Month: March 2017

Police Blotter 03-16-2017

Monday, March 6 Caller states Vatika construction on Woodside Avenue was broken into. Owner just got to work and door is broken and items are missing. Illegally parked car with three occupants inside hanging out, were sent on their way.…

Happy St Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is one of those holidays that brings a smile to everyone’s face — a day when everyone is Irish for a day. St. Patrick’s Day actually is a significant one in American history, marking the date in…

Letters to the Editor

WINTHROP MOTHERS OUT FRONT WILL PRESENT A FORUM Dear Editor: Winthrop Mothers Out Front will present a Gas Pipeline Forum on Monday, April 3, 2017 from 6-7:30 pm with refreshments at 6 pm and presentation beginning at 6:30 pm. The…

Sports 03-16-2017

From the Press Box On Second Thought By: Jim Lederman Two snowstorms in March, spring begins next week. What happened to the ‘Big Blue’ hockey team (17-3) in the playoffs? Miller Field Committee Awards contract to Gilbane Construction. MFC –…

Obituaries 03-16-2017

Richard Gaughan Member of Winthrop Elks Richard G. Gaughan of Winthrop passed away on March 9. He was 74 years old. Richard was a veteran of the U.S. Army and Army Reserve, serving from 1962 to 1968. He was a…

Lucky Winner

Eric Survilas of Winthrop is the sixth grand prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “$500 a Week for Life” instant game. Survilas elected to receive his prize in payments of $500 (less tax with holdings), every week for the…