Winthrop Tackles the Snow

Friday, February 17, 2017
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Winthrop Tackles the Snow

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Winthrop Department of Public Works Director Steve Calla said his crews worked very hard, going for over 24 hours to keep snow and ice off the streets and sidewalks. The one, two, three punch the area got last Thursday, Saturday and Sunday into Monday piled up the snow well over... »

News Briefs

Friday, February 17, 2017
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PARKING BAN REMINDERS The following information is for parking ban during a snow emergency.  A parking ban will be in effect if there is a potential for 3” of snow. Residents are encouraged to be responsible and act responsively if
they park a vehicle on the street.  Flashing blue lights indicate a parking ban is... »

Burst Pipe Forces Ft Banks School to Close for Day

Friday, February 17, 2017
By Transcript Staff

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Students at the Fort Banks Elementary School got an extra day off on Valentine’s Day because of the burst pipe on the third floor. Other schools in town held classes Tuesday. The pipe burst was discovered Monday while students and teachers were off with their third snow day in the... »

Broadway Performer Hails from Winthrop

Friday, February 17, 2017
By Transcript Staff

By Kate Anslinger Winthrop may seem like a small Town to some, but it has produced one pretty big star. Broadway performer, Emily Cramer’s success, is the result of the Town’s dedication to theater arts and education. Cramer grew up on Somerset Avenue and attended the Children’s Corner Preschool, E.B. Newton, N.E. Willis School... »

Overdose Figures Up Sharply Compared to Previous Years

Friday, February 17, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Winthrop’s overdose rate is up 129 percent when comparing 2015 and 2016. Police Chief Terence Delehanty said not all the overdose incidences are related to heroin and other opiates. The overdoses may revolve around other drugs but do not include those related to alcohol use. “The numbers are up significantly,”... »

Police Blotter 02-16-2017

Friday, February 17, 2017
By Transcript Staff

Monday, February 6 Report of a stolen vehicle on Pebble Avenue. Miscommunication, vehicle was not stolen, but towed by State Police. Sister of the owner was notified to contact a detective to get information as to why the vehicle was towed. Assisted a 18-wheeler getting back onto truck route from Lincoln Street. Officer was... »

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