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Helpers Among Us — Community Gardens

Helpers Among Us — Community Gardens

’Tis the season to get vegetable gardens going, and there are 21 plots next to the west side fire station on Lockeland Road.  Would you like one?  You’ll have to wait a bit, as there are nine residents on the waiting list, and only about two of them get

Helpers Among Us — En Ka Fair

Helpers Among Us — En Ka Fair

It’s back! En Ka Fair has been going on strong for 90 years, and this year’s theme is “Hear the Joy.” Residents and non-residents alike eagerly await this event, but does everyone knows what En Ka does with the money it earns? It all goes back to the

Helpers Among Us — Hilda Wong-Doo

Helpers Among Us — Hilda Wong-Doo

Coincidentally in time for Asian American and Pacific Islanders Month, Hilda Wong-Doo agreed to be interviewed by the Winchester News.  The long-time resident got involved with the Winchester Cultural District (WCD) during the pandemic, when she innocently suggested to one of its founders that it might be nice to have

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