Archive for June, 2018

Class of 2018 Gift

Saturday, June 16th, 2018
Class of 2018 Gift

The Class of 2018 donated this welcome sign as a departing gift, from their fundraising money throughout the four years at Winthrop High School. Pictured are Senior Advisor Gina Massa, Videographer Kaitlyn Singarella, Class President McKayla Norris, Vice President Alyssa Ferarra, Secretary Deanna Pucillo, Treasure Cailyn Driscoll and Senior Advisor Joannie Singarella. »

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Three Winthrop Nonprofits Receive Save the Harbor/Save the Bay Better Beaches Grants

Saturday, June 16th, 2018
Three Winthrop Nonprofits Receive Save the Harbor/Save the Bay Better Beaches Grants

Three Winthrop  organizations each received a Better Beaches grant from Save the Harbor/Save the Bay and the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) last Saturday to support free summer beach events and harbor activities throughout the summer. Friends of the Belle Isle Marsh received a $6,000 grant, Friends of Winthrop Beach received a $7,500... »

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Fake Gun Threat Puts Town Officials On Offensive

Saturday, June 16th, 2018

Police Chief Terence M. Delehanty and Superintendent of Schools Lisa A. Howard confirm that the Winthrop Police Department and Winthrop Public Schools have conducted a thorough investigation into a report that a student at Winthrop Middle School had shown another student a photograph of a firearm and threatened to harm others at the school.... »

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Council Passes Town’s FY19 Budget

Saturday, June 16th, 2018

Last week the Town Council passed a general operating budget of $50,703,576 for fiscal year 2019, a roughly 4 percent increase from $49,146,338 in FY18. The school department budget went from $19,341,310 for FY18 to $20,141,310 for FY 19, which begins on July 1. Additionally, Enterprise Funds for the ferry service, Recreation Department, the... »

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Winthrop Farmers Opening this Sunday

Saturday, June 16th, 2018

The Winthrop Farmers Market opens the 2018 season this Sunday, June 17, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. in French Square. The 10 a.m. start time is new this year in direct response to requests from customers and vendors. Customers will recognize many returning vendors including town favorites like Oakdale Farms, C&M Farms, Patty’s Guacamole and... »

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Winthrop Police Arrest Man for Allegedly Selling Cocaine in Town

Saturday, June 16th, 2018

Juan Berrios Jr.., 42, of Lynn was charged with allegedly selling cocaine and was arrested in Revere on Monday, June 4. Police Chief Terence M. Delehanty reports that the Revere-Winthrop Drug and Gang Task Force has charged a man with multiple counts of allegedly selling cocaine. Berrios Jr. was charged with: distributing a Class... »

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Winthrop Parks & Recreation Summer Activities begin July 2

Saturday, June 16th, 2018

Summer is fast approaching, and that means it’s time for summer activities. The Summer Park Program at Ingleside Park will run from Monday, July 2 through Friday, Aug. 17 between 8:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.  for children ages 6 through 14. The weekday program will feature crafts, games, sports and special events. Sports and... »

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Police Bring Shooting Range to Winthrop

Saturday, June 16th, 2018

The Winthrop Police and Harbormaster departments were able to do some training last week with Boston Shooting Club Mobile Shooting range. Deputy Chief John Goodwin said about 50 individuals practiced in the mobile range, that was  located next to the Larson Rink last week. “Our climate-controlled mobile range is 54 feet long with armored... »

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Police Blotter 06-14-2018

Saturday, June 16th, 2018

Monday, June 4 Caller on Crystal Cove Avenue states that she saw a man with a black face mask in a white van.  She is concerned and wanted someone to come by and check it out. 92 spoke with the subject. He is an Amazon driver delivering packages. Harbormaster found two Massachusetts driver’s licenses... »

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A Great Day for All Citizens

Saturday, June 16th, 2018

Saturday’s Boston Pride Parade, in which mayors from across the nation joined with Mayor Marty Walsh, in showing their support for the Rainbow Resistance, was a manifestation of the depth of support for the LGBTQ community throughout the United States. This show of strength is needed more than ever because it is evident that... »

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