Month: June 2021

Council Approves Budget

The Winthrop Town Council held its first in-person meeting since the start of COVID on Tuesday, June 15, in the Harvey Room in Town Hall, where it voted on the FY22 budget. In attendance were all members of council, several…

The Gun Crisis

The recent increase in mass shooting incidents across the country comes as no surprise to anyone with an ounce of common-sense. The ease of purchase, and relatively low-cost, of assault-style weapons, particularly AR-15 semi-automatics with large-capacity magazines, makes it possible…

WHS Sports Roundup

Boys Track Team Nips Saugus, 65-64 The Winthrop High boys outdoor track & field team edged Saugus, 65-64, in a meet held last Thursday at Saugus. Chris Cappuccio led the way for the Vikings, scoring 16 points on the day.…

Obituaries 06-17-2021

Peter Kapura Graduate of Winthrop High School, Class of 1969 Peter M. Kapura of Winthrop passed away at home on June 9. He was 70 years old. Born in Hartford, Connecticut, the beloved son of the late Maybelle (Hutchinson) and Fred…