PROPERTY TAX PAYMENTS ♦ Wed Jul 31st, 2013
Just a reminder...the 2nd installment of property taxes is due Wednesday, July 31st. This payment will need to be made at the MARATHON COUNTY COURTHOUSE in downtown Wausau, not at the Village Municipal Center. Payment can also be mailed as long as it is POSTMARKED no later than July 31, 2013.
Marathon County Courthouse
500 Forest Street
Wausau, WI 54403
For a complete listing of Tax Collection and Payment information please click HERE.
KIDS FROM WISCONSIN PERFORMANCE ♦ Sun Jul 14th, 2013
The Everest Academy for the Arts welcomes back the Kids From Wisconsin musical act on Sunday, July 14th at the D.C. Everest Senior High Theater. This high-energy, exciting performances feature 20 singer/dancers and a 13-piece show band, all chosen from among the State's finest musicians. The show begins at 7pm with advanced tickets $10 (available at any Intercity State Bank beginning June 1st), or $12 at the door.
CHAMBER GOLF OUTING ♦ Mon Jun 24th, 2013
The Wausau Area Chamber of Commerce will be holding their annual Golf Outing, on Monday, June 24th at the Wausau Country Club from 9:30am to 6:00pm and includes lunch, dinner, contests and prizes.
BLOOD DRIVE - MINISTRY ST. CLARE'S ♦ Thu Jun 13th, 2013 — Fri Jun 14th, 2013
The Blood Center of Wisconsin is having a Blood Drive at Saint Clare's Hospital in Weston on Thursday, June 13th from 12:30-5:30pm and on Friday, June 14th from 9:00am-2:00pm, (Use Hospital Entrance #3). For an appointment or more information please call 888-310-7555.
All blood types are needed. Walk-ins welcome. Please bring photo ID at time of donation. Your support is greatly appreciated. Just one donation can save up to three lives. Refreshments will be provided.
CENTRAL WISCONSIN ROAD KNIGHTS ♦ Wed Jun 12th, 2013
The Central Wisconsin Road Knights have their monthly meetings the 2nd Wednesday of every month at The Palms Supper Club in Weston. Social time starts at 6:00 PM and the meeting starts at 6:30 PM.
FREE FITNESS DEMOS - GREENHECK FIELDHOUSE ♦ Mon Jun 3rd, 2013 — Fri Jun 7th, 2013
Make sure to check out the FREE Group Fitness DEMOS at the Greenheck Fieldhouse June 3-7, 2013 as they celebrate the opening of their new fitness center.
AQUATIC CENTER EARLY BIRD PRICING ♦ Fri May 24th, 2013
Get out and get your Early Bird Pricing on Aquatic Center Family Passes for the 2013 Swim Season. Resident Family Season Passes are $89 if purchased before Friday, May 24th ($109 after) and Non-Resident Family passes are $109 ($140 after). We also offer Individual and Senior Season Passes, Day Passes, Group Rates, Birthday Parties and Pool Rentals. Check out our Aquatic Center Webpage for more details. Opening Day is June 1st!
BUSINESS PM ♦ Thu May 23rd, 2013
Spectrum Insurance in Weston in connection with the Wausau Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a Business PM on Thursday, May 23rd from 5-7pm at the Chang Garden in Weston.
If you're looking for a way to grow your business then this is the place to be. Come and connect with people who will either be your next customer or help you meet your next customer. You can't afford to miss this opportunity!
Complimentary beverages and hors d' oeuvres will be served. Cost if $5.00 for members (prepaid).
CHAMBER VOLLEYBALL OUTING ♦ Tue May 21st, 2013
Join the Wausau Area Chamber of Commerce for their Chamber Volleyball Tournament. This Co-ed Sand Court volleyball event is being held on Tuesday, May 21st at Dale's Weston Lanes with registration beginning at 12:30pm.
PLAY AND LEARN PLAYGROUP ♦ Tue May 21st, 2013
The Children's Service Society of Wisconsin and the Marathon County United Way is offering a "FREE" Play and Learn Playgroup for children ages 5 and under along with their parents/caregivers Every Tuesday from 10:00am to 11:30am at the Key to Life Center in Weston (3915 Sandy Lane).
