Make the Most of Summer

Friday, July 13, 2018
By Transcript Staff

My father who lived an extraordinary life, used to say, “When you look back on your life, you realize that all you really have is a lot of memories.” What brings these words to mind is the realization that the long, hot summer is upon us. With school out and the excitement of the... »

Sports 07-12-2018

Friday, July 13, 2018
By Transcript Staff

From the Press Box The Rivalry By: Jim Lederman The Swampscott-Winthrop ‘Rivalry’ dates back to the 50s. The ‘Big Blue’ under the tutelage of legendary coach Stan Bondelevitch (Bondy) established their dominance in the NEC. The Vikings captured their first NEC title in 1964. The undefeated Vikings, led by Steve ‘The Tank’ Adamson defeated... »

Obituaries 07-12-2018

Friday, July 13, 2018
By Transcript Staff

Elaine Marley 40-year owner and director of Mrs. Marley’s Nursery and Pre-School in Winthrop Elaine M. (Sacco) Marley of Winthrop passed away after a brief illness on July 2. She was 91 years old. Elaine was the proud owner and director of Mrs. Marley’s Nursery and Preschool, located in Winthrop for over 40 years.... »

Flanagan Retires from Winthrop Fire Department after 32 Years

Saturday, July 7, 2018
By Kate Anslinger
Flanagan Retires from Winthrop Fire Department after 32 Years

After 32 years on the Winthrop Fire Department, Capt. Chuck Flanagan is hanging up his turncoat and retiring, but that won’t stop him from responding to significant major incidents. Flanagan’s history at the fire station goes beyond his time at the department and stems back to when his grandfather was a firefighter beginning in... »

Emotional Meeting Doesn’t Stop the Pier

Saturday, July 7, 2018
By Sue Ellen Woodcock
Emotional Meeting Doesn’t Stop the Pier

Almost 100 people came to the high school Thursday night to hear MWRA head Fred Laskey outline plans for a fishing pier and parking lot on Deer Island. Needless to say the residents of Point Shirley let it be known they oppose the pier if there is not increased security there. At one point... »

Kasbah Fined Again, Smoking Issues Linger

Saturday, July 7, 2018
By Sue Ellen Woodcock

The Kasbah Restaurant, Moroccan cuisine and lounge, has incurred another $300 fine for allowing smoking in the establishment. After receiving a couple of anonymous letters, Saturday night June 23, Carroll, along with a Winthrop Police detective visited the Kasbah after 10 p.m. and found hookah smoking taking place. “People were smoking inside. It seemed... »

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