Obituaries 05-19-2016

Friday, May 20, 2016
By Transcript Staff

Rose Cadden Of Winthrop, formerly of East Boston Rose Cadden of Enfield Road, Winthrop passed away at home on April 27 surrounded by her loving family. She was 81 years old. Born in Boston, she was the beloved daughter of the late Josephine (Tarrantino) and Antonio Mazzio. A longtime resident of East Boston, she... »

It’s Now Official:Joseph Boncore Elected to State Senate

Friday, May 13, 2016
By Transcript Staff
It’s Now Official:Joseph Boncore Elected to State Senate

By Cary Shuman A campaign that began with hope and optimism ended in triumph Tuesday as attorney Joseph Boncore was elected state senator for the First Suffolk and Middlesex District that includes his hometown of Winthrop. Boncore was unopposed in the general election after finishing first in a field of seven candidates in the... »

Survivors by the Sea Recognized by MGH

Friday, May 13, 2016
By Transcript Staff
Survivors by the Sea Recognized by MGH

By Sue Ellen Woodcock When Survivors by the Sea started up 10 years ago it adopted a philosophy that many non-profits could benefit from — pay it forward. It also developed a model for supporting people with cancer without being a support group. Survivors by the Sea is one of 100 groups and individuals... »

Battle Over Addiction Moves to State House

Friday, May 13, 2016
By Transcript Staff

By Sue Ellen Woodcock When it comes to combating the opioid crisis in Winthrop, there is a group of people working hard to make sure more people don’t die from opiates, that families get the support they need and others are educated about the perils of becoming an addict. “We have developed a model... »

School Comm Hears Plans For New Diversion Program

Friday, May 13, 2016
By Transcript Staff

By Kate Anslinger CASA (Community Action for Safe Alternatives) Coalition Coordinator, LeighAnn Eruzione was at Monday night’s School Committee meeting to give a presentation on plans for the district’s new diversion program. The purpose of the program is to find better ways of reinforcing student behavior and replacing suspensions with a professionally led program... »

Winthrop High School Hosts Pride Day

Friday, May 13, 2016
By Transcript Staff

By Kate Anslinger As school opened on Tuesday morning, a team of students passed out rainbow colored bracelets in honor of the school’s dedication to Pride Day. As part of Wellness Week, the day was geared toward building acceptance with individuality and also offered education on the LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bi, Transgender, and Questioning)... »

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