Friday, February 15, 2013
Did you notice an extensive population of snowmen on Weston Town Green this week?
If you drove past Weston Town Green earlier this week, you might have noticed an explosion of carrot noses, stick arms and button eyes. WHDH reporter Brandon Gunnoe tracked down the reason behind Weston's new snowman population and found it all went back 300 years. According to Gunnoe's report, the Weston Children's Community Association decided to build 300 snowmen in celebration of the town's 300th anniversary this year. "My grandparents grew up in Weston, my parents are still here. It's a town people come back to,” a parent, Caroline Balz, told Gunnoe. WCCA President Michele Schuckel told Patch that the plan for the snowman building adventure came from Weston Recreation Director Douglas MacDougall. "We were looking for some kind of …
Sunday, February 10, 2013
Once the blinding snow and pummeling wind subsided, Weston emerged and headed straight for the best winter spot in town.
The Weston Town Green wasn't exactly packed Saturday afternoon, but a few brave souls did head for the hill. Saturday afternoon found a handful of children and parents at the top of Weston Town Green doing their best to make 2 feet of snow into a decent sledding and snowboarding hill. One parent admitted, "Too much snow, believe it or not," as sledders sank into the deep powder. Still, we have video to prove they gave it a good shot. This is making the most of a snowy situation.
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
The event begins at 8:30 a.m. and is open to the public.
Weston officials will lead a ceremony commemorating the events of September 11, 2001 this morning at the Town Green. “In commemoration of the tragic events of September 11, 2001, American flags will be placed on the Town Green by the Recreation Department; one flag for each life lost that day,” a post on the town’s website says. “Anyone wishing to participate in placing these flags is invited to meet at the Town Green at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, September 11th.”