2022 Stories

Attorney General Green-Lights Lachat Plans

Lachat Town Farm has been given an all-clear from the office of the Connecticut Attorney General to proceed with plans for programming and a new building. Full story.

David Mills Reads from “Boneyarn”

David Mills, the actor, writer, and poet returns to the Weston Public Library on Sunday, February 13 at 3:00 with readings from his new book, “Boneyarn.” Full story.

Virtual Speak Up, February 12

The annual Speak Up event by the League of Women Voters happens on Saturday morning, February 12 from10:30 to noon. Full story.

“The Year of the Black Water Tiger”

“In a time when tigers smoked, there lived a little girl and a little boy who lived in a little village called Yehsan.” Full story.

Welcoming the Lunar New Year

February 1st, 2022 marks the first day of Iminnyeon, the year of the black tiger, which comes back around after 60 years in the zodiac cycle. Full story.

Spring Babe Ruth Baseball Registration Open

Registration has opened for the spring Weston Babe Ruth baseball program. The season should begin around April 1.Full story.

Short Wharf Performers Take the Stage

Short Wharf, the Weston Middle School theater group, presents a memorable production of Roald Dahl’s “James and the Giant Peach JR.” on Friday and Sunday, January 28 and 30. Full story.

Schools Walkthrough, Community Conversation Scheduled

A walkthrough of the schools is offered to the public on Saturday morning, January 29, part of preparation for the next community conversation about options for major improvements to Town and school facilities. Full story.

School District Budget Review Continues

The initial budget request submitted by the school administration calls for a 3.48 percent increase in the operating budget, but in a real spending sense the increase is considerably less. Full story.

Election Complaint Dismissed, “No Factual Basis”

A state commission again ruled in favor of the Town, while costs borne by taxpayers continue to rise as legal fees mount for complaints filed with state commissions and hundreds of staff hours are spent responding to an avalanche of records demands. Full story.

School District Budget Forum, Thursday Evening

A public discussion with the Board of Education is scheduled for 7:00 pm on Thursday, January 20, as the Board continues developing a budget that will be proposed to voters for fiscal year 2022-23. Full story.

Weston Real Estate: The Latest

In a new update on Weston's real estate market, realtors from KMS Partners describe a still-hot environment, a good time for sellers, and a competitive time for buyers. Full story.

Mildred Robinson Correll, 99 (Millie)

Mildred Robinson Correll passed away peacefully and surrounded by love on January 8, 2022 at the VNA Hospice House in Vero Beach, Florida. Full story.

MLK Day of Service at Lachat, January 17

To reflect on the life, legacy, and message of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the third annual MLK Day of Service takes place at Lachat Town Farm on Monday, January 17. Full story.

WestonArts Receives $50,000 Grant

WestonArts has received a $50,000 grant from the Daniel E. Offutt III Charitable Trust to continue and extend its mission to support and develop the arts in Weston. Full story.

Women’s Club of Weston Open House, Jan. 19

The Women’s Club of Weston holds an open house on January 19 with an extra bonus: a near-last chance to take in the Weston Historical Society’s exhibition on the Roaring Twenties before it closes. Full story.

Weston Historical Society Receives Two Grants

Grants totaling $20,200 will help the Weston Historical Society hire consultants to rebrand and market itself beyond Weston and to catalog its collection of tools and farm equipment. Full story.

Weinstein Elected DTC Chair

Former First Selectwoman Gayle Weinstein was elected chair of the Weston Democratic Town Committee on January 5. Full story.

Selectmen Finalize ADU Mandate Opt-Out

The Board of Selectmen voted on Thursday evening to opt out of a state requirement to allow detached apartments. The decision ratifies and finalizes action taken by the Planning and Zoning Commission in December. Full story.

300 Test Kits Available on Saturday

300 Covid-19 rapid test kits, each containing two tests, will be distributed to the public on Saturday, January 8, at Weston Middle School. The distribution takes place from 2:00 to 3:30, while supplies last. Full story.

Third Graders Learn Weston History

Over the course of four days in December, third-graders from Weston Intermediate School explored Weston’s history in visits to the historic Coley Homestead, welcomed by the Weston Historical Society. Full story.

Test Kits Distributed

Weston’s allocation of home rapid test kits was distributed to the public on Monday evening in a well-organized operation at Weston Middle School. Full story.

Senator Haskell Declines to Seek Reelection

Senator Will Haskell announced on Monday that he will not seek reelection to the Connecticut State Senate, deciding instead to attend law school after his current term, his second, expires at the end of the year. Full story.

Babe Ruth Baseball Winter Workouts to Begin

Winter workouts begin for Weston Babe Ruth baseball on Tuesday, January 11. Boys and girls in grades 7 through 9 can sign up now. Full story.

250 Test Kits Available on Monday

250 Covid-19 rapid test kits will be distributed to the public at 5:00 pm on Monday, January 3, at Weston Middle School. Full story.

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