Free Events Set for Thursday Night

Thursday, July 30, 2015
By Transcript Staff

The Winthrop Parks and Recreation Department will host a Tribute to Frank Sinatra by the Hal McIntyre Orchestra tonight (Thursday) at 7 p.m. at the Gazebo and Ingleside Park. Also on tap for tonight is a movie at Fort Heath at 8:30 p.m. Both events are free of charge. »

Police Blotter 07-30-2015

Thursday, July 30, 2015
By Transcript Staff

Sunday, July 19 Report of loud music on Moore Street. Report of loud party being cleared out on Johnson Avenue. Report of couple walking on Pleasant Street and female appears distraught. Officer reports all ok. Loud kids on tennis courts on Governors Drive. Officer spoke to them. Parking ticket issued on Shirley Street. Report... »

Letters to the Editor

Thursday, July 30, 2015
By Transcript Staff

Winthrop Chamber of Commerce Family Day at the Beach 2015 Dear Editor: This was the 18th Annual Family Day at the Beach which was originally spearheaded by the late Phyllis Fluet.  In honor of Phyllis, this year’s Family Day at the Beach was dedicated as the Winthrop Chamber of Commerce, Phyllis Fluet Family Day... »

Whales Ahoy

Thursday, July 30, 2015
By Transcript Staff

Last week a couple of whales were spotted in Boston Harbor. For those of us growing up in Boston in the 1970’s and 80’s, when many of our rivers and the harbor served as a toxic chemical and sewage dump, the appearance of seals and now whales in the harbor is a sure sign... »

No Olympics in 2024

Thursday, July 30, 2015
By Transcript Staff

It’s now official that there will be no Summer Olympics in 2004 in the City of Boston. Perhaps things could have been different with a better strategy of rolling out the plan, but the proposal never garnered a clear-cut majority, either of residents or the politicians, who wanted to see the Olympics held in... »

Lynn Mayor was Born in Winthrop

Thursday, July 30, 2015
By Transcript Staff

We just learned, as Lynn Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy celebrated her 53rd birthday at a surprise gathering in Lynn, that the Mayor was born at the Winthrop Hospital in 1962. The Mayor said her family was living in nearby East Boston at the time before moving to Lynn later that year. Mayor Kennedy, who... »

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