Annual Chamber of Commerce Community Awards Recipients

Friday, February 3, 2017
By Transcript Staff
Annual Chamber of Commerce Community Awards Recipients

There were a lot of shout outs going around the room at the Winthrop Chamber of Commerce awards event on Saturday evening, Jan. 28, at the Hyatt Harborside Hotel, as presenters and speakers took the stage and shared their stories. The night marked the 26th annual awards ceremony for the chamber and was a... »

Macero Finalist for Stoneham Superintendent Job

Friday, February 3, 2017
By Transcript Staff

By Kate Anslinger After narrowing down a pool of 47 applicants, the Stoneham School Committee announced four finalists, and Winthrop School Superintendent John Macero is one of them. Along with Macero, the four other candidates who will vie for the prestigious position are: Superintendent of Holliston Public Schools, Dr. Brad Jackson; Lexington’s Fiske Elementary... »

Baker Forecasts More State Aid for Winthrop in FY’18

Friday, February 3, 2017
By Transcript Staff

By Sue Ellen Woodcock The FY’18 budget year looks good at this point, but there will be some challenges still to overcome such as union contracts, insurance costs and snow removal. Monday night the Finance Commission, Town Manager, the Chief Financial Officer and others met to discuss the upcoming fiscal year, which begins on... »

News Briefs

Friday, February 3, 2017
By Transcript Staff

RECALL OF RECYCLE TOTE BINS Due to a large amount of damage complaints on the recycling totes that were supplied by Capital Waste approximately three years ago, Capital Waste has convinced the manufacturer to do a complete recall of recycle bin bodies. This is a one for one recall. All existing bins will be... »

Police Blotter 02-02-2017

Friday, February 3, 2017
By Transcript Staff

Monday, January 23 Walk-in for a scam report. Motor vehicle stop on Walden and Short Street. A warning issued. Female party on Orlando Avenue locked her keys inside the home. Landlord advised her to call the police. Subject needed police assistance because of a “no contact order” from the landlord. He was able to... »

Let’s Go, Patriots!

Friday, February 3, 2017
By Transcript Staff

Thousands of Winthrop residents will be tuned in to the Super Bowl Sunday night when the New England Patriots take the field against the Atlanta Falcons for the Vince Lombardi Trophy. We like to compare Winthrop High’s football program to that of the Patriots franchise in that they have won multiple Super Bowls, have... »

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