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DCR Seeks Local Feedback On View of Winthrop Beach

By Transcript Staff

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Residents interested in expressing their opinion about the state of Winthrop Beach have until Oct. 23 to send a letter to the Department of Conservation and Recreation. Town Manager James McKenna said he was disappointed with the DCR presentation on Sept. 28. “It was more of a presentation than an... »

Design Team to Discuss New School Feedback from MSBA

By John Lynds

The design team responsible for the new Winthrop High/Middle School complex will discuss the feedback they received on the submitted schematic plans from the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) tonight (Thursday). The meeting will take place at 6 p.m. in the Lyceum Room of the E.B. Newton. However, School Building Advisory Committee (SBAC) member... »

Real Justice Requires a Fundamentally Different Approach: Prosecuting the Rich When They Steal from Workers

By Transcript Staff

Prosecutors are so conditioned to win at all costs that they have lost their nerve to test the waters in the name of justice. Currently, when corporate executives steal we use civil statutes to punish with fines. These fines help but often employers treat them as a price of doing business, and go right... »

Why Is Plastic Pollution Partisan?

By Transcript Staff

Pollution should be a non-partisan issue. But, for some reason, it’s not. On June 5th, World Environment Day (WED), India’s Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Harsh Vadham, announced India’s unprecedented pledge to abandon single-use plastics by 2022 at the UN sponsored WED summit in India. At the summit, India’s Prime Minister, Narendra... »

Letters to the Editor

By Transcript Staff

I WAS SHOCKED BY HIS WORDS Dear Editor, I recently stood out on Belle Isle Bridge with a number of other Winthrop residents holding signs supporting diversity, respecting all cultures, and opposing  the inhumane immigration actions of the Trump administration: separating 2,300 children from their parents and detaining them in chain-link holding pens.  After... »

There’s No Dull Moment in MRT’s ‘The Villains Supper Club’

By Transcript Staff

Shazaam! Kapow! Galactic Girl, the last great super hero on Earth enters the telephone booth – no, not to change into her super hero costume and fight villainy for the day – but to pump her breast milk to feed her newborn infant son. Thus begins playwright Lila Rose Kaplan’s feminist one-act comedy about... »

Police Blotter 05-24-2018

By Transcript Staff

Monday, May 14 There was a motor vehicle accident on Crest Avenue. No injuries. 91 on the scene. He assisted parties in exchanging papers. There was minor damage. Party came into the station to report identity theft. Women walking by Pleasant Street and Villa Avenue states there is a large white truck parked on... »

Town on Track to Apply for Mass Vulnerability Program

By Sue Ellen Woodcock

Winthrop is expected to meet the application date of May 18 for the Massachusetts Vulnerability Program, which allows the town to obtain grants of up to $400,000. The town planner and the assistant town manager wrapped up input and feedback sessions last week. The town held a Community Resiliency Building and Listening Session May... »

President Trump Could Accidentally Help Protect the Environment

By Transcript Staff

No one would mistake President Trump for an environmentalist. Yet his immigration policies could inadvertently safeguard the environment. Here’s why: More than 325 million people live in the United States.  By 2065, that figure is expected to grow to 441 million. Immigration will account for 88 percent of this increase. If this growth materializes,... »

Police Blotter 05-10-2018

By Transcript Staff

Monday, April 30 Caller on Washington Avenue states that his lawn mower was stolen from his from yard. Lawn mower was outside with sign and must have been taken around 7 a.m. Motor vehicle accident on Revere Street. Vehicle hit a fire hydrant. Truck backed into temporary feed that was being used for construction.... »

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