Week in Review: Armed Robbery, Family Remembered and Community Comes Together
Here's a look back at the top stories in Winchester last week.
On Wednesday, June 15, at approximately 1:30 p.m. the Dairy Barn along Main Street was held up at gunpoint. The suspect, a white male between the ages of 30 and 40, pointed a gun at the clerk and reportedly stole $4,000 to $6,000.
Two Winchester men were arrested Friday morning for assault and battery.
According to Winchester Police, Corey Macinnes, 22, 47 Holland St., Winchester and Eric Austin, 20, 229 Pond St., Winchester were arrested and charged with assault and battery with a deadly weapon at 11:55 a.m., Friday, June 17.
The Ginn Playground Restoration Project together with the Stone Family hosted “A Race to Remember” on Sunday, June 12 to celebrate the lives of Charlotte Mortimer, Finn Mortimer, Laura Stone-Mortimer, and Ragna Ellen Stone. Funds raised from “A Race to Remember” will be used to build a memorial at Ginn Playground in honor of the deceased members of the Stone-Mortimer family.
The Winchester Farmers Market opened this past Saturday.
It took 20 years, but the Winchester School Committee approved the design for the Tri-Community Bikeway. While funding for construction still needs to be secured, the state can move forward with the final designs of the bike path.
There have been two break-in attempts over the last few weeks in Winchester and Winchester Police want residents to be aware of the situation.
Be sure to check out our photo gallery of the Hershey Track Meet, along with the results.