Archive for October, 2017

St John’s Episcopal Church Craft Fair

Saturday, October 21st, 2017
St John’s Episcopal Church Craft Fair

Michelle King, of Lost Art Crochet, wearing a skull-crocheted shawl, with Michael Bacon and Tim Burgers, of Jangles. The three artisans joined scores of folks who came out for the annual St. John’s Episcopal Craft Fair on Saturday, Oct. 14. »

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Winthrop Vikings Varsity Golf Heading to Post-Season

Saturday, October 21st, 2017
Winthrop Vikings Varsity Golf Heading to Post-Season

BLAST OFF:   Jack Sicurella is framed by the sand as he blasts his way out of a bunker at the Winthrop Golf Club on Tuesday, Oct. 17, in a match against Lynn Classical. The Viking golfers held their own, but dropped a close one to Classical, 37-34. The team wrapped its season up... »

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Football Game is On in Winthrop

Saturday, October 21st, 2017

By Sue Ellen Woodcock The Thanksgiving Day football game will be played in Winthrop on the new Miller Field. Those involved with the design, planning and construction of Miller Field are confident the field will be ready for the big game, including possession of the coveted occupancy permit. “Prior to Nov. 20 it should... »

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Town Council President Candidates Bring Opinions Forward in Heated Debate

Saturday, October 21st, 2017

By Kate Anslinger A heated discussion ensued between Town Council President candidates Ron Vecchia, Jeff Turco and Rich Boyajian, last Wednesday night in a WCAT cable television debate sponsored by the Winthrop Chamber of Commerce, WCAT and the Winthrop Sun Transcript. Past School Superintendent, John Macero, moderated the two-hour-long debate. The panelists included George... »

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Fire Chief Pressing for New Station

Saturday, October 21st, 2017

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Fire Chief Paul Flanagan could not stress enough the need for a public safety building that could house the police and fire departments at the Fall Forum on Tuesday night. The town manager and the town council held the annual Fall Forum with topics ranging from the Fire Department to... »

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News Briefs

Saturday, October 21st, 2017

ABSENTEE BALLOTS NOW AVAILABLE FOR ELECTION Voters who are unable to vote on election-day because of physical disability, religious beliefs or travel may vote by absentee ballot. If you will be absent from Winthrop for an extended period of time, you may submit a single application for all elections occurring within the year the... »

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Police Blotter 10-19-2017

Saturday, October 21st, 2017

Tuesday, October 10 Reporting party on Summit Avenue is concerned about his daughter’s well being as she is not answering her cell phone. The female party overslept and made contact with her father. Party on Ocean Avenue reports fishing rods stolen from his truck. Female party came to the station to report that a... »

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Announcing for Office

Saturday, October 21st, 2017

Perrin announces bid for re-election to School Comm It has been an honor and a privilege to serve on the Winthrop School Committee for the past eight years. During my past elected terms, I have learned a great deal about school finances, state and federal regulations, and the many opportunities our schools offer its... »

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Letters to the Editor

Saturday, October 21st, 2017

Don’t leave your dog in cars Dear Editor: It may be autumn, but warm temperatures still pose a deadly threat to our animal companions. A dog named Nigil recently suffered a horrific death after his guardians reportedly left him in their parked vehicle while they enjoyed Salem’s Halloween festivities. When they returned nearly five... »

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“They Did What?!?!

Saturday, October 21st, 2017

That was our initial reaction when we heard the news that the Winthrop School Committee had voted last week to reject an offer by the Boston Red Sox organization to have the Revere-Winthrop Thanksgiving Day football game be played at Fenway Park on Thanksgiving Eve. To our knowledge, this marks the first time that... »

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