Winthrop’s Man of the Year Robert A. DeLeo – Speaker of the Mass. House

Tuesday, December 30, 2014
By Cary Shuman
Winthrop’s Man of the Year Robert A. DeLeo – Speaker of the Mass. House

His positive influence and ongoing contributions to the betterment of daily life in Winthrop are everywhere, from the beautified entrances to the town, to the newly renovated parks, to the $80 million new school project, to his spearheading of legislation to curtail the high cost of flood insurance which would have placed an undue... »

Police Blotter 12-25-2014

Tuesday, December 30, 2014
By Transcript Staff

Monday, December 22 Private investigator will be the area of Banks Street. Party came to the station to report that this morning around 4:30 a.m. while delivering newspapers in the area of Bowdoin Street, a former employee came to the address and confronted the delivery person. Caller on Ocean Avenue reports that her motor... »

Bob Deleo — One Of A Kind

Tuesday, December 30, 2014
By Transcript Staff

For those of us who have known Bob DeLeo from his days as a youth growing up in Winthrop, it was evident that Bob stood head and shoulders above his contemporaries. Bob conveyed a sense of purpose and honesty in everything he did and possessed a maturity and wisdom beyond his years that set... »

Ring Out The Old

Tuesday, December 30, 2014
By Transcript Staff

The New Year always provides us with a time of reflection, both upon the year that has passed and upon the one to come. The opening lines of Alfred Lord Tennyson’s poem, Ring Out, Wild Bells, sums up what we all feel at this time of year: Ring out, wild bells, to the wild... »

Letter to the Editor

Tuesday, December 30, 2014
By Transcript Staff

Thank you for the coverage Dear Editor, On behalf of the officers and members of Winthrop Mixed Lodge #2057, Order Sons of Italy in America (OSIA), I would like to thank you for publishing our Lodge’s activities and events. A “Mixed” (both male and female members) Lodge since 1956, Winthrop Mixed Lodge has been... »

Sports 12-25-2014

Tuesday, December 30, 2014
By Transcript Staff

WHS SPORTS ROUNDUP Girls basketball team dispatches two rivals The Winthrop High girls basketball team continued to brandish a suffocating and stultifying style of defense against its opponents this past week, Marblehead and Pope John XXIII, to earn two more victories and improve to 4-1 on the season. The Lady Vikings first took on Marblehead last Monday... »

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