Author: Laura Plummer

Council Approves FY23 Budget

The Winthrop Town Council met on June 7, when it approved the FY23 budget. Council Actions Council adopted the total FY23 budget of $71,649,095. That is a 3.54 increase over last year’s budget. Councillors also allocated an additional $55,000 to…

Ferry Is a Go for This Season

The Winthrop Town Council met on April 26, where it learned that the Winthrop Ferry would be in service this season. It also received the FY23 draft budget. Ferry MassDOT agreed to fund the Winthrop Ferry deficit for last year…

Council Names New Town Manager

At the Winthrop Town Council meeting on April 5, Council Pres. James Letterie named Anthony “Tony” Marino as his choice for Winthrop Town Manager. Marino was one of three candidates chosen by the Town Manager Search Committee. Pres. Letterie thanked…

Councilor Comment Draws Scrutiny

At the Town Council meeting on April 5, some residents called for the resignation of Councilor Barbara Flockhart, citing a public comment she made during the town manager interviews on March 31. While questioning an Italian-American candidate, the councilwoman referenced…