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Winthrop Hah-Bah Day

Thursday, June 21, 2018
By Transcript Staff
Winthrop Hah-Bah Day

Mary Hagen, Barbara Marley, Jean Barry, Kathy Nelson, Jennifer and Vik Malik, Susan Castella, and Lynn Rieth. »

Fourth of July Ts are In

Thursday, June 21, 2018
By Transcript Staff
Fourth of July Ts are In

Fire Chief Paul Flanagan shows off this year’s Fourth of July t-shirt to help raise funds for the fireworks on July 4. They can be purchased at the fire department or at Winthrop Sports Shop in the Center. Each shirt is $15. Other donations can be sent to the Winthrop Fireworks Fund, 40 Pauline... »

MWRA Still Going Ahead with Plans for Fish Pier

Thursday, June 21, 2018
By Sue Ellen Woodcock

The MWRA is moving forward with its plans for a new fishing pier and a 20-space parking lot on Deer Island, despite the protest signs along Tafts Avenue and a petition calling for no pier. Monday morning, the MWRA hosted a meeting of law enforcement officials at the site of the proposed pier to... »

Search for Town Manager Narrows to Three

Thursday, June 21, 2018
By Sue Ellen Woodcock

The Town Council will begin interviews with three candidates for the town manager position next week. One candidate is very familiar with Winthrop. Tim Gordon served as Winthrop’s chief financial officer under former Town Manager James McKenna. Gordon was responsible for all financial operations, including those of the Treasurer/Collector, Town Accountant, Budgeting, Procurement, and... »

Council Approves Moratorium

Thursday, June 21, 2018
By Sue Ellen Woodcock

The Town Council voted Tuesday night to take “no further major actions on any significant Town initiatives until a new permanent town manager and town planner is in place.” Before the vote was taken three councilors, Mike Lucerto, Peter Christopher and James Lettiere recused themselves because of their connections to businesses in the Center... »

News Briefs

Thursday, June 21, 2018
By Transcript Staff

Winthrop Waterway and Public Landing Regulations With another boating season now upon us, the Winthrop harbormaster’s office would like to remind boaters of the town’s waterway regulations. All vessels habitually moored in Winthrop waters must display a valid Waterway Usage Decal on the port bow, aft of the registration number, and a valid Excise... »

Students Earn Academic Honors

Thursday, June 21, 2018
By Transcript Staff

BERNARD NAMED TO DEAN’S LIST AT RWC Thomas Bernard of Winthrop has been named to the Spring 2018 Dean’s List at Roger Williams University (RWC) in Bristol, R.I. Full-time students who complete 12 or more credits per semester and earn a GPA of 3.4 or higher are placed on the About RWU: With campuses... »

Winthrop Student Wins MWRA Writing Contest

Thursday, June 21, 2018
By Transcript Staff

MWRA is pleased to announce that Gabby Buonopane, a fifth-grader at the A.T. Cummings School, Winthrop, won Honorable Mention in MWRA’s Annual Writing Contest. This year students were asked to design posters and write essays, poems or stories to show how people, plants and animals have benefited from the clean-up of Boston Harbor and... »

Lime Bike Launches Dock-Free Bikeshare in Winthrop

Thursday, June 21, 2018
By Transcript Staff

Lime, the leading U.S. smart mobility company, will launch dock-free bikeshare on Friday in Winthrop as part of the MAPC regional bikeshare program. Winthrop is the fourth municipality to launch Lime since April. At last Tuesday’s “Hah Bah Day”, Winthrop residents were able to learn and test out Lime bikes. “Lime is thrilled that... »

Arthur T Cummings Principal Ryan Heraty Accepts New Position in Vermont

Thursday, June 21, 2018
By Kate Anslinger

After five years as the principal of the Arthur T. Cummings School, Ryan Heraty will be moving to Vermont where he has accepted a position as principal of Union Elementary School in Montpelier. During his time as principal in the Winthrop School District, Heraty has pioneered many programs at the Cummings School, and will... »

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