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A Great Reception for Joe Boncore

Friday, April 29th, 2016

Joe Boncore, who won the Democratic Primary for State Senate, attended Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s community breakfast Sunday at the Hilton Logan Airport Hotel and it was great to see so many people approaching Joe and congratulating him on his victory. Joe is unopposed in the May 10 general election and he will be... »

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Deborah Kneeland Keegan and for Kids Only

Friday, April 29th, 2016

The name “Kneeland” is a magical one athletically in Winthrop, where Bobby Kneeland, Briana Kneeland, and Nikki Kneeland distinguished themselves on the field and in the classroom. Bobby was an amazing running back for coach Tony Fucillo and a superb hockey player, while Briana Kneeland went on to become an outstanding softball player at... »

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Sports 04-28-2016

Friday, April 29th, 2016

MAYOR WALSH HONORS JILLIAN DEMPSEY AND BOSTON PRIDE HOCKEY TEAM Winthrop’s Jillian Dempsey and her Boston Pride teammates were honored by Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the City of Boston for winning the National Women’s Hockey League (NWHL) championship during an April 22 ceremony at Faneuil Hall. Dempsey is a graduate of The Rivers... »

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Obituaries 04-28-2016

Friday, April 29th, 2016

Vicki Evans Lifelong Winthrop resident Vicki L. Evans of Pleasant Street, Winthrop passed away at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston on April 20. She was 49 years old. Born in Boston, she was the beloved daughter of Albert Evans and the late Gloria (Olson). A life long resident of Winthrop, she was part... »

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Democrats Rally Around Senate Nominee Joe Boncore

Thursday, April 21st, 2016
Democrats Rally Around Senate Nominee Joe Boncore

By John Lynds First Suffolk and Middlesex State Senate nominee Joe Boncore and five other candidates that ran for the seat during Tuesday, April 12 special election put aside their differences and broke bread at Donna’s Restaurant last Thursday morning. The breakfast, hosted by State Democratic Committee Chairman, Sen. Thomas McGee, was aimed at... »

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Finn Raises $5,700 for Dana Farber Cancer Institute

Thursday, April 21st, 2016

By Cary Shuman Kristen Finn will be in the Winthrop High Hall of Fame one day for being one of the best softball pitchers in school history and for being part of a very special era in Winthrop girls basketball when the Lady Vikings went 21-0 and almost laid claim to a state title.... »

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Macero Not Chosen for Saugus Post

Thursday, April 21st, 2016

by Kate Anslinger On Tuesday evening, School Supt. John Macero received the news that he will not be appointed as the Superintendent of the Saugus school district, and he is very happy with the outcome. “I learned a lot during this exploration and realized how happy I am in Winthrop,” said Macero. “I wish... »

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Winthrop Runners Go the Marathon Distance

Thursday, April 21st, 2016

by Kate Anslinger Anyone who has participated in a sporting event can attest to the adrenaline that surges through contestants as they approach a finish line, score a goal or make a basket. The Boston marathon, however; is on a whole other level, as the entire city comes out to support the runners that... »

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News Briefs

Thursday, April 21st, 2016

MARINE MAMMAL SAFARIS On Saturday April 23, Save the Harbor/Save the Bay and Massachusetts Bay Lines will host three free Marine Mammal Safaris to search for seals and porpoises and share songs and stories of Boston Harbor and the sea. These free trips are open to the public. We welcome school and community groups,... »

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Police Blotter 04-21-2016

Thursday, April 21st, 2016

Monday, April 11 Ongoing domestic problem several problems involved. Caller reports that a vehicle just struck the portable sign at the Bridge. Female called to several vehicles parking in No Parking areas and some have expired inspection stickers. Officer reports one vehicle tagged for “No Parking Zone”, no other illegally parked vehicles. Caller reports... »

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