Monthly Archives: September 2023

Golden Ball Tavern Museum Barn Sale – Saturday, September 30

The moment is upon us, Weston: the 56th Annual Golden Ball Tavern Museum Barn Sale is this Saturday, September 30 from 9 am to 3 pm. The Golden Ball Tavern (or GBT or Gibbet) is one of Weston’s postcards and also has some super fun events involving food and drink tastings. I’m waiting for the tea tasting when we can

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Lawn Games and Lemonade with First Parish Church – September 30

After shopping til to you drop this Saturday, September 30 at the Golden Ball Tavern Museum’s Barn sale, head on over to the big stone church for lawn games and freshly-squeezed lemonade. Good competive fun is to be had with giant Jenga, ping pong and cornhole. I note that no croquet is offered because this is the singularly most divisive

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Weston Voices: Annie Särnblad and Her New Book “Diary of a Human Lie Detector”

On September 14, the Owl got the chance to sit down with Annie Särnblad; Weston resident, newly-published author, and All Around Exciting Person (AAEP). Based on our conversation, the Owl is going to start a new acronym for this AAEP because I would like many more of them in my life. ISO AAEPs. Annie came over to the Owl burrow

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Weston Historical Society’s True Crime Weston: The River Street Bandits

The following is a story from the Weston Historical Society’s Facebook page, which has periodic true crime stories. ++ Let’s tuck in for another episode of True Crime Weston and review the sad story of the unlucky highwaymen known as the “Amateur Bandits on River Street.” In the 1930s, two out-of-work, penniless and desperate men from Cambridge rented a car

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Select Board Meeting Sept 26: Trees, More Trees, Drabbington Lodge and Water Rates

. So, normally I would wait to post the Select Board’s upcoming agenda until just before the meeting because well, then people tend to remember it. And yet, the Owl has some busy plans for Monday involving visiting colleges in the south so here you go. Here are the items of interest to the Owl: First of all, note that

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WMS Student Johan Coisman Named a Finalist In National Science Competition

The Owl was just alerted that Weston Middle School seventh-grader Johan Coisman has been selected as one of 30 finalists in a national middle school science fair. Yesterday, the Society for Science announced the 30 finalists in the inaugural Thermo Fisher Scientific Junior Innovators Challenge (Thermo Fisher JIC), the nation’s premier middle school science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) competition. The

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