Hanging 10 With Help from Jonas

Thursday, January 28, 2016
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Hanging 10 With Help from Jonas

Leif Hutchinson catches a wave off of Winthrop on Tuesday morning. The winter storm Jonas off the coast – which left about 4 inches of snow in Winthrop – provided some pretty stellar waves for those winter surfers looking to Hang 10. »

Houstle Uses Lots of Creativity to Engage Fifth Grade Students

Thursday, January 28, 2016
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Houstle Uses Lots of Creativity to Engage Fifth Grade Students

By Kate Anslinger Fifth grade teacher Katie Houstle has been recognized for her creative efforts to get students engaged in learning. Using her own songwriting talent and her background in theater and music, Houstle has given the students in her fifth grade class a newfound motivation to learn. She has taken it upon herself... »

School Board Discusses Making Math A Priority for Students at WPS

Thursday, January 28, 2016
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By Kate Anslinger The highlight of Monday night’s Winthrop Public School (WPS) Committee meeting was the ongoing attempt to make math a priority. Frank Woods, curriculum director, has been working hard to fulfill this significant goal in the district. “There are a lot of really exciting things going on with the curriculum now,” said... »

News Briefs

Thursday, January 28, 2016
By Transcript Staff

MAGICIAN TO PERFORM AT LIBRARY The Winthrop Public Library and the DeLeo Senior Center present magician Scott Jameson at the Senior Center, 35 Harvard St., on Wednesday, February 17 at 2 p.m. This program is supported in part by a grant from the W inthrop Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by... »

Police Blotter 01-28-2016

Thursday, January 28, 2016
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Monday, January 18 Caller report a motor vehicle was parked in violation of the ban on Cora Street. W92 went by and the vehicle was moved and the street clear. The caller called back and reports the owner moved the car prior to the police coming by, and has now put the car back.... »

Safety Tips for Burn Awareness Week

Thursday, January 28, 2016
By Transcript Staff

State Fire Marshal Stephen D. Coan announced that national Burn Awareness Week is February 1-7, 2016. “While we traditionally associate burns with fires, the leading burn injury in Massachusetts is hot liquid scalds to children under 5,” said State Fire Marshal Coan, “Remember that hot liquids burn like fire.”  Children under 5 Most At... »

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