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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

Send us your garden photos

Send us your garden photos

Hey, Winchester, it’s spring! And that means warm days, birds singing, trees budding and of course, gardens and gorgeous flowers. We recently asked local gardeners Charlene Band and Shannon Scott-Vernaglia to send us a few photos of how their gardens look at the moment. We would love it if

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

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

Winchester News is part of INN NewsMatch fundraising program

Winchester News is part of INN NewsMatch fundraising program

The following was submitted by the Institute for Nonprofit News (INN) Network: For the second consecutive year, local match funding secured by nonprofit news organizations surpassed matching support provided through the national NewsMatch program. Each year as part of NewsMatch, nonprofit newsrooms, such as the Winchester News, secure individual donations

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

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,

Sen. Jason Lewis announces evening, virtual office hours for April 16

Sen. Jason Lewis announces evening, virtual office hours for April 16

The following was submitted by Sen. Jason Lewis’s office: State Sen. Jason Lewis will be holding evening, virtual office hours on Tuesday, April 16, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. These office hours will replace regularly scheduled virtual office hours which are canceled on April 15 due