The Protesting Football Players are Not Disrespecting the Military

Friday, October 13, 2017
By Transcript Staff

The silent protest that was begun last season by former San Francisco 49er quarterback Colin Kaepernick, in which Kaepernick took a knee during the National Anthem before football games, exemplifies what freedom of speech and freedom of expression mean in our country. Kaepernick, and his fellow players who have joined him this year, have... »

Sports 10-12-2017

Friday, October 13, 2017
By Transcript Staff

WHS sports roundup WHS boys soccer defeats Everett, 3-2 The Winthrop High boys soccer team earned what head coach Kyle Gagin termed “probably the biggest win in the program’s history” with a 3-2 triumph over Everett last Thursday on the local pitch. The Vikings had dropped a 6-1 decision to the Crimson Tide in... »

Obituaries 10-12-2017

Friday, October 13, 2017
By Transcript Staff

Christine Phillips Retired customs broker Christine M. (Wilkinson) Phillips of Winthrop passed away on Oct. 3. She was 59 years old. Prior to her retirement, Christine worked for the Fritz Co. as a customs broker. She was the beloved wife of N. Peter Phillips; devoted mother of Jennifer Rizzitano and her husband, Tony of... »

Rains Leave Streets Flooded

Friday, October 6, 2017
By Transcript Staff
Rains Leave Streets Flooded

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Winthrop got hit with a one-two punch this past weekend, with torrential rain that caused epic flooding on Saturday and a massive power outage most of Sunday. The deluge began Saturday morning around 8 a.m. Just as a higher than usual high tide was settling in, Mother Nature unleashed up... »

Man Seriously Injured in Pleasant Street Fire

Friday, October 6, 2017
By Transcript Staff
Man Seriously Injured in Pleasant Street Fire

By Sue Ellen Woodcock A 66-year old Winthrop man remains in the hospital with serious injuries he received in a devastating 2-alarm fire early Sunday morning at 455 Pleasant St. Winthrop Fire Chief Paul Flanagan said the alarm came in around 12:30 a.m. after several calls from the neighborhood complaining of the smell of... »

Council Addresses Sale of Recreational Marijuana

Friday, October 6, 2017
By Transcript Staff

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Winthrop residents may get a chance to vote on a potential ban of recreational marijuana shops, its just a matter of when. At Tuesday nights meeting of the town council, discussions were held about recreational marijuana. Councillor Nick DelVento proposed a one-year moratorium on pot shops in Winthrop. He thinks... »

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