Get Your Ornament Before They’re Gone

Thursday, December 14, 2017
By Transcript Staff

The Winthrop Improvement and Historical Association once is again is offering for sale a commemorative holiday ornament. This year’s glass ornament features Graves Light, the black lighthouse on a rocky ledge a few miles off our coastline that was named for Thomas Graves, who was a vice-admiral in the fleet of Gov. John Winthrop.... »

Congratulations, Ron Vecchia

Thursday, December 14, 2017
By Transcript Staff

Amidst the commotion of the holiday season, we were a bit remiss in failing to offer our congratulations to Town Council President-elect Ron Vecchia, who was declared the official winner of the recent town election after a recount by a slim margin of 11 votes over Jeff Turco. Both Ron and Jeff, and the... »

Happy Hanukkah

Thursday, December 14, 2017
By Transcript Staff

We want to wish our many friends in the Jewish community a Happy Hanukkah. The celebration began Tuesday night and continues for eight days. On each night of Hanukkah, a special blessing is said during the lighting of the candles on the menorah. Other traditions associated with the “Jewish Festival of Lights” include the... »

Sports 12-14-2017

Thursday, December 14, 2017
By Transcript Staff

WHS sports roundup WHS girls track opens with win The Winthrop High girls indoor track team opened its season with a 63-23 victory over Lynn English last week at Danvers. Isabella Mahoney was a double-winner for the Lady Viking, capturing the high jump with a leap of 4 feet-10 inches and racing to victory... »

Obituaries 12-14-2017

Thursday, December 14, 2017
By Transcript Staff

Leonard ‘Lenny’ Delorey Retired teacher whose greatest love was spending time with his family Leonard A. “Lenny” Delorey of Winthrop passed away on Dec. 10. He was 88 years old. Lenny was a U.S. Army veteran, serving during the Korean War.Raising and spending time with his family was his greatest love, especially being with... »

Snowflake Fair at St John’s Episcopal Church

Monday, December 11, 2017
By Transcript Staff
Snowflake Fair at St John’s Episcopal Church

Liz Aguillo, Helen Honan, Donna Hanson, Danny Dalo, and Kathy Nelson at St John’s annual Snowflake Fair on Saturday, Dec. 2. The event was one of their most attended, with attendees able to choose from fresh baked goods, jewelry, crocheted hats and scarves, holiday decorations and more. »

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