Our Opinions

Friday, February 21, 2014
By Transcript Staff

CALLA AND CREW STEP UP…AGAIN DPW has done a fine job in a hard winter Department of Public Works director Steve Calla and his staff drew some much-deserved praise at the Town Council meeting Tuesday night. Council President Peter Gill, Vice President Nick DelVento, Councilor-at-Large Rich Boyajian, and Councilor Linda Calla all commended the DPW... »

Police Blotter 02-20-2014

Friday, February 21, 2014
By Transcript Staff

Monday, February 10 Former tenant at House of Beauty report door to the premises appears to have been left unsecured. W92 reports all appears secure at this time. Report of burglary alarm activation on Court Road. Owner on the scene with code upon officers’ arrival. Caller on Grandview Avenue reports that he received a... »

WHS Sports Roundup

Friday, February 21, 2014
By Transcript Staff

WHS girls hockey captures league title The Winthrop High Lady Bulldog hockey team defeated both of its opponents this past week, Masconomet and Marblehead, to clinch the championship of the North Division of the Northeastern Hockey League. The Lady Bulldogs and Beverly finished with identical 9-1-1 records in the league, but Winthrop captured the... »

Obituaries 02-20-2014

Friday, February 21, 2014
By Transcript Staff

Kenneth Dascher Retired Philadelphia Police Office; Member of Winthrop Amvets and Winthrop Elks Kenneth W. Dascher of Winthrop passed away at home on February 16. He was 71 years old. Kenneth was a U.S. Marine Corps Veteran, serving during the Vietnam War. Prior to his retirement, he was employed as a police officer for... »

Final Curtain Call for Playmakers?

Monday, February 17, 2014
By Transcript Staff
Final Curtain Call for Playmakers?

The Winthrop Playmakers held a membership meeting on Feb. 6 to discuss the future of the organization, which is considering closing due to lack of funds and a building in need of much repair. There are no returning board members for the 2014/2015 season; but members’ strong will to continue the organization and produce... »

Page 100!: WHS Hockey Star Reaches Century Mark in Scoring

Monday, February 17, 2014
By Cary Shuman
Page 100!: WHS Hockey Star Reaches Century Mark in Scoring

Most ice hockey stars will have their families seated in the rink when they reach a prestigious career milestone. Winthrop High School hockey captain Christopher “Buddy” Page had the rare extra treat of having his brother, Charlie Page, nearby on the ice for the big moment. Buddy Page passed the puck to his younger... »

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