Month: January 2016

News Briefs

Opiate Task Force Meeting Jan. 14 Massachusetts is currently in the midst of a serious public health emergency because of sky-rocketing opiate abuse.  Winthrop has been hit especially hard.  The most recent data from the Department of Public Health ranks…

Police Blotter 01-07-2016

Monday, December 28 Request for EMS for party on Cottage Park Road. W91 responded to the lockup to pick up a juvenile prisoner and transport subject to Chelsea Juvenile Court for arraignment. 918 reports having the juvenile prisoner on board…

Letter to the Editor

I’d like to take a moment to share a few thoughts and thank you, my fellow citizens of Winthrop, as I reflect on my tenure as your Town Council President. It has been my honor and privilege to have served…

Peter Gill’s Letter

We enjoyed reading Peter Gill’s letter to the editor in this week’s Sun-Transcript thanking the town for the honor and privilege of serving as president of the Town Council and noting the support of his lovely wife, Maureen, during his…

Winthrop’s New Leaders

The town held its inauguration ceremonies Monday and there was much excitement and pride as Bob Driscoll took the oath of office as the new president of the Winthrop Town Council. Long-time Winthrop residents are quite familiar with Bob’s father — Bob…

Sports 01-07-2016

Dempsey gives it all in women’s Winter Classic on New Years Eve By Joe Prezioso This past New Year’s Day, the Boston Bruins faced off against the Montreal Canadiens at Gillette stadium to an almost sold-out crowed as part of…

Obituaries 01-07-2016

­Joseph ‘Joe’ Cernardo United Airlines employee; football and baseball fan Joseph (Joe) G. Cernardo of Winthrop passed away on December 27 at the Sawtelle House in Reading, surrounded by his loving family. He was 59 years old. Born in Oswego,…