Archive for February, 2018

Letter to the Editor

Friday, February 23rd, 2018

MY Opinion and RECOMMENDATION Dear Editor: I could not be there this evening because I am out of the state. However, it was of the upmost importance for me first to convey my opinion as well as the recommendation of Town Manager review committee of which I chaired in Tom Reilly’s  absence in a... »

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Congratulations, Supt of Schools Lisa Howard

Friday, February 23rd, 2018

We join the entire community in extending our congratulations to Lisa (Gill) Howard  on her appointment as the new superintendent of the Winthrop schools. Lisa has excelled in her role as the interim superintendent and well-deserved the opportunity to continue to lead the Winthrop school system. Her previous work experiences as a special education... »

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Sports 02-22-2018

Friday, February 23rd, 2018

WHS sports roundup WHS boys hockey readying for their Journey to the Tourney   The Winthrop High boys hockey team played some of its best hockey in the past week against three state tourney-qualifying opponents, winning two games and tying a third. The Vikings had entered the week needing one point to punch their ticket... »

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Obituaries 02-22-2018

Friday, February 23rd, 2018

Wilbert ‘Bill’ Longfield Retiree of United Electric Controls of Watertown Family and friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours today, Wednesday, Feb. 21, from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Vertuccio and Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rt. 107) Revere, for Wilbert C. “Bill” Longfield, who passed away at home surrounded by his... »

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Annual Valentine’s Day Sale at St John’s Episcopal Church

Thursday, February 15th, 2018
Annual Valentine’s Day Sale at St John’s Episcopal Church

Parishioners enjoying the baked goods table during the St. John’s Episcopal Church Annual Valentine Day Sale on Saturday, Feb. 10. The sale featured a plethora of baked goods, cakes, cookies, hats, scarves, and tons of Valentine-themed trinkets and decor. »

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Howard Named Superintendent

Thursday, February 15th, 2018
Howard Named Superintendent

Lisa Gill Howard has been named the next full-time superintendent of schools. Details will be finalized when negotiations with the School Committee conclude. On Monday night, the School Committee met and member Gus Martucci made a motion for the word “interim” to be removed from Howard’s title and that she now be known as... »

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Talent Pool:Caroline Zuffante the Latest in a Line of Great Athletes

Thursday, February 15th, 2018
Talent Pool:Caroline Zuffante the Latest in a Line of Great Athletes

Caroline Zuffante is a junior at Winthrop High School, but she is becoming well known in the City of Lynn for her athletic prowess, specifically as the most valuable swimmer on the Lynn English High School team. Zuffante just wrapped up another sterling season for the English/Winthrop co-op team, receiving Northeastern Conference All-Star honors... »

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WMS Teacher Erica Foley Started Out as an Environmental Scientist

Thursday, February 15th, 2018

Sixth-grade science and social studies teacher, Erica Foley, didn’t always want to be a teacher. After graduating with a bachelor of science degree from the University of Maryland at College Park, Foley set her sails on becoming an environmental scientist. Her degree, from the college of agriculture, was highly specialized in natural resource management... »

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News Briefs

Thursday, February 15th, 2018

Chief Delehanty will plunge for Special Olympics Join with Winthrop’s “Team Toss the Boss” on Saturday, March 3, at noon on Revere Beach to benefit the Special Olympics when Police Chief Terry Delehanty will take the plunge into the icy Atlantic.  This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Special Olympics movement. Special Olympics... »

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Honor Roll Posted for Winthrop High School

Thursday, February 15th, 2018

The following students from Winthrop High School received High Honors.   Grade 9 Adyana Barbarisi Ayat Walid Carolyn Kinsella Colleen Ferullo Colleen Whittaker Danielle Carter Dea Alabaku Emma Soch Evan Smotrich Fabiana Wolff Grace Galuris Isabella Mahoney Jack Fobert Jami Snow Liliana Napoli Max Correia Michael Gillis Natalia Kirilova Rachel Farley Robert Floyd Ruwan... »

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