Category Archives: Town government

Resident Brings Idea of a 5-Person Select Board to 3-Person Select Board

At the November 9 Select Board meeting (available for replay on Weston Media Center), resident Susan Zacharias brought up the idea of moving to a five-person Select Board, rather than the current three-person Select Board (Chair Harvey Boshart, Member Laurie Bent and Member Chris Houston). Reasoning by Ms. Zacharias was based on both workload, and the fact that the Select

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Select Board Seeks Volunteers for Town Celebrations Committee

Weston seems to be almost done with all the changes, improvements, curbs, benches, chairs, bistros, streetlamps and painted asphalt that will complete the Wes-saissancer. The Art & Innovation Center is done, the Josiah Smith Tavern gets more done every day, and the reconstruction of the Town Center with its pocket parks and utility-free vistas is done. So what shall we

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Town Committee & Commission Agendas Week of November 15

Okay, Weston, it’s time to refresh your memories and open your minds about what happens in this town. As of next week, I can promise you that you won’t care anymore because you will be crazily searching for Great Aunt Marge’s whipped squash and marshmallow recipe, or wondering if you put the auto-feeder on for Bobby Sweetface, the house panther.

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Few Hotspots on Commission Agendas This Week

Happy first week of November, Weston. Rabbit, rabbit. Or, as seems so prevalent these days: wild turkey, wild turkey, wild turkey etc until you’ve been idling for fully 10 minutes waiting for these exceptionally pin-headed birds to make up their mind on north vs south across the roadway. Semi-rural struggles are real, folks. In between stowing away your skeletons in

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Re-Districting: What it Means for Weston

The Owl subscibes to a Lincoln listserv that has become a-fluttter about legislative re-districting, and what it means for their town. It seems that it has been proposed that Lincoln leave its current district where it hangs out with Waltham, and invade our district, the 14th Norfolk Battalion, whoops, no, 14th Norfolk District. While the Owl thinks Lincoln has a

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