Sensible Gun Control is Needed

Friday, June 24, 2016
By Transcript Staff

A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed. — The Second Amendment of the United States Constitution The issue of what, if any, gun control laws are appropriate in a civilized society once again is... »

Happy 100th Birthday, Judge John Ligotti

Friday, June 24, 2016
By Transcript Staff

Although it has been more than 40 years since John Ligotti served as the Clerk Magistrate of the East Boston District Court, there are many residents of this area who still recall a man who helped so many individuals and families during a period in their lives when they were in crisis. As a... »

Town Says Yes To Miller Field

Friday, June 24, 2016
By Transcript Staff

The town of Winthrop stood up for its student-athletes, coaches, and residents alike with its overwhelming vote to support funding for the new Miller Field sports complex. Residents of our  sports-minded community that has produced so many championship teams and college athletes understood the importance of having a great facility to complement the awesome $80 million... »

Sports 06-23-2016

Friday, June 24, 2016
By Transcript Staff

From The Press Box Mr. Speaker By: Jim Lederman The announcement on Tuesday, June 14th at Miller Field by the office of House Speaker Bob DeLeo, brought back memories of 1998. The ‘Light up Miller Field Committee” worked tirelessly for six months to raise the funds ($165,000) to install the lights. The Committee needed... »

Obituaries 06-23-2016

Friday, June 24, 2016
By Transcript Staff

Catherine Driscoll New England Telephone retiree Catherine M. Driscoll of Golden Drive, Winthrop passed away at the Lighthouse Nursing Care Center in Revere on June 17. She was 89 years old. Born in Winthrop, the beloved daughter of the late Agnes (Clancy) and Michael Pidgeon, she has been a resident of Winthrop for almost 30 years.... »

Massport Donates $2.5M for Winthrop Foundation

Friday, June 17, 2016
By Transcript Staff
Massport Donates $2.5M for Winthrop Foundation

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Call it a Christmas gift, just six months early. That’s what it felt like Tuesday evening when officials from MassPort presented the town of Winthrop with a check for $2.5 million for a non-profit foundation. Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo and Thomas Glynn executive director of MassPort, announced they... »

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