Save the Harbor Hosts a Literary “Cruise” through the Golden Age of American Piracy in Winthrop

Friday, December 7, 2018
By Transcript Staff

After a rewarding spring, summer and fall of Sharing the Harbor with free cruises to the Harbor Islands, Marine Mammal Safaris and tours of Boston Light, Save the Harbor embarked on the winter phase of its Share the Harbor initiative. On Nov. 28, Save the Harbor, the Friends of Belle Isle Marsh, the Friends... »

Residents Still Upset Over Airport Noise; Petition for Soundproofing Circulating

Friday, December 7, 2018
By Sue Ellen Woodcock

The Airport Hazard Committee met last Thursday night and still the number one complaint is coming from Point Shirley residents, who have seen and heard a steady increase in the number of takeoffs from Logan Airport and over the Point. Neighbors have launched a requested for a soundproofing program in Winthrop. “That money comes... »

Winthrop Middle School Drama Society to Bring ‘Beauty and the Beast’ to the Stage Dec 14 – 16

Thursday, December 6, 2018
By Transcript Staff

On Dec. 14, 15 and 16 “Beauty and the Beast” comes to the middle/high school to perform on the state of the art stage at the Neil Shapiro Center for the Performing Arts. The performances, which are under the direction of Britney Daley, drama teacher and director of the Winthrop Middle School Drama Society,... »

Student Highlight:High School Senior Puts Kindness First

Thursday, December 6, 2018
By Kate Anslinger

Mary Teixeira is known for her kindness and the genuine smile that is on her face at all times. The Winthrop High Senior is beyond busy with activities that she manages effortlessly, even as she goes through the arduous process of applying to colleges. When she’s not busy academically and with her various commitments,... »

State Fire Marshal Issues Holiday Decorating Safety Tips

Thursday, December 6, 2018
By Transcript Staff

The best way to prevent a Christmas tree fire is to water it every day, place it well away from heat sources, and dispose of it soon after the holiday,” said State Fire Marshal Peter J. Ostroskey. “Although Christmas tree fires are rare these days, they are very serious when they do occur.” According... »

Police Blotter 12-06-2018

Thursday, December 6, 2018
By Transcript Staff

Monday, Nov. 26 Walk-in party provided new and additional information regarding a rental scam. Scammer advertises address as “for rent” and attempts to secure upfront money from party seeking via e-mail and/or text, when actually the place is not for rent. Scammer has no ties to the property. Male party on Revere Street attempted... »

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