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Joyce Westner | Staff Writer

How well do you know Winchester?

How well do you know Winchester?

Last time was very tricky but our all-time champ, Michael Arwe, gets honorable mention for figuring out what it was (with a hint from yours truly). See last week’s to refresh your memory. Arwe emailed, “I did the Main Street bridge, the Waterfield Road bridge, the Mt. Vernon Street

The Griffin wants YOUR photos

The Griffin wants YOUR photos

A few years ago, the Arthur Griffin Museum of Photography was part of a national exhibit called The Photoville Fence.  That has morphed into a different exhibit and Museum Director Crista Dix is looking for photographs from Winchester residents. For the second year, “Our Town” will assemble a collection of

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

How well do you know Winchester?

How well do you know Winchester?

Did you miss us? Alas, I was finding out how well I know Texas (not well) plus cloudy skies during a total solar eclipse (too well), although Frank got a great photo in northern New England! Latest in the series. Retired photographer Frank Siteman has taken photos of places downtown,

Frank Siteman reception Thursday

Frank Siteman reception Thursday

One of the most read features of Winchester News is retired photographer Frank Siteman’s “How well do you know Winchester?” photographs.  Now residents can see many more of his pieces at the Griffin Museum’s WinCAM satellite gallery at 32 Swanton St. “Above it All,” features Frank’s drone

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 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 was a bit confusing

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 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 several winners.

Winchester News available at library with QR code

Winchester News available at library with QR code

Thanks to our quick-thinking and creative advisor Shukong Ou, the Winchester News now has a poster next to the newspapers at the Winchester Public Library, inviting visitors to read the News. The poster includes a QR code which readers can use from their smart phones or tablets, a gentle reminder

How well do you know Winchester?

How well do you know Winchester?

Another one further afield from downtown. Latest in the series. Retired 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.

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 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 several winners.