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Cancer-Free Councilor Continues to Help Others

Thursday, April 9, 2015
By Transcript Staff
Cancer-Free Councilor Continues to Help Others

WINTHROP – Town Councilor Rich Boyajian knows first hand that what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger and his journey with cancer has done just that. It’s been 19 years since Boyajian got the news that changed his life. He was 28 years old at the time, approaching his first wedding anniversary with his... »

WHA Upgrading Properties after Winter Damage

Thursday, April 9, 2015
By Transcript Staff

WINTHROP – The Winthrop Housing Authority is seeking bids to repair some of its properties that were damaged by the record-breaking winter and to upgrade the energy efficiency of others. According to Peg Lyons, executive director of the Winthrop Housing Authority, said they have spent over $3 million on its property in the last... »

Town Officials to Start Process of Crafting Law on Houseboats

Thursday, April 9, 2015
By Transcript Staff
Town Officials to Start Process of Crafting Law on Houseboats

WINTHROP – One thing is clear, Winthrop will have a bylaw that addresses the use of houseboats at area marinas, including Atlantic Marina off Pleasant Street. Officials expect to start working on a draft on April 15. The Town Council’s Rules and Ordinance Committee, chaired by Phillip Boncore, met last week to update residents... »


Wellness Week Starts with Sunday Expo

Thursday, April 9, 2015
By Transcript Staff

WINTHROP – There is truly something for everyone next week as Winthrop kicks off its first Wellness Week this Sunday with the Health and Wellness Expo in the high school gym from 10 am to 2 pm. “We’d like... »

Hermon St. Project Rezoning Put on Hold: Developers Seeking Condos at Playhouse Site

Thursday, April 9, 2015
By Transcript Staff

WINTHROP – A procedural question has forced the Town Council to postpone its official decision on the rezoning of an old church and theater at 60 Hermon St. Tuesday night, in front of neighbors and the representatives of Ocean... »

Police Blotter 04-09-2015

Thursday, April 9, 2015
By Transcript Staff

Monday, March 30 Party on Lincoln Street reports a residence there has lot consciousness but has awakened. Call transferred to WFD and EMS for service. Elderly party fell at Senior Center. No injuries detected. Party on Undine Avenue reports... »

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