East Boston Savings Bank Donates $17K to Jimmy Fund Foundation

Friday, October 13, 2017
By Transcript Staff

Throughout the season, East Boston Savings Bank has been routing for the Sox to win. Not only because they are big fans but also for the children benefiting from the Jimmy Fund Foundation. With every Red Sox win East Boston Savings Bank has donated $100 to Rally for the Jimmy Fund.  The Sox finished... »

Peter Gill is Running for Re-Election to the Winthrop Housing Authority

Friday, October 13, 2017
By Transcript Staff

When Sen. Boncore resigned his seat on the Housing Authority due to his election as Senator, Peter Gill was appointed by the Town Council and the Housing Authority jointly to fill the Senator’s unexpired term. Peter says it has been his pleasure to serve in this position and to witness the dedication of Peg... »

Police Blotter 10-12-2017

Friday, October 13, 2017
By Transcript Staff

Monday, October 2 Three motor vehicle parking in parking lot at Governors Park playing loud music. Motor vehicle accident on Cross Street. Unknown injuries. Reporting party on Pleasant Street states a white van took a sign down. Officer spoke to involved party. He said he did not take the sign down, but would fix... »

Letters to the Editor

Friday, October 13, 2017
By Transcript Staff

VOTE for ron vecchia Dear Editor, Current School Committee member Ron Vecchia is running for Winthrop Town Council President.  I first met Ron in 1973 at one of the early Jaycees meetings.  I’ve known him for 44 years, and I wholeheartedly support his candidacy.  Here’s why. A Vietnam veteran, Ron has served his country.  He’s... »

The Protesting Football Players are Not Disrespecting the Military

Friday, October 13, 2017
By Transcript Staff

The silent protest that was begun last season by former San Francisco 49er quarterback Colin Kaepernick, in which Kaepernick took a knee during the National Anthem before football games, exemplifies what freedom of speech and freedom of expression mean in our country. Kaepernick, and his fellow players who have joined him this year, have... »

Sports 10-12-2017

Friday, October 13, 2017
By Transcript Staff

WHS sports roundup WHS boys soccer defeats Everett, 3-2 The Winthrop High boys soccer team earned what head coach Kyle Gagin termed “probably the biggest win in the program’s history” with a 3-2 triumph over Everett last Thursday on the local pitch. The Vikings had dropped a 6-1 decision to the Crimson Tide in... »

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