Tag Archives: DPW

The Land of the Ice and Snow – Weston’s Snow Policies Explained

The Owl perked up yesterday evening when town communications came out with this eye-catcher: “Ever wonder why some roads get cleared before others and how the DPW tackles snowy or icy roads?” Actually no, but it remained irresistible to read further–nice work, Anthony Senesi, Public Information guy. Now, DPW road-clearing math is pretty easy for even you non-mathy people (umm,

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Wireless Water Meters Being Installed Townwide: Here’s How to Get Yours

Weston’s implementation of wireless water meters is off to a Weston summer start. As in, slow. Perhaps 90 percent of the town was gone all summer. Perhaps they didn’t check their mail. Perhaps. Fortunately, the Owl has been largely grounded and so Owl Hollow got its upgrade yesterday. Unfortunately for the meter installer, he had no idea that he was

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Merriam Street Railroad Bridge Loses Weight…Rating

Update 11/22/2021. The following communication came to the Owl today from Tom Cullen, Director of DPW: the State (MassDOT) conducted necessary temporary bridge repairs and as promised because of those repairs reevaluated their recent carrying capacity of the Merriam Street bridge which resulted in the carrying capacity be increased from the 3 ton carrying capacity in May/June back to 6

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Nothing Says Spring Like Hazardous Waste Collection Day – April 3

Did your early spring cleaning net some nasty chemicals and stuff that you can’t throw away in your regular trash? Don’t even attempt to put it down the septic and drains–the wetlands will find you …have you seen the Creature from the Black Lagoon? Well, it was filmed here in Weston, and that was because of all the Rodeo herbicide

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