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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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Out of Home Range: North Quabbin Garlic and Arts Festival

Okay, Weston, once in a while I get really annoyed at you for not telling me about something really cool that is just out of home range and yet I should definitely have known about it. This has happened with Hammond Castle, the wackiest castle ever to exist in the US; Halibut Point, the best shoreline rocks in Massachusetts, and

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Wayland-Weston Crew Ergathon Fundraiser – Saturday September 23

Okay, Weston, it’s time to support the maroon and orange. Umm, what? Talk about two colors that really should not hang around together–well, what can you do? Wayland and Weston have a combined high school rowing team (Wayland-Weston Rowing Association or WWRA or WW Crew) and it’s incredibly awesome and not at all school-funded. That means they count on donations

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