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Friday, November 18th, 2016

The 25th Annual Holiday Lighting The 25th Annual Tree Lighting and kick-off to the Small Business Weekend will take place in Winthrop Center from 3-6 p.m on Friday, Nov. 25. with the actual tree lighting around 5:30 p.m. Hosted by the Winthrop Chamber of Commerce, businesses will be open. There will be entertainment games,... »

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Police Blotter 11-17-2016

Friday, November 18th, 2016

Monday, November 7 Male caller at the Point reports a white pickup is stopping in front of houses and the passenger is going into the yards. Officers report searching the whole Point to no avail. Chief received a memo requesting a check on a veteran in town who is not responding to calls, knocking... »

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Letters to the Editor

Friday, November 18th, 2016

Thank you for all who helped Dear Editor: In spite of the fact that Hillary Clinton lost the Presidential election, there are a number of people that Tino Capobianco and I would like to thank for their tireless effort on this campaign. Tino Capobianco–supported and worked for Hillary Clinton back in 2008.  He canvassed... »

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A Great Idea That Has Been Delayed No More

Friday, November 18th, 2016

More than five years ago, the leaders of Winthrop, Chelsea, and Revere had the idea to establish a Health Collaborative that would serve the three communities and address issues ranging from wellness programs that include flu prevention, smoking prevention, and childhood obesity to the more serious issue of opioid abuse. However, the idea languished... »

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Sports 11-17-2016

Friday, November 18th, 2016

Miller Field Construction By Jim Lederman In June after the Miller Field vote was unanimous, I watched Mr. Speaker, Bob DeLeo announce the $2.5 million dollar grant for Miller Field. There was joy and excitement on the ‘old gridiron’ – A new Miller Field! Five months have passed and we have still not had... »

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Obituaries 11-17-2016

Friday, November 18th, 2016

Josephine Dalton Of Winthrop Josephine M. (Nastasi) Dalton of Winthrop died on November 11. She was the dear and devoted wife of the late Edward F. Dalton; beloved mother of Maureen Pingaro and her husband, Robert, Janis McFarland and her husband, Robert and Jacqueline McDermott, all of Winthrop, Walter Dalton and his wife, Kelly... »

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Winthrop Voters Follow State’s Choices in Election

Friday, November 11th, 2016
Winthrop Voters Follow State’s Choices in Election

By Sue Ellen Woodcock With a 77 percent voter turnout from 12,574 registered voters, Winthrop went with Hillary Clinton and Tim Kane with 5,193 votes over Donald Trump and Mike Pence who garnered 3,851 votes in Winthrop. Of course, much of the rest of the country backed Trump, who will be the 45th President... »

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Winthrop Principals Join Forces to Raise Students’ State Test Scores

Friday, November 11th, 2016

By Kate Anslinger Change is always scary. With the recent transitional phase of the school district due to the new high school/middle school, there have been several adjustments to other local schools. Gorman Fort Banks Principal Ilene Pearson and Arthur T. Cummings Principal Ryan Heraty who have truly proved that collegial collaboration is the... »

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Few Attend MWRA Fall Forum

Friday, November 11th, 2016

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Officials at the MWRA on Deer Island held a sparsely attended fall forum last Thursday night. It was noted that no one seemed to want to complain about the trucks, but they might have something to say about them in the future. Fred Laskey, head of the MWRA, explained to... »

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News Briefs

Friday, November 11th, 2016

Small Business Weekend The Winthrop Chamber of Commerce wants to highlight its members during Winthrop Small Business Weekend, November 25 through November 27, 2016. Winthrop Small Business Weekend is an extension of the Small Business Saturday model. Chamber members are encouraged to develop and share a special or shopping deal for small business weekend.... »

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