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The Health Department is giving notice to all residents who would like to be exempt from mosquito spraying this year.

Please complete the form found on the town’s website at and return it certified mail to the Town Clerk’s office.  This form has a deadline of March 1st to be exempt for this coming year.

Please contact the Health Department if you have questions or require additional information at (617) 846-1740.


The Winthrop Parks Committee plans a Winter Carnival on Feb. 19 from 2-5 pm at the Larsen Rink and the Pauline Street Gym. The $5 admission includes ice skating (bring your own), gym access and a chance to win a door prize. Moon bounce, carnival games, food, drinks, raffles.


The MA Sports League Camp offers a variety of sports including bubble soccer, flag football, wiffle ball, dodge ball, kickball and ultimate frisbee!

Every day is a new day of fun and challenges for the children. Each morning at the camp children will participate in a variety of activities and will be placed in groups according to age. Time is allotted for water and snack breaks (please bring your own).

The camp will run Tuesday through Friday, February 21- 24 at the Pauline Street gymnasium/old middle school from 9am -12pm. Cost is $120 per child.

Register online at

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