Remember Those in Need

Thursday, November 24, 2016
By Transcript Staff

For the vast majority of Americans, Thanksgiving and the holiday season is a joyous time when the abundance that life offers is most apparent in a wealthy nation such as ours. But the sad reality for many of our fellow citizens is that the holiday season brings little, if any, joy. Those who are... »

Happy Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 24, 2016
By Transcript Staff

Thanksgiving is the ultimate family-centered holiday. Thanksgiving has no religious connotations, no national-celebration connotations, and no required gift-giving. It asks nothing more from each of than just showing up (other than for the person who is doing all the cooking) and enjoying the company of our family and friends and then having a great... »

Sports 11-24-2016

Thursday, November 24, 2016
By Transcript Staff

From the Press Box Winthrop/Revere Thanksgiving Rivalry set for Thursday By: Jim Lederman The Winthrop-Revere ‘rivalry’ is the game – this year is game number 86 – the series started in 1913. The Vikings hold a commanding (56-26-3) advantage. Toss the records out when these two archrivals battle. Winthrop (3-7) – Revere (5-5), the... »

Give Peace A Chance:After Election Results, Julia Wallerce Starts Peace Gathering for Everyone

Friday, November 18, 2016
By Transcript Staff
Give Peace A Chance:After Election Results, Julia Wallerce Starts Peace Gathering for Everyone

By Kate Anslinger After last week’s national election of Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton, there were gatherings in many areas for people to express themselves, but one Winthrop woman called for a peace gathering to help people on both sides move forward. As part of the organized peace gathering, about 30 Winthrop residents joined... »

Town’s Bond Rating Upgraded:Translates Into Lower Interest Costs for Projects

Friday, November 18, 2016
By Transcript Staff

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Town Manager James McKenna is more than happy with the improvement in the Town’s bond rating and he is even more excited that the the savings is something that goes back to the taxpayers. Standard & Poors recently upgraded the town’s rating to AA from AA-. “This is great news... »

Officials Report Regional Dispatch Center Now Online

Friday, November 18, 2016
By Transcript Staff

By Sue Ellen Woodcock It’s been well over five years in the making and now the Metro North Regional Emergency Communications Center, the regional dispatch center for Revere and Winthrop is now online taking emergency calls and dispatching public safety personnel. The city of Revere has been on for two weeks and Winthrop  has... »

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