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Obituaries 02-20-2020

Yvette Dans Winthrop’s greatest cheerleader A life devoted to Winthrop High School student-athletes Yvette Dans of Winthrop passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Feb. 11 at the Glen Ridge Nursing Home in Medford. The beloved and spirited sports fan was 70…

News Brief

Absentee Ballots Available for Presidential Primary Absentee Ballots can be mailed to you or dropped off at the Town Clerk’s office. Download your Absentee ballot form at: https://www.town.winthrop.ma.us/sites/winthropma/files/news/englishabsente e-ballot-application.pdf Early Voting Prior to the enactment of this new law, the…

Police Blotter 02-13-2020

Monday, Jan. 27 Fire reports multiple cars parked on both sides of the street, making it difficult to turn.  Police action going on will be clearing. Unit on scene states there is plenty of room for fire to get down.…

The (Climate) News Is All Bad

At the start of World War II, President Franklin Roosevelt reportedly said to his aides, “So far, the news is all bad,” referring to the reports from the front in the immediate aftermath of Pearl Harbor when the Japanese were taking…

Letters to the Editor

Supports Sanders for President Dear Editor, I support Bernie Sanders for President because his message is the most progressive in the bold ways we really need and he has always been the most consistent in his views. First let me…