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Emotional Meeting Doesn’t Stop the Pier

Saturday, July 7, 2018
By Sue Ellen Woodcock
Emotional Meeting Doesn’t Stop the Pier

Almost 100 people came to the high school Thursday night to hear MWRA head Fred Laskey outline plans for a fishing pier and parking lot on Deer Island. Needless to say the residents of Point Shirley let it be known they oppose the pier if there is not increased security there. At one point... »

Kasbah Fined Again, Smoking Issues Linger

Saturday, July 7, 2018
By Sue Ellen Woodcock

The Kasbah Restaurant, Moroccan cuisine and lounge, has incurred another $300 fine for allowing smoking in the establishment. After receiving a couple of anonymous letters, Saturday night June 23, Carroll, along with a Winthrop Police detective visited the Kasbah after 10 p.m. and found hookah smoking taking place. “People were smoking inside. It seemed... »

News Briefs

Saturday, July 7, 2018
By Transcript Staff

SHORE DRIVE WORK SCHEDULE POSTED The following work items are ongoing along Winthrop Shore Drive up to July 13. One can expect to see these activities continue over the next two weeks. Installation of curb and sidewalk on the residential side: The work will continue to progress to the north. When the concrete is... »

In Memory of Lou Camacho “Mr. Demolition”

Saturday, July 7, 2018
By Sue Ellen Woodcock

Louis Camacho loved the Fourth of July and every boom, pop, sizzle and awe that went with it. He was known for his fireworks display, lighting off each round with a flare, the red glow illuminating every move he made. Lou passed away last Tuesday, a week before his favorite holiday. Everyone knew him... »

Baker Signs ‘Grand Bargain’ Legislation

Saturday, July 7, 2018
By Transcript Staff

Gov. Charlie Baker signed the “Grand Bargain” legislation on Thursday, June 28, that deals with minimum wage increases, paid family medical leave and an annual sales tax holiday. The compromise legislation will create a permanent sales tax holiday, increase the minimum wage over the next five years and create a new paid family and... »

Winthrop Students Earn Academic Honors

Saturday, July 7, 2018
By Transcript Staff

DALTON HONORED FOR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT Bentley University President, Gloria Cordes Larson, along with Dean of Business, Roy (Chip) Wiggins, and Dean of Arts and Sciences, Daniel L. Everett, recently announced the names of local residents who were honored for their outstanding academic achievement in the Spring 2018 semester. The following resident  was recognized: Courtney... »

Cirque du Soleil – “Luzia”

Saturday, July 7, 2018
By Transcript Staff

Cirque du Soleil invites audiences to unlock the key in the cempasuchil flower field and explore a Latin dream world in the production, “Luzia.” The vibrant series of surrealistic human performances and acrobatics is inspired by director, Daniele Finzi Pasca’s 10 years living in Mexico, where the sun glows and the rain soothes. “He... »

The Go-To Choice:Pizza Center Celebrates 55 Years Serving Winthrop

Saturday, July 7, 2018
By Kate Anslinger

Whether you are a Friday night pizza party kind of customer or someone who opts for a lunchtime slice, there is a good chance that Pizza Center is your go-to choice for the classic dinner option. For 55 years as of May, this business has seen an influx of regular customers and has become... »

Carvalho Sees His Public Service as Setting Strong Foundation for DA Run

Saturday, July 7, 2018
By Cary Shuman

Evandro Carvalho believes his campaign for Suffolk County District Attorney is picking up momentum with just under three months to go before the Democratic primary is held on Sept. 4. “It’s an honor to be running, to get to know the various communities in Suffolk County, and I believe we have a great shot... »

Blessing of the Fleet July 7th

Tuesday, July 3, 2018
By Transcript Staff
Blessing of the Fleet July 7th

Cottage Park Yacht Club will be having its annual ecumenical blessing of the fleet this Saturday July 7th. The United States Marine Corps will be presenting the Colors at 5:30 pm. Fr. Walter Connelly of St. Johns Episcopal Church will deliver the invocation. Everyone is invited to watch the colorful parade of boats pass... »

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