Archive for November, 2017

Winthrop Holds Veterans Day Services

Thursday, November 16th, 2017
Winthrop Holds Veterans Day Services

American Legion members pictured at Winthrop’s Veterans Day Ceremonies, last Saturday morning, Nov. 11, at the Winthrop Town Hall lawn. »

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Winthrop High School Drama Society Starts to Rock-On this Thursday

Thursday, November 16th, 2017
Winthrop High School Drama Society Starts to Rock-On this Thursday

By Kate Anslinger If you were alive in the 80s, there is a good chance you are fluent in the lyrics from songs like “Don’t Stop Believing,” “Come on Hear the Noise,” and “We’re Not Gonna Take It.” But, you don’t have to be an ’80s lover to appreciate the show “Rock of Ages,”... »

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Recount Date to Come

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Council President candidate Jeff Turco has filed papers with the Town Clerk Carla Vitale to call for a recount in the council president race between him, Ron Vecchia and Rich Boyajian. But the date for the recount has not been chosen yet. The results of the election held last week... »

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EBNHC’s Winthrop Health Center Welcomes Dr Mothusi Chilume

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

By John Lynds East Boston Neighborhood Health Center’s Winthrop Health Center on Main Street welcomed the newest addition to its medical staff this month. Dr. Mothusi Chilume began seeing patients last week at the WHC located a few doors down from Belle Isle Seafood as one of four providers that see patients regularly. The... »

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News Briefs

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

Parking spaces for veterans House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo and State Rep. RoseLee Vincent joined their colleagues in the House of Representatives to pass two bills to support Massachusetts’ veterans. These bills build upon the Commonwealth’s legacy as the first state in the nation for the number of programs and services it offers to... »

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Search for New School Committee Member Following Callis’s Resignation

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

By Kate Anslinger School Committee member Laura Callis recently resigned from her position on the Committee, and the board is searching for a qualified candidate to fill her spot for the remaining two years of the term. For nearly two years, Callis dedicated her time as a committee member and was assigned to several... »

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Winthrop Charities Comedy Night Fundraiser Set for Dec 9 at WYC

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

The Winthrop Charities, led by U.S. Olympic hockey captain Mike Eruzione and family, will hold its fifth annual Comedy Night fundraiser on Saturday, Dec. 9 at the Winthrop Yacht Club. There will be a social hour with hors d’ouevres from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., followed by a show featuring three well-known Boston comedians. Musical... »

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Boston Local Co-Op Returning to Winthrop for Second Annual Shop Local Expo on Nov 25

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

The Boston Local Co-op (BLC) is returning for their second annual Shop Local Expo on Nov. 25, and according to the group, it is going to be their biggest retail event yet. The free event will be held at the old Winthrop Middle School gym (151 Pauline St.) from 9am-2pm, and will be packed... »

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Teacher Highlight: Peer Mentoring Program Inspired Kostegan to Become a Teacher

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

By Kate Anslinger Lauren Kostegan’s desire to teach started in Winthrop High School, when she was part of a Peer Mentoring program during her junior and senior year. It didn’t take long for her to develop a love of teaching, and she soon made the decision to focus on special education. Kostegan attended UMASS... »

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Telling Their Story: Author Features Winthrop Vet

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

By Sue Ellen Woodcock They have met each other twice – one is compelled to tell the stories of the men who fought in the Vietnam War and one is a man from Winthrop who was a leader in one of the most tragic battles of the Vietnam War. James Wright, PhD., and the... »

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