Author: Sue Ellen Woodcock

CVS Purchases Brown’s

The Ofilos family has been the owner of Brown’s Pharmacy, 214 Winthrop St., for the last 35 years, filling prescriptions and serving frappes from behind the counter. The family has announced that today, June 13, is Brown Pharmacy’s last day…

Lucerto Resigns From Council

Freshman Councilor-At- Large Michael Lucerto has announced that he will no longer be able to fulfill his duties because he’s moving out of town. In an email to the Town Council and Town Manager, Lucerto stated he was resigning effective…

MWRA Meeting Draws Small Crowd

The Massachusetts Water Resources Authority held its spring Deer Island visitor’s center community forum last Thursday night at there were a few impassioned opinions about speed, the clientele the island attracts and security. A small group that gathered was pleased…

Winthrop High Graduates 156

It was a perfect night for a graduation of one of the larger classes in recent Winthrop High School history with 156 graduates. Friends and family filled the Viking gym. Graduates were also joined by local officials, the School Committee…

Council Passes FY20 Budget

After several attempts to amend the Town Manager’s budget request the Town Council finally approved the FY20 budget figure (including enterprise funds, revolving funds and a one-time transfer for capital) is $64,866,135. The general fund budget of $52,546,470 is a…