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Pony rides on Winchester Common

Pony rides on Winchester Common

The following was submitted by Preschool Social Academy: On Saturday, April 27, get ready to have some fun with pony rides on Winchester Common, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at the corner of Church Street and Waterfield Road. The event will happen either rain or

Health Department to host tent for Safe Disposal Day, April 27

Health Department to host tent for Safe Disposal Day, April 27

The following was submitted by the Health Department: On Saturday, April 27, the Health Department and the Winchester Coalition for a Safer Community will have a tent outside the Transfer Station gate, 15 McKay Ave., from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for Safe Disposal Day, or DEA National

Spring into reading with library open house

Spring into reading with library open house

The following was submitted by the Friends of the Winchester Public Library: On Saturday, April 27, the Friends of the Winchester Public Library will be hosting an open house, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the library, 80 Washington St. There will be a scavenger hunt, silent

Hank Wonder returns to Ripley Chapel on April 27

Hank Wonder returns to Ripley Chapel on April 27

The following was submitted by Ripley Chapel: On Saturday, April 27, Ripley Chapel is pleased to welcome back Hank Wonder – a dynamic trio of musicians who return with their special blend of songcraft and music making, beginning at 7:30 p.m. at First Congregational Church, 21 Church St. Somewhere

Jenks talks on environmental issues

Jenks talks on environmental issues

Jenks speakers address optimization of major decision making and current events shaping the Commonwealth’s energy and environmental future. By John Brown, Ron Latanision, and Walter Hubbard  On March 8, Rich Adler, founder of DecisionPath, joined us to follow up on his February 2023 presentation, speaking this time on “Revisiting

Helpers Among Us — Oxfam

Helpers Among Us — Oxfam

Getting to know Winchester folks who do good work for the larger community has been the subject of this column, but this week your reporter talked with a woman who does good work for the entire world. Abby Maxman has been the director of Oxfam America since 2017, after a

More photos from the Fells

More photos from the Fells

Mary New continues to share some of the photos she takes when she’s out in her Wolcott Terrace backyard abutting the Middlesex Fells, although the first one is not from her yard.  Winchester News is supported by our community. Please donate to support our work.

John Dunleavy wins 2024 Employee of the Year Award at MDSC annual conference

John Dunleavy wins 2024 Employee of the Year Award at MDSC annual conference

The following was submitted by the Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress: Boston Bruins veteran employee John Dunleavy, of Winchester, has been named the Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress’ Employee of the Year. The award was presented on stage at the Awards Luncheon of MDSC’s 40th Anniversary Conference. Bruins defenseman Charlie McAvoy,

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