News Briefs


A Winthrop Center Business District and Middle School Vision meeting will be held Tuesday, June 28 from 7-9 p.m. at the Winthrop Senior Center, 35 Harvrd St., Winthrop. We’re continuing the conversation about how to improve the center business district and repurposing the middle school. Call Joe Domelowicz at 617-846-1852 x1013.



Tickets for Gypsy are on sale via the Playmakers’ website, and can also be reserved via the box office line, 617-539-1175. For ticketing questions or to make group reservations, email [email protected] Performances are Saturday June 18, Thursday June 23, Friday June 24, and Saturday June 25 at 8PM and with matinees on Sunday June 19 and Sunday June 26 at 2PM at Memorial Hall at Winthrop High School, 151 Pauline St, Winthrop MA.



Dr. Kelly Farquharson, a Winthrop resident and highly regarded speech language pathologist, assistant professor and director of the Children’s Literacy and Speech Sound Lab at Emerson College, will speak at the Winthrop Public Library on Thursday, June 30 at 6:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Friends of the Winthrop Public Library.



The Winthrop Fireworks Committee is excited to continue the long tradition in Winthrop of bringing families, friends and neighbors together. The Fireworks display will be held on July at dusk and would not be possible without our sponsors, donors and supportive residents. One hundred percent of the expenses for the Fireworks display depend on donations. The fireworks committee appreciates your consideration of becoming a  partner in making this year’s festivities a success.

If you would like to make a donation, please make checks payable to: Town of Winthrop Fireworks. Checks can be mailed to Town of Winthrop, 40 Pauline Street, Winthrop, MA 02152


The Winthrop Elks Brings ‘Em Home Committee has started the sale of the annual raffle tickets for a 3 night /4 day stay at Waterville Valley. Raffle tickets are selling for $5.00 each – some exclusions apply. Proceeds from this raffle will benefit Winthrop Elks Brings ‘Em Home and the Elks Adopt-A-Vet Program.

For more information regarding Elks-Adopt-A-Vet Program see Exalted Ruler Lori Bergeron, Chairperson Donna Wardynski, Co-Chairs Janice MacKay/Pamela Milton. Winthrop Lodge of Elks #1078, c/o Winthrop Elks Brings ‘Em Home, 191 Washington Avenue, Winthrop, MA 02152 or email to [email protected]

Thank you for supporting our troops and veterans


The following upcoming events are presented by the Winthrop Improvement and Historical Association.

Tuesday, June 21st

5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Strawberry Festival

Tickets are $6 and must be bought in advance. They can be purchased at Woodside Hardware, Webster First Federal Union, The Senior Center, The Chamber of Commerce, Brown’s Pharmacy, Winthrop Marketplace, Salon Luxo and Winthrop Public Library.

Purchase of a ticket also includes a tour of the Deane Winthrop House, if desired. For more information, or to volunteer time or a raffle item, contact Michael at (617) 645-0202.

Music on the Lawn

Wednesday Evenings

July 20th Big Band Music

August 3rd “Boston Accent” harmonizing sound of a capella choir

August 24th The Shenanigans fabulous Irish group

Saturday, August 20th

Classic Car Show at Ingleside Park

For more information on any of these events, please contact the WIHA at (617) 846-8606.



Call harbormaster

2:45 a.m., June 15, boat at pleasant park yacht club taking on water

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