Town Officials to Start Process of Crafting Law on Houseboats

Thursday, April 9, 2015
By Transcript Staff
Town Officials to Start Process of Crafting Law on Houseboats

WINTHROP – One thing is clear, Winthrop will have a bylaw that addresses the use of houseboats at area marinas, including Atlantic Marina off Pleasant Street. Officials expect to start working on a draft on April 15. The Town Council’s Rules and Ordinance Committee, chaired by Phillip Boncore, met last week to update residents... »

Wellness Week Starts with Sunday Expo

Thursday, April 9, 2015
By Transcript Staff

WINTHROP – There is truly something for everyone next week as Winthrop kicks off its first Wellness Week this Sunday with the Health and Wellness Expo in the high school gym from 10 am to 2 pm. “We’d like to highlight the more prominent issues currently affecting our community and provide resources and education... »

Hermon St. Project Rezoning Put on Hold: Developers Seeking Condos at Playhouse Site

Thursday, April 9, 2015
By Transcript Staff

WINTHROP – A procedural question has forced the Town Council to postpone its official decision on the rezoning of an old church and theater at 60 Hermon St. Tuesday night, in front of neighbors and the representatives of Ocean City Development LLC, the council closed the public hearing after hearing final comments from both... »

Police Blotter 04-09-2015

Thursday, April 9, 2015
By Transcript Staff

Monday, March 30 Party on Lincoln Street reports a residence there has lot consciousness but has awakened. Call transferred to WFD and EMS for service. Elderly party fell at Senior Center. No injuries detected. Party on Undine Avenue reports a disturbance taking place on the second floor apartment. Officers requested EMS for a medical... »

Alternative to Fields as Snow Dumps Must Be Found

Thursday, April 9, 2015
By Transcript Staff

We spoke to Steve Calla, Director of the Winthrop Department of Public Works, and he wanted to make it clear that he never denied using the Winthrop High baseball field as a snow dump for the snow removed from the town’s streets during the past winter. This controversy may stem from a simple lack... »

Advancing 60 Hermon St. Project

Thursday, April 9, 2015
By Transcript Staff

The Town Council moved a step closer to approving the project being planned for 60 Hermon St., which is the former home of the Winthrop Playmakers. The Planning Board had voted by a 7-0 margin in favor of the project and the Council took its vote Tuesday night with the clear majority of the... »

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