As we adjust to our new (and ever-changing) normal, many local businesses are having to come up with new and create changes to the way they operate - offering online shopping, home delivery, curbside pick up and so on. We want to support those trying to adhere to social distancing but keep themselves afloat. Check back to get the latest info as we are adding businesses daily.
Home Winchester has closed the store for two weeks but is offering shopping from home - contact the owner with what you are looking for and she’ll send you pictures with options and even deliver.
Studio on the Common has also decided to temporarily close but will have someone in the store most days who can take order via phone or even FaceTime you so you can choose your gift.
Winchester Pharmacy offers delivery so you can get your meds delivered direct to your door.
Book Ends Winchester has an online order service and can deliver within Winchester.
Wilson Farms in Lexington are now offering grocery delivery to Winchester, Arlington, Melrose, Woburn and many other local towns via the app Mercato.
Sweet Surprize are putting together "Busy Bags" for Elementary and Middle School age kids - you can send them a message via Facebook or call the store and they will arrange to get them to you.
Pairings Food and Wine are offering a delivery service for their wine - free with orders over $50 within Winchester
Kickstand Cafe are offering phone ordering (and soon online ordering) - pull up your car and they will bring out your order with minimum contact.
Bistro 5 are offering take-out and delivery Tuesday - Saturday.
Lilah-Rose has books, puzzles, games, toys, art supplies and activity packs and can offer curbside pick up or deliver within Melrose.
If you are a local business owner and are adapting the way you do business, let us know - we'll help you get the word out via our social networks too. We can all help each other to keep our community thriving during these challenging times!