Category Archives: Weston Voices

Meet Kate O’Donnell, Weston Police Department’s Mental Health Rockstar

Yesterday, the Owl, who is ostensibly on vacation but has an untreatable addiction to writing, got the opportunity to speak with Kate O’Donnell, Weston’s (and Wellesley’s) Law Enforcement Community Mental Health Program Rockstar. Yes, that is her title and I did not just make it up. Maybe the title. Maybe not. Oh all right, she’s a Clinician AND a Rockstar.

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Weston Voices: John Gibbons, Weston Middle School Principal

On a beautiful Wednesday morning at the Middle School campus, the Owl was able to get out and about with John Gibbons, Weston Middle School principal extraordinaire. Mr. Gibbons (it is impossible to call him John when my kids refer to him as Mr. Gibbons)  is completing his 29th year in the Weston school system.  We visited the redbud tree

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Weston Voices: Lessons in Life and Hair with Stacey Deodato

Yesterday the Owl took some time out from taking kids to an orthopedist who ran 1 1/2 hours late (imagine that letter to Micheli), and surveying plantings in Weston to visit with Stacey Deodato, hairstylist extraordinaire. Stacey grew up in Weston, graduated from Weston High School, and now runs her own salon in Newton, close to the Watertown border. Since

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The Owl and the Candidates: Getting to Know the School Committee Candidates

More than 125 people attended the League of Women Voter’s Candidates Night zoom last night, which was an impressive showing. Controversy was at an all-time low, and kindness and collaboration seemed to be the theme of the night. The Owl would like to expand the Board of Health, for one, to elect all three candidates. Alas… And now, for the

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