Sunday, October 30, 2011
Take a look back at some of the top news in Winchester from the past week.
The Winchester Board of Selectmen announced that at their posted public meeting Thursday evening they unanimously voted to select Mr. Richard Howard of Malden as their next Town Manager, contingent upon successful contract negotiations and remaining due diligence. Parents at Lynch school were concerned because this is the second year that Lynch’s scores have decreased, putting the school in the improvement status, in accordance with No Child Left Behind. The scores at Lynch (ELA – 72; Math – 71), while still ahead of the state scores (ELA – 69; Math – 58), have fallen behind the rest of the district’s elementary schools. Because MCAS scores at Lynch failed to meet the state standards and decreased for two straight years, Lynch is …
Sunday, August 21, 2011
Here are some of the top stories from the past week.
Two Arlington residents and a Malden man were arrested and charged with breaking and entering with intent to commit a felony. State Police are investigating a Monday morning crash in Methuen that killed David P. McGurl, 57, of Arlington. McGurl was Winchester’s former Town Treasurer. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Winchester Police are investigating how four officers handled a disturbance on the commuter rail. Winchester gymnast – Alicia Sacramone – is attempting to qualify for the 2012 Olympics in London next year. But before she does that, Under Armour signed a partnership agreement with her, making Sacramone the first gymnast signed by the company. To try and raise money to complete the state of the art track and field, the …
Monday, June 13, 2011
Winchester runners and walkers gathered in the rain on Sunday to celebrate the lives of the Stone-Mortimer family.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Sue Bruce
Monday, June 13, 2011
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 Ginn Playground Restoration Project is a collaborative effort started in Fall 2009 by Winchester residents to rebuild Ginn Playground. The project just needs an additional $20,000 to complete fundraising and complete a new playground in the fall of 2011. Ginn Playground Restoration Project is a non-profit 501 (c) (3), all donations are tax deductible.