Town Says Yes To Miller Field

Friday, June 24, 2016
By Transcript Staff

The town of Winthrop stood up for its student-athletes, coaches, and residents alike with its overwhelming vote to support funding for the new Miller Field sports complex. Residents of our  sports-minded community that has produced so many championship teams and college athletes understood the importance of having a great facility to complement the awesome $80 million... »

Sports 06-23-2016

Friday, June 24, 2016
By Transcript Staff

From The Press Box Mr. Speaker By: Jim Lederman The announcement on Tuesday, June 14th at Miller Field by the office of House Speaker Bob DeLeo, brought back memories of 1998. The ‘Light up Miller Field Committee” worked tirelessly for six months to raise the funds ($165,000) to install the lights. The Committee needed... »

Obituaries 06-23-2016

Friday, June 24, 2016
By Transcript Staff

Catherine Driscoll New England Telephone retiree Catherine M. Driscoll of Golden Drive, Winthrop passed away at the Lighthouse Nursing Care Center in Revere on June 17. She was 89 years old. Born in Winthrop, the beloved daughter of the late Agnes (Clancy) and Michael Pidgeon, she has been a resident of Winthrop for almost 30 years.... »

Massport Donates $2.5M for Winthrop Foundation

Friday, June 17, 2016
By Transcript Staff
Massport Donates $2.5M for Winthrop Foundation

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Call it a Christmas gift, just six months early. That’s what it felt like Tuesday evening when officials from MassPort presented the town of Winthrop with a check for $2.5 million for a non-profit foundation. Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo and Thomas Glynn executive director of MassPort, announced they... »

Toppled in a Wind Gust:100 Year-Old Red Oak Tree at Town Hall Falls on Sunday

Friday, June 17, 2016
By Transcript Staff
Toppled in a Wind Gust:100 Year-Old Red Oak Tree at Town Hall Falls on Sunday

By Sue Ellen Woodcock The year was 1909. The town planted a Great Red Oak on Town Hall property. Over the years it grew and grew with a girth only to be guessed by passerbys – 100 inches around? More, less? This all cam to an end on Sunday, June 12 at 4:11p.m. when... »

Residents Hold Informational Hearing on Proposed Miller Field Renovations

Friday, June 17, 2016
By Transcript Staff

By Kate Anslinger Residents had an opportunity Monday night at the Point Shirley Association Hall to gather information about plans for the Miller Field revitalization project.  “Winthrop’s Worth It” chairman, James Fabiano, was front and center at the meeting, doling out details involved in the $9.8 million debt-exclusion override which will be voted on... »

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