From Finance to Teaching

Friday, May 11, 2018
By Kate Anslinger

Fourth-grade teacher Amanda Cumings-Ozkaynak didn’t know that she wanted to be a teacher when she started college and instead, she studied economics at Wheaton College pursuing a career in finance. After working in the finance industry for four years, she realized that it wasn’t for her and she set her sights on becoming a... »

Elliot Whittier Insurance Recognized for Its Commitment to Community

Friday, May 11, 2018
By Transcript Staff

Elliot Whittier Insurance was recognized this month as an outstanding example of commitment to their community by the Massachusetts Association of Insurance Agents (MAIA).  Featured in MAIA’s “The Good You Do” campaign, Elliot Whittier Insurance is being honored for their annual Infant and Child Car Seat Inspection Event. Community involvement is at the core... »

Police Blotter 05-10-2018

Friday, May 11, 2018
By Transcript Staff

Monday, April 30 Caller on Washington Avenue states that his lawn mower was stolen from his from yard. Lawn mower was outside with sign and must have been taken around 7 a.m. Motor vehicle accident on Revere Street. Vehicle hit a fire hydrant. Truck backed into temporary feed that was being used for construction.... »

Bishops Urge Support for Increase in Minimum Wage

Friday, May 11, 2018
By Transcript Staff

The following is a statement from the Roman Catholic Bishops of Massachusetts In a civilized society every hard-working individual deserves to be compensated at a rate that is fair, just, and in line with the inherent dignity that we are all God’s children regardless of economic status. A fair and just wage directly supports... »

Taking Care of Our Veterans

Friday, May 11, 2018
By Transcript Staff

The recent announcement by Gov. Charlie Baker that the state has secured approximately $70 million in federal funding for the new, 154-bed Community Living Center at the Chelsea Soldiers’ Home assures that this much-needed and important project will go forward. Our state leaders, most notably Gov. Baker, House Speaker Bob DeLeo, and Secretary of... »

Sports 05-10-2018

Friday, May 11, 2018
By Transcript Staff

WHS sports roundup WHS boys lacrosse earns big victories The Winthrop High boys lacrosse team turned in a pair of impressive victories this past week to improve to 8-5 on the season. The first conquest was a 6-5 triumph over Medford, a team that is in first place in the South Division of the... »

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