St Patty’s Day Dinner

Friday, March 17, 2017
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St Patty’s Day Dinner

Diane Sands and Patty Malloy celebrate fine memories of the Emerald Isle during the First Church of Winthrop’s St. Patrick’s Day Dinner on Saturday, March 11. Those in attendance turned out in their greenest green to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. »

School Committee Seeks 6.7% Budget Increase

Friday, March 17, 2017
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By Kate Anslinger Prior to the regular School Committee meeting, Winthrop residents had a chance to express their opinions about budget allocations, and there were a number of opinions offered. The School Committee is asking for $19,412,701 for the operating budget for fiscal year 2018, which begins July 1. This is a 6.7 percent... »

Officer Being Investigated Following a Complaint

Friday, March 17, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock A Winthrop boys basketball coach and police officer is being investigated following a complaint from a female student for alleged “inappropriate conduct.” As of press time, coach and Winthrop Police Officer Ignacio Oyola, 39, is still working for the police department during the investigation of the complaint. The boys basketball... »

News Briefs

Friday, March 17, 2017
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Centre Business District Infrastructure work meeting Town Manager James McKenna and the town administration invites the public and particularly those who live or work in the Centre Business District, to attend one of two informational meetings about the proposed and planned infrastructure work that has been proposed for Winthrop Centre. The next informational meeting... »

WIHA Hears Talk on Hurricanes

Friday, March 17, 2017
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WIHA Hears Talk on Hurricanes

 by Marianne Salza There are many low-lines and coastal lands at risk in the Boston area during hurricane season, June 1- Dec. 1, and much of Winthrop is a potential flood hazard. United States Coast Guard Lieutenant Commander Frank Kulesa spoke to Winthrop Improvement & Historical Association (WIHA) members about storm response efforts and... »

Lt Det Goodwin takes Winthrop Spot

Friday, March 17, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Revere Police Department’s loss is the Winthrop Police Department’s gain. Revere Lt. Det. John Goodwin will become Winthrop’s first deputy chief in the department and begins his new job on April 12. Goodwin, 55, was just beginning his 23rd year in the Revere Police Department when the job in Winthrop... »

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