As the Owl mentioned in a post on May 12, June 4 is National Land Trust Day and Weston has a wonderful open space and land trust non-profit named Weston Forest & Trail Association. The Owl is a trustee, and head of the stewardship area, though is never ever trusted with a chainsaw or a
Today turns out to be a best day for the Weston Owl, and a really good, perfect day for Hobbes, the Cat Rock snapping turtle. And probably it is the day that you learn to believe in the overwhelming awesomeness of our public safety officers. Let me start at the beginning–grab some bon-bons and head
What a blast Celebrate Weston/Spring Fling was, right? A huge round of feathered clapping (flapping) for everyone involved in making the day an amazing success and so much fun we almost forgot our shoes were melting into the pavement. It will take me at least a year to recuperate so please no celebrating anything until
Folks, this is your roving reporting Owl saying it’s cool and beautiful here in downtown Weston. So far I’ve driven the snowplow, touched a giant red fire truck, talked to 80 zillion titans of Weston, watched some eager high schoolers at Spring Fling—bunnies!!! Art!!!, avoided the classic cars as I know nothing about double overhead
This will be the Owl’s only post today, partially because carpal tunnel syndrome threatens, and partially because she wants you to concentrate on one thing only. Tomorrow is this Town’s biggest party in a decade (since our tri-centennial) and if you miss it, there will be no further partying until we inaugurate new water tanks
I don’t know about you all but it feels like structures are spontaneously generating all over town. First a sculpture on the AIC lawn, and now a ping-pong table at the high school. Remember that last fall a large black cat also appeared outside of the high school. Cue creepy Twilight Zone music. Oh fine,
On Tuesday, May 17, the Owl was pleased to be invited to a Preview Party for the opening of the Weston Historical Society’s “History Under One Roof: The Evolution of the Josiah Smith Tavern” at none other than the Josiah Smith Tavern, aka the JST or, for followers of the Wes-TEN, JosTice. Because of the
You can’t say that Weston doesn’t try. After months of dealing with the crazy at the Intersection of Doom, Weston’s Traffic & Sidewalk Committee recently approved* the placement of an arresting (not in the Weston Police way which seems to have largely failed) sculpture by long-time Weston resident and artist Joe Ferguson. Those of you
Note: This story has been updated at 11:30 am on 5/19/22 to reflect input from Athletic Director Mike McGrath and Outdoor Track Head Coach John Monz. It was quite an afternoon yesterday at Proctor Field. Athletes, coaches and parents competed and/or cheered as the best of the Dual County League (Middlesex and Suffolk Counties) ran
Just released is the fabulous Weston Media Center video of the Arbor Day Celebration on April 29, 2022– a number of titans of trees and Conservation make guest appearances, as well as a Town Manager reading a Proclamation while being seemingly concerned about the theft of his folder, and a whole big energetic crew of
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