Archive for July, 2018

WIHA Summer Concert

Friday, July 27th, 2018
WIHA Summer Concert

Andrea Filocamo Cataldo, Chris Murphy, and Kim Filocamo at the Concert on Lawn last Wednesday,July 18, at the Deane Winthrop House. The Winthrop Improvement and Historical Association (WIHA) sponsors the annual concerts, which have grown to be a very popular summer activity. »

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Art in the Park

Friday, July 27th, 2018
Art in the Park

Phyllis Davis Hargreaves detailing lace eyelets with gold thread during the July 21 Art in the Park event at Crest Avenue Park. The Winthrop Art Association sponsored the event. »

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Gallivan Selected as Curriculum Director

Friday, July 27th, 2018
Gallivan Selected as Curriculum Director

Saugus resident, Lori Gallivan, has been selected as the executive director of curriculum, instruction and accountability for the Winthrop Public School district. Gallivan, who officially started the position on July 1 has a strong history in education, including 22 years of both teaching and administrative roles. Born and raised in Easthampton, Gallivan ventured to... »

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Fire Chief Readies for New Building Feasibility Study

Friday, July 27th, 2018

Nobody denies the town of Winthrop needs a new fire and police station, and now the fire chief has the funds to have a needs assessment done for both fire and police. “The question is not do we need a station, but where to put it,” said Fire Chief Paul Flanagan, adding the study... »

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News Briefs

Friday, July 27th, 2018

SUNDAY MORNING  STREETBALL HOCKEY FOR ADULTS New adult summer pick-up street hockey at Ingleside Park in Winthrop. Early Sunday mornings through Sept. 2  Early start: 8 –10 a.m. Maximum three goalies and 16 runners. All adults 18+ over welcome. Mouth guard, shin pads, eyewear recommended but not necessary. Games and players confirmed on Saturdays.... »

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Shark Week is Back

Friday, July 27th, 2018

Ocean animals don’t always draw national attention, but once every year, they become a media sensation. That time of the year is back. First aired on July 17, 1988, Shark Week returned to Discovery Channel this week to celebrate its 30-year anniversary. The 10-show lineup launched with a bang on Sunday, starring the week’s... »

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How to Live with LimeBike

Friday, July 27th, 2018

Some people love them, some people hate them – but 4,680 rides on LimeBikes since June have been taken in Winthrop since they landed in town during. The company is based in San Mateo, Calif. and dropped 150 bikes around town. Each night the company scans the town and repositions bicycles to where they... »

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Polito,Town and State Officials in Winthrop to Fund Clean Energy Grants

Friday, July 27th, 2018

Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito joined Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs Matthew Beaton, Department of Energy Resources Commissioner Judith Judson, House Speaker Robert DeLeo and other state and local officials from 80 municipalities who came to Winthrop last Friday afternoon to award Green Communities Competitive Grants to fund clean energy projects at municipal and... »

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Police Blotter 07-26-2018

Friday, July 27th, 2018

Monday, July 16 Officer off with disabled motor vehicle at Brookfield and Lincoln Street. A woman and her two children. Vehicle is legally parked and owner is going to make arrangements to have AAA come and pick it up. Caller reports finding a child’s bike in the area of Veterans Road. He will bring... »

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Letter to the Editor

Friday, July 27th, 2018

ON SHORE DRIVE PROJECT Dear Editor, I am very aware of the ocean, my family has lived in our home since 1938 on Shore Drive.  We lived through hurricanes and nor’easters – would be extremely upset should a construction project do more harm than any of those natural events.  I have always been a... »

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