Toppled in a Wind Gust:100 Year-Old Red Oak Tree at Town Hall Falls on Sunday

Friday, June 17, 2016
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Toppled in a Wind Gust:100 Year-Old Red Oak Tree at Town Hall Falls on Sunday

By Sue Ellen Woodcock The year was 1909. The town planted a Great Red Oak on Town Hall property. Over the years it grew and grew with a girth only to be guessed by passerbys – 100 inches around? More, less? This all cam to an end on Sunday, June 12 at 4:11p.m. when... »

Residents Hold Informational Hearing on Proposed Miller Field Renovations

Friday, June 17, 2016
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By Kate Anslinger Residents had an opportunity Monday night at the Point Shirley Association Hall to gather information about plans for the Miller Field revitalization project.  “Winthrop’s Worth It” chairman, James Fabiano, was front and center at the meeting, doling out details involved in the $9.8 million debt-exclusion override which will be voted on... »

Cambridge Man Arrested for Assault at Belle Isle Marsh

Friday, June 17, 2016
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By John Lynds While investigators continue to try to connect the death of 83-year-old Daniel Pepe, of East Boston to an attack of an elderly man three days later, State Police have arrested a Cambridge man with a lengthy record in connection with the latter crime. Michael Bruzzese, of Cambridge, formerly of Hingham, was... »

Winthrop Voters Head to Polls on Tuesday for Override Vote

Friday, June 17, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Winthrop voters will go to the polls on Tuesday to determine whether a debt-exclusion override should be approved for the revitalization of Miller Field and a major drainage project in the Miller lake area. The debt-exclusion override question for $9.8 million, if passed, would create funding for a new multi-sport... »

News Briefs

Friday, June 17, 2016
By Transcript Staff

Pancake Breakfast is Sunday The annual pancake breakfast that raises funds for the Winthrop High School football team named “All You Can Eat Breakfast, “ will be held on Sunday, June 19 from 7 am – Noon at Winthrop High School Cafeteria on Pauline Street. The suggested donation is $7. Support for all Winthrop... »

Police Blotter 06-16-2016

Friday, June 17, 2016
By Transcript Staff

Monday, June 6 Officer will try to serve subject on Veterans Road a summons issued by the Boston Municipal Court. He reports all is okay. Caller in East Boston stated a vehicle just struck two parked motor vehicles on Bennington Street. The vehicle was seen on Main Street. All shift officers along with detail... »

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