Monthly Archives: October 2021

Cultural Council Grant Deadline Extended to November 1

The Massachusetts Cultural Council has extended the deadline to submit grants for local arts- and culture-related events, talks, performances, installations, etc. from October 15 to November 1, 2021. And in case you’re one of those folks who waits until the last possible second, note that it is November 1 at 11:59 pm. Go, night owls! I am a morning owl.

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A Musical Interlude This Week at King’s Grant

A Weston resident — and talented musician — has invited locals to two “house concerts” in her front yard in the King’s Grant neighborhood. No, not that kind of house music–this is not the 80s and Weston has never been the club scene, except during Prohibition and hiding out in the JST. But that’s a different story. This is music

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Having Pretty Things – Proctor, AIC, and the Town Center

Well, Weston, it’s time to rejoice in having pretty things. You’ve paid for them, so why not? In an uncharacteristic miss of the obvious while writing up the weekend calendar here, the Owl would not like to emphasize why your weekend is filled with pretty things. Last night the moon shone over the exciting Friday Night Lights game of the

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Absolutely No Need to Leave Weston this Weekend

So much to do, so little time! And you know for whom the bell tolls on this wonderful fall weather so might as well take advantage of all that’s offered this weekend, organized or not. Realize that the trails are glorious right now: find your next one at Here are some suggestions for your weekend, and go ‘Cats! Friday,

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Re-Districting: What it Means for Weston

The Owl subscibes to a Lincoln listserv that has become a-fluttter about legislative re-districting, and what it means for their town. It seems that it has been proposed that Lincoln leave its current district where it hangs out with Waltham, and invade our district, the 14th Norfolk Battalion, whoops, no, 14th Norfolk District. While the Owl thinks Lincoln has a

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Beavers Move Into Cherry Brook, Flouting Stormwater Regs

This morning, the Owl put on her Weston Forest & Trail trustee hat (sadly, the Raiders hat has been retired temporarily while I try to get over Mr. Gruden’s failures as a human being) and headed out to an unnamed Conservation property on the northside. A report had surfaced that beavers were back along Cherry Brook and causing mayhem, which

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