Obituaries 10-12-2017

Friday, October 13, 2017
By Transcript Staff

Christine Phillips Retired customs broker Christine M. (Wilkinson) Phillips of Winthrop passed away on Oct. 3. She was 59 years old. Prior to her retirement, Christine worked for the Fritz Co. as a customs broker. She was the beloved wife of N. Peter Phillips; devoted mother of Jennifer Rizzitano and her husband, Tony of... »

Rains Leave Streets Flooded

Friday, October 6, 2017
By Transcript Staff
Rains Leave Streets Flooded

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Winthrop got hit with a one-two punch this past weekend, with torrential rain that caused epic flooding on Saturday and a massive power outage most of Sunday. The deluge began Saturday morning around 8 a.m. Just as a higher than usual high tide was settling in, Mother Nature unleashed up... »

Man Seriously Injured in Pleasant Street Fire

Friday, October 6, 2017
By Transcript Staff
Man Seriously Injured in Pleasant Street Fire

By Sue Ellen Woodcock A 66-year old Winthrop man remains in the hospital with serious injuries he received in a devastating 2-alarm fire early Sunday morning at 455 Pleasant St. Winthrop Fire Chief Paul Flanagan said the alarm came in around 12:30 a.m. after several calls from the neighborhood complaining of the smell of... »

Council Addresses Sale of Recreational Marijuana

Friday, October 6, 2017
By Transcript Staff

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Winthrop residents may get a chance to vote on a potential ban of recreational marijuana shops, its just a matter of when. At Tuesday nights meeting of the town council, discussions were held about recreational marijuana. Councillor Nick DelVento proposed a one-year moratorium on pot shops in Winthrop. He thinks... »

News Briefs

Friday, October 6, 2017
By Transcript Staff

Winthrop Town Council President, Candidates Debate WCAT will host a Town Council President Candidates Debate on Wednesday, October 11, beginning at 7 pm. The Debate is sponsored by WCAT, The Winthrop Chamber of Commerce, and The Winthrop Transcript. The sponsoring groups neither support nor oppose any candidate, but seek to promote an informed vote,... »

Winthrop Town Republican Committee Announces Candidates’ Night

Friday, October 6, 2017
By Transcript Staff

With some well know names like Jeff Turco, Ron Vecchia and Rich Boyajian running for the top-billing council president position, this may look like a regular election. A deeper look at the ballot however reveals many candidates for the offices further down the ballot are first time candidates. From library trustee to councilor at... »

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