Archive for November, 2017

Remember Those in Need

Saturday, November 25th, 2017

For the vast majority of Americans, Thanksgiving and the holiday season is a joyous time when the abundance that life offers is most apparent in a wealthy nation such as ours. But the sad reality for many of our fellow citizens is that the holiday season brings little, if any, joy. Those who are... »

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Happy Thanksgiving

Saturday, November 25th, 2017

Thanksgiving is a uniquely American holiday, tracing its roots back almost 400 years to the Pilgrims, long before there was even a thought of a United States of America. Thanksgiving is the ultimate family-centered holiday. It has no religious meaning, no national-celebration connotations, and no required gift-giving. It lacks the commercialism, religiosity, solemnity, and... »

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Sports 11-23-2017

Saturday, November 25th, 2017

Thanksgiving game at home provides one last memory for six seniors For Viking players and fans alike, Winthrop’s big varsity football game this week against the Revere Patriots will bring with it a lot more than the usual excitement that surrounds this traditional and fabled rivalry. By now, every Winthrop resident must have heard... »

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Obituaries 11-23-2017

Saturday, November 25th, 2017

Jerome Edward DeSisto Loved his family, to laugh, to paint, and loved Winthrop Jerome Edward DiStefano of Winthrop died peacefully at home on Tuesday, Nov. 14. Born in Boston, he was one of four children born to the late Joseph and Virginia DiStefano. He was a graduate of Winthrop High School, Class of 1958.... »

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Winthrop Holds Veterans Day Services

Thursday, November 16th, 2017
Winthrop Holds Veterans Day Services

American Legion members pictured at Winthrop’s Veterans Day Ceremonies, last Saturday morning, Nov. 11, at the Winthrop Town Hall lawn. »

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Winthrop High School Drama Society Starts to Rock-On this Thursday

Thursday, November 16th, 2017
Winthrop High School Drama Society Starts to Rock-On this Thursday

By Kate Anslinger If you were alive in the 80s, there is a good chance you are fluent in the lyrics from songs like “Don’t Stop Believing,” “Come on Hear the Noise,” and “We’re Not Gonna Take It.” But, you don’t have to be an ’80s lover to appreciate the show “Rock of Ages,”... »

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Recount Date to Come

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Council President candidate Jeff Turco has filed papers with the Town Clerk Carla Vitale to call for a recount in the council president race between him, Ron Vecchia and Rich Boyajian. But the date for the recount has not been chosen yet. The results of the election held last week... »

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EBNHC’s Winthrop Health Center Welcomes Dr Mothusi Chilume

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

By John Lynds East Boston Neighborhood Health Center’s Winthrop Health Center on Main Street welcomed the newest addition to its medical staff this month. Dr. Mothusi Chilume began seeing patients last week at the WHC located a few doors down from Belle Isle Seafood as one of four providers that see patients regularly. The... »

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News Briefs

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

Parking spaces for veterans House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo and State Rep. RoseLee Vincent joined their colleagues in the House of Representatives to pass two bills to support Massachusetts’ veterans. These bills build upon the Commonwealth’s legacy as the first state in the nation for the number of programs and services it offers to... »

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Search for New School Committee Member Following Callis’s Resignation

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

By Kate Anslinger School Committee member Laura Callis recently resigned from her position on the Committee, and the board is searching for a qualified candidate to fill her spot for the remaining two years of the term. For nearly two years, Callis dedicated her time as a committee member and was assigned to several... »

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