967 Boston Red Sox shocked the world of sports by winning the American League pennant after finishing in ninth place one year earlier. That team became known as “The Impossible Dream Team” with its array of stars including Carl Yastrzemski, who won the Triple Crown, “Gentleman” Jim Lonborg,... »

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Sen Boncore Moderates Forum

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

That was certainly an honor for our esteemed state senator, Joseph Boncore, who was called up by U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren to help moderate the question-and-answer portion of Sen. Warren’s Town Hall meeting at Revere High School. It was clear that Joe has developed a productive working relationship with Sen. Warren that will benefit... »

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Congratulations,Winthrop Golf Club

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

We congratulate the Winthrop Golf Club (WGC) on celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. The golf course is one of the true treasures in the town, and residents have experienced countless hours of enjoyment at the club. The anniversary celebration at the club was a great affair attended by members, guests, past presidents, and... »

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Sports 08-24-2017

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

From the Press Box A return to Hurd Stadium By: Jim Lederman The 2017 Winthrop Vikings football season kicks off Saturday morning at 11 a.m., when the Vikings scrimmage the Beverly ‘Panthers’ at legendary Hurd Stadium. The ‘Panthers’ played their games on the road in 2015 while they tore down the old stadium. A... »

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Obituaries 08-24-2017

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

Nicholas Karnakis Retired US Navy Commander Nicholas Karnakis of Vienna, VA, formerly of Winthrop, died peacefully on March 8, 2017 in INOVA Fairfax Hospital with his wife Nancy Nix-Karnakis and brother Andrew Karnakis of Medfield at his side. He was 85 years old. He was born in Astoria, NY and in 1946 his family... »

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Casa and Cares Host Drive-In Movie Night

Thursday, August 17th, 2017
Casa and Cares Host Drive-In Movie Night

Jenna Susi, Cailyn Benson, Sophia Soares, and Dana Marshall, of Winthrop High School, enjoy cotton candy and get ready for the first-ever Drive-In Movie Night at the Wonderland Marketplace in Revere. The fun summer event for youth and adults was staged in combination with CASA of Winthrop and RevereCARES. »

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