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Mia’s Lemonade Stand Raises $4000

Thursday, July 20, 2017
By Transcript Staff
Mia’s Lemonade Stand Raises $4000

Mia Martucci’s (third from left) annual lemonade stand was held this weekend, and was once again a huge success. A total of $4,249.00 was raised for the Boston Children’s Hospital. Mia celebrates with a group of supportive friends. »

Family Day at the Beach

Thursday, July 20, 2017
By Transcript Staff
Family Day at the Beach

Rosemarie Ottaviano, David Sullivan and Stacie Mackenzie enjoy Family Beach Day at Yirrell on Sunday, July 16. Many Winthrop residents came out for the annual day sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce and Winthrop Marketplace. »

Turning 100:EBNHC Patient Frances Resnick Celebrates a Milestone

Thursday, July 20, 2017
By Transcript Staff
Turning 100:EBNHC Patient Frances Resnick Celebrates a Milestone

By John Lynds Frances Resnick is a ball of energy. She’s sharp as a tack, spunky and full of stories. Resnick loves to meet new people, and to have conversations, and later this month she will turn 100-years-old, on July 29 to be exact. “These are my golden years,” she says with a chuckle.... »

Interim Superintendent Shares Goals for the 2017-2018 School Year

Thursday, July 20, 2017
By Transcript Staff

By Kate Anslinger Interim School Superintendent Lisa Howard shared her plans for the future of the district at last Monday night’s School Committee meeting. One of her many goals is to evaluate the loss of the curriculum director position.  “I think it’s critical to compare the impact and losses of the position,” said Howard,... »

Candidates Still Have Time to Take Out Papers

Thursday, July 20, 2017
By Transcript Staff

By Sue Ellen Woodcock There is still plenty of time to take out nomination papers for public offices in town, and not all positions have a full slate of competition yet. Th Board of Library Trustees has three openings and only two candidates, both incumbents, so far. Jillian Teixeira and Virginia Wallace will be... »

Fire Chief Pushing Fitness

Thursday, July 20, 2017
By Transcript Staff

By Sue Ellen Woodcock To be a firefighter the best candidates are in good physical shape.  Fire Chief Paul Flanagan wants to encourage his firefighters and others to stay in shape, and many of them have taken Flanagan’s wishes to heart. Flanagan takes on his own physical fitness everyday at RPM Fitness and he... »

News Briefs

Thursday, July 20, 2017
By Transcript Staff

RESIDENTS URGED TO DISPOSE OF DOG WASTE PROPERLY The Winthrop Health Department and the DPW have reported blockages in catch basins around Ingleside Park caused by plastic dog waste bags. Dog owners are urged to dispose of dog waste bags in proper trash receptacles and not into storm drains. These storm drains and catch... »

Retiring WPS Teachers Feted

Friday, July 14, 2017
By Transcript Staff
Retiring WPS Teachers Feted

The Winthrop Public Schools held their annual retirement party for local teachers at the Cottage Park Yacht Club on June 15.  Pictured above are Superintendent of Schools, John Macero, Frank DeMarco (Teacher 19 years), Mary Cali (Teacher 29 years), Dominic Passaro (Custodian 39 years), Janice Denehy (Teacher 30 years), Beth Arena (Teacher 24 years)... »

Getting Every Piece of Trash

Friday, July 14, 2017
By Transcript Staff
Getting Every Piece of Trash

Nancy O’Malley shows off one of the many pieces of trash she found and removed from the Landing area last Sunday, July 9. Several residents teamed up to clean up the Landing – with great success on a beautiful evening. »

Turco Announces Candidacy for Town Council President

Friday, July 14, 2017
By Transcript Staff
Turco Announces Candidacy for Town Council President

By Cary Shuman Jeffrey Rosario Turco, who served as president of the Winthrop Town Council in 2010 and 2011, is seeking to return to the position. Turco pulled nomination papers last Thursday and has been collecting signatures as he embarks on his campaign for the town’s top elected office. The 6-foot-6-inch attorney won the... »

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