Latest Story

DCR Hires Engineering Firm to Assist with Beach Project

Friday, May 20, 2016
By Transcript Staff
DCR Hires Engineering Firm to Assist with Beach Project

By Kate Anslinger Residents came out to voice their opinions on the state of Winthrop Beach’s re-nourishment and restoration project. The $25 million project that was launched to provide storm protection and recreation for the shoreline, has resulted in an unappealing rocky beach. Recently, the DCR (Department of Conservation and Recreation) has hired Tetra... »

Teen Faces Hate Crime Charges

Friday, May 20, 2016
By Transcript Staff
Teen Faces Hate Crime Charges

By Sue Ellen Woodcock An 18-year-old Winthrop teen was released from East Boston District Court on $500 bail last Friday after being arraigned on charges of breaking and entering, vandalism, and allegedly drawing swastikas on a board in Winthrop High School. The drawing of swastikas is a federal offense and constitutes a hate crime.... »

Miller Field Debt-Exclusion Override for $9.8M

Friday, May 20, 2016
By Transcript Staff

By Sue Ellen Woodcock It took town officials a couple weeks to determine the best number for the Miller Field debt-exclusion override vote set for June 21 – now voters will say yes or no to keeping the project capped at $9.8 million. Tuesday night Councilor Nick DelVento, who also serves on the Finance... »


News Briefs

Friday, May 20, 2016
By Transcript Staff

Democratic Town Committee meets The Winthrop Town Democratic meeting will be held on May 25 at 7 p.m. at the Robert DeLeo Senior Center, 35 Harvard St. the agenda will include planning an end of the year summer BBQ... »

Police Blotter 05-19-2016

Friday, May 20, 2016
By Transcript Staff

Monday, May 9 Citation issued for marked lanes violation on Washington Avenue. Party brought a LG phone to the station it that was found at Almont and Revere Streets. Party called on the phone and spoke to owner who... »

Letter to the Editor

Friday, May 20, 2016
By Transcript Staff

Bothered by article Dear Editor: The Winthrop Sun Transcript is typically very supportive of our men and women serving in the the United States military, along with supporting our military veterans organizations such as our local VFW, the American... »

Search The Transcript

Recent Activity

Real Time Web Analytics - Buzz Stat