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Election Day Luncheon

Friday, November 9, 2018
By Transcript Staff
Election Day Luncheon

Sen. Joe Boncore with Lynn Mayor Thomas McGee, East Boston State Rep. Adrian Madaro, and Suffolk County Sheriff Steve Tompkins during the Election Day luncheon, a 44-year old tradition, hosted at Santarpio’s in East Boston this year. »

Center Halloween Haunt

Friday, November 9, 2018
By Transcript Staff
Center Halloween Haunt

Chrissy and Tatum Phillips are ready to rock in their best ‘KISS’ outfits during the annual Halloween Haunt in Winthrop Centre on Oct. 31. Hundreds of children and families made their way to the Centre for pre-Trick or Treat fun. »

Annual Pooch Parade

Friday, November 9, 2018
By Transcript Staff
Annual Pooch Parade

Precinct 6 Councilor Nick LoConte, a judge in the Halloween Pooch Parade, gives Allie a few pets on Saturday, Nov. 3, at the annual event – which came rain or shine at Ingleside Park. »

Ballot Questions Addressed by Voters

Friday, November 9, 2018
By Sue Ellen Woodcock

On Election Day voters in Winthrop not only cast their votes for various candidates but also let their voices be heard on five ballot questions, two more than in most places. The extra ballot questions were clearly pointed toward Winthrop’s State Representative and Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo. Both questions made it on... »

Winthrop Votes Follow State Results

Friday, November 9, 2018
By Sue Ellen Woodcock

Grey skies and rain couldn’t keep voters away Tuesday to vote in the mid-term election, in fact voters came out strong in Winthrop with 7,702 of 12,918 registered voters checking in. “Turn out was very high, and we are very grateful for all the people that helped us Election Day”, said Town Clerk Carla... »

New Town CFO Starts Nov. 19

Friday, November 9, 2018
By Sue Ellen Woodcock

Getting his grasp on the financial workings of the town, Town Manager Austin Faison has appointed a new chief financial officer. Anna Freedman, of Medford, will start work in Winthrop on Nov. 19. She comes to Winthrop from the office of Senate President Karen Spilka, where she served as the fiscal policy advisor. Prior... »

Town Legal Cases Pending Resolution

Friday, November 9, 2018
By Sue Ellen Woodcock

The town’s three legal battles coming from the police department are still pending final resolution, and newly appointed Town Manager Austin Faison is now familiar with cases. “I want our police department to be respected in the community and not called in to question,” Faison said. Racow vs. Town of Winthrop is currently under... »

News Briefs

Friday, November 9, 2018
By Transcript Staff

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Local Law Enforcement Equipment and Technology Grants Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito has announced grant awards totaling more than $1.3 million in federal Byrne Justice Assistance Grant funds to 77 local police departments. Winthrop will receive $19,884 for mobile data terminals. The grants will help departments purchase vital equipment and technology that... »

Winthrop Drama Society Flexes Theater Muscle with Performance of Chicago

Friday, November 9, 2018
By Transcript Staff

Feathers, flashy costumes, and musical storytelling set against a dismal backdrop in the roaring 20s, is one way to transport an audience back in time. “Chicago the Musical,” performed by the Winthrop Drama Society, has all the ingredients to make you feel as if you are part of the murder, deceit and corruption that... »

Parking:$8 Valet Parking Garage for UMASS Club Guests.Fiona MacPhail Cast as Velma Kelly in ‘Chicago the Musical’

Friday, November 9, 2018
By Kate Anslinger

Ever since Fiona MacPhail could talk, music has meant the world to her. Over the years her love of all things music proved to be a true passion, which has landed her many prominent theatrical roles and has shaped her life. In the interview below, 16-year old MacPhail shares a bit about her most... »

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