Monthly Archives: November 2021

Sunday Gratitude – Generation Next

Yesterday, a prospective Eagle Scout recruited other Boy Scouts and parents to help out clearing a trail and old foundation walls at the old Cherry Brook Farm– aka the Merriam Barn near the Brush Dump on Merriam Street. During four hours, the invasives –bittersweet vines choking young trees, buckthorn, and a thicket of who-knows-what–were dealt death blows by loppers, chainsaws,

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The Long Goodbye: Old Farmstand at Land’s Sake Closes for Good Saturday

On Saturday, November 20 from 10 am-2 pm, the circa-1981 Land’s Sake Farmstand will have its last hurrah–not only for 2021, but for good. The farmstand is slated for removal as the new Animal Barn/Temporary Farmstand is built over the next months. No, Land’s Sake is not closing for good–only the 40-year old farmstand which will be replaced with a

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COA’s Second Annual Intergenerational Turkey Trail Walk – November 20

On Saturday, November 20, lace up your walking shoes and hit the Legacy Trail with family and friends for the Second Annual Turkey Trail Walk hosted by the Weston Council on Aging (COA) and Weston Recreation Department. Check out the Forest Service-rated trail, its views of the woods and fields, and Rand House, the Red Schoolhouse and the Hillcrest Barn.

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Stewardship Saturday On Southside – November 20

The Weston Conservation Department and Weston Forest and Trail Association (WFTA) are still looking for a few more volunteers for their trail work project this Saturday November 20 at one of the access trails to the beautiful WFTA-owned Hubbard Woods. The work will take place between 10 am – 12 noon. Stewardship Saturdays are on the third Saturday of every month and

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A Parliament of Owls: Holiday Health Information from Weston’s Board of Health

Did you know a group of owls is called a “parliament”? In the case of the Weston Owl, a Parliament is a guest post on this page. The following has been guest-written by Michele Schuckel, Weston’s COVID-19 Response Manager. Safer Ways to Celebrate Holidays 2021 from the Town of Weston Board of Health Holiday traditions are important for many of us,

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Families and Addiction Presentation Tonight Sponsored by Weston Police

Does it seem like our Weston Police are everywhere in the news these days? Rescuing people in the woods, shredding residents, retiring as chief (boo), and now, a forum on substance abuse and mental health led by Weston’s (and Wellesley’s; we are sharers that way) Mental Health Clinician, Kate O’Donnell. If you haven’t met her yet, you can read about

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