Skip to content

Joyce Westner | Staff Writer

How well do you know Winchester?

How well do you know Winchester?

Last time we had two winners. Michael Arwe and Susan McPhee guessed it’s above the Bank of America entrance on Church St. See last week’s to refresh your memory. Frank Siteman is busy this week and Mike Arwe has offered to take his place. Mike is the grand

More photos from the Fells

More photos from the Fells

Mary New continues to share some of the photos she takes when she walks from her Wolcott Terrace backyard into the Middlesex Fells.  Winchester News is a non-profit organization supported by our community. If you appreciate having local Winchester news, please donate to support our work, and subscribe to our

How well do you know Winchester?

How well do you know Winchester?

Latest in the series. Photographer Frank Siteman has taken photos of places downtown, and your job is to guess where they were taken.   If you know the answer, send an email to editor@winchesternews.org and put How well in the subject line.   Last time we had two winners. Michael

New Lynch School beginning to take shape

New Lynch School beginning to take shape

Our intrepid How Well Do You Know Winchester photographer Frank Siteman is keeping an eye on the new Lynch School. Frank lives close by the construction site and his drone has access to the whole project. Stay tuned for more photos as the school is built. And check out Frank’

How well do you know Winchester?

How well do you know Winchester?

Latest in the series. Photographer Frank Siteman has taken photos of places downtown, and your job is to guess where they were taken.   If you know the answer, send an email to editor@winchesternews.org and put How well in the subject line.   Last time we had two winners. Michael

Helpers Among Us — Haitian refugees

Helpers Among Us — Haitian refugees

Among the most recently arrived Winchester residents is a woman who heard about refugees that had been suddenly sent to a Woburn hotel.  Charles Road resident Libby Morley joined a group that just formed this April and quickly recruited her neighbor Jessica O’Hearn to help.  CARE stands for Community

How well do you know Winchester?

How well do you know Winchester?

Latest in the series. Photographer Frank Siteman has taken photos of places downtown, and your job is to guess where they were taken.   If you know the answer, send an email to editor@winchesternews.org and put How well in the subject line.   Last time we had four winners. Michael

Winchester Farmers Market returns

Winchester Farmers Market returns

The Winchester Farmers Market is back in business and on Saturday shoppers were out in force.  In addition to local farms selling produce, there’s always an artist plus artisans (full disclosure: your reporter bought a lovely new handbag).  Mamadou’s Bakery sells out of chocolate croissants fairly quickly, but

How well do you know Winchester?

How well do you know Winchester?

Latest in the series. Frank Siteman has taken photos of places downtown, and it’s your job is to guess where they were taken.   If you know the answer, send an email to editor@winchesternews.org and put How well in the subject line.   Last time we had four winners.

Jenks receives grant to help Mandarin speakers

Jenks receives grant to help Mandarin speakers

The Jenks Center has been given a $150,000 grant by the Cummings Foundation to provide services for Mandarin speakers.  Chinese residents make up 18% of town residents, many of whom are immigrants from China with little knowledge of English. Jenks Director Phillip Beltz said the funds will be used

Helpers Among Us - The swap shop

Helpers Among Us - The swap shop

Everyone in Winchester who donates used goods to the transfer station’s “swap shop” is a helper among us. And maybe you’re wondering where all that stuff goes if it doesn’t get taken away.  Well, there’s a group of about 15 volunteers whose members are there every

What’s in your gardens this month?

What’s in your gardens this month?

We asked you to send us photos of whatever’s growing in your garden, and boy, did you deliver! In July send ONE photo as an attachment to editor@winchesternews.org and put “Garden Photo” in the subject line.  Tell us what it is, for those of us who don’

How well do you know Winchester?

How well do you know Winchester?

Latest in the series. Retired photographer Frank Siteman has taken photos of places downtown, and it’s your job is to guess where they were taken.   If you know the answer, send an email to editor@winchesternews.org and put How well in the subject line.   Last time we had