Archive for December, 2018

Annual Snowflake Fair at St. John’s Episcopal

Friday, December 7th, 2018
Annual Snowflake Fair at St. John’s Episcopal

ulia and Maya Wallerce, and Bodie Bucholtz during the annual holiday Snowflake Fair at St. John’s Episcopal Church. Shoppers had a wide range of items from homemade jewelry, gift baskets,blankets and more to peruse; the Church also made lunch available to those who attended. »

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Cultural Council Fair

Friday, December 7th, 2018
Cultural Council Fair

Sandy Schiff from the Winthrop Improvement Historical Association(WIHA), shows off the new Winthrop Christmas ornament during the Winthrop Cultural Council art fair and show opening on Saturday, Dec. 1. »

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Plans on File for Somerset Avenue Development

Friday, December 7th, 2018
Plans on File for Somerset Avenue Development

Plans are on file in the town clerk’s office for a proposed development on Somerset Avenue at the site of the “old dollar store.” The developer will appear at a public meeting on Dec. 13 at the E.B. Newton to discuss the proposed development. On Dec. 17 the proposal will be presented to the... »

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Tax Rate to Decrease in 2019 Fiscal Year

Friday, December 7th, 2018

At Tuesday night’s Town Council meeting,  a presentation was made for the upcoming tax rate from Assessor Stephen Roche. After the presentation, the Town Council voted to decrease the tax rate for fiscal year 2019. Taxpayers will see this reflected in their January tax bills. The council set the FY19 rate at $13.18 per... »

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Rookie Flight Crew Gets Ready to Take off for Another Season

Friday, December 7th, 2018

For the third year in a row, the Winthrop Middle School STEM club came face-to-face with a few Celtics celebrities and JetBlue professionals. Last Wednesday, 30 STEM club students spent some quality time in the classroom and on the basketball court with Celtics center Aron Baynes, Celtics Mascot “Lucky” the Leprechaun, former Celtics player... »

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News Briefs

Friday, December 7th, 2018

Father Tom’s Live Nativity On Sunday, Dec. 9 at 2 p.m., come and celebrate the birth of the baby Jesus at The Holy Rosary Church, 1015 Shirley St., Winthrop.  For more information call 617-846-1210.   It is not too late to give the gift of the Winthrop Ferry~ It is not too late to... »

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Save the Harbor Hosts a Literary “Cruise” through the Golden Age of American Piracy in Winthrop

Friday, December 7th, 2018

After a rewarding spring, summer and fall of Sharing the Harbor with free cruises to the Harbor Islands, Marine Mammal Safaris and tours of Boston Light, Save the Harbor embarked on the winter phase of its Share the Harbor initiative. On Nov. 28, Save the Harbor, the Friends of Belle Isle Marsh, the Friends... »

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Residents Still Upset Over Airport Noise; Petition for Soundproofing Circulating

Friday, December 7th, 2018

The Airport Hazard Committee met last Thursday night and still the number one complaint is coming from Point Shirley residents, who have seen and heard a steady increase in the number of takeoffs from Logan Airport and over the Point. Neighbors have launched a requested for a soundproofing program in Winthrop. “That money comes... »

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Winthrop Middle School Drama Society to Bring ‘Beauty and the Beast’ to the Stage Dec 14 – 16

Thursday, December 6th, 2018

On Dec. 14, 15 and 16 “Beauty and the Beast” comes to the middle/high school to perform on the state of the art stage at the Neil Shapiro Center for the Performing Arts. The performances, which are under the direction of Britney Daley, drama teacher and director of the Winthrop Middle School Drama Society,... »

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Student Highlight:High School Senior Puts Kindness First

Thursday, December 6th, 2018

Mary Teixeira is known for her kindness and the genuine smile that is on her face at all times. The Winthrop High Senior is beyond busy with activities that she manages effortlessly, even as she goes through the arduous process of applying to colleges. When she’s not busy academically and with her various commitments,... »

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