Police Blotter 08-10-2017

Thursday, August 10, 2017
By Transcript Staff

Monday, July 31 Reporting party states that she works at the East Boston Savings Bank. A male party, 45 years with white hat, white shirt, 6 feet tall on a cell phone passed her a note and robbed the bank. He took back the note before he left the scene. Unknown direction of travel.... »

Letter to the Editor

Thursday, August 10, 2017
By Transcript Staff

Dear Editor: I recently shopped in Macys, North Shore Shopping Mall and made a cash purchase. The sales associate asked if I would like to donate the change ($.45) to the Peabody Schools.  I immediately said yes (who needs change bouncing around in their purse). I would like to suggest that the Winthrop merchants... »

Glen Campbell

Thursday, August 10, 2017
By Transcript Staff

The passing this week of Glen Campbell, the country singer who crossed over into the pop genre in the late 1960s with hit records such as By the Time I Get to Phoenix, Wichita Lineman, Galveston, and many others, marks the end of an era for those of a certain (older) generation. His records... »

Trump at the Helm — God Help Us

Thursday, August 10, 2017
By Transcript Staff

President Donald Trump’s daily pronouncements typically are greeted by most Americans with a mixture of derision, sarcasm, and humor. Whether he is tweeting about something that he asserts is “sad” or speaking nonsensically at a Boy Scout jamboree, for the most part we accept most of what he says with a combination of resignation... »

Congratulations, Nate Bryant

Thursday, August 10, 2017
By Transcript Staff

We would like to take the opportunity to congratulate Nate Bryant upon his recent appointment as the chief of staff for new Salem State University President John Keenan. In addition to his duties at Salem State, Nate is well-known is this area as a high school basketball referee. He is a true success story,... »

Sports 08-10-2017

Thursday, August 10, 2017
By Transcript Staff

From the Press Box The New Blocksidge Field By: Jim Lederman The month of August brings the start of high school football. The WHS Vikings begin practice on Friday, Aug. 18. On Monday morning, I decided to check the progress of “Renovations to Blocksidge Field.” The trip down the Lynnway always brings back memories.... »

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