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One Winthrop Corner: Meet Knokstasio

Friday, September 14, 2018
By Transcript Staff

One Winthrop is a community driven initiative which is committed to the social values of inclusion, acceptance, compassion, unity and respect.  Through interviewing members of our community, and sharing their stories, we hope to celebrate the wonderful diverse community we are. This is the first interview in a series that will be submitted on-going... »

New Home Staging Project with a ‘Give Back’ Theme

Friday, September 14, 2018
By Transcript Staff

When interior designer, Maureen Reddy, got the call to stage a revamped Victorian near the shores of Winthrop,  she knew immediately that she would use the unique driftwood collages of local artist, Richard Honan, to enhance the property. Reddy, the owner of DaVinci Designer Gallery been designing and staging properties for over 25 years... »

In Appreciation of Ethel C. Kelley:From the WIHA Officers and Board Of Directors

Friday, September 14, 2018
By Transcript Staff

The Winthrop Improvement and Historical Association (WIHA) community lost our past president and a great friend when Ethel C. Kelley passed on Aug. 31.  She had been well enough to attend the Board BBQ 10 days earlier and we were thrilled she could join us. Ethel made her mark as president (2010-2016) by expanding... »

Acupuncture for Addiction and More

Friday, September 14, 2018
By Sue Ellen Woodcock

As an acupuncturist, yogi and mother, Stefanie Finocchio-Durham, of Root & Sky Wellness in East Boston and a Revere resident, believes that Chinese medicine can help people be and feel their best. Acupuncture is a traditional form of Chinese medicine that has been around for over 3,000 years. It is a natural, safe treatment... »

Local Results on Statewide Primary

Friday, September 14, 2018
By Sue Ellen Woodcock

Voters went to the polls last Tuesday, Sept. 4 to cast their votes on Republican, Democrat or Libertarian ballots for several races including governor, Suffolk County District Attorney and more. Here is a recap on how Winthrop voters voted. On the Republican ballot, local voters gave Charlie Baker 441 voters for governor, KarynPolito garnered... »

2018-2019 School Year Begins

Friday, September 7, 2018
By Transcript Staff
2018-2019 School Year Begins

A group of freshmen connect heading to their first class at Winthrop High School. »

Mary Kelley, 81, Active in Town Affairs, Dies Suddenly

Friday, September 7, 2018
By Sue Ellen Woodcock
Mary Kelley, 81, Active in Town Affairs, Dies Suddenly

The Belle Isle Marsh and town residents were saddened on Monday morning to learn that Conservation Commissioner and teacher Mary (Shaughnessy) Kelley, passed away peacefully at Massachusetts General Hospital, just a week after the town dedicated the new Mary Kelley Pavilion at Belle Isle Marsh off Morton Street. “It’s a terrible loss for Winthrop,”... »

Mosquito Spraying Underway in Town

Friday, September 7, 2018
By Sue Ellen Woodcock

The Board of Health and the Northeast Massachusetts Mosquito Control met last Wednesday night and determined that it was time to spray for mosquitoes after numerous reports of people being swarmed during the day and night. Kim Foss, an entomologist with NEMMC, said the salt marsh mosquito is a daytime biter, although in this... »

Marijuana Forum Set for Sept 11

Friday, September 7, 2018
By Sue Ellen Woodcock

Town officials are holding a public marijuana forum on Sept. 11 in the high school auditorium at 7 p.m. Discussions will include a marijuana moratorium for sales and marijuana “model” zoning bylaw. Representatives from every town board and commission will be on hand to answer questions about the latest in marijuana regulations and how... »

News Briefs

Friday, September 7, 2018
By Transcript Staff

WINARC Fall Activities WINARC is a local organization that offers social, educational, and recreational activities for individuals with disabilities. Their fall schedule is set, and they welcome new members from Winthrop and surrounding communities to join in the fun. Here’s their schedule: Special Olympics: Sept. 30 Hip Hop: Oct. 3, 10, 17, and 24... »

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