Patriot Spotting at Winthrop Book Depot

Friday, January 13, 2017
By Transcript Staff
Patriot Spotting at Winthrop Book Depot

Former Winthrop High quarterback Rob Noonan and his son, Matthew, greet New England Patriots special teams All-Pro Nate Ebner during a book signing for Sean Stellato’s “No Backing Down” Saturday at the Winthrop Book Depot and Café in Winthrop Center. »

Planning Bd Okays Nursing Home Site for Condominiums

Friday, January 13, 2017
By Transcript Staff

By Sue Ellen Woodcock The Planning Board approved an application for a project to convert an old nursing home into 16 condominiums, but not after hearing from neighbors, a few real estate professionals and other business owners. Monday night the developers of 142 Pleasant St. (on the corner of Woodside Avenue), the old Governors... »

Houseboats Under Scrutiny Again

Friday, January 13, 2017
By Transcript Staff

By Sue Ellen Woodcock People are back living on their boats again and Town officials are concerned about the pumping of sewage into the water. Director of Inspectional Services Al LeGee said is looks like people are back living on their boats and he’s questioning how they get rid of their sewage. Last year... »

Team Approach Needed Toward Implementation of Cannabis

Friday, January 13, 2017
By Transcript Staff

By Sue Ellen Woodcock It’s going to the a team approach when it comes to the implementation of the new laws legalizing the recreational use of marijuana. That’s what Board of Health Chairman Nick LoConte said at Tuesday night’s board meeting. He explained that he had spoken with Town Manager Jim McKenna and they... »

News Briefs

Friday, January 13, 2017
By Transcript Staff

Democratic Town Committee to meet The Winthrop Democratic Town Committee will meet for the first time of the new year on Wednesday, January 18 at 7:00 PM at the Robert A. DeLeo Senior Center, 35 Harvard Street. The agenda will include a recap of an eventful election season and a discussion on plans and... »

Police Blotter 01-12-2017

Friday, January 13, 2017
By Transcript Staff

Monday, January 2 Traffic control caller stated that her mom was cooking eggs on Shirley Street and smells smoke. Fire clearing area. Party from Governors Park went to headquarters for a well being check on her daughter. The daughter was located and is fine. Follow-up investigation on Veterans Road. Made contact with the people... »

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