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From the Desk of the Town Manager- July 10, 2014
From the Desk of the Town Manager
The weekly newsletter from James McKenna highlighting some of the positive things happening around town.
July 10, 2014

Parks and Recreation is having a Beatles Tribute Band perform tonight from 7:00-8:30pm at Ingleside Park at the Gazebo.  Following the concert, there will be an outdoor movie, Disney’s Frozen.  Bring a blanket or a beach chair and enjoy this great evening!

Our Sunday, July 13th French Square Farmer’s Market promises to be our biggest yet! Here's who is coming:

Entertainment by Ralph Tufo
Silverbrook Farm
Windy Ridge Farm
Brookford Farm
Oakdale Farms
Hackleboro Orchards
Pinnacle Mobile Message
Winthrop Healthy Eating
Matt’s Amazing Smokehouse
Merrill Frank Pottery
Little Lemon Boutique
Jangles Jewelry
Piantedosi Baking Company
Chloe + Isabel
Kaleidoscope Soaps
Benny’s Crepe Café
Evan’s Deli
National Sharpening
La Petite Boutique
Treasure Sisters Stones
Next Step Living
Webster First Credit Union
Friends of the Winthrop Library
Winthrop Parents Network
Face Painting by Susan Saulnier

Additional dates have been set for the following Sundays: July 27, August 10 and 24 and September 7 and 21.

Learn more about the Winthrop Farmers Market at French Square at Keep up to date as they add new vendors by following them on Facebook or Twitter.

Call for Volunteers
The Winthrop Farmer’s market needs your help

“Many hands make light work” as the saying goes and the Winthrop Farmer’s Market is no exception.
The Winthrop Farmer’s Market Committee is asking local residents to consider volunteering their time to assist with the set up and break down of the markets on Sundays in July, August and September.
The remaining markets for this season will take place on July 13 and 27, August 10 and 24 and September 7 and 21.
The existing committee includes ten people who have been working on the planning and establishment of the market since last fall. However, several of the committee members are also vendors and others are not always free on Sunday mornings to help out.
“We could really use two or three more people, particularly on the market mornings to help set up and direct vendors about where to go and how to get prepared,” said Assistant to the Town Manager Joseph Domelowicz, who has been coordinating the committee. “Our volunteers have been great and this market wouldn’t have happened without them, but the hectic time now is on Sunday mornings.”
Anyone who is interested in volunteering to help with the market set up, or in some other capacity, is welcome to participate either by contacting Domelowicz at 617-846-1852 x 1013 or by emailing the committee at
The committee is grateful to all residents for the support they’ve shown to the market this year.

The Town is instituting a “carry in, carry out” policy at our beaches and parks.  If you bring any food or refreshments, please leave with your trash. During these busy summer months, trash can accumulate in the barrels faster than our DPW workers can pick up.  This policy will help ensure that our beaches and parks remain clean and a continued source of pride for our town.

At The Clock Tower Gallery
E.B. Newton School and Cultural Center
45 Pauline St., Winthrop, MA
Rick Macomber -~Light Minus Zero
Opening Reception July 25th 7:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Meet the Artist July 27th 11:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Show runs through August 22nd gallery Hours Thurs. 6-8 p.m. Sat. 2-4 p.m.
DP/Director and photojournalist Rick Macomber is the winner of four prestigious Emmy Awards, nominated~for eight Emmys in Videography and Editing and ten time first place winner for the Boston Press Photographers’ Association.

S.P.I.R.I.T.S. of NEW ENGLAND Paranormal Investigations of Winthrop is very proud to once again be part of the Ocean State ParaCon in Rhode Island this year on July 19th and 20th.  100% of all the donations will be given to the Autism Society of Rhode Island.

S.P.I.R.I.T.S. will be giving a lecture on their two night investigation of the USS CONSTITUTION and sharing audio and video evidence collected for you to listen and watch. The Convention will be at the historic Assembly Theater, 26 East Ave in Harrisville, RI., with many Vendors and Speakers for the weekend. Hope to see you there! Please call S.P.I.R.I.T.S. Founder, Ellen MacNeil~ at 617-846-0282 for more info or if you need help from our team.

Winthrop Town Hall 1 Metcalf Square, Winthrop, MA 02152
Phone: 617.846.1852
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