Tag Archives: Recreation

Blackout Tonight for Friday Night Lights: Wildcats Football

Tonight’s Friday Night Lights opener is the first home football game of the Weston High School Wildcats, who will take on the Sharon High School Eagles (cool mascot, one must admit, but ‘cats win) at 7pm on Proctor Field. Weston fans are encouraged to wear black (hence the “blackout”) but can in fact wear any color except orange unless you are

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An Owl Challenge: National Land Trust Day Cometh…and We Have One to Celebrate

Saturday, June 4, 2022 is National Land Trust Day! No, the Owl did not just make this up–though she definitely would if she had to. Weston is fortunate to have an open space guardian/land trust named Weston Forest & Trail Association, which got its start in 1955. You can read all about that in Pamela Fox’s From Farm Town to

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Friends of Weston Reservoir Keeping the Love Alive

As mentioned earlier this week on the Owl (see post here), the Weston Reservoir at Ash Street is a unique and well-loved place for walkers, trail runners and dogs alike (no bicycles or horses, sorry). The slightly-more-than-two-mile loop offers views of the Reservoir, the deep woods and plenty of opportunities to fall over tree roots. While mostly owned by the

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POSTPONED: Showing Some Love to the Weston Reservoir: Stewardship Saturday

NOTE: Due to extreme cold predicted for this Saturday, this event has been postponed. This Saturday, January 15, Weston Conservation and Weston Forest & Trail Association (WFTA) are leading a clean-up focused Stewardship Saturday at the Weston Reservoir, aka the Ash Street Reservoir. Volunteers are invited, with escort, “behind the fence” on the south side of the Reservoir to pick

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