Happy Easter

Friday, April 14, 2017
By Transcript Staff

It’s hard to believe that another Easter already is upon us. Good Friday and Easter Sunday will be here this week, and those of the Christian faith will begin the observance of the holiest days of their religion upon which the foundation of their faith is based. However, no matter what religious beliefs one... »

Happy Passover

Friday, April 14, 2017
By Transcript Staff

We want to wish our friends in the Jewish community a Happy Passover or Happy “Pesach” as this important holiday is known in Hebrew. The holiday begins with a special Passover dinner known as a Seder when the story is retold about Passover and includes the recitation of the “Four Questions” by the youngest... »

Sports 04-13-2017

Friday, April 14, 2017
By Transcript Staff

Strong outing in opener by Wallace for WHS baseball Mother Nature finally relented and allowed the Winthrop High baseball team (among the other spring sports) to commence its season this past week. The Vikings opened their 2017 campaign Saturday against Manchester Essex with a 3-0 loss.  Jack Wallace started and pitched an outstanding game,... »

Obituaries 04-13-2017

Friday, April 14, 2017
By Transcript Staff

Lawrence ‘Larry’ Sullivan Holmes Much loved man who wore many hats in the Town of Winthrop Lawrence “Larry” Sullivan Holmes of Edgehill Road, Winthrop passed away at the VA Hospital in Bedford on April 8 at the age of 71 surrounded by his immediate family and his beloved wife Kathleen “Pingy” (Kelly) with whom... »

The End of An Era:Samuel’s Pharmacy to Close After Legendary History

Friday, April 7, 2017
By Transcript Staff
The End of An Era:Samuel’s Pharmacy to Close After Legendary History

Samuel’s Pharmacy, the historic family-run independent pharmacy located in Winthrop Center, will close its doors due to the retirement of Lloyd Lyons. Lloyd Lyons came to Winthrop’s Samuels Pharmacy as a Pharmacy Apprentice in 1951. After serving during the Korean War in the 29th Surgical Hospital, Lloyd returned from active duty and was discharged... »

WHS Drama Takes State Championship

Friday, April 7, 2017
By Transcript Staff
WHS Drama Takes State Championship

By Kate Anslinger There were a lot of tears shed on Saturday evening when the Winthrop High School drama club accepted their well-deserved state championship trophy at the Massachusetts Educational Theater Guild Competition. The last time the drama club won this prestigious award was in 2001 for the production of Bread and Roses, directed... »

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