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By adamg - 4/29/21 - 11:53 am

The Supreme Judicial Court today rejected a request by a man convicted of a 1974 Roxbury murder that he be freed because of Covid-19 concerns while he purses an attempt to win a new trial, as well as requests for release by two men convicted of a 1984 murder in Dorchester. Read more.

By adamg - 4/28/21 - 10:11 am

The driver of a 713 bus diverted his bus to a Winthrop beach where he wouldn't let the sole passenger on board exit as he ate his dinner and then tried to rape her Saturday evening, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office charges. Read more.

By adamg - 2/23/21 - 9:30 pm

WGBH reports on the allegations against Tino Capobianco, which emerged after the state attorney general and the former congressman endorsed him last week in his bid for Bob DeLeo's seat. Capobianco says it's all lies.

By adamg - 2/5/21 - 10:38 am

Winthrop School Superintendent Lisa Howard says state and federal investigators have joined local police in looking at who might be attacking Winthrop's Internet provider and making it difficult for students to participate in remote learning in recent days. In e-mail to parents yesterday afternoon, she wrote: Read more.

By adamg - 12/16/20 - 5:41 pm

Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo of Winthrop, is leaving his job for a new one at Northeastern University, Alison King at NBC Boston reports.

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By adamg - 11/17/20 - 9:32 am

The Suffolk County District Attorney's office announced today it's seeking court orders to vacate some 108 drug convictions that involved evidence certified as illegal drugs by Annie Dookhan, a chemist at the state labs in Jamaica Plain convicted in 2013 of just making stuff up. Read more.

By bostonpads - 11/9/20 - 1:30 pm

The challenges faced by the Boston housing market have been well documented in 2020. The pandemic has caused massive shifts in urban population distribution in metropolitan areas all across the country, and Boston is no exception. It effectively took one of the nation’s hottest real estate markets and caused it to come to a grinding halt as apartment vacancies soar all over the city.

By adamg - 10/29/20 - 9:20 pm

The town of Winthrop reports it has identified a third cluster of Covid-19 cases, this time linked to the Winthrop Golf Club, which has resulted in at least six cases among people who were there last weekend. Read more.

By adamg - 10/24/20 - 5:31 pm

The town of Winthrop reported today it's confirmed 22 new Covid-19 cases tied to "social events at the Winthrop Elks, 191 Washington Ave. and the Pleasant Park Yacht Club, 562 Pleasant St." Read more.

By adamg - 9/18/20 - 6:37 pm

Winthrop Police report fining a Bellevue Avenue man $300 for failing to comply with state Covid-19 regulations after officers responding to "multiple reports about a loud party" found about 30 people having a grand but largely maskless time, in a town that the state has ranked as having a high Covid-19 risk. Read more.

By adamg - 9/16/20 - 10:48 pm
Setting sun in haze over Salem

Rick Macomber focused on the sun setting in the smoky haze from West Coast fires over Salem Willows this evening.

Matt Frank watched the sun disappear into the haze over the Tobin Bridge from Chelsea: Read more.

By adamg - 7/28/20 - 10:08 pm
Plane at sunset over Winthrop

Matt Frank captured a plane landing at Logan from over Winthrop at sunset this evening.

By adamg - 4/20/20 - 12:37 pm
Egret with fuzzy feathers at Belle Isle Marsh

Roving UHub photographer Mary Ellen went up to Belle Isle Marsh on the East Boston/Winthrop line yesterday and reports the marsh was just full of all sorts of birds returning to the area for the summer, including a frazzled looking snowy egret. Read more.

By adamg - 3/20/20 - 4:11 pm

Winthrop officials announced today that an 87-year-old resident of the town is the first Massachusetts resident to die of Covid-19 infection.

In a statement, officials said: Read more.

By adamg - 3/19/20 - 9:56 am

Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins' office announced this morning:

By adamg - 3/12/20 - 6:09 pm

The Suffolk County District Attorney's office announced several steps this evening to try to curb the spread of Covid-19, including: Read more.

By adamg - 3/10/20 - 10:10 pm
Fog seen from Belle Isle Marsh

Nicholas Agri reports fog this afternoon made East Boston and Revere disappear from the view at Belle Isle Marsh in Winthrop.

By adamg - 12/12/19 - 12:07 am
Full moon over Winthrop beach

Matt Frank captured the waxing moon near the Five Sisters in Winthrop Wednesday evening.

By adamg - 10/6/19 - 11:01 pm

State Police report a Winthrop man who drove his 2007 Mitsubishi Eclipse convertible into a parked pickup truck on WInthrop Shore Drive around 3 p.m. currently faces an OUI charge but will face additional charges because both of his passengers died, one at the scene, the other at the hospital. Read more.

By adamg - 9/7/19 - 10:24 pm
Angry sea at Deer Island

Liz Lemongrab walked along a Dorian-tossed sea at Deer Island today.

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