Police Blotter 02-06-2014

Friday, February 7, 2014
By Transcript Staff

Monday, January 27 Caller on Tafts Avenue called to report that her car was broken into. Party on Shore Drive encountered a Spanish female operating a black Kia. She stopped and began yelling at him. All units BOLO. Male on Emerson Road called to report that he had two vehicles vandalized. Officer reports there... »

WHS Sports Roundup

Friday, February 7, 2014
By Transcript Staff

Girls hoop team wins two more The Winthrop High girls basketball team posted two more victories this past week to improve to a sterling 13-2 overall on the season and 11-1 in the Northeastern Conference. On Tuesday evening, the Lady Vikings encountered a tough Danvers squad that had knocked off Peabody (which had made... »

Obituaries 02-06-2014

Friday, February 7, 2014
By Transcript Staff

Lawrence ‘Larry’ Blake First Lay Principal at BC High School Lawrence D. “Larry” Blake of Winthrop passed away at the Cambridge Hospital on February 1. He was 71 years old. A graduate of BC High and Boston College, he earned an M.Ed. from Boston State and an Ed.D. from Boston College. During his 40... »

Polar Plunge

Thursday, January 30, 2014
By Transcript Staff
Polar Plunge

Julia Duplin and Paige McGovern are shown at the Winthrop Polar Plunge. »

New State House Aide

Thursday, January 30, 2014
By Transcript Staff
New State House Aide

Justin Pioppi (left) was recently named personal legislative aide to Massachusetts House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo (D Winthrop). Justin assists the Speaker with various legislative events throughout the commonwealth. »

Nu-Tread Tire Marks 80 Years in Business

Thursday, January 30, 2014
By Cary Shuman
Nu-Tread Tire Marks 80 Years in Business

Bob Katz has been the president of Nu-Tread Tire and Auto Service for 32 years but the well-known business at the corner of Boardman and Saratoga Streets, in East Boston, has been in existence for more than 80 years. Prior to becoming president, Katz worked at the business that was started by his father,... »

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