A barn raising at Lachat, electric rates to increase, a holiday tree lighting and music festival set for Dec. 1.
On The Calendar: new police officer swearing-in, holiday tree lighting and festival, Lachat winter market.
Rain on Sunday afternoon, lighter in the evening. More light rain Wednesday afternoon and overnight.
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.
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.
The new holiday event on the Town Green features a tree lighting, wall-to-wall music, food and beverages of the season, and commemorative ornament decorating.
The English and The Crown. Emily Blunt as an aristocratic Englishwoman in a Western series, season five of a dramatization of England’s royal family.
Ronald A. Caruso, a longtime Weston resident who once taught in Weston schools, died on August 5 following a long illness.
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.
November 23: Football: Joel Barlow 56, Weston 20. November 19: Boys Soccer: Ellington 2, Weston 1 (CIAC final, OT).
Updated: November 23, 2022. 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: November 21, 2022. A summary of Weston Police Department activity from November 14 to November 21, 2022. Assignments or responses and the number of occurrences.
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.
In a Y’s Men podcast, Westport First Selectwoman Jen Tooker discusses Westport’s downtown development plan.
$100k price reduction! This bright, fresh colonial has a flexible floor plan, three finished floors, and lovely details and character throughout.
Ronald A. Caruso, a longtime Weston resident, died on August 5, 2022 following a long illness. Full obituary.
Stephen Steinbrecher, 88 years old, of Weston, Connecticut, passed away on October 18th, 2022. Full obituary.
Sales Associate Robert Appell describes the home inspection process for buyers and sellers: what it is, how it works, and what to expect.
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.
In the most recent letter, Probate Judge Lisa Wexler thanks Weston and Westport voters for reelecting her.
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.
High school artists are invited to submit works for an exhibition at Westport’s MoCA — the Museum of Contemporary Art — that will run in January and February.
14 Weston properties changed hands in October, compared to 31 in October of 2021. Total sales: $12,495,168.42. Median warranty deed sale price: $866,000.
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.
Mr. Miles finished sixth at the state cross country Class M Championship meet on October 29 and will be Weston’s only representative at the upcoming State Open Championship.
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.
A $15,000 Weston Gun Club Community Foundation donation to EMS goes to the purchase of additional equipment for rapid response.
Human trafficking “is happening right here in Fairfield County,” said the director of Partnership to End Human Trafficking, which works to help survivors.
The historic Coley House at what is now the Weston History and Culture Center reopened on October 2 after five years of restoration and with a focus on the 1940s. Tours are available.
“Alternatives to Suicide,” a free peer-led support group for adults struggling with suicidal thoughts, comes to the region on October 4 and meets every Tuesday evening.
Mark Blake, a dedicated emergency responder who served Weston, Westport, and the entire region for more than three decades, passed away from Covid-19 on September 20.
Young athletes and volunteer coaches mentor underserved youth and run baseball clinics.
A $500,000 grant to Weston from a state fund focused on small towns will clear the way for building renovations at Weston Police headquarters.
Weston resident Stirling Collins received the Gary Sinise Community Service Award from Hope For The Warriors, which supports veterans, service members and military families.
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Business is booming at Lily’s Weston Market, so much so that the market, which opened in May, already needs more cashiers.
Town officials, emergency response leaders, and others gathered at Town Hall in memory of residents who perished in the 9/11 attacks.
Marking her anniversary as First Selectwoman, a video interview with Samantha Nestor recapping her first year and updating on ARPA projects in a “lightning round.”
Following an alert of a motor vehicle operating erratically, a driver was arrested on Weston Road for operating under the influence of alcohol.
An August 16 accident on Newtown Turnpike left two vehicles damaged and three SUV occupants transported to Norwalk Hospital.
Weston police are stepping up traffic enforcement and responding to citizen complaints. “It’s not just a matter of writing more tickets,” said Chief Edwin Henion.
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.
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.