Sports 06-15-2017

Saturday, June 17, 2017
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WHS SPORTS roundup WHS baseball team falls in state tourney   The WHS baseball team learned a version of the axiom, “Live by the sword, die by the sword,” in MIAA state tourney play this past week. After defeating their first round rival, Mystic Valley, in shutout fashion, 8-0, the Vikings were on the... »

Obituaries 06-15-2017

Saturday, June 17, 2017
By Transcript Staff

Cheryl Cronin 30-year coordinator for the New England Eye & Tissue Bank Cheryl A. Cronin of Sewall Avenue, Winthrop passed away at the Neville House in Cambridge on June 12. She was 66 years old. Born in Stoneham, she was the beloved daughter of the late Elaine Forfia (Gilson) and Francis Mitchell. A resident... »

Winthrop High Graduation Goes Off Smoothly

Friday, June 9, 2017
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Winthrop High Graduation Goes Off Smoothly

By Kate Anslinger Being the first to host their graduation in the new high school/middle school gym was one of the many things that the class of 2017 had to brag about and they were quite deserving of the sophisticated event. Not only did the 108 graduates have to change school buildings three times... »

Groundbreaking of the Belle Isle Marsh Marine Ecology Park and Walkway

Friday, June 9, 2017
By Transcript Staff
Groundbreaking of the Belle Isle Marsh Marine Ecology Park and Walkway

By Kate Anslinger Last Friday afternoon Lt. Governor Karyn Polito joined Town Manager Jim McKenna, Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo, Town Council President Russ Sanford and Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) Commissioner Leo Roy in a celebratory gathering of the groundbreaking at the Belle Isle Marsh. The Seaport Economic Council has given... »

Council Approves Budget

Friday, June 9, 2017
By Transcript Staff

By Sue Ellen Woodcock The Town Council approved and accepted a $49,146,338 operating and capital budget for fiscal year 2018, which begins July 1 and includes the school department budget that will guarantee no teacher layoffs and maintaining current classroom sizes. Robert Wynn, chairman of the Finance Commission, said the commission recommended the Town... »

News Briefs

Friday, June 9, 2017
By Transcript Staff

Fresh Vermont Mapler Syrup at Farmers Market You may have seen Ackermann Maple Farm’s syrup around Town; in the Winthrop Book Depot as a sweetener alternative or at one of the local bed and breakfasts for morning pancakes.  You most definitely have seen them on Sundays in the summer at the Winthrop Farmers Market. ... »

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