Sunday, February 17, 2013
Let us know how you will remember former Winchester Police Chief John "Jack" McHugh by posting a comment below.
With former Winchester Police Chief John "Jack" McHugh passing away at the age of 84 on Valentine's Day Thursday, we'd like to know: How will you remember John "Jack" McHugh? Let us know how you will remember McHugh by posting a comment below.
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Let us know by posting a comment below.
With Valentine's Day here, we'd like to know: What is the best Valentine's Day gift you have received? Did your husband buy you flowers? Did a child make you a decorative and meaningful card? Let us know what your favorite Valentine's Day gift was by posting a comment below.
The general consensus from store owners in Winchester Center is that business has been good leading up to Valentine's Day, but sales may be even stronger the day of the holiday.
The general consensus from store owners in Winchester Center is that business has been good leading up to Valentine's Day, but sales may be even stronger the day of the holiday. Flower Sales Booming It may not come as a great surprise that flower sales pick up around the time of Valentine's Day, but if you have aspirations of buying roses on the holiday from Pondview Florist you might want to call ahead and see if there are any left in stock. "I have not looked at the numbers yet, but business has been fabulous really," said Diane DeSimone, a Melrose resident and owner of Winchester-based Pondview Florist, which has been open for 13 years. "We’re pretty much sold out of roses right now. It’s been a great holiday." Marc Picariello, a …
Check out the 5 Things column for Thursday, Feb. 14.
Here are 5 Things to know for Wednesday, Feb. 13 in Winchester: 1. Valentine's Day: Thursday is Valentine's Day. How will you be spending the day? Let us know by posting a comment below. 2. Time running out: The town of Winchester mailed out 2013 town census forms on Jan. 3 and all residents must complete and return them by Feb. 15, according to the town website. 3. Rate the plows: We'd like to know: How would you rate the job the Winchester plows did during the blizzard of 2013? Post your comment here. 4. Presidents Day: Calling all Winchester businesses! We want to know if you will be open or closed on Presidents Day and are running any deals on Feb. 18. Let us know by posting a commenthere. 5. Fill the tank: Get gas prices in the …
Sunday, January 27, 2013
From Charlotte's Web to Where the Wild Things Are, share these classic books with your children and encourage their love for reading.
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Sunday, January 27
“Where’s Pa Going with that Axe?” The Enduring Quality of Children’s Classics By Anita Silvey Courtesy of James Patterson's Read Kiddo Read Foundation The opening line of E. B. White’s Charlotte’s Web— “Where’s Pa going with that axe?”—has now been read by adults to eager young listeners for more than 60 years. Madeleine L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time and Ezra Jack Keats’s The Snowy Day have been picked up with enthusiasm for more than 50 years. For 75 years, parents have shared The Hobbit, and this year Maurice Sendak’s Where the Wild Things Are turns 50. These books and others like them (Eric Carle’s The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Virginia Lee Burton’s Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel, and L. M. Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables) bring …