Week in Review: School Employee Passes Away, Gaming Bill Supported and Student Transfer Denied
Here's a look back at some of the top stories in Winchester from the past week.
Thomas Cremens, 52, of 8 Kimball Road in Woburn died of injuries suffered in a fall from a ladder over the weekend. For the last few years, Cremens worked as a custodian at Winchester High School.
The state house approved a bill to allow casinos in Massachusetts Wednesday evening, thanks in part to the support of two Stoneham representatives.
The bill, which calls for licensing of three resort-style casinos and one slot parlor to Massachusetts overwhelmingly passed through the state House of Representatives Wednesday with a vote of 123-32.
Rep. Jason Lewis, D-Winchester, voted in favor of the bill.
Pascal Dangerville, the longtime Lincoln custodian and Everett resident, had requested that his daughter – Yamiley – attend McCall Middle School, on the grounds that he was a school employee. The School Committee denied his request.
A new spa has opened at 39 Thompson St., in the location formerly occupied by Le Mani Day Spa.
TLS Spa Associates is actually three separate providers under one roof: an esthetician, an electrologist, and a massage therapist.
According to Boston Magazine, the Winchester School District is considered one of the best in the state.
Winchester will examine TeleComm towers as a possible revenue source.
Harvard Professor, Elizabeth Warrenm announced that she will be running for US Senate.