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    Winchester Sustainability News

    Interested in the town of Winchester’s sustainability activities? You can sign up for the Sustainability Director’s newsletter and read the current edition with this link.

    One of the articles highlights the current push to increase the number of households signed up for WinPower100 from 450 to 1,000. Did you know that FCCW is one of the 450 already signed up!

    Other articles cover a $100,000 grant the town received for energy efficiency projects and a new EV charging station at Bonnell Ford. Charge your vehicle while visiting a friend at the Gables or shopping at Whole Foods!


    NAMI Family to Family Class

    NAMI Central Middlesex and NAMI Cambridge Middlesex, the local affiliates of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, will offer an in-person NAMI Family-to-Family course weekly beginning Saturday, March 23rd, 2024 until May 18th, 2024 from 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM. (No class on March 30.)

    Class will be held at First Congregational Church in Winchester.

    Visit www.namimass.org/nami-family-to-family/ If you have any questions, please contact co-leader Maureen Donovan at 781-864-2336 or Linda Brown at mojolb2@gmail.com



    Living Independently at Home – first in a series of topics for Solo Agers

     Wednesday, March 6, 1:30 to 3:30 at The Jenks Center, 109 Skillings Rd, Winchester 

    Minuteman Senior Services will present resources that enable older adults to continue living at home.  Learn what’s available; whether you need services today or want to know what’s available for future needs.  While open to all, the presentation will focus on the unique needs of Solo Agers – those without the support of adult children or family.  An audience discussion will follow the presentation.  To register: call 781-721-7136 or visit www.jenkscenter.org