Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Saturday, July 24, 2010

Town Wide Mosquito Control Spraying - Monday July 26 2010 between 10PM & 12 Midnight

Town Wide Mosquito Control Spraying
 Monday July 26, 2010
 10:00pm to 12 Midnight


The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported West Nile Virus has been detected in mosquitoes in Winthrop. The Winthrop Health Department has made arrangements with the Northeast Massachusetts Mosquito Control District for a town wide truck spraying to be done on Monday, July 26, 2010 between 10:00PM to 12:00AM.

There are no significant risks to truck spraying. Safety precautions include: 
  • Avoid mosquito bites
  • Apply insect repellent when outdoors
  • Shut all open windows facing the street during the hours of truck spraying
  • Avoid walking pets during truck spraying
  • Remove areas of standing water around your home which can serve as breeding sites for mosquitoes
  • Empty containers around your home that might collect water
  • Swimming pools should be kept clean and properly chlorinated
Please call the Northeast Massachusetts Mosquito Control District at 978-463-6630 if you do not want your house sprayed, leave your name and address.

For more information on West Nile Virus, please check the Mass DPH website at www.mass.gov/dph

For more information on truck spraying, please contact the Northeast Massachusetts Mosquito Control & Wetlands Management District at 978-463-6630 and the Winthrop Board of Health at 617-846-1740.

To download and print our Public Health Fact Sheet regarding West Nile Virus, click here.

Thank you,
Winthrop Board of Health

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Town Wide Street Sweeping -- July 26 thru July 30, 2010

TOWN WIDE STREET SWEEPING
WILL BE THE WEEK OF

JULY 26TH THROUGH JULY 30TH, 2010
ON YOUR TRASH DAY.

PLEASE REMOVE ALL VEHICLES FROM YOUR STREET,
TICKETING AND TOWING STRICTLY ENFORCED.

Thank you, Department of Public Works

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Family Day at the Beach July 24, 2010

Family Day at the Beach July 24


The Chamber of Commerce 13th annual "Old Fashioned Family Day at the Beach" takes place Saturday, July 24 from 11 am to 4 pm. Yirrell Beach on Point Shirley will be the place for fun in the sun: see flier. In the event of rain, the event will be held on Sunday, July 25.

No need to pack a lunch as there will be hot dogs, sausages, and hamburgers on the grill, along with pizza and cold drinks.

Schedule for the day is as follows: 11:00 – Scavenger Hunt, 11:30 – Simon Says, 12:00 – Water Balloon Toss, 12:30 – Look Alike Contest, 1:00 – Adult Spelling Bee, 1:30 – Winthrop’s Got Talent, 2:00 – Hat Contest, 2:30 – Dance Contest, 3:00 – Hula Hoop Contest. There is free parking at the Town Landing, 651 Shirley Street; however public transportation & carpooling is strongly encouraged.

The "Revolution" will be doing boat tours of Boston Harbor at 10 am, 12 pm, and 2 pm for just $10 (first 100 people). Meet at the Town Pier at the Public Landing.

DJ Jeff Lyons will be playing music, kids can jump on the moonbounce or go down the water slide, along with raffles, games, and other activities. Special thanks to the Winthrop MarketPlace for their support.

Sand Castle Day at the Beach

7/10/2010 -- Parks and Rec - Sand Castle Day at the Beach


Event will be from 10a-3p

Contests, prizes, games, music, food

Click Here to Register for the annual Sand Castle Swim (Adult 16 & up, $20, Kids Swim, free) at PointShirleyAthleticClub.com

Rain date is Sunday, July 11th.

2nd Annual Battle at the Beach , Beach Wrestling with Sumo Syle Rules - Rudy Howard Coordinator

FY2011 Resident Parking Permit Program effective July 1, 2010

If you have applied for but have not received your
FY2011 Resident Parking Permit in the mail as of June 30, 2010

PLEASE CALL REVENUE COLLECTIONS @ 617-846-1750

They will look up your registration number(s) and confirm the mailing date or the status of your application.

Click Here for POSSIBLE REASONS THAT COULD DELAY MY
APPLICATION FROM BEING PROCESSED

Click Here to APPLY FOR YOUR FY2011 RESIDENT PERMIT

Click Here for HELPFUL HINTS regarding the Resident Parking Permit Program

Created & posted by MIS Department - July 7, 2010 at 11:25pm - mkaras

Cooling Centers OPEN Today, Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Today, July 7, 2010 -- Cooling Centers located at Rec Center on Golden Drive and 117 Putnam Street -- All centers will be open up until 8 pm.

Thank you - Publix Shoe & the Rosetti Family