Winthrop Pays Tribute To Veterans

Tuesday, November 18, 2014
By Transcript Staff

Winthrop paid tribute to its war veterans this week in impressive fashion commencing with Winthrop Center Cafe owner Roger Oliveira hosting a dinner for veterans at his cafe that was sponsored by American Legion Post 146. The Winthrop Chamber of Commerce, led by executive director Betsy Shane and president Dr. Paul McGee, invited veterans... »

Town in Great Financial Shape

Tuesday, November 18, 2014
By Transcript Staff

It was revealed at a Council meeting that  the Town of Winthrop has more than $2.2 million in free cash in its accounts and to that, we can only say, “Great job, Town Manager James McKenna and Chief Financial Officer Tom Gordon,” for leading this historic turnaround of Winthrop’s financial picture. We remember the... »

McKenna Mentioned For Chelsea Post

Tuesday, November 18, 2014
By Transcript Staff

Whenever there is a vacancy for a town/city manager’s position anywhere and this time it is nearby Chelsea (where Jay Ash will be accepting a cabinet post in Governor-Elect Charlie Baker’s administration) —  it’s almost automatic that James McKenna’s name pops up — not because he is looking to leave Winthrop — but simply... »

Game of the New Century

Tuesday, November 18, 2014
By Transcript Staff

We think you have to go back to the 1992 and 1993 Super Bowls that were played at Miller Field against Mansfield and Westford Academy to find a bigger game than what will take place Friday night when the undefeated Northeastern Conference champion Winthrop Vikings host the undefeated Cape Ann League champion Lynnfield Pioneers.... »

Freedoms Foundation to Present Washington Honor Medals

Tuesday, November 18, 2014
By Transcript Staff

The Bay State Chapter of Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge will present prestigious George Washington Honor Medals in memory of former Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino and to Operation Troop Support in Danvers and its founders Dick and Christine Moody. The Chapter will also present “Spirit of ‘76” Awards for meritorious service and patriotism... »

Sports 11-13-2014

Tuesday, November 18, 2014
By Transcript Staff

Winthrop High teams’ looking to championships Vikings seek North Title Crown on Friday at Miller Field By Jim Lederman The Vikings drove 62-yards with the opening drive after Triton won the coin toss but deferred for the second half kickoff. Dylan Driscoll, displaying the leadership of a MVP candidate, scored the first Viking touchdown... »

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