Archive for October, 2017

MWRA Fall Forum Discusses What is Coming Up

Friday, October 27th, 2017

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Each fall and spring the MWRA at Deer Island hosts a community forum to update the residents of Winthrop on what is happening at Deer Island and last Thursday night the MWRA did it again. MWRA head Fred Laskey and head of Deer Island David Duest let people know about... »

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Police Blotter 10-26-2017

Friday, October 27th, 2017

Monday, October 16 Reporting party at Governors Park would like to speak with an officer regarding that the neighbors upstairs are making loud noises and flushing the toilet. This is an ongoing problem. She was advised to contact management. 891 request motor vehicle moved for construction on Pearl Avenue. Owner will move the vehicle... »

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Letters to the Editor

Friday, October 27th, 2017

Fiscal and Professional transparency must be applied to Winthrop’s Ferry Service Dear Editor: In a January 20, 2017 letter to the editor titled “The Winthrop/Quincy Ferry: Is it worth keeping afloat,” I wrote that real leadership is risky because it challenges entrenched beliefs, leads to conflict, and demands a hard look at existing systems.... »

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Enjoy A Happy and Safe Halloween

Friday, October 27th, 2017

Although mischief and vandalism on Halloween has been on the decline in recent years compared to what the parents and grandparents of today’s youngsters experienced in the past, it still is incumbent on every parent to make sure that their children — especially teenagers — do not engage in lawless activity and are home... »

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Women’s Health Forum is October 26

Friday, October 27th, 2017

The 20th annual Women’s Health Forum sponsored by Speaker of the House Bob DeLeo is set for this Thursday, Oct. 26, at Winthrop High School, from 6-8 p.m. This yearly event, which has grown hugely since its inception 20 years ago (wow, where does the time go?), is co-sponsored by the East Boston Neighborhood... »

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Housing Court Open to Local Landlords and Tenants

Friday, October 27th, 2017

The expansion of the Housing Court into our part of Suffolk County for local landlords and tenants certainly is welcome news in our area.  In our community, the majority of the housing stock is multi-family.  Given the large investment now being made by the landlords in acquiring property, and the high rents that many... »

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Sports 10-26-2017

Friday, October 27th, 2017

WHS sports roundup WHS boys soccer defeats Saugus on Senior Night The Winthrop High boys soccer team celebrated Senior Night in fitting fashion with a 3-0 victory over Saugus this past Tuesday, at which seniors Mateo Alzate, Marcus Ferreira, and captain Steve Tracy were recognized for their contributions to the WHS boys soccer program.... »

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Obituaries 10-26-2017

Friday, October 27th, 2017

Gertrude Elizabeth Jackman Of Maine, formerly of Winthrop Gertude Elizabeth Jackman of Kennebunk, Maine, formerly of Winthrop, died peacefully at Huntington Commons after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. She was 90 years old. A graveside service will be held on Friday, November 10 at 11 a.m. at Hope Cemetery, Kennebunk, Maine. Memorial donations... »

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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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