Question 2: Simple, Plausible, and Wrong

Friday, October 28, 2016
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By Jacob Oliveira and Mary Bourque The solution proposed by Question 2 is, to use H.L. Mencken’s phrase, simple, plausible, and wrong because it ignores other badly needed changes in charter policy and leaves students in district schools victims in its wake. What is wrong, is the funding formula. Recent editorials and political advertisements... »

Former A.D. Jim Evans Delivers Eloquent Speech

Friday, October 28, 2016
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We would be remiss if we didn’t mention the presence of former Winthrop High School Director of Athletics Jim Evans at the Hall of Fame Banquet. It was so heartening to hear the female inductees credit Mr. Evans for his role in not only establishing girls’ sports at the high school, but also helping... »

Hall of Fame Banquet Was A Complete Success

Friday, October 28, 2016
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The 12th annual Winthrop High School Athletic Hall of Fame banquet was an incredible event that drew the largest crowd of all time with more than 300 people attending at the beautiful, new Winthrop Middle/High School auditorium. It was so great to see the many individual WHS standouts and championship teams (1963 state championship... »

Sports 10-27-2016

Friday, October 28, 2016
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Engineering Major Zuffante is a leader on and off the field By Cary Shuman Chris Zuffante was already a proven product on the football field heading in to the 2016 season. He was a Northeastern Conference and Daily Item All-Star a year ago. The 6-foot-3-inch, 195-pound quarterback and defensive back became one of the... »

Obituaries 10-27-2016

Friday, October 28, 2016
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Sean Mullane Retired teacher Sean J. Mullane of Shadow Hills, California passed away at home on October 17. He was 73 years old. Born in Everett, the beloved son of the late Rita (Donohoe) and John Mullane, prior to his retirement, he was employed as a school teacher for the Saugus Public Schools. He... »

Meeting on Piping Plovers

Friday, October 21, 2016
By Transcript Staff
Meeting on Piping Plovers

Speaker DeLeo met with the Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs, Matthew Beaton, and the Commissioner of Fish and Game, George Peterson, to discuss ongoing efforts related to piping plover conservation and the recreational use of local beaches. The meeting follows a report released by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Massachusetts... »

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