The Superintendent Search is On

Friday, April 14, 2017
By Transcript Staff

By Kate Anslinger As of the April 7 deadline, there have been two internal applicants for the school superintendent position. On a mission to speed up the process and get qualified candidates, the School Committee has consulted with the MASC (Massachusetts Association of School Committees) and they have posted an interim candidate search that... »

Military Father Surprises Daughters at School

Friday, April 14, 2017
By Transcript Staff

By Kate Anslinger Military surprises are all the rage these days, and for good reason, as people can’t help but be overwhelmed with emotion when watching a family reunite for the first time in months. Recently, Winthrop experienced its very own homecoming surprise when US Army SPC Vinnie Glover made an unexpected visit to... »

Boston: An American Running Story Premieres April 15

Friday, April 14, 2017
By Transcript Staff

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Boston and running go hand in hand. The city is synonymous with the marathon and it has been doing so for the last 120 years. Now award winning filmmaker and marathoner Jon Dunham, know for his “Spirit of the Marathon” documentaries, chronicles the worlds greatest marathon. “Boston: An American Running... »

News Briefs

Friday, April 14, 2017
By Transcript Staff

Spring Arts Festival Planned The Winthrop Art Association presents its Spring Arts Festival at the EB Newton Cultural Center the weekend of April 29 and April 30, 12-6 p.m. and 11 am to 4 p.m.. A special reception will be held Friday, April 28 from 7-9 p.m. Street sweeping information The Town of Winthrop... »

Police Blotter 04-13-2017

Friday, April 14, 2017
By Transcript Staff

Monday, April 3 A black male, in his late 30’s, was seen asking for money outside Citizen’s Bank on Putnam Street. Caller states people are afraid to go in the bank. Officer spoke to the subject who states that he is waiting for the ATM to open at 9 a.m. Male party was seen... »

Spring Has Sprung….

Friday, April 14, 2017
By Transcript Staff

Although our winter season was a mild one, both in terms of cold and snow, giving us hopes for an early arrival of spring, our optimism proved illusory thanks to a near record-setting chilly and wet month of March that extended into the first week of April. The awful March weather curtailed outdoor activities,... »

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