Category Archives: Weston Voices

Did You Know? Weston Police Relief Association and Why It Matters

Yesterday morning, this town’s favorite news channel the Wes-TEN (all of Weston’s happenings in 10 minutes or less, between two pines), rolled into the Weston Police Station for interviews, time in the weight room, and to check in with our favorite (and only) community police force. If you haven’t spent time with any of the characters pictured above, you’re missing

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Wildcat Voices: Meet Andrew ‘Riz’ Rizza, WHS Athletic Trainer

If you have a student who plays or has played a sport at the high school, you will know Andrew Rizza, or ‘Riz’ as he is universally known, the Weston High School Athletic Trainer. If you have attended any sports game at the high school, you recognize Riz’s gator-medical-cart as it sits at the ready on the sidelines. And if

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Get Involved at Weston’s First Nonprofit Summit September 30

The Weston Community Children’s Association (WCCA) invites everyone in town, whether they have children or not to their first Nonprofit Summit, also known as a Volunteer Fair, on Friday September 30 from 4-6 pm. A number of local organizations will be there talking about what they do, and why, and how you might get involved. For example, Weston Forest &

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Weston Voices: JINDU Restaurant Crosses Borders, Brings Asia Home

Travelers on the Route 20 mega-highway through Wayland to Weston and vice versa will have noticed a newcomer restaurant named JINDU at 131 Boston Post Road in Wayland, or as I like to call it “almost-Weston.” JINDU, which translates to Golden City in Chinese, is owned by Weston residents Nick Feng and Claire Huang, and the Owl family checked it

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Women’s Community League Announces Fall/Winter Events

As Weston hits the re-start button after a summer swanning around other places, the Women’s Community League of Weston has announced its fall and winter calendar. In addition, don’t forget to ante up on your membership dues and support the scholarship drive. Do it now before it’s time to buy popcorn from Scouts and athletes and get hit up by

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Charles River Recovery Has Grand Opening of New Facility on Norumbega Road

As some of you may recall from your intense scouring of the Owl’s pithy columns, the former Wingate senior living facility has been converted into a substance use treatment facility, named Charles River Recovery. When we last left Norumbega Road, the facility was awaiting final approvals and furniture arrivals. You can read that Owl post here. Fast forward a couple

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May the Road Rise to Meet You: Fire Chief David Soar Retires

Chief Soar’s retirement get-together (he requested no public ceremony) today at the Weston Fire Department featured kids, a cool plaque, and CAKE. I love cake. Sadly, the Owl was unable to attend, but Town Manager Leon Gaumond sent on a few photos. May the road rise to meet you, Chief. Enjoy your retirement! And know that the Wes-TEN will forever

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WHS Teacher Matthew E. Henry Launches Third Book; Reading August 4

Weston High School English teacher and poet Matthew E. Henry will be reading from his new collection the Colored page at Weston Public Library next Thursday, August 4 at 7 pm. the Colored page is Henry’s third book and first full-length collection. “It’s a semi-autobiographical journey of a Black kid in predominantly white spaces–a METCO student in Wellesley, college and

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