The Freedom of Information Commission unanimously approved denying hearing two FOIA complaints from two frequent filers who opened their case by berating the Commission.
12 Weston properties changed hands in January. 21 sold in the same month last year. Inventory remains tight. Total sales: $11,199,811. Median warranty deed sale price for homes: $1.375 million.
Sunny, winds 20 to 24 mph with gusts as high as 38 mph. Wind chill values as low as -6º. Temperatures fall to around 13º in the afternoon. At night, low around 1º. Mostly clear, still windy, wind chill as low as -17º.
In a Y’s Men podcast, Weston First Selectwoman Samantha Nestor discusses the abuse by two Weston residents of the Freedom of Information Act, describing it as an attempt to "radicalize FOIA."
Taxpayers are on the hook for legal fees approaching $250,000 due to FOIA complaints brought by two residents. The state Commission's director wants to stop two new ones.
This week, Susan Granger reviews The Yellowstone Trilogy: Yellowstone, its prequel 1883, and its spinoff, 1923.
An initial increase of 3.39 percent dropped to 2.94 percent in the final operating budget proposed by the Board, at this stage one of the lowest increases in the region.
Ian Parsells, currently Head Librarian and Director of the Derby Neck Library Association, will become director of the Weston Public Library in March.
The Weston Education Foundation welcomes nominations for its Elizabeth W. Stokes Founder’s Award, honoring a Weston teacher who has provided a unique educational experience.
Margaret Anne Shaeffer, of Weston, died on January 3 in hospice care at Norwalk Hospital after a year-long struggle against an aggressive respiratory disease.
Kiwanis Club members got a great response at the shopping center on January 21 as residents pitched in generously to help keep shelves at the Weston Food Pantry stocked.
February 2 – Boys Basketball: Kolbe Cathedral 56, Weston 33. Girls Basketball: Kolbe Cathedral 43, Weston 40.
February 1 – Wrestling: Weston 61, Joel Barlow 18.
Updated: February 2, 2023. Our weekly Covid-19 report updates on Thursday evenings. In graphics, the latest on Weston cases and vaccination status, and key Fairfield County metrics.
Updated: January 30, 2023. A summary of Weston Police Department activity from January 23 to January 30, 2023. Assignments or responses and the number of occurrences.
The life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was celebrated at Lachat Town Farm with a Day of Service where hundreds of grocery bags were filled to help those in need.
In a Y’s Men podcast, Westport First Selectwoman Jen Tooker gives listeners a sneak peek at a report to be released this week about traffic.
The initial proposal requests a 3.39 percent operating budget increase. Benefits and some SPED costs are down but energy costs will soar.
Margaret Anne Shaeffer died on January 3 after a year-long struggle against a respiratory disease. Full obituary.
Howard Simon, longtime Weston resident, died on December 30 after a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease. Full obituary.
This incredible 4-bedroom colonial is now closed! There are still more buyers in our area than homes on the market. Reach out today to discuss your real estate options!
The fund is a needs-based scholarship established in memory of beloved Norfield teacher Elena Coulter Spence.
Sales Associate Robert Appell describes the home inspection process for buyers and sellers: what it is, how it works, and what to expect.
It was a nice evening on Saturday for the bonfire at Emmanuel Church. The WVFD supervises, proceeds go to the Weston Warm-Up Fund.
In his annual address, Mr. Lamont touched on a wide range of topics, declared that “Connecticut’s permanent fiscal crisis is over,” and proposed tax relief.
The Weston PBA and Police Department thank the community for generous donations to very successful holiday toy drives, benefitting hundreds of families in the region.
Howard Simon, longtime resident of Weston, died on December 30 after a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease. He was known for his affable personality, engaging everyone he met with midwestern charm.
Brendan William O’Kelly, 99 years old, a Weston resident for more than 60 years, passed away peacefully on November 5, 2022. He married the love of his life, Helen Cook on May 16, 1953.
An initial Humvee-ful of toys for this year’s holiday season was delivered to a preschool in Danbury that focuses on kids with special needs.
The traditional Weston Menorah lighting ceremony marked the eight-day Chanukah festival.
Opportunities exist for those with a degree and who can bring life experiences into the classroom.
The Town’s Board of Ethics ruled that Selectwoman Amy Jenner violated the Code of Ethics. The way they went about it was deemed “a very significant violation.”
Flags at half-staff on Wednesday were in remembrance of the twenty children and six adults who were killed ten years ago at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
The second installment of Real Estate and Personal Property and Supplemental Motor Vehicle Taxes are due and payable on January 1.
