Archive for June, 2018

106th Annual WIHA Strawberry Festival

Thursday, June 28th, 2018
106th Annual WIHA Strawberry Festival

Steve and Jean Stoddard, celebrating their 52nd wedding anniversary while volunteering in the Deane Winthrop House kitchen, last Saturday, June 23, at the 106th annual Strawberry Festival. The festival drew many to the lawn and the barn to hear jazz music and take in the fun scene – all sponsored by the Winthrop Improvement... »

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Chamber of Commerce Scholarships Awarded

Thursday, June 28th, 2018
Chamber of Commerce Scholarships Awarded

Last Thursday two (2) $500 scholarships were given out, one from the Winthrop Chamber of Commerce and the other from the Helen D’Alelio Family Foundation/Dunkin Donuts at the Bridge. Congratulations to the recipients of the 2018 Winthrop Chamber of Commerce Business and Helen D’Alelio Family Foundation / Dunkin Donuts at the Bridge Scholarships! Cailyn... »

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Three Town Manager Candidates Interviewed

Thursday, June 28th, 2018

The final three town manager candidates were interviewed in a public meeting of the Winthrop City Council on Monday evening. While all three have different backgrounds, they bring a unique blend of experience and education to the table. Michael Lombardo is currently employed as the town manager in Hamilton and has held the position... »

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Independence Day Festivities

Thursday, June 28th, 2018

Point Shirley Activities Fourth of July would not be the Fourth of July if not for the activities on Point Shirley. The first event is the Prize-A-Rama Raffle which will be held Friday, June 29 at 7 p.m. at the Point Shirley Association Hall, 1032 Shirley St.   2018 Prize-A-Rama Festivities for the 4th... »

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Independence Day Schedule

Thursday, June 28th, 2018

The annual Winthrop fireworks display is scheduled for Wednesday, July 4 at 9 p.m. The fireworks will be launched from Coughlin Playground in Point Shirley. The annual Horribles Parade will begin at 9 a.m. on July 4. The parade will start at the public landing and end at Coughlin Playground. The parade will take... »

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Helen Porter Celebrates her 100th Birthday at EBNHC’s PACE Program

Thursday, June 28th, 2018

When Helen Porter was born in 1918, Woodrow Wilson was President, World War I was raging in Europe and the Spanish Flu officially became a global pandemic. Porter, a lifelong resident of Revere and Winthrop East Boston Neighborhood Health Center (EBNHC) PACE (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) participant, celebrated her 100th birthday... »

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News Briefs

Thursday, June 28th, 2018

Raise Funds for Fireworks The annual fundraising for the Fourth of July fireworks has begun, according to Fire Chief Paul Flanagan, and yes, this year’s fireworks will be on the Fourth! Donation can be sent to the Winthrop Fireworks Fund, 40 Pauline St., Winthrop, MA 02152   HALL OF FAME NOMINATIONS Nominations for the... »

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Veronica Robles Cultural Center to Hold First Uniting Borders Multicultural Festival

Thursday, June 28th, 2018

In response to the U.S. border crisis, and the recent ruling by the Supreme Court to uphold the Trump Administration’s travel ban for some Muslim countries, local community leader Veronica Robles has decided to host an uplifting celebration of all cultures that call East Boston and America home. The Veronica Robles Cultural Center will... »

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Winthrop Native Serves on USS Constitution

Thursday, June 28th, 2018

A 2006 Northeast Metropolitan Vocational Tech High School graduate and Winthrop native will celebrate America’s 242nd year of independence as part of a hand-picked Navy crew serving on the world’s oldest commissioned warship afloat, the USS Constitution. Petty Officer 2nd Class Jeffrey Hammerman, an electrician’s mate, serves aboard the 220-year-old Boston-based ship named by... »

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July Street Sweeping Starts Monday, July 23

Thursday, June 28th, 2018

Motorists are reminded that the Town of Winthrop conducts Street Sweeping operations on the last full week of the month (last week with a Friday) from April through October between 7:00a.m. and 4:00p.m. on the day of a street’s trash collection.  If there is a holiday on the week sweeping would normally occur, sweeping is... »

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