Archive for August, 2018

13th Annual Dangle Cup Tournament

Thursday, August 23rd, 2018
13th Annual Dangle Cup Tournament

Winthrop’s Charlie Page lines ups a shot on goal during the 13th annual Dangle Cup roller-hockey tournament at Ingleside Park on Saturday, Aug. 18. The traditional summer showdown brings together Winthrop hockey players from the past and present for one weekend of fun. The tournament raises money to help Winthrop hockey programs. »

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Annual Town Day

Thursday, August 23rd, 2018
Annual Town Day

Eight-year-old twins, Isabella and Sofia, enjoyed the annual Town Day festivities last weekend. Scores of families came to the park to take in the fun and games, sponsored by Winthrop Parks and Recreation. »

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Getting Creative with LimeBike

Thursday, August 23rd, 2018
Getting Creative with LimeBike

Kids at the Winthrop Public Library have been decorating a LimeBike for the past few weeks.   It was moved outside the other day, to be enjoyed as is, however, people are also invited to continue to add to it.   LimeBike lent the bike that was yarn bombed. Now people are invited to... »

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Faison Takes Reins as Town Manager

Thursday, August 23rd, 2018
Faison Takes Reins as Town Manager

Austin Faison, the new town manager got right down to business on his first day on Monday morning. He started the morning off with a department heads meeting and delved into his first Town Council meeting Tuesday night, including an executive session meeting to get up to date on some pending legal matters facing... »

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Ocean View Ave Pathway to be Updated for School Year

Thursday, August 23rd, 2018

Thanks to the collaboration of the school department, the police department, and the DPW, there will be a new footpath for high school and middle school students to access just in time for the upcoming school year. The updates will be made to the area that runs from Ocean View Avenue alongside the tennis... »

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Town Council Backs National Grid Workers with Moratorium

Thursday, August 23rd, 2018

The Winthrop Town Council voted for a resolution implementing a moratorium on new gas main permits in town. In doing so Winthrop joined many other communities in the moratorium including Revere, Cambridge, Everett, Malden and Melrose. The moritoriuam does allow for emergency permits. Tuesday night Rocco Leo, a locked out National Grid employee from... »

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News Briefs

Thursday, August 23rd, 2018

Winthrop Dems to Host Candidates Night On Tuesday, Aug. 28, from 7-9 p.m., the Winthrop Democratic Town Committee will host its annual summer reception at GoGo on the Ocean (561 Shirley St., Winthrop). There will be light refreshments, a cash bar, and the opportunity to meet and network with local Democrats, elected officials, and... »

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East Boston District Court’s Chief of Probation Tassinari Retires

Thursday, August 23rd, 2018

After 34 years working for the Probation Department and the last six as East Boston District Court’s Chief of Probation Thomas Tassinari officially retired last week. Tassinari, who came over to Eastie’s courthouse from Chelsea’s probation department following the retirement of former Chief of Probation Dave Arinella’s in 2012, had a stellar career reforming... »

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Massport CEO Thomas Glynn Announces Intention to Step Down

Thursday, August 23rd, 2018

After six years as head of Massport, CEO Thomas Glynn announced last week that he would step down from the post in November, a year earlier than his contract. Glynn said his last days at Massport will be in November even though his contract will expire in 2019. “This is a great job, but... »

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State Primary Two Weeks Off – What You Should Know

Thursday, August 23rd, 2018

Voters will go to the poles Sept. 4 and Town Clerk Carla Vitale wanted to share information about everything from absentee ballots to parking. The polling places are: Precinct 1 – Winthrop Middle/High School, 400 Main St. Precinct 2 – Arthur T. Cummings School at 40 Hermon St. Precinct 3 – Winthrop Middle/High School,... »

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