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T-Day, Miller Field, 7 Days What Could be Better?

Thursday, November 16, 2017
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By Kate Anslinger With just seven days to go, everything looks great! The Vikings will play the Revere Patriots in Winthrop. “I think the community is going to have a field they are proud of and the kids are excited,” said Miller Field Committee co-chair Vinny Crossman. The Miller Field Committee has coordinated with... »

Richard Honan Still Active in Supporting Military Personnel Stationed Overseas

Thursday, November 16, 2017
By Transcript Staff

By Kevin Mahoney Most people who are approaching 70 years old are thinking of taking it easy,  but Richard Honan, a lifelong Winthrop resident,  a Vietnam Veteran and a business owner for 44 years is busy running an operation,  which sends packages to our military serving overseas.  The packages may contain food, supplies, clothes,... »

Questions and Answers: An Interview with Robin Gerolamo, Owner of Winthrop’s Robin’s Nest

Thursday, November 16, 2017
By Transcript Staff

The following is an interview from the publication The Boston Voyager.   Robin, please share your story with us. How did you get to where you are today? It has always been a dream of mine to own my own boutique. Up until now, my career has consisted of working in positions that ‘paid... »

Vecchia Elected Council Pres by 11 Votes:Turco says He Will File for Recount

Saturday, November 11, 2017
By Transcript Staff
Vecchia Elected Council Pres by 11 Votes:Turco says He Will File for Recount

By Sue Ellen Woodcock It looks like the race for Town Council President will go to to a recount with an 11-vote difference between the two candidates. Attorney Jeff Turco earned 1,980 votes and School Committee member and apparent winner Ron Vecchia gained 1,991 votes in one of the closest Winthrop elections in recent... »

Family of Stars:Winthrop Siblings Lead in Two Productions

Saturday, November 11, 2017
By Transcript Staff
Family of Stars:Winthrop Siblings Lead in Two Productions

By Beth Treffeisen A new family of stars has emerged in Winthrop, with two siblings starring in the lead roles for the middle-school and high-school productions. Madelaine Tolliver an eighth grader will be starring as Kim MacAfee in “Bye Bye Birdie” in Winthrop Middle School production in December, and Jackson Tolliver a eleventh-grader, will... »

Campaign Spending Tops $35K

Saturday, November 11, 2017
By Transcript Staff

By Sue Ellen Woodcock At least one candidate in Winthrop spent over $35,000 to run for office, specifically to run for Town Council president. Jeff Turco, a lawyer who did serve as council president, raised raised $41,130 and spent $37,516. Major contributors to the Turco campaign include Blair and Peter Brown, of Swampscott, each... »

Counting Down the Days: 14

Saturday, November 11, 2017
By Transcript Staff

By Sue Ellen Woodcock There’s just 14 days to go until the 2017 Winthrop Football team steps on to a new Miller Field to play the annual Thanksgiving Day Football game against Revere. Monday night at 6 p.m. the Miller Field Committee will give a presentation to the School Committee on the $9.8 million... »

News Briefs

Saturday, November 11, 2017
By Transcript Staff

Veterans Day Services The Town of Winthrop Veterans Day will be held Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. on the Winthrop Town Hall Lawn. In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will take place in the Methodist Church that is located across from Town Hall.   Climate Change Forum on NOV. 14 The Friends... »

Happy Halloween Winthrop

Friday, November 3, 2017
By Transcript Staff
Happy Halloween Winthrop

Winthrop was alive and out last night on Halloween. Scores of children and their parents populated the streets and sidewalks, turning Winthrop into a town of ghosts, gouls, creatures, and dinosaurs. Pictured above, Cruz Bennett, a red dinosaur, is captured by his mother Morgan Bennett. »

Voters Ready for New Polling Places

Friday, November 3, 2017
By Transcript Staff

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Voters will be going to the polls Tuesday using new voting machines, and for some new polling places. For Precincts 1, 3, 6 voters should report to the Winthrop Middle/High School, 400 Main St., to vote. For Precinct 2 and 5 the Arthur T. Cummings School, 40 Hermon St. is... »

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