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Volume III

Voters Approve Road Repair Bonds

With a green light to borrow up to $6 million, a two-year surge to repair 37 distressed roads can get underway.

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Car Thefts Still a Problem

Three thefts, one thwarted attempt, and one case of mistaken identity have been reported in recent weeks. The police advise precautions.

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The Weather

Monday: Mostly sunny, chance of midday rain and t-storms. High 96º, low 69º.
Tuesday: Mostly sunny. High 97º, low 69º.
Wednesday: Partly sunny. High 92º, low 72º.

Thomas Glass, 82

Mr. Glass, known to all simply as “Tom,” was known for his love for engaging with others, making him a cherished figure in the community.

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P&Z Hears Development Proposal

Discussion in a pre-application meeting was about what may become a formal proposal for mixed-use development at one of Weston’s “four corners.”

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Softball Every Sunday, at Morehouse

Sunday mornings on the ballfields at Morehouse Park offer an opportunity for players of any age and any ability (or lack thereof) to play softball.

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WHS Class of 1974 Reunion Set

The 50th class reunion on October 5 includes pre and post-reunion events, and graduates from other 1970s classes are welcome.

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June Property Transfers

24 Weston properties sold in June. 33 sold in June of 2023. Total sales: $38,149,625. Median sale price (warranty deeds, excluding land): $1,350,000.

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Letter: Thanks from Parks & Rec

In a Letter to the Editor, kudos from the director of Weston Parks and Recreation to those who made the 4th of July event a success.

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Letter: Support for Road Repair Bonding

In a Letter to the Editor, support from the Republican Town Committee for the Town issuing $6 million in bond notes to repair Weston roads.

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On Screen: “Despicable Me 4”

Susan Granger reviews this family comedy, a box office champion and the latest in the top-grossing animated franchise of all time.

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On Screen: “Kinds of Kindness”

Susan Granger isn’t at all fond of this “trilogy of bizarre essays … exploring themes of dominance, control, faith and love.”

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Bisceglie Pond Reopens

The pond, all spruced up and with a brand new surface, will be open daily from 11:30 am to 6:00 pm through August.

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Westport: What’s Happening

In a podcast, Westport’s first selectwoman and conservation director discuss the town’s newly-active leaf blower ordinance.

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The Blotter

A summary of recent Weston Police Department assignments or call responses and the number of occurrences.

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KMS Team: House of the Week

Sponsored by KMS Team at COMPASS

Discover this enchanting serene and private retreat, offering sophistication and comfort at the end of a cul-de-sac on a 2.27-acre lot.

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Why “Dryer Vent Cleaning” Isn’t Enough

Sponsored by Dryer Vent Wizard of Norwalk

Cleaning is an important part of dryer vent servicing, but our work involves much more. Safety and efficiency is our goal.

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The ‘Ugly Offer’ Can Derail Your Dream

Sponsored by Bross Chingas Bross

Some offers risk being summarily dismissed by an agent or owner, costing you an opportunity to buy your dream home.

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Carol Baldwin, Ellen McCormick Honored

Fans of Lachat Town Farm gathered at the farm as its founders received their awards as Citizens of the Year.

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Notice: Taxes Due

A notice from the tax collector that the first installment of real estate, personal property, and motor vehicle taxes is due on July 1.

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Class of 2024 Graduates

A brief slideshow of the June 13 graduation ceremony of the Weston High School class of 2024, now unleashed on an unsuspecting world.

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Weston Man Arrested

The Weston Police report the arrest of Weston resident Robert Hahn following a cyber tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

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Richard Amill, 91

Mr. Amill died peacefully on April 19, surrounded by his family. A leader in textbook publishing, he believed strongly in service and community.

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Obituaries

Thomas Glass, 82, a longtime Weston resident, passed away on July 3. Full obituary.
Richard Amill, 91, died on April 19, surrounded by his family. Full obituary.

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Too Soon, Too Much?

The proposal to build a new middle school may have hit a speed bump: a call for a re-think by First Selectwoman Samantha Nestor.

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On the Table: Brand New Middle School

A proposal to remedy long known issues at WMS is to build a new school, potentially at a cost to Weston taxpayers of $88 million.

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Road Paving Back in Focus

With the clock ticking on getting paving underway, decisions may soon be made on a shock-and-awe plan with significant investments.

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RTC Elects New Chair

The Weston Republican Town Committee elected P&Z member Lauren Gojkovich as its new chair in a meeting on June 11.

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Student Art Auction Benefits Siversk

A silent auction of artwork by Weston High School students raised $1,040 to benefit the children of Siversk, Ukraine, Weston’s sister city.

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Ranked-Choice Working Group Formed

Members named by the governor to the group will explore options for ranked-choice voting and submit findings to the legislature.

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A New Season of Music in the Meadow

A preview of Lachat’s popular concerts, featuring three acts new to the series and a finale by a favorite. Tickets are on sale now.

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Memorial Day in Weston

Weather cooperated just in time for the Memorial Day Parade. Scenes from the parade and the ceremony on the Town Green that followed.

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Capital Referendum Passes

By a vote of 780 to 745, the capital budget revised by the Board of Finance won public approval, restoring three items cut at the ATBM.

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Solar Array Lease OKd

Approval was unanimous at a Special Town Meeting on May 16, greenlighting a lease of transfer station land for a solar array.

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Legislature OKs $500,000 for Weston

State Senator Ceci Maher announced passage of a bill containing funds to help Weston recoup some emergency radio system costs.

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