School Covid Numbers Continue Downward Trend

Numbers published Thursday, January 20 by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) show Weston public schools with 56 students and 7 staff testing positive in the last 7 days (1/13-1/19), compared with 67 students and 20 staff in the prior period (1/6-1/12). Numbers published on January 5 by DESE showed 81 students and 35 staff testing positive

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Project Takeout: Another Year to Support Local Restaurants

Last winter, local news outlet and arch-competitor (haha, joke) The Boston Globe launched Project Takeout to encourage Boston area residents to order takeout “once in a while, if at all possible.” Now with the (albeit waning) Omicron surge, rising supply costs, lack of weather-possible outdoor dining, and staffing shortages, local restaurants continue to struggle. Today the call went out for

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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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Food Wes-saissance Arriving in Downtown Weston

As any long-time residents of Weston know, the Town Center Improvement Project, nicknamed the “Wes-saissance” by everyone’s favorite local news show the Wes-TEN, has been grueling. Not only did we have curbgate, knotweedgate and firetruck turn radiusgate (that one does NOT work), but along the way, Weston said goodbye to the Off Center coffee shop, Ye Olde Cottage in the

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