Looking at Our Accomplishments and Future Challenges

Thursday, February 26, 2015
By Transcript Staff

(The following were remarks delivered by House Speaker Bob DeLeo in the House Chambers on Beacon Hill to the members of the House of Representatives on February 11. My colleagues, my friends, welcome. I’m so proud to speak with you today. Each day I reflect on the great obligations I have to you –... »

Sports 02-26-2015

Thursday, February 26, 2015
By Transcript Staff

WHS hockey teams ready for tournament Both the Winthrop High boys and girls hockey teams were set to open play in the MIAA state hockey tournament last night (Wednesday). On the boys’ side, Coach Dale Dunbar’s squad was set to take on St. Bernard’s in Watertown in Division 2 North play. The Vikings, who... »

Obituaries 02-26-2015

Thursday, February 26, 2015
By Transcript Staff

Robert Lewis York Former Winthrop Electric Company President; founder of JCN Construction Company and Exhibitions Electric Company Robert Lewis York of Bedford, NH and Jupiter, FL passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 18 following a long illness. He was 72 years old. Robert was born in Winthrop, graduated from Winthrop High School, attended Northeastern... »

Tidegate Closure Leads to Frustrations for Area

Monday, February 23, 2015
By Seth Daniel
Tidegate Closure Leads to Frustrations for Area

Endicott Avenue is a pretty tight street under normal circumstances, but when it begins to resemble rush hour traffic on I-93, something’s very wrong. Something definitely went very wrong in Beachmont last Saturday when the state Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) ordered the City of Revere and the Town of Winthrop to shut... »

Teachers of the Month Make Learning Fun

Monday, February 23, 2015
By Transcript Staff
Teachers of the Month Make Learning Fun

Every student has their favorite teacher and the Viking Pride Association is recognizing one of them each month and giving each one an ITunes gift card In January, Winthrop High School teacher Mike Nickerson was selected. He is a world language teacher for all grade levels. Currently, he is teaching Spanish. Nickerson has been... »

Winthrop Schools Snow Days

Monday, February 23, 2015
By Transcript Staff

It’s going to be a little longer before the school department figures out how it’s going to compensate for all of this year’s snow days, but the superintendent of schools said he should have an answer at the March 9 School Committee meeting. The committee held its regular meeting last week before school vacation... »

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