Archive for December, 2017

Search for Town Manager Slated to Start Over Again

Friday, December 22nd, 2017

By Sue Ellen Woodcock The Town Manager Search Committee will be putting out a second advertisement in January to increase the pool of Town Manager candidates. The first advertisement for the position drew 11 applicants, with two coming from out of state. One candidate flew in from Minnesota to be interviewed recently. Some candidates... »

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Santa’s Traveling the Town with Winthrop Firefighters on Dec 24

Friday, December 22nd, 2017

The annual arrival of Santa in Winthrop on top of a firetruck will happen on Dec. 24. The following is his estimated schedule and route: 4:30 p.m.**Start at Deer Island to Tafts**Tafts to Elliot**left on Elliot to Church Square**left on Shirley to Triton**down Triton to Bay View**Bay View to Shirley**left on Shirley to Crystal... »

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MCAS Scores on the Rise Across District

Friday, December 22nd, 2017

By Kate Anslinger All of the school principals were present at Monday night’s School Committee meeting, and they brought an early Christmas present for the community. MCAS test scores are on the rise. The good news started when Gorman Fort Banks Principal Ilene Pearson shared that the second grade DIBELS (Dynamic Indicators of Basic... »

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News Briefs

Friday, December 22nd, 2017

Christmas Services  Christmas worship services at St. John’s Episcopal Church (corner of Bowdoin and Buchanan streets, Winthrop) are as follows: Dec. 24 – 5:30 p.m. Family Mass and 11 p.m. Midnight Mass. Dec. 25 – 10 a.m. Mass with carols.   Bring a light and shine it bright While most of us have the freedom... »

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Educating Students and Parents on Vaping is a Top Priority

Friday, December 22nd, 2017

By Kate Anslinger Vaping. We’ve all heard about it, but what exactly is it? The mysterious handheld electronic device has recently been the cause of curiosity amongst parents, teachers and even students. Also known as an e-cigarette, the gadget is designed to provide a nicotine high in a more sophisticated manner than a cigarette.... »

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Special Education ESP Strives to Create a Joyful Learning Environment for Students

Friday, December 22nd, 2017

By Kate Anslinger Andrew Carver is no stranger to the Winthrop school district. In fact, he is a Special Education ESP (Education Support Personnel) at the Gorman Fort Banks School, where he attended second grade in a classroom led by Mrs. Polo, a teacher who he now works alongside. Carver, who is originally from... »

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Police Blotter 12-21-2017

Friday, December 22nd, 2017

Monday, Dec. 11 Parking complaint on Shirley Street led to G&J towing the vehicle, but it was cancelled as the owner put the vehicle on private property. A citation was issued. Party came to the station to state that he lent a friend his vehicle in the spring and has been trying to get... »

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Enjoy the Holidays — Safely

Friday, December 22nd, 2017

Christmas this year is part of a three-day weekend, which means that for many of us, we will be indulging in the “Christmas spirt” early and often. By no means do we wish to cast negative thoughts, but we would be remiss if we did not remind all of our readers to enjoy the... »

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Enjoy the Holiday Season

Friday, December 22nd, 2017

This is a wonderful time of the year, to paraphrase the song, with holiday music playing in the malls and on our car radios, resurrecting our earliest childhood memories — even for the younger set — of Christmases-past. We choose just the right tree, decorate it carefully with our family-heirloom ornaments, and when we... »

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Sports 12-21-2017

Friday, December 22nd, 2017

WHS sports roundup WHS hockey team wins opener, 3-0 The Winthrop High boys hockey team opened its season in impressive fashion with a 3-0 victory at non-league rival Mansfield last Wednesday. After a scoreless first period, freshman Joe Holgersen lit the lamp for the first Viking goal of the season, assisted by junior Chris... »

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