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New Chamber of Commerce Officers Elected

Wednesday, January 20, 2016
By Transcript Staff
New Chamber of Commerce Officers Elected

The new officers for the coming year at the Winthrop Chamber of Commerce were officially sworn in on Tuesday morning at the Chamber Breakfast that was held at the EB Newton School. Town Council President Bob Driscoll (center) administered the oath to the new officers. Shown from left, Clerk Christine Millerick; President Ann Vasquez;... »

More Repairs on Winthrop Beach Set in ’16

Wednesday, January 20, 2016
By Transcript Staff
More Repairs on Winthrop Beach Set in ’16

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) crews have wrapped up construction activities for the winter at Winthrop Beach, but more work is scheduled to be completed in 2016. “As a result a result of DCR’s efforts, last winter was the first winter in decades that the seawall was not overtopped,”... »

School Committee Preps for Future;Votes for PARCC

Wednesday, January 20, 2016
By Transcript Staff

By Kate Anslinger After much deliberation, the School Committee has come to an agreement that PARCC (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers) testing will be the most beneficial for Winthrop students. While there was some concern that students were being unnecessarily rushed into the computer-based testing that makes PARCC unique, it... »


News Briefs

Wednesday, January 20, 2016
By Transcript Staff

Free tax prep from CAPIC CAPIC’s VITA Free Tax Preparation Program starts on Jan. 25. This program offers free tax help for qualified taxpayers. CAPIC’s trained staff will assist with special credits, such as Earned Income Tax Credit, Child... »

McKenna Hires New CFO

Wednesday, January 20, 2016
By Transcript Staff

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Town Manager James McKenna has hired a new chief financial officer to replace the former CFO Tim Gordon, who left to become the town manager in Holbrook. Michael Perez, of Jamaica Plan, started work at... »

Police Blotter 01-14-2016

Wednesday, January 20, 2016
By Transcript Staff

Monday, Jan. 4 Unit off at school crossing for Ft. Banks School. Motor vehicle stop on Revere Street for marked lane violation. A man came to the station to report being harassed by estranged wife. A man came to... »

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