Obituaries 01-28-2016

Thursday, January 28, 2016
By Transcript Staff

Paul Ciarcia Retired property manager Paul J. Ciarcia of Winthrop passed away on January 24. He was 75 years old. Paul served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1959 to1960. He worked for the Charles Bulfinch Condominium Association as a Property Manager. He was the beloved husband of Jeanne M. (Dooley) Ciarcia. Born in... »

Stigma Free

Friday, January 22, 2016
By Transcript Staff
Stigma Free

Three-year-old Benjamin holds a bumper sticker from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health from its new program to combat the opioid crisis. The program is aimed at reducing the stigma of drug use. Benjamin’s mother is in long-term recovery and is now a recovery coach helping others. »

CASA still addressing Alcohol Abuse,but Now Focusing Also on Opioid Crisis

Friday, January 22, 2016
By Transcript Staff
CASA still addressing Alcohol Abuse,but Now Focusing Also on Opioid Crisis

By Sue Ellen Woodcock For years CASA (Community Against Substance Abuse) has typically received funding to combat underage drinking and it still does, but one thing that’s apparent is that while underage drinking is still an issue, the opioid crisis is even bigger. Over 60 people attended a meeting at CASA last Thursday night,... »

EBNHC on Schedule to Open this Summer

Friday, January 22, 2016
By Transcript Staff

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Construction crews are moving right along with the construction of the newest East Boston Neighborhood Health Center (EBNHC) at 17 Main St. in the Belle Isle Plaza, expected to open this summer. The 8,000 sq.ft. facility, to be known as the Winthrop Community Health Center, will house a full-range of... »

Council Approves Expenditures

Friday, January 22, 2016
By Transcript Staff

By Sue Ellen Woodcock The Town Council approved several expenditures totaling $927,175 during their Tuesday night meeting, including funds for a study on where a new fire station could be located. Councilors approved $25,000 for a feasibility study for siting a new fire station. Councilor Paul Varone said the Town has been talking about... »

Chief Urges Residents’ Guns be Secured

Friday, January 22, 2016
By Transcript Staff

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Police Chief Terence Delehanty has mailed out a letter to all legal Winthrop gun owners reminding them to make sure their guns are secured. Delehanty said he attended a November summit meeting in Boston with Mayor Marty Walsh where this was discussed. “Thirty-five percent of shootings in Boston come from... »

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