Sit back and relax with others who have young children plus participate in early learning activities that enhance your child's development and promotes school readiness.
For more information please call 715-845-6747.
BLESSINGS IN A BACKPACK "GOLF OUTING" ♦ Mon May 20th, 2013
Come be a part of the Blessings in a Backpack first annual "Golf Outing" on Monday, May 20th at the Wausau Country Club and help support the Everest and Wausau Weekend Hunger Project (for children that may not have adequate food while out of school). You can also be a Sponsor of this fun event by clicking HERE!
VILLAGE OF WESTON BOARD OF REVIEW ♦ Mon May 20th, 2013
The Village of Weston Board of Review is schedule to meet on May 20, 2013 at 6:00pm for the purpose of calling the Board of Review into Session. However, due to the fact that the assessment roll will not be completed at this time it is anticipated that the Board of Review will be adjourned to June 11th at 4:00pm. The 2013 assessment roll will be open for examination on June 3rd and 4th at the Weston Municipal Center - 5500 Schofield Avenue - from 8:00am to Noon, and 1:00pm to 4:00pm.
BLESSING IN A BACKPACK "GIRLS NIGHT OUT" ♦ Sun May 19th, 2013
Enjoy a "Girls Night Out" evening on Sunday, May 19th from 5-8pm at the Wausau Country Club and help support the D.C. Everest Blessings in a Backpack Weekend Hunger Project for chidlren that may not have adequate food while out of school. Tickets are $40 in advance or $50 at the door. For more information contact Margaret P'ng at 715-298-1915 or at email@example.com.
ACE HARDWARE SPRING OPEN HOUSE ♦ Sat May 18th, 2013
Join Ace Hardware for their Spring Open House and Green House Grand Opening, Saturday May 18th from 10am-2pm. There will be informational materials & drawings, food from the Boy Scouts, chair massages with donations benefiting the Womens Community Center, and a petting zoo!
KOLOR FOR KIDS FUNFEST ♦ Sat May 18th, 2013
Be a part of the area's 1st Color Run (5K) and Kolor for Kids FunFest on Saturday, May 18th at the Wausau School Forest. This event is organized by the Children's Miracle Network and Shared Blessings, Inc. in which all net proceeds will go to benefit local families. Be Silly, Be Fun, Be Colorful!
COMPUTER/ELECTRONICS RECYCLING EVENT ♦ Fri May 17th, 2013 - 9:00 AM — 5:00 PM
The Good News project accepts Electronic Items every Friday from 9am to 5pm to properly recycle electronics. Other dates include . . .
The computer/electronics recycling events are at the Good News Project warehouse, 1106 Fifth St., Wausau , three blocks south of Franklin Elementary School. Cost is 30 cents per pound. An average computer outfit is 40 to 60 pounds, so the cost would be $12 to $18. All items received are shipped to a professional computer recycler.
Accepted are computer gear, televisions, VCRs, phones, printers, copiers, fax machines, microwaves, stereo gear and other items containing circuit boards. No air conditioners or appliances. Dehumidifiers are excepted at a flat rate.
Questions on the event? Call the Good News Project Office at 843-5985.
D.C. EVEREST SR. HIGH VARIETY SHOW ♦ Fri May 17th, 2013 — Sat May 18th, 2013
The D.C. Everest Sr. High will be hosting it's annual Variety Show featuring the DCE choirs, chamber orchestra, a student house band and outstanding individual students performing a variety of music on Friday, May 17th and Saturday May 18th. Tickets are $5 and available at the door. Proceeds from the shows will fund student music scholarships.
BOOK SALE - MARATHON COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY ♦ Fri May 17th, 2013 — Sun May 19th, 2013
The friends of Marathon County Public Library are hosting a book sale May 17th & 18th from 9:30am to 4:30pm and a special "Bag Sale" ($6 per bag; bags provided) May 19th from 1:00-4:00pm. There will be new and gently used books, paperbacks, puzzles, software, videos, CD's, audio books and record albums! Most items are only 50¢! Please use the "Garage Entrance". For more information please call 715-261-7200.
