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Letter to the Editor

Parking Could Suffer Dear Editor, At its last meeting, the Town Council voted to authorize the Town Manager to prepare a feasibility study for the implementation of a 6-foot wide bike lane on Veterans Road. The Council will review this…

Obituaries 08-22-2019

Robert Lee Benner IT Professional Robert Lee Benner, a 40-year resident of Winthrop, passed away peacefully sur-rounded by loved ones on Aug. 15. He was 63 years old. The son of Marilyn Benner and Ray Hyle, he grew up in…

News Briefs

Effective Immediately the Town’s Drop off Facility for Yard Waste Is Closed The accumulated tree debris from the recent storm has nullified the town’s ability to safely operate the facility.  The facility will remain closed until funds are available to…

Police Blotter 08-15-2019

Monday, August 5 A party came into the station to report that her Social Security number had been compromised. Caller states there is a delivery truck that was speeding down Court Road. He is now parked on the corner of…

Letter to the Editor

On Plastic Bags Dear Editor, Recently, Brad Verter, Founder of the Mass Green Network, reported that the Mass State Plastic Bag Bill has been significantly changed by the Legislature’s Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. The original bill,…