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News Briefs

Horribles Parade Fundraiser Set for Friday The Horribles Parade Committee and the Point Shirley Association invite residents to attend the Prize-o-Rama, the annual raffle fundraiser for the Town’s Horribles Parade. The Prize-o-rama will take place at 1032 Shirley Street, Winthrop…

Boating and Drinking Don’t Mix

A national news headline caught our attention recently: “Five people, including four from the same family, died in a boating collision on Saturday along a river popular with boaters outside Savannah, Ga., the authorities said. Four other people were injured,…

Letter to the Editor

On BOFA Closure Dear Editor:  On July 19, 2022, our Bank of America (BOFA) Winthrop branch will be permanently closed/the ATM shut–leaving only one ATM for the entire town at the busy and often dangerous intersection at Main and Pleasant…

Obituaries 06-23-2022

Louis Todisco Past Commodore of the Cottage Park Yacht Club, Past Treasurer Winthrop Youth Hockey, Former Winthrop Little League Coach and Member of the Knights of Columbus Louis R. Todisco of Winthrop passed away at the Leonard Florence Center for…

Strawberry Festival is Saturday

By Michael Herbert One of Winthrop’s longest running traditions, the Winthrop Improvement and Historical Association’s 108th Strawberry Festival, at 40 Shirley Street, this Saturday from 3 to 6 PM.  Volunteers will be dishing up a heaping bowl of strawberry shortcake…