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Fascinating Ladies’ Tea – Hat Making Workshop at the Deane Winthrop House

Thursday, May 17th, 2018
Fascinating Ladies’ Tea – Hat Making Workshop at the Deane Winthrop House

Friends gathering at the Fascinating Ladies’ Tea event hosted by WHA and Seaside Women’s Network, at the Deane Winthrop House on May 12. The ladies sport their newly made fashion accessory, headpieces with a touch of flair, perfect for Mother’s Day weekend and the Kentucky Derby. »

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Pat McGee Honored at WHS Home Meet

Thursday, May 17th, 2018
Pat McGee Honored at WHS Home Meet

Pat McGee (center) with her daughter Patricia Diaz and son Dr. Paul McGee. Pat was honored prior to Winthrop’s first home track meet in over a decade for her many years of coaching. »

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News Briefs

Thursday, May 17th, 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.   Loans Available to Help Those in Winthrop... »

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A Dawg Day Afternoon Dog Walking Service Opens Locally

Thursday, May 17th, 2018

A Dawg Day Afternoon will be offering dog walking and pet sitting services to the residents of Winthrop beginning May 7th, 2018/ This unique service provides small group, on-leash walks and in-home pet sitting, which is a welcomed alternative to leaving pets locked in kennels while owners are away. The walks are longer and... »

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Police Blotter 05-17-2018

Thursday, May 17th, 2018

Monday, May 7 EBDC faxed over a warrant for service upon individual on Shore Drive. 987, 100 and State PD off. All available units responding, suspect has knife. D4, Alpha enroute. 91 requesting medical. 91 following ambulance to MGH. 93 and all unit cleared. Report to follow. Party on Brewster Avenue reports an Amazon... »

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Not a Great Budget… Not a Bad One

Thursday, May 17th, 2018

Let’s get something out of the way right now: There is no such thing as a “good” budgetary year for cities and towns. We do not pretend to be experts, but based on our research (from writing our through the years columns for the past 30 years or so),  the only time that municipal... »

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Attend the St John’s Fair Saturday

Thursday, May 17th, 2018

We know that spring has sprung when it’s time for the annual St. John’s Episcopal Church Book, Cookie, and Plant Fair that is set to take place this Saturday, May 19, from 9-1 at the church at 222 Bowdoin St. The annual sale is a fun-filled undertaking both for the parishioners and our community-at-large,... »

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Letter to the Editor

Thursday, May 17th, 2018

Supports commission Dear Editor: When we look around our town, we can see that things are changing. Over the past two decades, Winthrop has welcomed communities of different colors and faiths: among our friends, family and neighbors, as well as our customers, colleagues and classmates.  All across America, these same changes are happening: sadly, not... »

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President Trump Could Accidentally Help Protect the Environment

Thursday, May 17th, 2018

No one would mistake President Trump for an environmentalist. Yet his immigration policies could inadvertently safeguard the environment. Here’s why: More than 325 million people live in the United States.  By 2065, that figure is expected to grow to 441 million. Immigration will account for 88 percent of this increase. If this growth materializes,... »

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Sports 05-17-2018

Thursday, May 17th, 2018

WHS sports roundup Girls lacrosse qualifies for tourney The Winthrop High girls lacrosse team secured its first-ever berth in the MIAA post-season state tournament with a 14-4 victory over Salem. The 2018 Lady Vikings thus have written themselves into WHS sports annals, becoming the first team in the program’s history to qualify for a... »

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