Obituaries 03-16-2017

Friday, March 17, 2017
By Transcript Staff

Richard Gaughan Member of Winthrop Elks Richard G. Gaughan of Winthrop passed away on March 9. He was 74 years old. Richard was a veteran of the U.S. Army and Army Reserve, serving from 1962 to 1968. He was a member of the Winthrop Lodge of Elks #1078. Richard was employed by Sears Roebuck... »

Lucky Winner

Friday, March 10, 2017
By Transcript Staff
Lucky Winner

Eric Survilas of Winthrop is the sixth grand prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “$500 a Week for Life” instant game. Survilas elected to receive his prize in payments of $500 (less tax with holdings), every week for the rest of his life. There is a minimum 20-year guarantee on the prize. He... »

WHS Drama Club Receives Many Awards

Friday, March 10, 2017
By Transcript Staff
WHS Drama Club Receives Many Awards

By Kate Anslinger Winthrop High School Drama Club has something to be proud of this week. The group was the recipient of multiple awards from their epic performances at the Massachusetts Educational Theater Guild Competition last weekend in North Reading. Acting Awards went to Ian Page and Allison Earl. Steven Tracy and Elizabeth Carsley... »

Macero Heading to Stoneham:Has Led Local Schools for More than 6 Years

Friday, March 10, 2017
By Transcript Staff

By Kate Anslinger After narrowing it down to four finalists out of a pool of 47 applicants, the Stoneham School Committee announced John Macero as their top pick for its superintendent position. After an extensive interview process, Macero contended with the following candidates for the position: Superintendent of Holliston Public Schools, Dr. Brad Jackson;... »

Looking At the Top Salaries for 2016

Friday, March 10, 2017
By Transcript Staff

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Each year the Transcript runs the earnings of the top 100 employees in the town of Winthrop based on the previous year’s W2 tax forms. The amounts are not just salaries but the earnings of the individual, including overtime, longevity, benefit buyouts, cell phone reimbursements, and travel allowances. This year’s... »

Council Votes to Keep Tennis Courts At WHS Pending Further Review

Friday, March 10, 2017
By Transcript Staff

By Sue Ellen Woodcock After four meetings regarding the future of the tennis courts at the new high school on Main Street, the Town Council voted to save them for now until further study of the parking situation can be done. Technically, the Town Council voted to remove the tennis court project from the... »

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