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Select Board Meeting Sept 26: Trees, More Trees, Drabbington Lodge and Water Rates

. So, normally I would wait to post the Select Board’s upcoming agenda until just before the meeting because well, then people tend to remember it. And yet, the Owl has some busy plans for Monday involving visiting colleges in the south so here you go. Here are the items of interest to the Owl: First of all, note that

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Town Governance Study Committee Needs Volunteers

. Last week an email came out from the Town asking for volunteers for a new committee. At first, I thought we were still trying to recruit for the unimaginatively-named and confusingly-acronymed Unified Planning Committee or UPC, but it turns out we have another new committee– the Town Governance Study Committee. Argh to the finance people of the world who

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Draft Fiscal Year 2024 Proposed Budget at Select Board Tonight Jan 24

Tonight at 6:30 pm, the Select Board takes on a series of not very interesting…oh wait, lookie here: Public Hearing: Presentation of the Draft Fiscal Year 2024 Proposed Budget at 6:35 pm, if there are no resident comments. The Owl is expecting resident comments of the “what’s up with the JST?” and “why are we still remote?” and “why are

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Weston Financial Summit, Monday October 31: Don’t Say You Didn’t Know

Weston’s annual Financial Summit will be held this Monday, October 31 starting at 8:30 am. This is a meeting of the minds between the Finance Committee, the Select Board and the School Committee. I could also term it as learning what is going to be the year’s bugaboo. No, not pickleball–watch for commentary on the union contract and rising energy

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Owl Pellet: Weston Tree By-Law Presented to Select Board Last Week

So, here we are, Weston. Time to talk about the Tree By-Law/Sustainable Tree Initiative/Article 30. Please note first that the Owl is not unbiased and is not the mainstream press. This is a blog. Read on and make your own decisions. The Weston Facebook page has been an exciting mingling of fact, innuendo, accusation and opinion, as social media is,

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At the Select Board Tonight: Charles River Watershed and Climate Resilience

Tonight’s Select Board meeting has a number of controversial topics including the Celebrate Weston logo discussion and a Select Board meeting time change request. Oh, fine, there is good stuff there but sadly the Owl is on soccer carpool tonight so won’t get to witness any unexpected craziness. One of the more interesting (in the Owl’s laser-sharp view anyway) discussions

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