Category Archives: Weston Voices

Resting Our Case: Touring the Renovated Case House

More than a year and a half ago, the renovation and upgrade of Case House, also known as the Weston Public School administration “club house” (not really) were completed. A town-wide coming-out party and open house was readied to show off the improvements in spring 2020. But then… Covid. Since that time, the building has been largely off-limits to visitors

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Jazzing It Up and Doing Good with Weston Resident Meghan Balbale

Looking for a nice night out to start your week? On Monday, December 20 from 6:30-8:00 pm, you are invited to “Pop-Up Holiday Jazz & Cocktails for a Cause” at Relish Bistro Bar at the Westin Hotel in Waltham. Yes, they spell Weston wrong but we forgive them. If you have not heard Meghan Balbale, local resident and canteuse extraordinaire,

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A Parliament of Owls: Holiday Health Information from Weston’s Board of Health

Did you know a group of owls is called a “parliament”? In the case of the Weston Owl, a Parliament is a guest post on this page. The following has been guest-written by Michele Schuckel, Weston’s COVID-19 Response Manager. Safer Ways to Celebrate Holidays 2021 from the Town of Weston Board of Health Holiday traditions are important for many of us,

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Weston Police Chief Michael Goulding Announces Retirement

Weston Chief of Police Michael Goulding has announced his retirement, effective December 31, 2021, completing a 33-year career in law enforcement including almost seven years in Weston. Before coming to the semi-rural hotspot of criminal activity (this is a joke, folks), Chief Goulding worked in the City of Medford,  leaving there as a Detective in March 2015.  “This was an

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MS Principal John Gibbons Wins Prestigious National Award

Yesterday, US Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona announced the 2021 recipients of the Terrel H. Bell Award for Outstanding School Leadership. To the surprise of no one who knows him, Middle School Principal John Gibbons was named as one of the eight (8) national recipients. Mr. Gibbons is the only Massachusetts, and indeed New England, winner. The recipients will be

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Weston Friendly Kids’ Matilda Jr Filled But Accepting Waitlist

Weston Friendly Kids has filled its 2021-22 Program for fourth and fifth graders to capacity, and is now accepting waitlist names. Having watched director Meghan Rose’s recruitment video, I can imagine why–what fun these kids will have with the announced musical production of Matilda Jr. Weston Friendly Kids is a collaboration between Weston Recreation, Weston Public Schools and the Weston

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