Category: News

School Option Choice Meeting Jan. 17

After months of briefing the community on the three school building options, the Winthrop School Building Assistance Committee will be having a joint meeting with the Winthrop School Committee to determine the preferred option tonight (January 17) at the Cummings…

LaCoy Trial is Underway

Jurors in the trial of John LaCoy heard opening statements and prosecution testimony on Wednesday.  Lacoy, a resident of Winthrop, is charged with second-degree murder for the homicide of Casey Taylor, 36..  Lacoy allegedly stabbed Taylor to death in August…

Varone Re-elected Council Vice Pres.

Paul Varone, councilor for Precinct 1, was unanimously re-elected vice president of the Winthrop Town Council at the first meeting of the new year Tuesday night at the Cummings School. Varone was the only candidate nominated for the position. He…

Taking the Plunge

Almost 20 local residents braved the cold winds and water to take their annual New Year’s Day dip at Yirrell Beach. These hearty souls are on the way out after the plunge has been taken