Ferry Service May Expand

Tuesday, February 28, 2017
By Transcript Staff

By Sue Ellen Woodcock With one year under its belt,  the Winthrop Ferry service may be expanding with a stop in East Boston. Town Manager James McKenna said preliminary discussions are underway with Boston officials and members of the legislature. “I’ve been talking with Sen. Boncore and Mayor Walsh’s office and there is strong... »

Police Blotter 02-23-2017

Tuesday, February 28, 2017
By Transcript Staff

Monday, February 13 Snow complaint on Locust Street. Officer spoke to both parties. Sow was not put on property. Check for low hanging wire on Crest Avenue. Fire cut wire. Walk-in from Douglas Street to report that hr mechanic believes someone tampered with her vehicle. Det. 957 reports receiving a call from Canoga Park,... »

Letters to the Editor

Tuesday, February 28, 2017
By Transcript Staff

Schedule appointment for new water meter Dear Editor: In an effort to expedite the completion of the town wide water meter replacement project that was implemented in 2014, to better serve the community, with enhanced customer support capabilities, the Winthrop Water Department is asking residents to call the DPW office at 617-846-1341 (please press... »

This is the Week Our Mike Became A National Sports Hero

Tuesday, February 28, 2017
By Transcript Staff

Thirty seven years ago tomorrow (February 24), Mike Eruzione and the 1980 USA hockey team defeated Finland, 4-2, at Lake Placid to win the Olympic gold medal, a feat that few thought possible. Everyone predicted that the powerful Soviet Union hockey team would roll through the Olympics. The Soviets were the reigning world and... »

Sports 02-23-2017

Tuesday, February 28, 2017
By Transcript Staff

From the Press Box Road Warriors By: Jim Lederman Coach Sean Driscoll released the Vikings 2017 football schedule. The last two seasons were difficult for the Vikings. The new schedule has a bigger challenge for coach Driscoll. The Vikings will play all of their games on the road. In 2016, I had a meeting... »

Obituaries 02-23-2017

Tuesday, February 28, 2017
By Transcript Staff

Dorothy Gaddis Of Florida, formerly of Winthrop Dorothy J. (Welch) Gaddis of Naples, Florida, formerly of Winthrop and Dorchester, died on February 12. Dorothy was born in 1942, the daughter of Francis and Dorothy (Cheffro) Welch. She was raised in Dorchester and graduated from Mt. Saint Joseph Academy in Brighton. In 1960, she joined... »

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