The Owl is a bit behind on her vacation commemoration information and forgot to want Weston a contented 310th birthday on January 12. For some cause, colleges had been nonetheless in session and mail was delivered final Thursday, so I wasn’t the one one who forgot. The Owl missed the three hundredth birthday celebration held on January 12, 2013 by a 12 months and a half–in 2013, the Owl household was nonetheless residing in Brazil and blissfully unaware of fife and drum corps. Oh, simply kidding, don’t get colonial loopy.
Weston Media Center has put out a particular video with scenes from the tricentennial occasion in 2013. It’s type of enjoyable to see a number of the titans of Weston multi function place – George Bates, Katty Chace, Pam Fox, Brian Donahue. And Isaac Jones appears fairly good for being 350ish years previous. I additionally get a giggle to see the three Selectmen [sic] on the time as a result of one in all them would ask me not two years later how I spoke English so properly given I had simply moved right here from Brazil. Sigh. And there are some bell ringers and different performers who’re all grown up and at school or on the opposite facet of it now.
Alice Peisch, our consultant, was there in addition to a state official who declared January 12, 2013 as “Weston Day.” I say it’s annual. I shall not neglect once more. After all, why not rejoice our independence from Watertown, a hard-fought and bloody battle? No surprise we are able to by no means get appointments on the RMV; they’re nonetheless aggravated. This final bit is unfaithful–Watertown gladly welcomed our departure so that they wouldn’t need to pay for the renovation of the JST. Oh simply kidding once more, Weston, my my.
Enjoy the video and let me add that if you’re a Facebook follower, please try the Weston Historical Society’s enjoyable web page which has just-about-daily posts now that are attention-grabbing and pleasant, and based mostly on the info that escape the Owl. I feel we’d like them to place these nuggets in a weekly e-newsletter, too, no? Just sayin’.
Happy 310, Weston!