Week in Review: Best Place to Live and Trial Date Set
Did you miss any news from Winchester in the past week?
Winchester was named one of the “Best Places to Live” by Boston magazine in the March 2012 issue. It was named in the article’s “Swanky Town Smackdown” section that pitted some of the most popular towns in the Boston area up against each other.
The prosecution is attempting to have its psychiatrist look at the medical files of the Winchester father accused of killing his family.
Thomas Mortimer, IV, is charged with four counts of first-degree murder of his mother-in-law, Ellen Ragna Stone, 64; his wife, Laura Stone Mortimer, 41; his daughter, Charlotte Mortimer, 2; and his son, Thomas “Finn” Mortimer V, 4.
The trial is set to begin on Oct. 2, 2012.
Winchester Hospital welcomed its first leap year baby on Feb. 29. Charlotte Jane was born to Nicholas and Laurie Matthews of Billerica at 9:39 a.m. She weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces and was 20 ¾ inches long.
Winchester Republicans showed their support for the former Massachusetts Governor as Mitt Romney easily won the town.
Romney unofficially secured 1,883 of the 2,336 votes cast in the Republican Primary. Ron Paul took second in Winchester with 193 votes, beating out Rick Santorum (165).
The Next Door Center for the Arts is currently in the midst of “tech week” as it prepares to mount its latest production, “Into the Woods.” This week of technical rehearsals brings together all the elements of the show, ultimately culminating in opening night this Friday.
Also, be sure to check out who readers selected as the best auto repair shop in town.