Letter to the Editor

Friday, February 26, 2016
By Transcript Staff

Supporting Rigas Dear Editor: In 2014, voters sent a clear message that they wanted common-sense reforms that will make Massachusetts great. Now just over a year later, Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito are already fulfilling many of their campaign promises. The next few years represent a unique opportunity for the Massachusetts... »

Joe Boncore Packs the Hall

Friday, February 26, 2016
By Transcript Staff

State Senate candidate Joe Boncore drew a capacity crowd to the Beachmont VFW Hall last Friday. What was impressive was that not only were there many supporters from Winthrop in attendance, but also scores from across the district. Joe was introduced to the crowd by his brother, Robert, and you could feel the sense of... »

Mike Eruzione’s Magic Moment

Friday, February 26, 2016
By Transcript Staff

Sports fans know the date very well. It was 36 years ago today, Feb. 24. 1980, when U.S. hockey captain Mike Eruzione and his teammates defeated Finland to win the Gold Medal, completing an incredible two weeks of ice hockey at the Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, N.Y. Of course, two days earlier, Mike... »

Condolences to the Rutherford Family

Friday, February 26, 2016
By Transcript Staff

We extend our condolences to the family of longtime Winthrop resident Judith A. Rutherford, who passed away February 20. Mrs. Rutherford was a well-known employee for many years at the former Winthrop Federal Credit Union and the Webster First Federal Credit Union. She and her husband, the late Bill Rutherford, were great supporters of... »

Sports 02-25-2016

Friday, February 26, 2016
By Transcript Staff

WHS sports roundup Boys, girls hockey teams await tourney The Winthrop High boys and girls hockey teams are awaiting word this week of the announcement from the MIAA of their seeding and first-round opponents in the upcoming state hockey tournament. Coach Dale Dunbar’s Viking squad was set to conclude its regular season last night... »

Obituaries 02-25-2016

Friday, February 26, 2016
By Transcript Staff

James Gallo, Sr. Of Winthrop, formerly of East Boston James G. Gallo, Sr. of Winthrop, formerly of East Boston, died peacefully at home with his loving family by his bedside on February 16. He was the beloved husband for over 61 years to Adelaid (Mastrangelo) Gallo; devoted father of Margie Hughes and her husband,... »

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