Police Blotter 01-19-2017

Friday, January 20, 2017
By Transcript Staff

Monday, January 9 Todisco Towing towed vehicle from Governors Park for expired inspection sticker. Caller on Lincoln Street states there is a plow truck that is parked in front of his house since the snow storm. He believes it may be a plow that plows for the city. He states that it is difficult... »

Letters to the Editor

Friday, January 20, 2017
By Transcript Staff

The Winthrop/Quincy Ferry: Is it worth keeping afloat? Dear Editor, I came to the decision to write this after perusing “Leadership on the Line” a book that the Town Manager recently presented to each councilor. The principal message is real leadership speaks to higher values, and should make a difference in people’s lives. But,... »

Congresswoman Clark is Making the Wrong Statement

Friday, January 20, 2017
By Transcript Staff

The announcement by our Congresswoman Katherine Clark that she will not be attending the inauguration on Friday of President-elect Donald Trump as a sign of protest is wrong. As a private citizen, Clark is entitled to make any lawful statement as she deems necessary. However, Clark is not a private citizen. She is an... »

Attention Democrats:Grow Up

Friday, January 20, 2017
By Transcript Staff

Donald Trump is set to be inaugurated on Friday. Certainly, that is a day and an event that no serious person on any side of the political spectrum ever thought might be possible. However, that is the reality that we have to deal with — and it is an outcome that every American unhesitatingly... »

Sports 01-19-2017

Friday, January 20, 2017
By Transcript Staff

WHS SPORTS roundup WHS BOYS TRACK TEAM TOPS SAUGUS   The Winthrop High boys indoor track team earned its first win of the season with a 44-22 triumph over Saugus in a meet that was held at the Revere High field house. Five Vikings captured first place in their individual events: Andrew McGrail with... »

Obituaries 01-19-2017

Friday, January 20, 2017
By Transcript Staff

John Votta Loved animals, especially horses; long time Angell Memorial Hospital technician John F. Votta, born August 23, 1943, a resident of Winthrop, formerly of Orient Heights East Boston, passed away on January 15. He was 73 years old. John loved animals, especially horses, and spent much of his youth and young adulthood riding... »

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