Police Blotter 07-02-2015

Friday, July 3, 2015
By Transcript Staff

Monday, June 22 Caller states that there is a group playing basketball at Pond Street Playground. Units report the area is clear prior to their arrival. Party on Hermon Street called to report that a strange man went to her door and now he is looking into cars. He then went into a yard... »

Flamingos Mean Fundraiser Supporters

Friday, July 3, 2015
By Transcript Staff

This summer Winthrop will be seeing a migration of pink flamingo lawn ornaments in front yards, like tropical, Floridian bungalows. Winthrop High School students will be initiating a flocking fundraiser from July 6- Aug. 6 to benefit their Class of 2016. “If somebody signs up, we will immediately do the flocking, and move it... »

WPS Offers Professional Development Over the Summer

Friday, July 3, 2015
By Transcript Staff

Winthrop Public Schools have been collaborating with the Department of Education, analysts and consultants, and Superintendent John Macero to enhance professional development for staff and administration this summer and moving into the fall. “We’ve got a lot of things we’re very excited about,” said Frank Woods, Curriculum Director. “We’ve been able to go out... »

Winthrop Public Schools Conclude Very Long Year

Friday, July 3, 2015
By Transcript Staff

It has been a long year for Winthrop Public Schools; not simply because of the 183 days, but because of the preparation for swing space that began during last year’s final day of school. Superintendent John Macero is looking forward to the end of the school year on Friday, June 26, when he can... »

Have a Happy — and Safe — Fourth of July

Friday, July 3, 2015
By Transcript Staff

Now that the weather forecast seems to indicate that Mother Nature will be cooperative for the upcoming Fourth of July weekend (although we will have unseasonably cool temperatures), we’re sure that all of our fellow Americans will find a way to celebrate the holiday in appropriate fashion. Here in Winthrop, we will have our... »

Thank You, Chief Flanagan

Friday, July 3, 2015
By Transcript Staff

Thank you, Chief Paul Flanagan, for your efforts in leading the fundraising drive for the annual Fourth of July Fireworks Show. When former chairman Lou Camacho stepped down a few years ago, it was Chief Paul who took over the reins and has delivered a great fireworks extravaganza each year. That’s what you call... »

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