The Restless Sea

Thursday, September 8, 2016
By Transcript Staff
The Restless Sea

Sonya Feng, 15, hurries away from the shore as the incoming tide brings the storm waves closer to the shore on Monday. The effects of Hurricane Hermine could be felt on Monday and Tuesday as an unsettled ocean and high winds blew along Winthrop’s coastline. »

Sleight of Hand:Winthrop Magician Keeps Even Penn and Teller Stumped

Thursday, September 8, 2016
By Transcript Staff
Sleight of Hand:Winthrop Magician Keeps Even Penn and Teller Stumped

By Sue Ellen Woodcock It is the ultimate trick to perform in front of professional magicians, the other thrill is to fool them with a trick that they can’t figure out. That’s what Winthrop resident Paul Gertner did a couple of weeks ago on “Penn & Teller: Fool Us” on the CW Network. On... »

Ferry Ridership Increasing

Thursday, September 8, 2016
By Transcript Staff

By Sue Ellen Woodcock The Winthrop Ferry has been doing well. A tourism video has been created showing a couple with bicycles leaving Rowe’s Wharf. When they arrive in Winthrop after 20 minutes on the ferry, they get on their bikes and drive around the bike path at Deer Island. Also shown are several... »

Boards Approve Another SDOD on Walden St

Thursday, September 8, 2016
By Transcript Staff

By Sue Ellen Woodcock In a joint meeting, the Town Council and the Planning Board voted to grant to the owners of 15-17 Walden St. a Special Development Overlay District (SDOD) designation intended to rehab or reuse a property that no longer is serving its original use. Unlike other SDOD properties that have been... »

Police Blotter 09-08-2016

Thursday, September 8, 2016
By Transcript Staff

Monday, August 29 Caller from Overlook Drive stated that his wife has fallen and needs help lifting her. WFD notified and 92 responded. Calling party on Shirley Street stated her ex-boyfriend is harassing her. It is to the point that she is afraid. She will be home after 8 a.m. and will call the... »

Legislatures Reflect On State Session Accomplishments

Thursday, September 8, 2016
By Transcript Staff

House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo, Representative RoseLee Vincent and Senator Joseph Boncore joined their colleagues in the Massachusetts Legislature in completing a productive 2015-2016 session which included the passage of multiple landmark bills. Over the past two years, the Legislature passed major bills related to substance addition, energy, economic development, civil rights and regulatory... »

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