Beating Cancer Shouldn’t Force Patients into Bankruptcy

Friday, February 17, 2017
By Transcript Staff

By Kenneth E. Thorpe and Patricia J. Goldsmith Liza Bernstein survived breast cancer three times. But it took all she had. She lost her home and savings to the costs of tests and treatments. She’s not technically bankrupt — but that’s only because she “couldn’t afford the fees” to file the claim. Liza recently... »

Honoring President John F. Kennedy

Friday, February 17, 2017
By Transcript Staff

Speaker of the House Robert A. DeLeo and other state leaders have kicked off a year-long centennial celebration in honor of former President John F. Kennedy, who was born on May 29, 1917. President Kennedy was struck down by an assassin’s bullet on Nov. 22, 1963. Some of us in Wnthrop, like our esteemed... »

Tennis Court Vote Tuesday

Friday, February 17, 2017
By Transcript Staff

The Winthrop Town Council is set to vote on the Wallace B. MacLean tennis courts matter at its meeting Tuesday night. The issue – whether to tear down the current courts and add parking spaces across from the new high school/middle school building – has really captured the interest of the town. Ideally, there... »

Sports 02-16-2017

Friday, February 17, 2017
By Transcript Staff

WHS SPORTS roundup WHS hockey team wins, ties; set for showdown with Danvers The Winthrop High hockey team was set to face Danvers last night (Wednesday) at Larsen Rink in a showdown for the championship of the North Division of the Northeastern Conference. Danvers entered the contest with a division record of 6-1-2, the... »

Obituaries 02-16-2017

Friday, February 17, 2017
By Transcript Staff

Bernard Schresky Active member of Temple Tifereth Israel and Knights of Pythias Bernard Schresky, a lifelong resident of Winthrop, passed away on Sunday, February 12. A member of the Knights of Pythias of Winthrop, Bernard was also very active at Temple Tifereth Israel, Winthrop where he cooked and called bingo for 22 years and... »

Winthrop Girls U-10 Hockey at Frozen Fenway

Friday, February 10, 2017
By Transcript Staff
Winthrop Girls U-10 Hockey at Frozen Fenway

The Winthrop Youth Hockey girls U-10 hockey team had the opportunity to participate in on-ice festivities as part of Frozen Fenway 2017. The team is pictured on the field with the famous Green Monster left field wall in the background. »

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