Terms of Use

This website is sponsored and maintained by the Town Common Task Force (TCTF), a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the public good, and is intended for use by the community. The site contains many references to content that is provided and maintained by others, and the TCTF

The TCTF welcomes collaboration with and contributions from other organizations and individuals in the community. Membership access to the site, which includes limited capabilities to create and edit content on the site, will be provided upon request and completion of training. All users of the site, with and without membership, are expected to observe the terms of use presented in this document. By using this web site, you agree to accept such conditions and qualifications.

Acceptable and Prohibited Uses

Prohibited uses include any content that is offensive, obscene, pornographic, sexually suggestive, abusive or discriminatory, defamatory, threatening, harassing, bullying, hateful, racist, sexist, that infringes copyright, or is otherwise unlawful. Content that supports violence is also prohibited.

No Warranties

All documents, files or data accessible on or through the Winchester Town Common web site (this term includes, but is not limited to, this page, linked pages and sub pages) are provided solely to facilitate public access to information. Winchester Town Common attempts to provide current and accurate information but cannot guarantee the accuracy or currency of any materials or information on its web site. The Winchester Town Common web site provides such documents, files or data accessible on or through this web site "as is" and without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, accuracy, currency, reliability, omissions or completeness. The Winchester Town Common shall not be liable for any claim for damages, including lost profits, consequential or punitive damages, exemplary, incidental, indirect or special damages, relating in any way to the documents, files or other data accessible on or through this web site, including, but not limited to, claims arising out of or related to electronic access or the transmission of data or viruses. The content of this web site is subject to change without notice.

Links to Other Sites

The Winchester Town Common web site has links to other local agencies and organizations. This linking does not constitute the Winchester Town Common's endorsement of or support for any web page, site, organization, products, policies, services or information and the Winchester Town Common makes no representations or warranties concerning such web page or site regarding its content or suitability. The disclaimer of warranties as described in the previous paragraph shall apply to all links in non-Winchester Town Common web sites and pages.

No Legal or Other Notice

Communications to the Town of Winchester via this web site shall in no way be deemed to constitute legal or official notice to the Town of Winchester, its agencies, departments, boards, commissions, officers, employees, representatives or agents with respect to any existing, pending or future claim or cause of action against the Town of Winchester or any of its agencies, departments, boards, commissions, officers, employees, representatives or agents where notice is required by federal, state or local law. No communications to the Town of Winchester via this web site shall be deemed to constitute legal or official notice for any purpose.

Commercial Use Prohibited

This web site and the contents are intended only for the individual, non-commercial use of web site users. No user of this web site may resell, republish, print, download or copy any portion of this web site or the contents for commercial use without the prior written consent of Winchester Town Common, except that reasonable copying or printing of its contents for individual, non-commercial use is permitted.


For site security and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, this municipal government computer system employs software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, deny service, otherwise cause damage, or access non-public information. Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Infrastructure Protection Act of 1993. Information regarding possible violations of law may be provided to law enforcement officials.

Scope and Accuracy

The Winchester Town Common web site includes primarily information about organizations and programs physically located in Winchester and does not necessarily include programs in Boston or other surrounding communities which might routinely offer services to Winchester residents. The inclusion of any program listing herein does not constitute an endorsement of that program by any of the organizations responsible for the Winchester Town Common web site. Information included in this web site has been furnished verbally or in writing by the organizations and programs listed therein. The sponsors of this web site have attempted to ensure that information is accurate, and we would appreciate any feedback which could help improve the quality of that information.


In no event shall Winchester Town Common or its suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption) arising out of the use or liability to use the materials on Winchester Town Common's internet site, even if Winchester Town Common or a Winchester Town Common authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.

Revisions and Errata

The materials appearing on the Winchester Town Common web site could include technical, typographical, or photographical errors. Winchester Town Common does not warrant that any of the materials on its web site are accurate, complete, or current. Winchester Town Common may make changes to the materials contained on its web site at any time without notice. Winchester Town Common does not, however make any commitment to update the materials.

Governing Law

Any claim relating to Winchester Town Common’s web site shall be governed by the laws of the State of Massachusetts without regard to its conflict of law provisions.