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... »

Mass Legislative Italian American Caucus and October Italian Heritage Month Committee to Hold Event

Friday, November 9, 2018
By Transcript Staff

A special program and reception honoring Speaker Robert DeLeo, Sal DiMasi, and Robert Travaglini, the co-sponsors of the 1999 legislation establishing October as Italian Heritage Month, signed by Governor A. Paul Cellucci.  The reception will be held at the UMass Club, 1 Beacon Street 32nd Floor, Boston MA 02108 on Wednesday, November 14, 2018... »

The Holiday Season is Here:Honan Requests Names for Trees for Troops

Friday, November 9, 2018
By Kate Anslinger

Since 2010, resident and Army veteran, Richard Honan has been the driving force behind “Trees for Troops,” a care package system that sends off some much-needed items to troops overseas. Over the years, Honan and his herd of volunteers have put smiles on the faces of hundreds of troops who are away from home... »

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