Services for Norman Siefert Set for This Saturday

Thursday, September 20, 2018
By Sue Ellen Woodcock

Friends and family of Norman Siefert will celebrate his life this Saturday, Sept. 22 at 3 p.m. at the Cottage Park Yacht Club, a place that was like a second home to him. When people thought of Seifert the idea of “fun” and “water” and “sailor” and “helpful” were words that came to mind... »

News Briefs

Thursday, September 20, 2018
By Transcript Staff

Book Club  to Meet A reminder that the You, Me & Them Book Club will meet on Sept. 26, at 6:30 p.m. at the Winthrop Public Library, 2 Metcalfe Square after our summer break. The book is “The Boston Girl,” by Anita Diament. Also, Winthrop Art Association will hold its last Art in the... »

Winthrop Native Wins Poetry Prize:Suffolk University Professor George Kalogeris’ Latest Writing Draws from Memories of Childhood

Thursday, September 20, 2018
By Transcript Staff

Award-winning poet and Winthrop native George Kalogeris didn’t have to do much soul-searching while creating his latest poems. His inspiration came from a stroll down memory lane. A pair of Kalogeris’ most recent poems reflecting on his childhood led to national acclaim when he won the Five Points 2018 James Dickey Prize for Poetry.... »

Student Thrives in a Structured Environment

Thursday, September 20, 2018
By Kate Anslinger

Seventeen-year-old Jared LaVigueur has discovered the joy of responsibility and the satisfaction in following a structured schedule. Having started his first job at the Winthrop Marketplace in early July, LaVigueur, a senior at Winthrop High School (WHS), is learning about the rewards associated with hard work in all aspects of his life. “Jared has... »

Winthrop Middle School Receives $11,000 Grant

Thursday, September 20, 2018
By Kate Anslinger

The Winthrop Middle School is on the receiving end of an $11,000 Substance Use Prevention Curriculum grant, dedicated to educating students and providing them with resources surrounding substance abuse issues. The state grant, which will be put to use starting in term two of the 2018-2019 school year, will be used to implement an... »

Police Blotter 09-20-2018

Thursday, September 20, 2018
By Transcript Staff

Monday, Sept. 10 Report of a huge container at the end of Somerset Avenue on the ocean side. Caller stated it is low tide and it washed up. Harbormaster contacted. Assisted fire with tree into power lines on Grovers Avenue area between Crest and Temple avenues closed off. Safety officer on the scene. A... »

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