Farmer’s Market Begins this Weekend

Saturday, June 17, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock The Farmer’s Market opens this Sunday at a new site with new vendors. Organizers of the Winthrop Farmer’s Market have the season pretty well planned with 10 dates for the popular weekend shopping destination and a new location due to construction in the center.v The market will operate from the... »

Race for Nomination Papers Beginning to Slow Down

Saturday, June 17, 2017
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By Sue Ellen Woodcock Any resident running for office has until Sept. 19 to file nomination papers, but it appears the field seems to be slowing down compared to the flurry of the last couple of weeks. One race to watch will be for Town Council President. Robert Driscoll Jr. has resigned and was... »

Lisa Howard Set to be Interim Superintendent of Schools

Saturday, June 17, 2017
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By Kate Anslinger Effective July 1, Lisa Howard will take on the role of Interim Superintendent of Schools. The agreement between Howard and the Winthrop School Committee states that she will be employed until June 30, 2018 and will be compensated $145,000 dollars for the allocated time, which will be paid in biweekly installments.... »

News Briefs

Saturday, June 17, 2017
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Body found off Deer Island The crew of a commercial fishing vessel discovered the body in the waters off Deer Island last Thursday, June 8 and radioed the U.S. Coast Guard. Massachusetts Environmental Police and the Boston Police Harbor Unit responded to the scene. The Environmental Police and Boston Police recovered the body from... »

Police Blotter 06-15-2017

Saturday, June 17, 2017
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Monday, June 5 Essex Regional called regarding shoplifting on Shirley Street. Officer was flagged down by owner of the Quick Mart where that male party took off on foot. They have a male party in custody under arrest for unarmed robbery, threat to commit a crime and larceny of property $250 or less. Caller... »

Letters to the Editor

Saturday, June 17, 2017
By Transcript Staff

Mothers Out Front Panel Dear Editor: A friend of mine from East Boston Gail Miller invited me to that  Mothers Out Front panel held at the WCAT studies back in March and I found the panel discussion quite informative. I am always open to new information Much of the evening was spent talking about a... »

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