In the most recent letter, referring to Marjorie Taylor Greene, Steve Ezzes wonders, “At what point is a person held accountable for seditious comments?”
Susan Hauser of Weston died on Monday, December 5. Fiercely determined her entire life, she died with her husband and family nearby, at home, on her own terms.
No doubt the largest of its kind in memory, the Beautification Committee and Commission for the Arts event may be a preview of things to come.
Members of the Weston Kiwanis Club were out in force at the shopping center, collecting items to keep the Weston Food Pantry stocked.
Officer Carlos DeJesus took the oath of office in a Town Hall ceremony with his family in attendance. He previously served on the Bridgeport force.
Kathlyn Dorman Sassano aka “Bobbie” passed away peacefully on November 1st. A celebration of her life will be held at noon on December 3 at Norfield Congregational Church.
Friends of Lachat and fans of the farm celebrated a milestone in construction of a new facility with a barn raising event where a post and beam structure was hoisted into place.
Perhaps the most dazzling feature of Weston is Weston itself. If only we could see it from way up in the sky. Well, we can. In only eleven minutes, on video. Come fly with us.
Lawmakers will consider extending the gas tax holiday and adding to funds for heating assistance and essential worker bonuses.
The supply portion of electric bills from Eversource and United Illuminating will double on January 1, driven by skyrocketing costs of energy.
A large Town Hall audience gathered on Monday evening as the Police Commission honored the late Mark Blake. Family members and colleagues spoke of his compassion.
A new book by Weston author Dan Burstein tells the stories of two World War I heroes denied the Medal of Honor for nearly a century until a wrong was made right.
Weston veterans were honored with Veterans Day events at the schools and a ceremony at Town Hall, which included a message about servant leadership.
The union president is “furious” and dismayed at the vote by the two Selectmen, one of whom is named in the complaint. Further action is planned.
Now online, ChooseEV includes information about available models, tax incentives, potential savings, home charging options, and locations of public charging stations.
Turnout was strong in Weston and just about everywhere in the state for Tuesday’s general election. Democrats swept at the state level and in Weston.
Voter turnout in Weston was about 61.6 percent, high for a midterm election. Democrats won handily in town and in statewide races.
The rating of drought levels in all Connecticut counties has been reduced to Stage 1. Upcoming storms may return water levels to normal and officially end the drought.
The union objects to Selectwoman Amy Jenner’s public criticism of the Tax Collector. Union president Mark Harper has asked to address the Selectmen on Thursday.
The Devil’s Den Preserve will be closed on 11 days in November and December during the state-designated firearms hunting season for private lands.
Events in Weston over the weekend produced good results: the Prescription Drug Take Back Day and the shredding and computer recycling event.
The annual Police Commission’s Citizen of the Year honor has been awarded posthumously this year, to the late Mark Blake, who passed away on September 20.
The flag of the United Nations was raised at Town Hall on Monday in commemoration of the 77th anniversary of the organization’s founding.
Weston's Animal Control officers issued a caution about bears this week, with advice about avoiding problems and dealing with encounters. If one visits your home, they ask you to call.
A driver sustained serious, life-threatening injuries in an accident on Good Hill Road on October 20. This report has been updated since original publication.
A proclamation of Domestic Violence Awareness Month emphasized its scope, its effects, and the support provided by the Domestic Violence Crisis Center.
The Weston Police Department will participate in the a DEA program on October 29, reintroducing you to the Take Back box where unneeded drugs can be disposed of safely.
Congressman Jim Himes visited the Senior Center to brief seniors on how the Inflation Reduction Act will reduce their healthcare costs.
An unusual tax sale with an unusual backstory presents an opportunity for someone wishing to acquire food preparation equipment, possibly for a modest investment.
Ground was broken for a Town Green on the main municipal campus on the 235th anniversary of Weston becoming a town.
Human trafficking “is happening right here in Fairfield County,” said the director of Partnership to End Human Trafficking, which works to help survivors.
A video interview with Nastya Popandopulos, a young professional in Kyiv, Ukraine. With passion and at times with remarkable humor, Ms. Popandopulos speaks of life in Kyiv before the Russian invasion, and today.
Nastya Popandopulos joins us again from Kyiv, Ukraine for a first-person video report. She says Ukrainians draw inspiration from America and its fight for independence.
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In a joint statement, Weston’s Democratic and Republican Town Committees denounce social media bullying of volunteers who serve the community.
A state commission dismissed a complaint filed against the Town, but costs borne by taxpayers continue to rise for legal fees and hundreds of staff hours spent responding to an avalanche of records demands.