Obituaries 05-18-2017

Friday, May 19, 2017
By Transcript Staff

Lois Solari Retired Public Health Service Naval Captain Lois E. Solari passed on January 9, 2017 in Dallas, Texas. She was born to the late Carmela (Aloia) and Edward J. Solari in Winthrop. She graduated from Boston College and received a Masters Degree in Nursing from Boston University. She worked in the nursing sector... »

Winthrop Scholars Recognized

Friday, May 12, 2017
By Transcript Staff
Winthrop Scholars Recognized

The North Shore Chamber of Commerce honored the top students academically in the graduating classes from North Shore high schools at the 49th Annual Honor Scholars Recognition Dinner Tuesday at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Danvers. The Winthrop High honorees are pictured at the dinner, from left, seniors William Holden, Shanel Turransky, Danielle... »

Walking to School

Friday, May 12, 2017
By Transcript Staff
Walking to School

School Committee member, Laura Callis with her son Kennedy participating in the Walk/Bike to School event hosted by the Gorman Fort Banks School. This is to encourage people to leave their cars behind and walk or ride a bicycle to school. »

Time to Start Thinking About Mosquitoes

Friday, May 12, 2017
By Transcript Staff
Time to Start Thinking About Mosquitoes

By Sue Ellen Woodcock It’s that time of year when lovers of the outdoors and their furry friends get concerned about disease carrying mosquitoes and ticks. At Tuesday evening’s Board of Health meeting members heard from the Northeast Massachusetts Mosquito Control (NMMC) and from Page Exterminating. Kimberly Foss, an entomologist with NMMC, said they... »

School Committee Starts Search for Interim Superintendent

Friday, May 12, 2017
By Transcript Staff

By Sue Ellen Woodcock The School Committee began interviewing candidates for the Interim Superintendent post to fill in between the time Superintendent of Schools John Macero leaves in June and a new superintendent who will be selected begins in 2018. The school committee on Monday night interviewed internal candidates, Curriculum Director Frank Woods and... »

News Briefs

Friday, May 12, 2017
By Transcript Staff

Free skin cancer screenings The Winthrop Health Department and Dana Farber will be conducting a skin cancer prevention screenings on Friday, June 2 from 11AM to 3 PM. The Dana Farber van will be parked at the bottom of the EB Newton, Pauline Street. The screening takes an estimated 15-30 minutes to do. Pre-registration... »

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