Police Blotter 03-16-2017

Friday, March 17, 2017
By Transcript Staff

Monday, March 6 Caller states Vatika construction on Woodside Avenue was broken into. Owner just got to work and door is broken and items are missing. Illegally parked car with three occupants inside hanging out, were sent on their way. Officer reports to party stating she came home and her lock on her door... »

Happy St Patrick’s Day

Friday, March 17, 2017
By Transcript Staff

St. Patrick’s Day is one of those holidays that brings a smile to everyone’s face — a day when everyone is Irish for a day. St. Patrick’s Day actually is a significant one in American history, marking the date in 1776 on which the British armed forces evacuated Boston (hence the official nomenclature, Evacuation... »

Let Is Snow, Let It Snow — Not

Friday, March 17, 2017
By Transcript Staff

Even though we have had a mild winter, the major snowstorm this week was not welcome! By mid-March, we are ready for winter’s bleakness to depart and for spring to arrive. Yes, we know that March comes in like a lion. As lifelong New Englanders, we are ready for anything that Mother Nature may... »

Rick Perry’s DOE Agenda: Cleaning House, Trump’s Clean Energy

Friday, March 17, 2017
By Transcript Staff

By Merrill Matthews As the new head of the Department of Energy, Former Texas Governor Rick Perry faces many challenges from the bureaucracy, environmentalists, and the media. President Jimmy Carter created the agency in 1977, partly in response to Middle Eastern oil-exporting countries’ decision to use oil as a political weapon. DOE, whose proposed... »

Letters to the Editor

Friday, March 17, 2017
By Transcript Staff

WINTHROP MOTHERS OUT FRONT WILL PRESENT A FORUM Dear Editor: Winthrop Mothers Out Front will present a Gas Pipeline Forum on Monday, April 3, 2017 from 6-7:30 pm with refreshments at 6 pm and presentation beginning at 6:30 pm. The forum will take place at Winthrop Community Access TV studio (WCAT) 165 Winthrop St.,... »

Sports 03-16-2017

Friday, March 17, 2017
By Transcript Staff

From the Press Box On Second Thought By: Jim Lederman Two snowstorms in March, spring begins next week. What happened to the ‘Big Blue’ hockey team (17-3) in the playoffs? Miller Field Committee Awards contract to Gilbane Construction. MFC – “The first game at the new Miller Field will be Thanksgiving Day 2017” –... »

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