Library Left Hefty Donation for Books

Friday, February 10, 2017
By Transcript Staff
Library Left Hefty Donation for Books

By Sue Ellen Woodcock People do things for a reason and that’s what 84-year-old Thomas O’Brien Jr. did when he passed away on Nov. 20, 2013 peacefully at home. O’Brien lived on Pleasant Street and was an avid reader with no immediate family living. He was a Navy pilot during the Korean War having... »

A Golden Moment:Thirty Years Ago,WHS Goaltender Robert Withrow Helped Beat Saugus in Memorable Game at Larsen

Friday, February 10, 2017
By Transcript Staff
A Golden Moment:Thirty Years Ago,WHS Goaltender Robert Withrow Helped Beat Saugus in Memorable Game at Larsen

By Cary Shuman Thirty years ago Robert Winthrow led the Winthrop High School hockey team to one of its greatest victories in its glorious history. The starting senior goaltender playing before a packed house at Larsen Rink, Withrow made 70 saves to spark Winthrop to a 6-5 victory over Saugus, handing the Sachems their... »

Tennis Courts at WHS Site Still are Undecided

Friday, February 10, 2017
By Transcript Staff

By Sue Ellen Woodcock The tennis courts at the high school may get a reprieve if the Town Council votes for a one-year moratorium and takes note of the parking situation during various activities in the area around the new high school and the soon to be new Miller Field. “The high school tennis... »

Real Estate Prices Up Around the Region in 2016

Friday, February 10, 2017
By Transcript Staff

By Sue Ellen Woodcock The real estate market showed median home sale prices go up anywhere from 8-21 percent in the Revere, Winthrop, Chelsea, East Boston, Everett and Lynn. According to the Massachusetts Association of Realtors, Winthrop single family home sales price comparing 2015 to 2016 is up 10.7 percent, or $375,000 to $415,000.... »

News Briefs

Friday, February 10, 2017
By Transcript Staff

RESIDENT EXEMPTIONS FROM MOSQUITO SPRAYING The Health Department is giving notice to all residents who would like to be exempt from mosquito spraying this year. Please complete the form found on the town’s website at www.town.winthrop.ma.us and return it certified mail to the Town Clerk’s office.  This form has a deadline of March 1st... »

Police Blotter 02-09-2017

Friday, February 10, 2017
By Transcript Staff

Monday, January 30 Caller reports a Honda has been parked in the Highland lot at Pine Street for over two months and has not been moved. Officer is unable to locate the party and will watch for it on the parking shift. No violation at this time. Party reports someone spray painted the back... »

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