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St John’s Episcopal Church Craft Fair

Saturday, October 21, 2017
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St John’s Episcopal Church Craft Fair

Michelle King, of Lost Art Crochet, wearing a skull-crocheted shawl, with Michael Bacon and Tim Burgers, of Jangles. The three artisans joined scores of folks who came out for the annual St. John’s Episcopal Craft Fair on Saturday, Oct. 14. »

Winthrop Vikings Varsity Golf Heading to Post-Season

Saturday, October 21, 2017
By Transcript Staff
Winthrop Vikings Varsity Golf Heading to Post-Season

BLAST OFF:   Jack Sicurella is framed by the sand as he blasts his way out of a bunker at the Winthrop Golf Club on Tuesday, Oct. 17, in a match against Lynn Classical. The Viking golfers held their own, but dropped a close one to Classical, 37-34. The team wrapped its season up... »

Football Game is On in Winthrop

Saturday, October 21, 2017
By Transcript Staff

By Sue Ellen Woodcock The Thanksgiving Day football game will be played in Winthrop on the new Miller Field. Those involved with the design, planning and construction of Miller Field are confident the field will be ready for the big game, including possession of the coveted occupancy permit. “Prior to Nov. 20 it should... »

Town Council President Candidates Bring Opinions Forward in Heated Debate

Saturday, October 21, 2017
By Transcript Staff

By Kate Anslinger A heated discussion ensued between Town Council President candidates Ron Vecchia, Jeff Turco and Rich Boyajian, last Wednesday night in a WCAT cable television debate sponsored by the Winthrop Chamber of Commerce, WCAT and the Winthrop Sun Transcript. Past School Superintendent, John Macero, moderated the two-hour-long debate. The panelists included George... »

Fire Chief Pressing for New Station

Saturday, October 21, 2017
By Transcript Staff

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Fire Chief Paul Flanagan could not stress enough the need for a public safety building that could house the police and fire departments at the Fall Forum on Tuesday night. The town manager and the town council held the annual Fall Forum with topics ranging from the Fire Department to... »

News Briefs

Saturday, October 21, 2017
By Transcript Staff

ABSENTEE BALLOTS NOW AVAILABLE FOR ELECTION Voters who are unable to vote on election-day because of physical disability, religious beliefs or travel may vote by absentee ballot. If you will be absent from Winthrop for an extended period of time, you may submit a single application for all elections occurring within the year the... »

Gov Baker Guest of Honor at Cash Residence

Friday, October 13, 2017
By Transcript Staff
Gov Baker Guest of Honor at Cash Residence

Governor Charlie Baker was the guest of honor at a Boston Harbor Cocktail Reception at the Cash Family Residence on Townsend Street. In the photo above, Gov. Baker speaks to the large group of supporters who attended the fundraiser.Baker, who has the highest approval ratings among governors in the nation, enjoyed another outstanding reception... »

Blessing of the Animals

Friday, October 13, 2017
By Transcript Staff
Blessing of the Animals

Andrea Murphy and her mother, Rita Rioretti, with Tucker the dog during the annual Blessing of the Animals at St. John the Evangelist Parish on Saturday, Oct. 7. Numerous families and their pets came out for the annual service. »

Tyler Pettee,Bo and Michael Diaz Serving in U.S. Army

Friday, October 13, 2017
By Transcript Staff
Tyler Pettee,Bo and Michael Diaz Serving in U.S. Army

Three Winthrop High School graduates are currently serving in the military. SPC Tyler Robert Pettee Tyler is a 2011 graduate of WHS where he played four years in the baseball, hockey, and golf programs. Tyler is a 2015 graduate of New England College, receiving his bachelor’s degree in criminal justice with a minor in... »

Candidates’ Debates:WCAT and Republican Committee Hold Forums for Candidates Competing in Election

Friday, October 13, 2017
By Transcript Staff

The three candidates for president of the Winthrop Town Council – Jeffrey Rosario Turco, Ronald Vecchia, and Richard Boyarjian – were set to participate in a live debate Wednesday night at the WCAT Studios. Mike Cabral, executive director of WCAT, said that John Macero, former superintendent of Winthrop schools, would serve as moderator of... »

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