National Night Out

National Night Out – August 5, 2014.  The Winthrop Police Department in partnership with other local law enforcement and businesses presents a number of sponsored events for National Night Out.  Join them in Metcalf Square from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm for exhibits, tours, fingerprinting for children, live music and food.

Tobin Bridge Tolls

Effective Monday, July 21, tolling on the Tobin Bridge will officially convert to the all electronic format. In advance of that, MassDOT has removed the three toll booths on the left side of the existing toll plaza; drivers will proceed through the open lanes without stopping.  After the remaining booths are removed the lanes will… Read more »

Women’s National Snipe Championships and the Snipe North American Championships

On August 9 & 10 and 15-17, Cottage Park Yacht Club will be hosting the Women’s National Snipe Championships and the Snipe North American Championships, respectively.  Competitors from Florida to California, Mexico and Canada are expected. Among the competitors will be Olympic, World, North American, Pan American and National Championship Sailors. While the CPYC membership… Read more »

Legislative Lunch – Speaker DeLeo and Senator Petruccelli

Speaker of the House Bob DeLeo and Senator Anthony Petruccelli will be speaking at the annual Legislative Luncheon organized by the Winthrop Elks, Rotary, and Chamber of Commerce.  All are invited to meet with their state legislators for an update from Beacon Hill.  The luncheon will be at the Winthrop Lodge of Elks, 191 Washington… Read more »

Winthrop’s Happy Kids Entertainment

Winthrop’s Happy Kids Entertainment has teamed up with Beacon Photography to offer photo sessions with Princess Elsa and Olaf.  Children are encouraged to bring their memorabilia for autographs.  When arriving at Beacon Photography studio, kids can watch the Frozen movie on the big screen while their parents fill out the order form and wait for… Read more »

Town Wide Yard Sale

The deadline to sign-up in person at the Winthrop Chamber of Commerce office is tomorrow June 6th! You can sign up and pay online until Sunday June 8th.  The Town-Wide Yard Sale is taking place Saturday June 14 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., rain or shine.  For more information call 617-846-9898 or go to… Read more »

Economic Development Forum on Thursday, June 19

Town Manager James McKenna’s office and UMass Boston’s Edward J. Collins Center for Public Management, will jointly host a community forum on the proposed Economic Development Strategic Plan for the Town of Winthrop on Thursday, June 19 at 7 p.m. at the Cummings School multi-purpose room. Collins Center staff has been working with the Town… Read more »

Department of Public Health Study Released

The results of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health’s (DPH) study of the environmental impacts of Logan Airports on the health of residents here was released on Wednesday during a public meeting in Winthrop. The meeting took place Wednesday, May 28 (tonight) at 6:30 p.m. at the Winthrop Senior Center, 35 Harvard Street, Winthrop, MA…. Read more »