Speaker Deleo Congratulates Joe Boncore

Thursday, April 21, 2016
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Speaker of the House Robert A. DeLeo officially congratulated Winthrop attorney Joe Boncore on his victory in the State Senate Democratic Primary that was held April 12. Boncore defeated six other candidates to win the nomination for the seat. He is unopposed in the May 10 general election. Said DeLeo, “Being friends with the... »

Congratulations,Coach David Brown

Thursday, April 21, 2016
By Transcript Staff

We want to add our congratulations to Winthrop Police officer and St. Mary’s High School boys basketball coach Dave Brown on leading his St. Mary’s team to the Division 4 state championship for the 2015-16 season. Winthrop High School basketball fans remember when Dave led the Vikings to the state title in 2011 and... »

Happy Passover

Thursday, April 21, 2016
By Transcript Staff

We wish the members of our Jewish community a Happy Passover that begins at sundown Friday night. The observance continues for eight days and commemorates the Israelites being freed by God from slavery in Egypt in biblical times. Passover commences with the First Seder, which is a special dinner that includes the recitation of... »

Sports 04-21-2016

Thursday, April 21, 2016
By Transcript Staff

WHS sports roundup Disciscio spins three-hitter, Vikings defeat Salem 8-0 The Winthrop High baseball team broke into the win column in a big way with an 8-0 victory at Salem Monday. After a tough start to their season — which included a walk-off, 2-1 loss to Marblehead and a 3-1 setback to Saugus —... »

Obituaries 04-21-2016

Thursday, April 21, 2016
By Transcript Staff

Libero Laura Decorated veteran and Commodore of Winthrop Yacht Club for more than 60 years Libero L. Laura, a longtime resident of Winthrop, passed away on April 13. He was 96 years old. “Lee” a graduated with the Class of 1939 from Winthrop High School. In 1944, he enlisted in the U.S. Army Air... »

Boncore Wins Senate Primary:First Winthrop Resident Elected to Massachusetts State Senate

Thursday, April 14, 2016
By Transcript Staff
Boncore Wins Senate Primary:First Winthrop Resident Elected to Massachusetts State Senate

By Cary Shuman Winthrop attorney Joseph Boncore prevailed over a strong field of candidates to win the First Suffolk and Middlesex State Senate Democratic Primary Tuesday. Boncore, chairman of the Winthrop Housing Authority, received 4,013 votes to defeat six other candidates in the special election to fill the seat previously held by Anthony Petruccelli.... »

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