Registration is open for Weston Hebrew after-school program

The Weston Hebrew after-school program has opened its registration for classes in September. Freida Hecht is the director. The Hebrew School is open to kindergarteners through seventh grade and meets on Tuesdays from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at Norfield Grange, 12 Good Hill Road, Weston. Transportation is available from Weston schools. All are welcome, regardless of affiliation, level of observance, or prior knowledge. For registration and more information, call 203-493-6505, email [email protected] or visit westonhebrewschool.org.

Weston artist earns mixed media award

Thousand Islands by Ginger Jespersen of Weston.

Artist Ginger Jespersen of Weston received a second place mixed media award in the annual Marine and Coastal exhibition at Rowayton Arts Center for her work, Thousand Islands, a composition of oil and cold wax. The work will be on display at the center through July 29. She also has two works on display in the Wilton Artists’ Summer Show Exhibition running through Aug. 28 at the Wilton Library.

Weston, Easton, Redding voters face decisions in upcoming primaries

Political animals, both Republicans and Democrats, are clawing through contests to determine party candidates for governor and a variety of statewide offices. Party members will be able to have their say by making choices in mid-August primaries. Voting will be Tuesday, Aug. 14, from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., with simultaneous primaries in the two major parties. Only a party member may vote in its primary. Unaffiliated voters may join a party up to noon Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, and vote in the primary. Unaffiliated voters can register with a party at their town hall, or online through the Connecticut … Read more

Weston voter registration session for upcoming primaries

In preparation for the Aug. 14 Democratic and Republican party primaries, the Weston Registrar’s Office will be holding a special voter registration session on Tuesday, July 31 from 12 to 2 p.m. in their offices at Town Hall. The Registrars will be available to hear requests by persons previously removed from the rolls to add their names back to the registry list and to register new voters. In order to be eligible to vote in the respective primaries, voters must be registered in the party holding the primary. Unaffiliated voters are not eligible to vote in primaries in Connecticut. If … Read more

WGTV Channel 79 broadcast schedule

WGTV Channel 79, Weston’s government access channel, has daily showings of recent Weston governmental and board meetings as well as community events. Current broadcast listing of local events on WGTV Channel 79: Memorial Day parade, May 28, 10 a.m. Memorial Day ceremony, May 28, 11 a.m. Board of Finance July 12 meeting, noon. Board of Selectmen June 7 meeting, 3 p.m. Board of Selectmen June 21 meeting, 5 p.m. Citizen of the Year Award Ceremony, 7 p.m. Board of Selectmen July 5 meeting, 7:30 p.m. Live broadcasts will pre-empt rebroadcasts.

About Town: Vote ‘yes’ for Lachat

Lachat is “where it’s at” in Weston these days. A vision has just about become a reality. What vision you may ask? It is pretty simple really. The goal of preserving a farmhouse and associated structures, and making the picturesque property, that climbs to Devil’s Den, into a farm. I have always considered this site to be my foremost model for doing landscape art. If you are a painter, and like to paint fields or other outdoor scenery, you would not want to overlook an opportunity to view Lachat. Not to mention its barns, and the glorious mix of colors … Read more

Fresh vegetables available in Weston this weekend

Viv’s Veggies farm stand in Weston is open two days this weekend as the veggies continue to grow. Hours this are Friday, July 13, from 11 to 4, and Sunday, July 15, from 11 to 4. Current harvest includes mixed greens, curly kale, Tuscan kale, swiss chard, cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, kohlrabi and eggplant. Next week, there will be zucchini, squash blossoms, and Mexican sour gherkins as well. Viv’s Veggies farm stand is located at Chestnut Farm, 227 Lyons Plain Road, Weston.

Notable Neighbors: Redding, Easton, Weston

Cohane graduates from Ithaca College Callahan Cohane of Easton graduated cum laude with a degree in business administration from Ithaca College. Murray named to dean’s list at Miami University Madison Murray of Weston was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Miami University. Local students named to dean’s list at Norwich University Ryan Luke Lechich of Weston and Haakon Aleksandr James Burns of Redding were named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Norwich University. Waugh named to dean’s list ‘with distinction’ at Duke University Katherine Waugh of Easton was named to the dean’s list … Read more

Dunsby achieves perfect voting record

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State Representative Adam Dunsby (R-135) achieved a 100% voting record for all roll call votes taken on the floor of the State House of Representatives during both the 2018 Regular Session and the Veto Override Session, which concluded on June 25. According to the data released by the House Clerk’s office, he cast every one of the 317 roll call votes called this year in the House. Dunsby also achieved this distinction during the 2017 Regular Session and the Special Session, which lasted until last October. Last year, he was in attendance for all 417 of the roll call votes. … Read more

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