Police Blotter 04-27-2017

Saturday, April 29, 2017
By Transcript Staff

Monday, April 17 Caller on North Avenue states that she wants her brother removed. One is in custody for domestic assault and battery. Party on Undine Avenue states that her neighbor threw a lit cigarette onto her trampoline and burned a hole in it. This was a small disagreement between neighbors. Peace has been... »

An Act Relative to the Harmful Distribution of Sexually Explicit Images

Saturday, April 29, 2017
By Transcript Staff

By Julia Tracy, resident, Youth Leadership Advisory Council Good afternoon.  My name is Julia Tracy.  I grew up in Winthrop and last year graduated from Winthrop High School.  I’m presently a freshman at Northeastern University where I am studying child psychology.  Last year, I was a member of District Attorney Conley’s Youth Leadership Advisory... »

Repeal of Obamacare is Back, and Seniors Risk Being the Biggest Losers

Saturday, April 29, 2017
By Transcript Staff

By Kenneth E. Thorpe As Congressional leaders and the White House restart negotiations on the American Health Care Act and look for other ways to curb federal healthcare expenditures, one program critical to America’s seniors stands to lose the most: Medicare Part D, the drug benefit program that has helped seniors live longer and... »

Larry Holmes Was A Great Guy

Saturday, April 29, 2017
By Transcript Staff

The passing two weeks ago of Larry Holmes removes from our town a gentleman who truly loved the Town of Winthrop. Larry was what our long-time, late publisher Andrew P. Quigley would refer to as a “great guy.” For many years, Larry was well-known to almost everybody in town as the proprietor of the... »

No Place for Hate

Saturday, April 29, 2017
By Transcript Staff

This editorial is not about politics. It is not about an issue that mark us as Democrats vs. Repubilicans, liberals vs. conservatives, pro-life vs. pro-choice, higher vs. lower taxes, amnesty for immigrants vs. big, beautiful border walls, diplomacy vs. bombing No. Korea, Syria, Iran, or anyone else, pro gay, women’s, and minority rights vs.... »

Sports 04-27-2017

Saturday, April 29, 2017
By Transcript Staff

David Sacco named boys basketball coach at Winthrop High School By Cary Shuman East Boston native David Sacco, Pope John XXII High School’s all-time leading boys basketball scorer with 1,331 points, has been named the boys basketball head coach at Winthrop High School. Sacco, 41, was an assistant at Saugus High last season and... »

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