Weston’s 12 year old baseball team battled to the finish but came up just short in a 5-4 outcome against Milford in Sectional Tournament round-robin action at Stamford’s Springdale Park on Friday night. Milford advances to Saturday’s championship game against Fairfield American at 2:30. Weston’s great run is over. “I couldn’t be prouder of these guys. We lost a tough game. I tip my hat to them,” Weston manager Steve Polizzi said of Milford. A tough game indeed. Milford scored first, in the top of the opening inning. Weston responded with three runs in the bottom half of the frame, but Milford evened the score … Read more
Voters attending a Town Meeting in Weston on Thursday, July 19 approved a lease of the farmhouse at Lachat Town Farm on Godfrey Road West in Weston. The following motion was approved by a voice vote: “Shall the town of Weston lease to the Friends of Lachat, Inc. a two-story residential structure at the Lachat Town Farm in accordance with the terms of a lease agreement reviewed by the Town Attorney and made available for public inspection in the Office of the Town Clerk and on the Town of Weston website?” The term of the lease will expire on Dec. … Read more
The following is a list of property transfers for the month of June for Easton, Redding and Weston. Easton 210 Mile Common: Hatem M. and Laura A. El-Wardany to Daniel and Amanda Stevens, $745,000. 82 Pond Road: David Bryant to David Bryant and Angela LaPick, $227,500. 150 North Park Avenue: John S. Paul to Robert D. and Susan E. Labarbara, $699,000. 71 Blanchard Road, Andrew O. Bilukha to Maya M. and Albert P. Stepniarek, $465,000. 44 Adams Road: Priscilla Anne Anderson Estate to Edwin A. Verhofstad and Claire E. Gwatkin, $239,500. 19 Bartling Drive: Doris M. Crary to Eric F. … Read more
Ielusic earns faculty honors at Georgia Tech Matthew Ielusic of Weston earned the distinction of Faculty Honors at Georgia Institute of Technology for having a 4.0 academic average for the spring semester. Local students graduate from Roger Williams Katharine Johnson of Weston graduated with a degree in educational studies at Roger Williams University. Kerri Noble of Weston graduated graduated with a degree in architecture at Roger Williams University. Matzke named to dean’s list at St. Michael’s Brett C. Matzke of Redding was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Saint Michael’s College. Students named to dean’s list … Read more
The Fairfield American Little League All-Stars defeated Weston, 1-0, on Wednesday night at Scalzi Park in Stamford. Weston will face Lou Gehrig of Milford in its next Section I game on Friday night at 7 p.m. at Springdale Little League in Stamford. Fairfield American takes on Lou Gehrig tonight at 7 at Scalzi. The Section I championship is set for Saturday night at 7 at Springdale.
After a roundabout discussion that was at times noisy and a bit contentious, the Weston Board of Finance approved funding for a second school resource officer (SRO). In a split vote, the board approved a $120,000 supplemental appropriation request from the Weston Board of Police Commissioners for the position. The $120,000 appropriation includes $77,312 for the police department for the new officer’s salary. The remaining $42,688 is for the new hire’s employee benefits package. The town currently has one SRO in the department. The special appropriation was passed in a 4 to 2 vote, with board members Rone Baldwin and … Read more
Redding Thursday, July 19, 7:30 p.m., Democratic Town Committee, Town Hall Hearing Room. Thursday, July 19, 7:30 p.m., Historic Review Committee, Old Town House. Saturday, July 21, 8 a.m., CERT meeting, Town Hall Hearing Room. Monday, July 23, 6:30 p.m., Board of Selectmen (special meeting), Town Hall Hearing Room. Monday, July 23, 7:30 p.m., Board of Finance, Town Hall Hearing Room. Tuesday, July 24, 7:30 p.m., Planning Commission, Old Town House. Wednesday, July 25, 7:30 p.m., Zoning Commission, Town Hall Hearing Room. Easton Thursday, July 19, 7:30 p.m., Board of Selectmen, Town Hall Conference Room A. Monday, July 23, 7 … Read more
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.
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.
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