Sports 02-04-2016

Thursday, February 4, 2016
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WHS sports roundup Girls hockey team defeats two opponents The Winthrop High Lady Bulldog hockey team enjoyed a successful week, defeating a pair of Northeast Hockey League (NHL) opponents, Medford and Marblehead. Last Wednesday’s 4-1 win over Medford at Larsen Rink saw the Lady Bulldogs come out skating on all cylinders, outshooting Medford by... »

Obituaries 02-04-2016

Thursday, February 4, 2016
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Marie Healy Retired NE Telephone Co. operator Marie T. (O’Connell) Healy of Winthrop passed away on February 1. She was 92 years old. Prior to her retirement, Marie worked as an operator for the New England Telephone Co. She was the beloved wife of the late Robert J. Healy, Sr. Born in Boston, she... »

Hanging 10 With Help from Jonas

Thursday, January 28, 2016
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Hanging 10 With Help from Jonas

Leif Hutchinson catches a wave off of Winthrop on Tuesday morning. The winter storm Jonas off the coast – which left about 4 inches of snow in Winthrop – provided some pretty stellar waves for those winter surfers looking to Hang 10. »

Houstle Uses Lots of Creativity to Engage Fifth Grade Students

Thursday, January 28, 2016
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Houstle Uses Lots of Creativity to Engage Fifth Grade Students

By Kate Anslinger Fifth grade teacher Katie Houstle has been recognized for her creative efforts to get students engaged in learning. Using her own songwriting talent and her background in theater and music, Houstle has given the students in her fifth grade class a newfound motivation to learn. She has taken it upon herself... »

School Board Discusses Making Math A Priority for Students at WPS

Thursday, January 28, 2016
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By Kate Anslinger The highlight of Monday night’s Winthrop Public School (WPS) Committee meeting was the ongoing attempt to make math a priority. Frank Woods, curriculum director, has been working hard to fulfill this significant goal in the district. “There are a lot of really exciting things going on with the curriculum now,” said... »

News Briefs

Thursday, January 28, 2016
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MAGICIAN TO PERFORM AT LIBRARY The Winthrop Public Library and the DeLeo Senior Center present magician Scott Jameson at the Senior Center, 35 Harvard St., on Wednesday, February 17 at 2 p.m. This program is supported in part by a grant from the W inthrop Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by... »

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