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Friday, August 19, 2016
By Transcript Staff

WCAT’S TV PRODUCTION     FOR TEENS WCAT’s next Television Production Course for Teens will begin Thursday, September 1 at 6 p.m. This course is free to Winthrop residents 12-17 years old. The curriculum includes basic HD camera operation, microphone use, studio and field production, and HD editing. This hands-on course will run a total of... »

Police Blotter 08-11-2016

Friday, August 19, 2016
By Transcript Staff

Monday, August 1 Caller reports three motor vehicles on corner need to be moved. Motor vehicle car stopped for speeding. Caller reports a male party in the lobby complaining about a bad back and needs an ambulance to go to the hospital. Caller reports motor vehicle parked in spot looks abandoned. Lt. reports a... »

Letter to the Editor

Friday, August 19, 2016
By Transcript Staff

Applauds Polystyrene ban in town Dear editor: I am writing to applaud Winthrop for passing its ban on Styrofoam and other forms of expanded polystyrene (“Styrofoam regulation ban goes into effect in 2017,” July 29).  The problems with polystyrene are manifold. Although polystyrene food products may pose a negligible threat when they are kept... »

The Olympic Spirit Still Exists

Friday, August 19, 2016
By Transcript Staff

For almost all of us, the Olympics have provided memories that have lasted a lifetime. We can all measure how old we were, or where we were, when we recall Olympic moments both from our youth and through adulthood. For example, who among us (of a certain age) does not remember, as if it... »

Sports 08-11-2016

Friday, August 19, 2016
By Transcript Staff

Gretchen Howard receives top goalie award for 2016 HNIB Winthrop High student Gretchen Howard received a direct invitation to participate as the goalie for the Mass Public/Catholic Team in the 22nd Annual Girls Major Showcase of Hockey Night in Boston, a major premier showcase for female hockey players. Gretchen’s team won the 2016 Hockey... »

Obituaries 08-11-2016

Friday, August 19, 2016
By Transcript Staff

Joseph Duplin, Sr. Owner of Duplin Marine in Winthrop and champion sailboat racer and U.S. Olympic Sailing Team Coach in 1972 and 1984 Joseph R. Duplin, Sr. of Winthrop died on August 7. Joe was a U.S. Navy veteran serving from 1956 to1958. He owned Duplin Marine in Winthrop where he designed and built... »

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