Author: Transcript Staff

Her Star is Rising

By Joseph Domelowicz For the Transcript Local cake designer Amanda Oakleaf, owners of Amanda Oakleaf Cakes at 1 Pauline Street, in Metcalf Square, has been getting quite a bit of national exposure lately. Last March, she and her husband Tyler,…

A Positive Step

Council moves forward on rezoning issue It was by the closest margin possible, but the Town Council voted to take control of the rezoning issue for the former site of the Governor Winthrop Nursing Home from the Planning Board and…

Reasoned Response

Turco adroitly handles complaint For those who tuned it to the end of the WCAT broadcast of Tuesday night’s meeting, they saw a highly respected and long-time resident criticize the Town Council for its comments and actions regarding the Planning…

Sports 01-20-2011

Winthrop girls hockey team improves to 8-1 The Winthrop Lady Bulldog hockey team reeled off two more impressive victories to improve to 8-1 on the season this past week. Saturday’s 2-1 triumph over Springfield Cathedral marked a milestone for the…

Obituaries 01-20-2011

Lorraine Murphy Retired Secretary Lorraine T. (Bertolon) Murphy of Winthrop died on January 10. She was 84 years old. She worked as a secretary for First National Stores for several years before working for Teamsters Union local 379 as their…