An Olympics in Boston?

Friday, January 16, 2015
By Transcript Staff

The prospect of hosting a Summer Olympics in Boston has been bandied about for many years, but it now appears as though things might get serious in light of Boston’s selection as the top choice of American cities to contend for the designation world-wide in 2024. As far as we know, in terms of dollars and cents,... »

Sports 01-15-2015

Friday, January 16, 2015
By Transcript Staff

WHS SPORTS ROUNDUP WHS girls basketball team wins two of three The Winthrop High girls basketball team cruised to a pair of runaway victories this past week, dispatching Swampscott, 42-22, and Lynn English, 48-22. Sandwiched between those twin wins was a 41-32 loss to Peabody, the Lady Vikings’ first defeat in the Northeastern Conference... »

Obituaries 01-15-2015

Friday, January 16, 2015
By Transcript Staff

Arthur Veilleux Retired Director of Production for Blue Cross Blue Shield Arthur G. Veilleux of Putnam Street, Winthrop passed away at the Chestnut Woods Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Saugus on January 12. He was 85 years old. Born in Lynn, the beloved son of the late Malvina (LeClerc) and Henry Veilleux, he was... »

High Falutin’ Blues: Winthrop Native Gracie Curran Wins Blues Artist of the Year

Monday, January 12, 2015
By Transcript Staff
High Falutin’ Blues: Winthrop Native Gracie Curran Wins Blues Artist of the Year

Gracie Curran, Winthrop native, and her High Falutin’ Band have been traveling across the country and along the east coast, and won the 2014 Blues Artist of the Year award by the Boston Music Awards on Dec. 14. “We are honored and thrilled,” said Gracie, 29. “We appreciate the opportunity to come home and... »

DeLeo Re-Elected as Speaker of the House

Monday, January 12, 2015
By Transcript Staff
DeLeo Re-Elected as Speaker of the House

Representative Robert A. DeLeo was re-elected Speaker of teh House of Representatives by his colleagues on Wednesday.  The following are his remarks. Thank you, Amanda and Emma. Your performance was beautiful. Your grandfather, who was very musically-inclined, would be proud. I am extremely happy to have with us members of my family including my... »

Town Census to be Mailed in Early January to Residents

Monday, January 12, 2015
By Transcript Staff

The 2015 Annual Town Census will be mailed to all households in early January. Winthrop residents should verify or correct any information, sign, and return the census within 10 days of receipt. The data from the census is used to compile the Winthrop voter list, Winthrop school planning, and other reports required by Massachusetts... »

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