Police Blotter 10-13-2016

Friday, October 14, 2016
By Transcript Staff

Monday, October 3 Officer reports a party informed her that a motor vehicle tapped her vehicle while she was driving her child to school. No damage to report. Caller on Shirley Street reports a large truck parked on the sidewalk blocking her driveway. Officer reports vehicle legally parked. Party at Governors Park reports that... »

Letter to the Editor

Friday, October 14, 2016
By Transcript Staff

Solar panels should   be considered To the editor: It’s great to see that Winthrop officials are considering installing solar panels on the roof of the high school (“Solar possibilities discussed for new school,” October 7). By installing solar on the high school, Winthrop can join a growing movement for clean energy across the state.... »

Opposing Recreational Marijuana, Question 4 on the November Ballot

Friday, October 14, 2016
By Transcript Staff

By Dost Ongur, M.D., There is ongoing public debate about legalization of marijuana – first for medicinal and more recently for recreational uses. Societal attitudes towards this issue have changed dramatically in a relatively short period of time. One issue that is not sufficiently addressed in this debate is the relationship between marijuana use... »

St John’s Episcopal Church Fair

Friday, October 14, 2016
By Transcript Staff

We encourage Winthrop residents to attend St. John’s Episcopal Church’s Annual Fall Craft Fair this Saturday, October 15 at the Parish Hall on Bowdoin Street. This is a fun and enjoyable event that will feature more than 20 vendors and some of the church’s great lobster rolls and hot dogs. The fair begins at... »

Speaker DeLeo and the Big Papi Bridge

Friday, October 14, 2016
By Transcript Staff

That was a great and permanent tribute that Governor Charlie Baker and Speaker of the House Robert A. DeLeo gave to retiring Red Sox great David Ortiz — Big Papi as he known to baseball fans — with the naming of the bridge on Brookline Avenue, the David Ortiz “Big Papi” Bridge. David Ortiz,... »

Deputy Chief Position Merits Support

Friday, October 14, 2016
By Transcript Staff

We applaud Police Chief Terence Delehanty decision to create the position of deputy chief in the department and commend the Town Council for supporting the measure. Police departments today and police officers in general are called upon to handle so many more incidents and issues — such as cyber bullying, to name one —... »

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