Baker Signs Bill Strengthening Commonwealth Gun Laws

Friday, July 13, 2018
By Transcript Staff

Gov. Charlie Baker signed H.4670, An Act Relative to Firearms, which will allow household members, or others in close relationships, and local law enforcement to file an extreme risk protection order (ERPO) petition with the court to remove firearms from dangerous individuals. “Massachusetts’ gun laws are a model for the nation, and creating an additional... »

WHS Student Receives Scholarship from Officer Harold L Vitale Memorial Fund Scholarships Named after Late Revere Resident

Friday, July 13, 2018
By Transcript Staff

On Saturday June 16, six local high school students from Saugus, Revere, Wakefield and Winthrop were awarded scholarships at a reception at the Officer Vitale Memorial Park on Ballard Street, Saugus. Samuel Michael Zichella was awarded the 2018 Officer Harold L. Vitale Memorial Scholarship honoring the late Revere resident and former Saugus MA Police... »

Winthrop Students Earn Academic Honors

Friday, July 13, 2018
By Transcript Staff

WINTHROP RESIDENTS GRADUATE FROM BOSTON UNIVERSITY Boston University awarded academic degrees to 6,533 students in May 2018. Receiving degrees were Erostin Lushka, bachelor of science in computer engineering; Marc Collins, Master of Business Administration in Business Administration and Management; Marie T. Triant, bachelor of science in speech, language and hearing science. Founded in 1839,... »

Police Blotter 07-12-2018

Friday, July 13, 2018
By Transcript Staff

Saturday, June 30 Calling party stated that a neighbor was having a large pool party. Unit reports it is not at the location party stated but was on Somerset Avenue. Unit reports he spoke with the partygoers and they will end it for the night. They were told of the consequences if they had... »

Letters to the Editor

Friday, July 13, 2018
By Transcript Staff

WINTHROP BUSINESS OWNERS SUPPORT CLEAN ENERGY PRODUCTION  Dear Editor: We are Winthrop business owners who are very concerned about the economic damage Winthrop is experiencing due to increased flooding and more frequent and severe storms. This has affected us and our customers. We understand that tackling climate change is our great challenge, but with... »

Curing Alzheimer’s in America

Friday, July 13, 2018
By Transcript Staff

Imagine waking up one morning and not knowing whether you’re in your own home, let alone your hometown. The faces around you are unfamiliar, and you don’t know who to ask for help — or what to say. This is a daily reality for more than 5.7 million Americans. These people suffer from Alzheimer’s... »

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