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The Opening of Our Beautiful New School

Thursday, September 8th, 2016

The opening of the new Winthrop Middle/High School building serves as a triumph for all who came together and worked so hard to make this wonderful day a reality. It took years of organizing, planning, holding meetings, and ultimately the town voting to go forward with this outstanding project. It’s a great time to... »

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Sports 09-08-2016

Thursday, September 8th, 2016

From The Press Box Opening the New Stadium By: Jim Lederman The Winthrop Vikings and Danvers Falcons kick off a new season Friday night at 7 p.m. in Danvers. The Falcons will open the new Deering Stadium. The game is the second opening game in a row for the Vikings. Last Thanksgiving, the Vikings... »

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Obituaries 09-08-2016

Thursday, September 8th, 2016

Gerald Turner Of New Hampshire, formerly of Winthrop Gerald L. Turner of Dover, NH, formerly of Winthrop, died suddenly on August 31. He was 36 years old. Gerald was a graduate of Winthrop High School, Class of 1997. While in school, he was played football and enjoyed being in the drama club. He was... »

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Why Can’t My Dog Do That?

Thursday, September 1st, 2016
Why Can’t My Dog Do That?

Mawie the dog leaps over trainer Mike Piazza to catch a Frisbee during a dog training demonstration last Tuesday, Aug. 15, at Ingleside Park as part of the Winthrop Parks and Recreation program. Piazza and Mawie delighted young and old during the high-flying and acrobatic demonstration. »

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30 Years and Still Going Strong

Thursday, September 1st, 2016
30 Years and Still Going Strong

The Winthrop School of Performing Arts had a lot to celebrate this past year.  In addition to several performances including a Holiday Show, piano, guitar and voice recitals, Acting Showcases and Summer Dance and Theatre Camps and two Dance showcases, the organization was marking their 30th year of teaching Winthrop how to sing, dance, act... »

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Marie “Jeanette” Ferrino, Wife of Judge Joseph Ferrino, Dies at 90

Thursday, September 1st, 2016
Marie “Jeanette” Ferrino, Wife of Judge Joseph Ferrino, Dies at 90

By John Lynds Marie A. “Jeanette” Ferrino, the late wife of the Honorable Judge Joseph Ferrino and a driving force in many East Boston and Winthrop organizations and social clubs, has died. Mrs. Ferrino died at the Kaplan Family Hospice in Danvers on Saturday, August 27. She was 90 years old. There’s an old... »

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Town Issues First ‘Air BNB’ Permit

Thursday, September 1st, 2016

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Over a year ago the Town Council called for a way to regulate “Air BNB”-type establishments and other similar room sharing arrangements Last Thursday night the Zoning Board of Appeals issued a special permit to Ken Goodwin and Jesus Magarinos who own a home on 30 Tilestone Street. They have... »

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Gearing Up for A New School Year

Thursday, September 1st, 2016

By Kate Anslinger With the first day of school right around the corner, the School Committee is working hard to ensure that the first day runs smoothly. One of the hot topics at the new building is the parking situation. The new school, which houses the high school and the middle school will hold... »

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New Diversion School Program Now in Place

Thursday, September 1st, 2016

By Sue Ellen Woodcock There’s a new school year next week and a new diversion program to benefit students, the schools and families will be implemented. Under the old method when a student is suspended for an offense in school they are sent home. If parents are  at work the student ends up with... »

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News Briefs

Thursday, September 1st, 2016

DELEO TO SPEAK ABOUT OPIATE ISSUE SEPT. 14 On Sept. 14 at 6:30 pm at the Robert A. DeLeo Senior Center, 35 Harvard St., Speaker DeLeo will address the community on the topic of opiates in our area and around the Commonwealth. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions about the recent prescription... »

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