Obituaries 09-08-2016

Thursday, September 8, 2016
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Gerald Turner Of New Hampshire, formerly of Winthrop Gerald L. Turner of Dover, NH, formerly of Winthrop, died suddenly on August 31. He was 36 years old. Gerald was a graduate of Winthrop High School, Class of 1997. While in school, he was played football and enjoyed being in the drama club. He was... »

Why Can’t My Dog Do That?

Thursday, September 1, 2016
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Why Can’t My Dog Do That?

Mawie the dog leaps over trainer Mike Piazza to catch a Frisbee during a dog training demonstration last Tuesday, Aug. 15, at Ingleside Park as part of the Winthrop Parks and Recreation program. Piazza and Mawie delighted young and old during the high-flying and acrobatic demonstration. »

30 Years and Still Going Strong

Thursday, September 1, 2016
By Transcript Staff
30 Years and Still Going Strong

The Winthrop School of Performing Arts had a lot to celebrate this past year.  In addition to several performances including a Holiday Show, piano, guitar and voice recitals, Acting Showcases and Summer Dance and Theatre Camps and two Dance showcases, the organization was marking their 30th year of teaching Winthrop how to sing, dance, act... »

Marie “Jeanette” Ferrino, Wife of Judge Joseph Ferrino, Dies at 90

Thursday, September 1, 2016
By Transcript Staff
Marie “Jeanette” Ferrino, Wife of Judge Joseph Ferrino, Dies at 90

By John Lynds Marie A. “Jeanette” Ferrino, the late wife of the Honorable Judge Joseph Ferrino and a driving force in many East Boston and Winthrop organizations and social clubs, has died. Mrs. Ferrino died at the Kaplan Family Hospice in Danvers on Saturday, August 27. She was 90 years old. There’s an old... »

Town Issues First ‘Air BNB’ Permit

Thursday, September 1, 2016
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Over a year ago the Town Council called for a way to regulate “Air BNB”-type establishments and other similar room sharing arrangements Last Thursday night the Zoning Board of Appeals issued a special permit to Ken Goodwin and Jesus Magarinos who own a home on 30 Tilestone Street. They have... »

Gearing Up for A New School Year

Thursday, September 1, 2016
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By Kate Anslinger With the first day of school right around the corner, the School Committee is working hard to ensure that the first day runs smoothly. One of the hot topics at the new building is the parking situation. The new school, which houses the high school and the middle school will hold... »

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