123 to Receive Diplomas from WHS on Friday Night

Friday, June 2, 2017
By Transcript Staff

The Winthrop High School Class of 2017 will become the first to graduate from the brand new high school at commencement exercises Friday night inside the school gymnasium. One-hundred-and-twenty-three seniors will receive their diplomas at the ceremony. Class Marshal Regina Garufo will begin the program by leading the Pledge of Allegiance. Principal Matt Crombie... »

Council Resignations Prove Town Charter Works

Friday, June 2, 2017
By Transcript Staff

By Sue Ellen Woodcock People were certainly surprised last week when Robert Driscoll Jr. resigned his position as Town Council President,  but the town’s charter proved itself worthy of handling such a change in leadership. The Town Charter, adopted in 2005 specifies that the Council President is elected to that specific position for a... »

Town Officials Getting Ready for Tall Ships Parade in June

Friday, June 2, 2017
By Transcript Staff

By Sue Ellen Woodcock A community meeting with the Winthrop Police, Fire and Harbormaster departments was held Tuesday night at the MWRA conference room at Deer Island to discuss plans for June 17 and Sail Boston. Residents of the Point with proof of residency were able to obtain special windshield stickers to allow them... »

News Briefs

Friday, June 2, 2017
By Transcript Staff

Inaugural 5K Road Race to raise funds for military care packages On the morning of July 9 at Winthrop High School, runners and walkers will take to the streets of Winthrop to help raise funds for Richard Honan’s annual Holiday initiative in sending hundreds of care packages all over the world to our service... »

Police Blotter 06-01-2017

Friday, June 2, 2017
By Transcript Staff

Monday, May 22 Follow-up investigation on Siren Street. Attempted to reach parties. Follow-up investigation on Read Street. Spoke with the parents. Report that there is a panhandler on Crest Avenue coming in to the hair salon asking customers for money. Officer reported a familiar male party has been told not to panhandle and has... »

Congratulations,Winthrop High Class of 2017

Friday, June 2, 2017
By Transcript Staff

In cities and towns both large and small across America, high school graduation time is a commmunity-wide celebration, even for those of us who do not have children or relatives among the graduates. All of us take pride in the accomplishments of our grads, for we know that they represent the future leaders of... »

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