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Friday, March 15, 2013
Sachem fans reportedly threw items at a car of Burlington supporters, causing the vehicle to follow the Winchester fans and begin swinging a bat on Town Common.
[Editor's note: The following story was updated with quotes from Burlington High School's hockey coach.] Monday's North Division 1 boys hockey final between Winchester and Burlington triggered a violent incident with a bat that led to the arrest of a Red Devil baseball player. CBS Boston first reported that after Burlington edged Winchester in a shootout, verbal jabs among the fan bases escalated into violence. Winchester Police Lieutenant Peter MacDonnell confirmed to Patch that a vehicle driven by Burlington student Harrison Smoske followed the Sachem fans back to Winchester Town Common, where police said a group was waiting for him. "Following the game, words were exchanged between Burlington and Winchester kids. It escalates to the …
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
The house suffered approximately $150,000 worth of damage.
While working at the Winchester Country Club, a couple of workers noticed smoke coming out of the roof of an Arlington Street home. According to Winchester Fire Chief John Nash, the men informed the homeowners – Christie and Gerry Regan – of a possible fire. “It was first discovered by country club workers,” Nash said. “They saw the smoke from the roof, knocked on the door of the occupants and called 9-1-1.” Nash said that the fire originated in the attic and was caused by a gas heater in a crawl space. “The fire was burning along the roof line,” Nash said. “We had to do excessive work, cut holes in the roof and pull out ceilings in order to access the fire.” According to Nash, the house suffered approximately $150,000 worth of damage. The…