Category Archives: Recreation

Memorial Pool’s Proposed Major Facelift To Be Presented Thursday

The Recreation Commission will be discussing the planned Memorial Pool renovation at their meeting on Thursday night, January 20. I must say it is genius for them to discuss summer at the start of the (historically) coldest nine-day period in Massachusetts. That there is true; I read it on ABC Channel 5’s facebook update this morning. Yes, the Recreation Commission

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Friends of Weston Reservoir Keeping the Love Alive

As mentioned earlier this week on the Owl (see post here), the Weston Reservoir at Ash Street is a unique and well-loved place for walkers, trail runners and dogs alike (no bicycles or horses, sorry). The slightly-more-than-two-mile loop offers views of the Reservoir, the deep woods and plenty of opportunities to fall over tree roots. While mostly owned by the

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POSTPONED: Showing Some Love to the Weston Reservoir: Stewardship Saturday

NOTE: Due to extreme cold predicted for this Saturday, this event has been postponed. This Saturday, January 15, Weston Conservation and Weston Forest & Trail Association (WFTA) are leading a clean-up focused Stewardship Saturday at the Weston Reservoir, aka the Ash Street Reservoir. Volunteers are invited, with escort, “behind the fence” on the south side of the Reservoir to pick

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Weekend Calendar – January 7-9

It’s a gorgeous day in the neighborhood–and you really can’t ask for more entertainment than building snow forts, sliding on your butt down your black-ice driveway and snowshoeing on the miles of trails around Weston. But if you must be further entertained, here are a few of the things going on around town, and nearby. In case holiday lights are

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Land’s Sake Winter Children’s Programs: Get Ready for the Sugar Shock

Registration is now open for Land’s Sake’s after-school programs for kids in grades 1 through 8. Land’s Sake is Weston’s favorite (umm, only?) community farm and offers kids the chance to learn farm and forestry skills and connect to the outdoors, even in the winter. Here are the programs on offer: Maple Explorers (grades 1-3) ¬†explore Weston’s forests and forestry

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Snow Day for Weston Public Schools on Friday

After a nailbiter of an afternoon, Weston Public Schools Superintendent Midge Connolly finally made everyone’s day by issuing an official “Snow Day Proclamation” after seemingly every single one of our neighboring towns called it earlier in the day. It reminds me of sitting in front of the radio as a kid listening…”Darien Parochial Schools closed today…Darien Public and Private Schools

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