Month: March 2017

News Briefs

Women’s History Performance In honor of Women’s History Month the Delvena Theatre company presents “All the Present Women” on Tuesday, March 14 at 6 p.m. at the Winthrop Public Library, Metcalfe Square. Winthrop Youth Art Show Winthrop Youth Art Show…

Congratulations,John Macero

We join the Winthrop community in congratulating our Supt. of Schools John Macero on his appointment as the new superintendent of the Stoneham public schools. John was selected from a large field of candidates and there are many reasons why…

Massachusetts is No 1

Last week’s cover story in U.S. News & World Report that ranks Massachusetts as the overall top state in the nation comes as no surprise to those of us who have worked and lived in the Commonwealth for most of…

Letters to the Editors

(The following letters are a selection of essays that were written and selected by students in my 7th grade English and Language Arts classes at the Winthrop Middle School. The assignment was to think of a problem or suggestion for…

Sports 03-09-2017

Vikings fall to st. mary’s in hard fought division 4 quarterfinal  by Bob Marra/robertmarraphotography.com The Winthrop Vikings were scrappy and determined, but in the end, they simply had no answer for St. Mary’s mercurial Jonny Mercado, whose 29 points led…

Obituaries 03-09-2017

Judith O’Brien Of Winthrop Judith A. (O’Connor) O’Brien, of Winthrop, Hudson, NH, and Acton, ME passed away on March 2 at the age of 81. Born in Melrose, she was th beloved daughter of the late Francis P. and Julia…