News

WHS Students to Present ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’

Thursday, December 4, 2014
By Transcript Staff
WHS Students to Present ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’

The Winthrop High School Drama Society will be presenting the full-length play, “It’s a Wonderful Life,” Dec. 4-6. This sentimental Christmas classic emphasizes the belief that good will always triumph over evil, and that true riches are the treasures of love, friendship, and family. “We have a large cast and crew, and everyone has... »

WIHA Selling Gift Cards as a Fundraiser

Thursday, December 4, 2014
By Transcript Staff

Looking for a gift idea or stocking stuffer?  The Officers and Board of Directors of the Winthrop Improvement and Historical Association (WIHA) are proud to announce their organization has been approved to sell major retailer gift cards. Under a special program for qualified Non-Profits, the Great Lakes Scrip Center has approved WIHA to take... »

Councilors Transfer $340,000 for Items

Thursday, December 4, 2014
By Transcript Staff

WINTHROP – The Town Council settled several financial matters Tuesday night, transferring $340,000 from either the town’s Capital Stabilization Fund or from free cash to pay for everything from new voting booths to a new public works truck. The initial request from the Department of Public Works was for two trucks totaling $80,000 was... »

Local Thespian to be in ‘Velveteen Rabbit’ Opening on Friday

Thursday, December 4, 2014
By Cary Shuman

Twelve-year-old Heather Buccini of Winthrop is set to perform in Boston Children’s Theatre’s magical production of “The Velveteen Rabbit,” that opens Friday at Endicott College’s Manninen Center for the Arts in Beverly. It’s been a busy year for the talented young actress. Heather has appeared in the Winthrop Playmaker’s production of “Alice in Wonderland”... »

Coughlin Park Ceremony on December 3

Thursday, November 27, 2014
By Transcript Staff

The Town of Winthrop will hold a ceremony celebrating the revitalization of Coughlin Park on Wednesday, Dec. 3 at 11 a.m. at the new park. Town Manager James McKenna will serve as the master of ceremonies for the speaking program. Speaker of the House Robert A. DeLeo, State Sen. Anthony Petruccelli, and Town Council... »

Chamber’s Holiday Lighting Festivities Planned for this Friday

Thursday, November 27, 2014
By Transcript Staff

Ring in the season Friday, November 28th in Winthrop Center for the Chamber of Commerce’s 23rd annual “Holiday Lighting Festival” from 3:00-6:00 p.m. Nationally recognized magician and children’s entertainer, Mike Bent of AbraKidabra, brings his “Ho-Ho-Hocus Pocus” magic show to town the day after Thanksgiving.  Presented by the Winthrop Chamber of Commerce and sponsored... »

Final days for Military Exhibit

Thursday, November 27, 2014
By Transcript Staff

This is the final weekend for residents to see the Winthrop Military Art Exhibit that is being held at the EB Newton Cultural Center, Hallway at 45 Pauline Street. The exhibit will end on December 1 and is presented by the Winthrop Art Association and Richard Honan and features unique paintings, drawings, sculpture and... »

Town Unveils Development Action Plan

Thursday, November 27, 2014
By Transcript Staff

WINTHROP – Thanks to a collaboration between town officials and UMass Boston the town now has a roadmap to pave the way for economic development. Town Manager James McKenna said the town needs to have a clear and current plan of action if it is going to attract business, keep residents in town for... »

Two Local Dancers to Appear In Boston Ballet’s Nutcracker

Thursday, November 27, 2014
By Cary Shuman

Two Winthrop eighth graders and high honor students, Olivia Brandi-Miller and Grace Smotrich, will be performing in Boston Ballet’s production of Mikko Nissinen’s “The Nutcracker,” from Nov. 28 through Dec. 31 at the Boston Opera House. Olivia will be making her third appearance in The Nutcracker where she will dance in two roles, a... »

How Flexible Are You? Local Yoga Studio Seeks to Help Residents Relax and Limber Up

Thursday, November 27, 2014
By Cary Shuman
How Flexible Are You? Local Yoga Studio Seeks to Help Residents Relax and Limber Up

Stefanie Finocchio and Suzanne Dufresne are helping transform and improve bodies and minds at their new yoga and massage studio located at 526 Shirley Street. They co-owners and certified yoga instructors opened The Yoga Lounge on Sept. 2 and the response has exceeding their expectations. “It’s definitely better than we anticipated – our minds... »

Search The Transcript

Recent Activity

Real Time Web Analytics - Buzz Stat