Archive for September, 2018

Winthrop High Schoolers Clean Up Beach

Thursday, September 27th, 2018
Winthrop High Schoolers Clean Up Beach

Classmates of the Winthrop High School Class of 2021 cleaning Yirrell Beach an part of a town-wide clean up. »

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Resident Creates Musical Based on Experiences on the Golf Course

Thursday, September 27th, 2018
Resident Creates Musical Based on Experiences on the Golf Course

You don’t have to be a golf fanatic to get some enjoyment out of a new musical comedy about golf, luck and friendship. “I’d Rather Be Lucky Than Good,” will be hitting the stage at the E.B. Newton School in October. Whether you are an avid golf player or not you will find yourself... »

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EBNHC Opens New PACE Facility in Revere

Thursday, September 27th, 2018
EBNHC Opens New PACE Facility in Revere

East Boston Neighborhood Health Center (EBNHC) celebrated the opening of a new Neighborhood PACE facility on the site of the old VFW building at 10 Garafolo St. with state and local officials on Thursday morning. Manny Lopes, president and chief executive officer of EBNHC said, “I truly believe this is the best PACE facility... »

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Signatures Gathered to Put Marijuana Shop on Special Ballot

Thursday, September 27th, 2018

A group of Winthrop voters have begun the drive to collect enough signatures to have a special election with a ballot question seeking to ban recreational marijuana in Winthrop. Currently, there is a local moratorium on licensing any retail marijuana shops, and it expires Dec. 31. If the town takes no action anyone can... »

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School Superintendent Pushes for Seventh Kindergarten Classroom

Thursday, September 27th, 2018

At Monday night’s School Committee meeting, Superintendent of Schools Lisa Howard voiced her concerns over the growing kindergarten class sizes. “Having 26-5-year-olds and two adults in one room is stuffy,” said Howard, who also emphasized the challenges with bathroom logistics and herding a large group of young students from one end of the school... »

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Whale and Clams Wash Up on Revere Beach

Thursday, September 27th, 2018

It was an interesting week at America’s first public beach, first, millions of clams washed onshore early last week and on Friday morning a badly decomposing juvenile humpback whale washed up on the beach near the state police barracks. A curious crowd gathered to inspect the 25-foot male juvenile humpback whale. Some covered their... »

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Boyd & Turner, LLC Rooted in Community

Thursday, September 27th, 2018

He’s been in the insurance business for 32 years in Winthrop and now Rick Boyd is moving forward with business partner Paul Turner to create Boyd & Turner, LLC offering an array of insurance products for home, auto, boat, business insurances. “We started from scratch and now we have 4,000 clients,” Boyd said. In... »

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September School Committee Recap

Thursday, September 27th, 2018

During Monday night’s School Committee meeting, Superintendent of Schools Lisa Howard was pleased to announce that 92 percent of school staff members have completed their ALICE (Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate) online training. The training is possible thanks to a grant that was received by the district, dedicated to increasing an organization and individual’s... »

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Winthrop High Senior Rewarded for Hard Work on the Ice

Thursday, September 27th, 2018

Bella Perrotti has found a love for playing hockey, and over the years, she has rightfully been rewarded for her hard work on the ice. Last winter, Perrotti was nominated for the Shriners All-Star classic game which was set in motion to raise money for burn victims across the world. “When I was first... »

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News Briefs

Thursday, September 27th, 2018

Preparing Winthrop for Coastal Flooding and Climate Change Come to a forum about “Preparing Winthrop for Coastal Flooding and Climate Change: What to Expect & What We Can Do,” that will be held at Winthrop Public Library (Hazlet Room) on Saturday,  Oct. 13, from 2:30-5 p.m..  Sponsored by Communities Responding to Extreme Weather (CREW), Winthrop... »

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