Month: December 2015

News Briefs

TREASURER GOLDBERG AND ABCC KICK OFF “OPERATION SAFE HOLIDAYS” The Massachusetts Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission (ABCC) this holiday season will focus efforts on bars across the Commonwealth known to have sold alcohol to convicted drunk drivers, Treasurer Deb Goldberg announced…

Peter Grimes

The news of the passing of Peter Grimes, who was an integral member of the Winthrop community for his entire life, brought a lot of sadness not only to those of us who are of Peter’s generation, but also to…

Chief David Higginbotham

Former Fire Chief David Higginbotham, who passed away this week at the age of 78, was a consummate professional who devoted his entire life to making Winthrop a better place for his family, friends, and neighbors. Dave was a lifelong…

Sports 12-03-2015

From the Press Box sponsored by: Winthrop Book depot & café A Viking Celebration By: Jim Lederman A capacity crowd filled Harry Della Russo Stadium, waiting to celebrate a victory for the Patriots over their archrival Vikings! A win would…

Obituaries 12-03-2015

David W. Higginbotham Retired fire chief, of Winthrop David W. Higginbotham of Adams St., Winthrop passed away at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston on November 28, 2015. He was 78 years old. Born in Chelsea, he was the beloved…