Winchester Star

  • Letter: Abutters seek to ban children’s movie night at Boat Club
    Saturday - 08/18/2018 - 10:47 AM

    It seems to me that any community would be thrilled to have a resource like the Winchester Boat Club. Let’s take stock. The club provides recreation, swimming and sailing lessons for 300 Winchester families, engaging ~600 kids in summer programs.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Cape Cod, secret service, and assassination: Winchester author's new thriller with a touch of humor
    Friday - 08/17/2018 - 03:14 PM

    We caught up with Winchester author Timothy Fagan to learn more about his book "Beach Body Boogie," a destination thriller set in Cape Cod. Fagan will speak at Book Ends on Aug.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Winchester is losing its historic homes, community tries to find middle ground.
    Thursday - 08/16/2018 - 04:26 PM

    The Wadleigh House, a historic home in Winchester’s Grove Street neighborhood, had been in the Cavanaugh family for over 50 years. The 1853 home, originally owned by Winchester lawyer Edwin Wadleigh, boasts elaborate woodwork, Queen Anne brackets and rims, and a Colonial-style porch and was deemed of “above average significance” by the Massachusetts Historical Commission.Although the family of Robert Cavanaugh, the home's previous long-time owner who recently [...]

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  • Minuteman High School in Lexington announces honor roll
    Wednesday - 08/15/2018 - 05:24 PM

    The following students were named to the honor roll for the fourth term at Minuteman High School in, .High honorsActon: Sophia Li and Erik Thacker.Arlington: Hannah Bardei, Justine Barnes, Jake Brosnan, Benjamin Cook, Sabrina Correa, Lucille Couet, Jenna DeCampo, Peter Eisenheim, Leanna Evans, Lyazzat Feldman, Kimari Fernandez, Cameron Hamner, Daniel Hurley, Jake Irons, Devon Jones, Joshua Kerble, Nadishna Khadka, Charles Lovett, Eva Mabboux, Adam Merta, [...]

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  • Friend of Winchester stabbing victim to honor her memory through music
    Wednesday - 08/15/2018 - 04:12 PM

    It was the love for music that brought Noah Clickstein and Deane Kenny Stryker together and shaped their friendship in high school. They met in band: she played the flute and he played percussion.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • MIDDLESEX DA RACE: Meet Donna Patalano
    Wednesday - 08/15/2018 - 10:20 AM

    Editor's Note: Incumbent Marian Ryan is facing Donna Patalano in the Sept. 4 Democratic primary race Middlesex County District Attorney. There is no Republican registered to run for the seat, however write-in candidates will be allowed in the Nov.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • MIDDLESEX DA RACE: Ryan is a 'proven, progressive prosecutor'
    Wednesday - 08/15/2018 - 10:20 AM

    Editor's Note: Incumbent Marian Ryan is facing Dona Patalano in the Sept. 4 Democratic primary race Middlesex County District Attorney. There is no Republican registered to run for the seat, however write-in candidates will be allowed in the Nov.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Winchester couple opens Home Taste restaurant in Arlington
    Tuesday - 08/14/2018 - 03:38 PM

    When Winchester resident Kai Chen opened Home Taste in Watertown, he did not know whether local residents would accept a Chinese restaurant with only authentic dishes. He included American Chinese items on the menu there, but three years later, decided to serve only authentic Chinese cuisine at his second location in Arlington.“More than 50 percent of the [Watertown customers] come for our noodles,” said Ying Chen, Kai’s wife.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Land of Wallies comes to Winchester
    Monday - 08/13/2018 - 04:43 PM

    A “friendly face” was found in the windows of local businesses around Winchester Center. For the month of July, the Land of Wallies was a few Waldos short as local businesses tried to hide the figure in “tricky” spots, such as the Pondview Florist’s flower pots.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Local store throws Christmas in August to benefit Winchester Hospital
    Monday - 08/13/2018 - 05:33 PM

    If you pop into Winchester's Studio on the Common on Wednesday, Aug. 15, you may be struck with a bout of seasonal confusion. For one night the store will transform into a Christmas celebration with holiday decorations, drinks and refreshments, and Christmas music.This perhaps disorienting celebration is one way that Studio on the Common contributes to the Winchester Hospital, this time for the third year.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share