Miller Field Committee Asks for Public Support

Thursday, April 14, 2016
By Transcript Staff

By Kate Anslinger It’s no secret that Miller Field is in desperate need of an upgraded design and remodel, which is why the Miller Field/Lewis Lake Task Force was at Monday night’s School Committee meeting. Members of the 13-person committee presented several reasons for the need of the re-design, their plans involved in the... »

Making Strides for Math Teaching Methods

Thursday, April 14, 2016
By Transcript Staff

By Kate Anslinger During Monday night’s School Committee meeting, Curriculum Director Frank Woods gave an update on the ongoing math issue in the district. Since the beginning of February, a designated math committee has been meeting regularly to discuss ways to raise student scores. Looney Math Consulting, a firm dedicated to ongoing professional development,... »

Residents Concerned about MWRA Delivery Trucks

Thursday, April 14, 2016
By Transcript Staff

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Recently a truck traveling to the MWRA site on Deer Island drew the ire of residents when observers noted the chemical sign number on the truck for one chemical, but officials have stated that it was another chemical being transported. According to Ria Convey, spokesperson for the MWRA, said the... »

News Briefs

Thursday, April 14, 2016
By Transcript Staff

STREET SWEEPING RESUMES The Town of Winthrop conducts Street Sweeping operations on the last full week of the month (last week with a Friday) from April through October on the day of a street’s trash collection. If there is a holiday on the week sweeping would normally occur, sweeping is done a week early.... »

Police Blotter 04-14-2016

Thursday, April 14, 2016
By Transcript Staff

Monday, April 4 Two calls that there is a Rapid Transit bus with its call 911 flasher on. The bus was stopped and the driver was trying to shut it off. Officer will respond to Hale Avenue to effect a warrant arrest of a violent probation violator. After checking, the warrant is still active.... »

Letter to the Editor

Thursday, April 14, 2016
By Transcript Staff

Letter disputes Globe article Fellow citizens, As Director of Public Works and Superintendent of the town’s water distribution system, I felt it necessary to respond to the recent Boston Globe article titled “Problems with lead from aging water pipes extend far beyond Flint”.  This article is very misleading to say the least.  First off,... »

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