Winthrop Falls to St. Mary’s in Spartan Classic Final

Monday, February 23, 2015
By Cary Shuman

The Winthrop High girls basketball team learned once again that all roads to the Boston Garden will  have to pass through St. Mary’s of Lynn. Winthrop, champion of the Northeastern Conference South Division, met St. Mary’s in the Spartan Classic final Tuesday night, with the hosts prevailing 42-40. Tournament MVP Marnelle Garraud (14 points)... »

WHS Sports Through the Years

Monday, February 23, 2015
By Transcript Staff

10 years ago February 10, 2005 Rachele DeLeo scored a career-high 31 points to lead the WHS girls basketball team to a 48-45 win over Lynn English. However, her key play of the game was a defensive one, in which she stole the ball in the waning seconds andy then was fouled. Rachele promptly sank... »

Obituaries 02-19-2015

Monday, February 23, 2015
By Transcript Staff

Kathleen ‘Kay’ Hurley Avon representative for over 66 years Kathleen F. “Kay” (Clark) Hurley of Winthrop passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on December 31. An Avon representative for over 66 years, she was the beloved wife of the late Daniel J. Hurley Sr., devoted mother of Kathy Bradford and her husband,... »

Even Dogs Get Cabin Fever

Thursday, February 12, 2015
By Transcript Staff
Even Dogs Get Cabin Fever

WINTHROP – At this time there are many people crawling the walls, suffering from cabin fever and wishing they could just get away from it all. You’re not alone. You’re best friend might be feeling the same way. “Dogs get cabin fever too,” said Carol Loud, who works at Sandy Paw Pet Spa &... »

Snow Removal Costs at $330,000 for Town and Still Counting

Thursday, February 12, 2015
By Transcript Staff

WINTHROP – For some in town every little snow flake sounds like a kid emptying his piggybank. Town Manager James McKenna and the town’s CFO Timothy Gordon told the Town Council Tuesday night that so far the town has spent in the neighborhood of $330,000 battling the snow. The town had budgeted $90,000 so... »

Snow Storms Don’t Prevent Overdoses

Thursday, February 12, 2015
By Transcript Staff

When the word “blizzard” or “heavy snow” gets thrown out by the weather forecasters people run to the store for essentials like bread and milk. For an addict that means stocking up on drugs or alcohol. Just before the Blizzard of 2015 there was one fatal overdose in Winthrop. When the snow came down... »

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