News Briefs

Food Pantry

Winthrop Community Food Pantry has been in existence for over 20 years to met the needs of our population. We are now offering either curb side pick up or home deliveries.Please contact us if you are in need at 617-846-6884.

Winthrop Senior Center News

The Senior Center remains closed at this time. While lunch is not being served, Meals on Wheels continues to operate. Residents who are in need and are not currently on the list to receive meals through Meals on Wheels can email [email protected] or call (617) 539-5848, with their name, phone number and address to be included in the program.

Exercise with Ernie Sarro: WCAT will present Exercise with Ernie Sarro Monday – Friday at 10:30am on Channel 3.

For more information, please refer to the following:


Email: [email protected]

May Street Sweeping Starts Monday, May 18

The Town of Winthrop conducts Street Sweeping operations on the last full week of the month (last week with a Friday) from April through October between 7:00 AM and 4:00 PM on the day of a street’s trash collection.  If there is a holiday on the week sweeping would normally occur, sweeping is done a week early.

Town ordinance prohibits parking in a manner that impedes the street sweeper.  Violation of the street sweeping ordinance carries a $40.00 fine, and your vehicle can be towed.  Enforcement of the street sweeping regulations will resume on May 18.

The remaining 2020 street sweeping dates are:

May 18 to 22* (week of the 18th) *one week early due to the Memorial Day holiday on May 25
June 22-26 (week of the 22nd)
July  27-31 (week of the 27th)
Aug. 24-28 (week of the 24th)
Sep. 21-25 (week of the 21st)
Oct. 26-30 (week of the 26th).

CBD Infrastructure Notice of Night Work

Night work scheduled to begin on or about Monday May 18, 2020 is expected to be delayed until Monday May 25, 2020. Starting on or about Monday May 25, 2020 construction hour will transition to night work (8 PM to 4 AM, Sunday through Thursday night) to complete sewer main installation at the intersection of Somerset Ave., Woodside Ave., Bartlett Rd. and French Sq. Construction will take place on Woodside Ave between Somerset Ave. and Bartlett Rd. Temporary parking restrictions will be in place for portions of Woodside Ave. Residents should use the temporary parking lot at French Sq. during these times. Access to businesses will be maintained with parking access at the French Sq. temporary parking lot. An updated schedule and additional details will be provided in next weeks’ notice.

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