Archive for April, 2017

Local Students Work with Governor

Saturday, April 29th, 2017
Local Students Work with Governor

Governor Charlie Baker takes a selfie with Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito, District Attorney Dan Conley, Winthrop Police Chief Terrence Delehanty, members of the DA’s Youth Advisory Council, local students, including Julia Tracy, representing Winthrop, and other partners at Boston Latin Academy in Boston on Tuesday in support of a bill aimed at revenge porn,... »

Posted in News | No Comments »

DCR Puts Full-Time Worker to Watch Belle Isle Marsh

Saturday, April 29th, 2017
DCR Puts Full-Time Worker to Watch Belle Isle Marsh

By Sue Ellen Woodcock To those who frequent the Belle Isle Marsh Reservation Sean Riley is just the person needed to make sure the marsh thrives and that it remains the great resource that it is. Riley, a DCR Forest and Park Supervisor, will be working full-time at the marsh for the next six... »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Lt Scarpa Retires from Winthrop Police

Saturday, April 29th, 2017
Lt Scarpa Retires from Winthrop Police

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Lt. Frank Scarpa wishes he could serve a few more years with the Winthrop Police Department but state law mandates that he retire at the age of 65. Scarpa retires officially after Sunday from the Winthrop Police Department after 40 years on the force. He started as a reserve officer... »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Meet the Energy Guy:Frank Nitti Thinks About Local Alternatives for Winthrop Residents

Saturday, April 29th, 2017
Meet the Energy Guy:Frank Nitti Thinks About Local Alternatives for Winthrop Residents

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Thinking about all aspects of energy, from wind to solar and hydro power is Frank Nitti’s job for the town of Winthrop and the city of Chelsea. Nitti’s position in both communities comes from the 2012 green campaign with the Department of Energy Resources. With this comes grant money for... »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Community Input Sought on Search for Superintendent

Saturday, April 29th, 2017

By Kate Anslinger The School Committee is focused on searching for the best possible candidate for the one- year interim position that is expected to start on July 1, 2017. Over the next few weeks, the committee will be reviewing internal and external candidates and working diligently with community members, on a mission to... »

Posted in News | No Comments »

News Briefs

Saturday, April 29th, 2017

Veterans food bank May 3 The next Veterans/Families Food Bank will take place Wednesday, May 3 at the American Legion (next to Town Hall). Pick-up is from 10:30-11:30 a.m. If you are new to our Food Bank, then you must pre-register with Veteran Services. For more information call the Veterans Service office at (617)... »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Police Blotter 04-27-2017

Saturday, April 29th, 2017

Monday, April 17 Caller on North Avenue states that she wants her brother removed. One is in custody for domestic assault and battery. Party on Undine Avenue states that her neighbor threw a lit cigarette onto her trampoline and burned a hole in it. This was a small disagreement between neighbors. Peace has been... »

Posted in Police Blotter | No Comments »

An Act Relative to the Harmful Distribution of Sexually Explicit Images

Saturday, April 29th, 2017

By Julia Tracy, resident, Youth Leadership Advisory Council Good afternoon.  My name is Julia Tracy.  I grew up in Winthrop and last year graduated from Winthrop High School.  I’m presently a freshman at Northeastern University where I am studying child psychology.  Last year, I was a member of District Attorney Conley’s Youth Leadership Advisory... »

Posted in Editorials | No Comments »

Repeal of Obamacare is Back, and Seniors Risk Being the Biggest Losers

Saturday, April 29th, 2017

By Kenneth E. Thorpe As Congressional leaders and the White House restart negotiations on the American Health Care Act and look for other ways to curb federal healthcare expenditures, one program critical to America’s seniors stands to lose the most: Medicare Part D, the drug benefit program that has helped seniors live longer and... »

Posted in Editorials | No Comments »

Larry Holmes Was A Great Guy

Saturday, April 29th, 2017

The passing two weeks ago of Larry Holmes removes from our town a gentleman who truly loved the Town of Winthrop. Larry was what our long-time, late publisher Andrew P. Quigley would refer to as a “great guy.” For many years, Larry was well-known to almost everybody in town as the proprietor of the... »

Posted in Editorials | No Comments »

Search The Transcript

Recent Activity

Real Time Web Analytics - Buzz Stat