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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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Tree By-Law Public Hearing Weds May 4 – Last One Before Town Meeting

Here is my last unbiased post on trees this week. Consider yourselves warned. I too get to send my messages but mine shall not be anonymous. Unless written by my red oak tree and I will leave it to him/her to decide that, or perhaps sign a waiver. Yes, my trees talk to me…yours don’t? That may explain some things.

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Tree By-Law/Sustainable Tree Initiative Back at Planning Board Wednesday

Discussion of the proposed Sustainable Tree Initiative (aka Tree By-Law) is back on the agenda at Planning Board Wednesday, April 6, 2022, at roughly 7:45 pm (it is the second item on the agenda, so the exact timing is unclear). The agenda screenshot is below, but I suggest hitting this link and then you see all the cool background information

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Tree By-Law (Sustainable Tree Initiative) Public Hearing Wednesday

The Planning Board will be having a Public Hearing regarding the proposed Zoning amendment for a Tree By-law (also known as the Sustainable Tree Initiative) on Wednesday, March 23 at 7 pm. You can find the agenda for the Planning Board meeting here. While this is the first “public hearing” of the Tree By-Law, the tree preservation initiative has been

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Sustainable Tree Initiative (aka Tree By-Law) Information Sessions Set

As advertised here and on the town communications channels, tonight is Town Caucus where volunteers step up to be nominated for re-election or election to many town roles. After tonight, Weston enters what is known as the Witching Period (with all apologies to the Wiccans) which lasts from Caucus until Town Meeting. It is the period in which the town

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Sustainable Tree Initiative To Be Discussed at Planning Board Tonight

Tonight, sometime after 7 pm, the Planning Board will be taking up a discussion on the so-called Sustainable Tree Initiative. Some others would call this a Tree By-Law and some would call it Stop Cutting Down all the F’ing Trees, oh wait that is just me. Yes, the Owl has already opined on this in January before the Select Board

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Select Board Takes on Private Trees Tuesday Night

On Tuesday night, January 11 at 7 pm, the Select Board again has a busy agenda of executive session, water stuff and…TREES! Owls love trees. On the discussion block (and hopefully not the chopping block) are the results of the Private Tree Protection Survey (“Private trees” are not necessarily shy but they live, breathe and die on private land rather

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