Winthrop Hoop Star Johnna Fisher says her College Career is Over

Friday, January 16, 2015
By Cary Shuman

Johnna Fisher, who was a Northeastern Conference All-Star for the Winthrop Vikings and went on to play for Division 1 Central Connecticut State University, is hanging up her sneakers. The 6-foot-3-inch senior at CCSU said she is retiring from the game she has played competitively since middle school. She is sitting out her fourth... »

Martin Luther King

Friday, January 16, 2015
By Transcript Staff

When one considers that it has been almost 47 years since Martin Luther King was assassinated, it is easy to understand why so many of our fellow Americans today have so little understanding of who he was and what he accomplished. Every school child for the past generation knows well the story of Martin Luther King. But... »

An Olympics in Boston?

Friday, January 16, 2015
By Transcript Staff

The prospect of hosting a Summer Olympics in Boston has been bandied about for many years, but it now appears as though things might get serious in light of Boston’s selection as the top choice of American cities to contend for the designation world-wide in 2024. As far as we know, in terms of dollars and cents,... »

Sports 01-15-2015

Friday, January 16, 2015
By Transcript Staff

WHS SPORTS ROUNDUP WHS girls basketball team wins two of three The Winthrop High girls basketball team cruised to a pair of runaway victories this past week, dispatching Swampscott, 42-22, and Lynn English, 48-22. Sandwiched between those twin wins was a 41-32 loss to Peabody, the Lady Vikings’ first defeat in the Northeastern Conference... »

Obituaries 01-15-2015

Friday, January 16, 2015
By Transcript Staff

Arthur Veilleux Retired Director of Production for Blue Cross Blue Shield Arthur G. Veilleux of Putnam Street, Winthrop passed away at the Chestnut Woods Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Saugus on January 12. He was 85 years old. Born in Lynn, the beloved son of the late Malvina (LeClerc) and Henry Veilleux, he was... »

High Falutin’ Blues: Winthrop Native Gracie Curran Wins Blues Artist of the Year

Monday, January 12, 2015
By Transcript Staff
High Falutin’ Blues: Winthrop Native Gracie Curran Wins Blues Artist of the Year

Gracie Curran, Winthrop native, and her High Falutin’ Band have been traveling across the country and along the east coast, and won the 2014 Blues Artist of the Year award by the Boston Music Awards on Dec. 14. “We are honored and thrilled,” said Gracie, 29. “We appreciate the opportunity to come home and... »

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