Archive for April, 2018

An Evening of Comedy for CASA

Saturday, April 28th, 2018
An Evening of Comedy for CASA

Marylou Osborne, president; Leighann Eruzione, Community Liason; Brenda Curry, co-founder; and Amy Epstein, executive director, during an Evening of Comedy for CASA. Stand-up comic Jimmy Tingle performed his “Humor for Humanity” show at Winthrop High School during a fundraiser for CASA. »

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Committees Come Together to Improve Quality of Life in Town

Saturday, April 28th, 2018

The Board of Health and the Airport Hazards Advisory Committee plan on working together to educate the public about health issues in town. At Tuesday night’s Board of Health meeting, members discussed the impacts of asthma and COPD in Winthrop and how particulate matter is connected. New member Dr. Astrid Weins said she intends... »

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Plans are Underway for the 2018 Farmer’s Market

Saturday, April 28th, 2018

Plans are underway to launch the 2018 Winthrop Farmer’s market. While no dates have been set, there are 17 approved vendors so far. Under the direction of Donna Sears, the market will have a couple of changes this year. First, the location of the market will be on the Walden Street basketball courts. So... »

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Acone Hockey Tournament Set for Saturday, April 28

Saturday, April 28th, 2018

The Stephen Acone Memorial “Over 40” Hockey Tournament will be held Saturday, April 28, at 10 a.m., at the Larsen Skating Rink. Stephen “Punky” Acone was born and raised in Winthrop. His true love was hockey and he was the original “rink rat.” Stephen known to his friends, co-workers and teammates, as Punky was... »

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Global Energy in the Heart of Winthrop Center

Saturday, April 28th, 2018

Small and medium-sized businesses in Winthrop may benefit from a service that will provide value and cost efficiency when it comes to electricity, natural gas and renewable energy. Joe Gugino, business development manager for Global Energy, presented these options at an open house held last week at Inc.Ubate co-working space. “Similar to an independent... »

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Appreciation:James Matarazzo, Library Trustee Dies

Saturday, April 28th, 2018

Longtime library supporter and trustee of the Winthrop Public Library James Matarazzo passed away April 17 surrounded by his family at the age of 77. For over 50 years he worked at Simmons College in the School of Library and Information Science. Said colleague Shelley Quezada Jim had a tremendous impact on many hundreds... »

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News Briefs

Saturday, April 28th, 2018

Art show this weekend The Winthrop Arts Association Spring Art Festival will be held Saturday, April 28 from noon -6 p.m. and Sunday, April 29 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. with a reception from 2-4 p.m. The festival will be held at the EB Newton School, 45 Pauline St. For more info contact... »

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History Teacher Reflects on How Technology has Changed Teaching

Saturday, April 28th, 2018

History teacher Matt Walton remembers when he used to have to use a portable CD player in his classroom to play CDs of great historical speeches for his students. He has seen firsthand how far teaching has come as a result of technology’s major progression. “Students are now able to access almost any primary... »

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Police Blotter 04-26-2018

Saturday, April 28th, 2018

Monday, April 16 Caller on Siren Street complained about people in the rooming house throwing trash into the street. Unit spoke to individual throwing out the trash who said he was cleaning out an apartment. A disposal company will be there to move the bin closer to the house. Individual came into the station... »

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Letter to the Editor

Saturday, April 28th, 2018

New Silver Line Service Offers Better Winthrop Seaport South Station Connection Dear Editor: This past weekend, the MBTA launched it’s long awaited Silver Line (SL3) service between South Station, Seaport, Logan Airport/Blue Line and Chelsea. While most of the media buzz has been about the benefits this brings to Chelsea commuters- which are indeed... »

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