Judge Finds Winthrop Man ‘Not Guilty’

Thursday, January 23, 2014
By Transcript Staff

A motorist, charged with allegedly driving at then-Winthrop Town Council President Jeffrey Turco in a Nov. 7, 2011 election eve incident, was found not guilty this past Friday. James Lederman, 70, was charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, leaving the scene after causing personal injury, and recklessly operating a motor vehicle,... »

The Speaker Steps up Again: DeLeo Gives Support to WHS Cheerleaders

Thursday, January 23, 2014
By Transcript Staff

We just knew that Speaker of the House Robert A. DeLeo would be offering his strong support for the Winthrop High cheerleading squad that has qualified for the National Championships in Florida. And Speaker DeLeo, despite a busy schedule of commitments, was there at the Winthrop Yacht Club Saturday night to personally present a... »

Temple Project Moves Forward: New Temple, Senior Housing Will Transform the Neighborhood

Thursday, January 23, 2014
By Transcript Staff

Yes, it’s strange to see the demolition work happening on a portion of the Temple Tifereth Israel property on Veterans Road. The temple has become such a familiar site for long-time Winthrop residents and the Jewish community, led by Temple President Sandra Pellegrino, who has worked with the members to keep the temple strong... »

Council Meeting Postponed: Council Will Meet Tonight (Thursday)

Thursday, January 23, 2014
By Transcript Staff

In the light of the snowstorm that arrived Tuesday afternoon, Council President Peter Gill made the sagacious decision to postpone the regular Town Council meeting and reschedule it for Thursday night. It’s part of the territory of being the Council President when you have to make decisions about the weather and whether an impending... »

Police Blotter 01-23-2014

Thursday, January 23, 2014
By Transcript Staff

Monday, January 13 Officer assisted Gorman School crossing at Revere Street. Party reported that her name and info had been used to open credit cards with Sears Mastercard account, Best Buy account and Toys R Us account. All appear to be out of state, the bank and FTC will be made aware of this... »

Girls Track Team Wins Two Meets in Final Relay Event

Thursday, January 23, 2014
By Transcript Staff

There is nothing more exciting at a track meet than when the outcome hinges on the final event, the 4 x 400 relay. Such has been the case for the Winthrop High girls track team in both of its victories this season in successive weeks over Danvers and Gloucester. Winthrop trailed 42-39 coming into... »

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