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Weston Art and Innovation Center Needs You…and Your Survey Answers

. Here’s an easy one for your Friday. Click here to head to the Weston Art & Innovation Center survey where you can answer questions about what you like and want from the beautiful old library space that is now the Art & Innovation Center. I filled out my survey this morning and it took less than five minutes. Never

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WPS Superintendent Search: The Rumors and the Letter from SC Chair

. Today while perusing some gorgeous orchids at the Chicago Botanic Garden (the Owl is visiting the Grand Owl), the bat phone (the strigine phone?) started pinging like crazy. A glance showed a number of messages with rumors of who had applied for the role of Interim Superintendent. Full disclosure: Not me. Other full disclosure: it is not the Owl’s

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More Science-Y Stuff: K-12 Science and Engineering Community Forum March 16

. Does it feel like the science-y math-y stuff never ends? Well, it doesn’t end and that’s a good thing. Please join the WPS Science Department heads for the K-12 Science & Engineering Community Forum tomorrow, Thursday, March 16, at 8:30 am in the Field School Dining Hall and on  Zoom. This is a part of the Science External Review Process, where

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Late Snow and Spring Awakenings: Gwyn Loud’s March Column for LLCT

. As posted in the Owl on past occasions, Gwyn Loud’s wonderful newsletter for Lincoln Land Conservation Trust is one of my favorite reads every month. Because March is always hopeful for those of us with crocuses and happy organic yards (do not get me started on lawn pesticides), this is usually my favorite of her monthy newsletters. It’s also

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Things That Make You Say “Hunh”? – Potential Retail Retrofits in Weston

. And now in a continuation of my most favoritest column for the Owl: Things that Make You Say “Hunh?” which I’ll summarize as a look at things that make sense to someone somewhere but not to me. The Owl’s last “Hunh” column is from January 2022 when the state came up with the idea of MBTA Communities which is

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New England Quilts and the Stories They Tell: March 16 at WPL

. Please note that the Weston Public Library is closed today due to weather. Also, note that the e-library is always open at This week, a wonderful event at the Weston Public Library is all about quilts. I love quilts. I do not have the patience to make one, but we have a couple of family quilts that are

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