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Women’s Health Forum Scheduled for Oct 10 at Winthrop High School

Thursday, October 4, 2018
By Sue Ellen Woodcock

Continuing his commitment to women’s health issues, Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo will once again sponsor the Women’s Health Forum on Wednesday, Oct. 10, from 6-8 p.m. at Winthrop High School. “In its 21st year, this forum provides a meeting place for women in our community to get more information about healthy and... »

Winthrop High Schoolers Clean Up Beach

Thursday, September 27, 2018
By Transcript Staff
Winthrop High Schoolers Clean Up Beach

Classmates of the Winthrop High School Class of 2021 cleaning Yirrell Beach an part of a town-wide clean up. »

Resident Creates Musical Based on Experiences on the Golf Course

Thursday, September 27, 2018
By Kate Anslinger
Resident Creates Musical Based on Experiences on the Golf Course

You don’t have to be a golf fanatic to get some enjoyment out of a new musical comedy about golf, luck and friendship. “I’d Rather Be Lucky Than Good,” will be hitting the stage at the E.B. Newton School in October. Whether you are an avid golf player or not you will find yourself... »

EBNHC Opens New PACE Facility in Revere

Thursday, September 27, 2018
By Sue Ellen Woodcock
EBNHC Opens New PACE Facility in Revere

East Boston Neighborhood Health Center (EBNHC) celebrated the opening of a new Neighborhood PACE facility on the site of the old VFW building at 10 Garafolo St. with state and local officials on Thursday morning. Manny Lopes, president and chief executive officer of EBNHC said, “I truly believe this is the best PACE facility... »

Signatures Gathered to Put Marijuana Shop on Special Ballot

Thursday, September 27, 2018
By Sue Ellen Woodcock

A group of Winthrop voters have begun the drive to collect enough signatures to have a special election with a ballot question seeking to ban recreational marijuana in Winthrop. Currently, there is a local moratorium on licensing any retail marijuana shops, and it expires Dec. 31. If the town takes no action anyone can... »

School Superintendent Pushes for Seventh Kindergarten Classroom

Thursday, September 27, 2018
By Kate Anslinger

At Monday night’s School Committee meeting, Superintendent of Schools Lisa Howard voiced her concerns over the growing kindergarten class sizes. “Having 26-5-year-olds and two adults in one room is stuffy,” said Howard, who also emphasized the challenges with bathroom logistics and herding a large group of young students from one end of the school... »

Whale and Clams Wash Up on Revere Beach

Thursday, September 27, 2018
By Sue Ellen Woodcock

It was an interesting week at America’s first public beach, first, millions of clams washed onshore early last week and on Friday morning a badly decomposing juvenile humpback whale washed up on the beach near the state police barracks. A curious crowd gathered to inspect the 25-foot male juvenile humpback whale. Some covered their... »

Boyd & Turner, LLC Rooted in Community

Thursday, September 27, 2018
By Sue Ellen Woodcock

He’s been in the insurance business for 32 years in Winthrop and now Rick Boyd is moving forward with business partner Paul Turner to create Boyd & Turner, LLC offering an array of insurance products for home, auto, boat, business insurances. “We started from scratch and now we have 4,000 clients,” Boyd said. In... »

September School Committee Recap

Thursday, September 27, 2018
By Kate Anslinger

During Monday night’s School Committee meeting, Superintendent of Schools Lisa Howard was pleased to announce that 92 percent of school staff members have completed their ALICE (Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate) online training. The training is possible thanks to a grant that was received by the district, dedicated to increasing an organization and individual’s... »

Winthrop High Senior Rewarded for Hard Work on the Ice

Thursday, September 27, 2018
By Kate Anslinger

Bella Perrotti has found a love for playing hockey, and over the years, she has rightfully been rewarded for her hard work on the ice. Last winter, Perrotti was nominated for the Shriners All-Star classic game which was set in motion to raise money for burn victims across the world. “When I was first... »

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