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WHS Students to Present ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’

Thursday, December 4th, 2014
WHS Students to Present ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’

The Winthrop High School Drama Society will be presenting the full-length play, “It’s a Wonderful Life,” Dec. 4-6. This sentimental Christmas classic emphasizes the belief that good will always triumph over evil, and that true riches are the treasures of love, friendship, and family. “We have a large cast and crew, and everyone has... »

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WIHA Selling Gift Cards as a Fundraiser

Thursday, December 4th, 2014

Looking for a gift idea or stocking stuffer?  The Officers and Board of Directors of the Winthrop Improvement and Historical Association (WIHA) are proud to announce their organization has been approved to sell major retailer gift cards. Under a special program for qualified Non-Profits, the Great Lakes Scrip Center has approved WIHA to take... »

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Councilors Transfer $340,000 for Items

Thursday, December 4th, 2014

WINTHROP – The Town Council settled several financial matters Tuesday night, transferring $340,000 from either the town’s Capital Stabilization Fund or from free cash to pay for everything from new voting booths to a new public works truck. The initial request from the Department of Public Works was for two trucks totaling $80,000 was... »

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Police Blotter 12-04-2014

Thursday, December 4th, 2014

Sunday,November 23 Party reports 16-year-old daughter is having breathing trouble (asthma). Party came to station to report a break to his basement. Caller reported he found beers in his driveway and does not know how they got there. Reports someone complained about possible low lying Christmas lights between two homes. Unit reports neighbors will... »

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Thank You, Peter Gobiel

Thursday, December 4th, 2014

The announcement by long-time Winthrop High teacher and Athletic Director Peter Gobiel that he will be retiring will leave a void in many ways that will be hard to replace. Peter is a shining example of a Winthrop resident who grew up here as a member of a prominent long-time family and who gave... »

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Letter to the Editor

Thursday, December 4th, 2014

What a great Town we live in Dear Editor: What a great community we live in!  Winthrop, where everyone feels safe, comfortable, and gets along so well.  People in this town are always reaching out to give a helping hand without asking for any reward.  They go the extra mile for others because its... »

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Sports 12-04-2014

Thursday, December 4th, 2014

Vikings win Turkey Day battle Defeats Revere Patriots by score of 14-6 in the 83rd annual matchup By Jim Lederman The 83rd game in the Revere-Winthrop rivalry turned into a holiday battle won by the NEC 2014 champions-the Winthrop Vikings. Revere held the high scoring Viking offense to two touchdowns, but the victory concluded... »

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Obituaries 12-04-2014

Thursday, December 4th, 2014

David Osborne, Sr. Avid golfer, sports and political enthusiast David G. Osborne, Sr. of Pleasant Street, Winthrop passed away suddenly at home on December 1. He was 67 years old. Born in Salem, he was the beloved son of Rita (Marguis) and the late Weldon Osborne. Formerly of Beverly and a resident of Winthrop... »

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Coughlin Park Ceremony on December 3

Thursday, November 27th, 2014

The Town of Winthrop will hold a ceremony celebrating the revitalization of Coughlin Park on Wednesday, Dec. 3 at 11 a.m. at the new park. Town Manager James McKenna will serve as the master of ceremonies for the speaking program. Speaker of the House Robert A. DeLeo, State Sen. Anthony Petruccelli, and Town Council... »

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Chamber’s Holiday Lighting Festivities Planned for this Friday

Thursday, November 27th, 2014

Ring in the season Friday, November 28th in Winthrop Center for the Chamber of Commerce’s 23rd annual “Holiday Lighting Festival” from 3:00-6:00 p.m. Nationally recognized magician and children’s entertainer, Mike Bent of AbraKidabra, brings his “Ho-Ho-Hocus Pocus” magic show to town the day after Thanksgiving.  Presented by the Winthrop Chamber of Commerce and sponsored... »

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