A New Way for Parents to Connect

Thursday, August 17, 2017
By Transcript Staff

By Kate Anslinger There are many ups and downs that go along with parenting, which is why a new parent peer support-program is coming to Winthrop. The program, known as the Parents Forum, is designed to open up conversations related to children, so parents can support one another. One of the goals of the... »

News Briefs

Thursday, August 17, 2017
By Transcript Staff

Rodent Control and How You Can Help The Town of Winthrop has been actively engaged in rodent control measures in various locations in the Town of Winthrop. Currently the main focus of the rodent-control program is townwide. Some reasons the rodents are thriving even with extermination efforts are many, and this is where the... »

Police Blotter 08-17-2017

Thursday, August 17, 2017
By Transcript Staff

Monday, Aug. 7 Male party found 94C paraphernalia in the area of Bowdoin Street. Defendant on active RO called to make arrangements to pick up personal belongings on Buchanan Street. When plaintiff was contacted, he stated that he was not ready for him to come to pick up anything, and that he could try... »

Another Alcohol- Related Tragedy

Thursday, August 17, 2017
By Transcript Staff

Perhaps it is because we have children who are teen-agers, but the news Monday morning of the death of a 16 year-old girl on the Merrimack River in a jet ski accident in which alcohol allegedly was involved hit us particularly hard. According to news reports, the 32 year old man who has been... »

School Will Be Back – Drive with Care

Thursday, August 17, 2017
By Transcript Staff

With school bells ringing for the start of the 2017-18 school year next week and the week thereafter, commuters will have to adjust to the prospect of schoolchildren and school buses returning to our streets. All of us who drive to work in the early mornings on weekdays have to admit that not having... »

Sports 08-17-2017

Thursday, August 17, 2017
By Transcript Staff

From the Press Box Outside the Lines By: Jim Lederman Outside the Lines The football season opens this week. Winthrop Vikings open the 2017 season with the first official practice tomorrow (Friday). The New England Patriots play their second exhibition game on Saturday at Texas. The Vikings will play their games on the road... »

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