BULK ITEMDROP OFF ♦ Thu May 16th, 2013 — Sat May 18th, 2013
NEW this year, Bulk Item Drop Off (for Village/Town of Weston residents only) will be held May 16-May 18, 2013 at the . . .
5509 Fuller Street
Items that will be accepted are non-metal items, furniture, carpeting, scrap lumber, mattresses, and glass windows.
Times of collection
FARMER'S MARKET - NOW OPEN ♦ Tue May 14th, 2013 - 8:00 AM
Experience all the wonderful vegetables, fruits, meats (by Newgrass Farms), cheese (by Harmony Specialty Dairy) Homemade Bakery, Seafood (by Supreme Seafood), Kim's BS sauce (and pulled pork), Egg Rolls, homemade soaps & lotions, flowers, plants, crafts and more the Farmer's Market has to offer. Also enjoy entertainment which will vary throughout the season.
BURNING RESTRICTIONS PER DNR ♦ Tue May 14th, 2013
The Village of Weston will abide by an enforce burning regulations according to the Wisconsin DNR restrictions. To view what restrictions are being implemented for our area please go to the DNR website by clicking HERE! The DNR site will be updated by 11:00am each day.
SEASONAL WEIGHT LIMITS TO BE LIFTED - May 13th ♦ Mon May 13th, 2013 - 6:00 AM
On Monday, May 13, 2013 at 6:00am the seasonal weight limits will be lifted for Marathon County and the Village of Weston. For any other questions regarding weight restrictions please contact the Village at 715-359-6114.
NATIONAL BIKE TO WORK WEEK ♦ Mon May 13th, 2013 — Fri May 17th, 2013
Join thousands of other Americans in promoting the use of biking and walking to improve wellness and general health during the Annual Bike to Work Week. Whether you are environmentally conscious or just love the exercise, biking or walking to your destination is a great way to avoid the commuter traffic and stay in shape! National Bike to Work Day (May 17th) was started by the League of American Bicyclists, who promotes Bike Week (May 13 – 17, 2013) and Bike Month during the month of May. Since its origin, this day has grown and developed into a nationwide event. Local, regional, and national bicycle advocacy groups participate to encourage people to commute to work using a bicycle. Check out their website: http://www.bikeleague.org/programs/bikemonth
SPRING YARD WASTE PICK-UP ♦ Mon May 13th, 2013
This year's Spring Yard Waste Pick Up will begin Monday, May 13, 2013. Have leaves, un-bagged thatch, grass, clippings, pine needles and brush less than six (6) inches in diameter, placed on the shoulder the day before your normal refuse pickup. If you have curb and gutter please place yard waste in the gutter. Yard waste should be placed in rows and should not exceed 5 feet in width.All Yard Waste MUST be out by Monday, May 20th to ensure pickup.
Piles are to be placed so as to be clear of power poles, trees and mailboxes for ease of pickup. Brush is to be kept SEPARATE from yard waste and placed at roadside with stump ends of limbs placed in same direction, parallel to road.
If yard waste cannot be reached by the Village's machines it will then be the responsibility of the resident to dispose of the waste .
After the roadside collection, leaves and all pre-mentioned items can be brought to the Village's yard waste site (free of charge) located at 8200 Ryan Street (1/4 mile south of Weston Avenue on the west side). When bringing items to the waste site, please remove leaves from bags and dispose of the bags in the provided container.
For location map and photos of new site please click here.
WAUSAU AREA MPO BICYCLE ROUTE AND SIGN SYSTEM ♦ Thu May 9th, 2013 - 10:00 AM
The Wausau Area MPO Route and Sign System Kickoff Press Conference will be held on Thursday, May 9th at 10:00 am on the south entrance of the Birch Street Bridge here in Weston to unveil the new Wausau Area MPO Bike Route & Sign System.
SPRING WATER MAIN AND HYDRANT FLUSHING ♦ Mon May 6th, 2013
The Village of Weston Water Utility will be flushing the water mains and fire hydrants beginning April 29 thru June 5, 2013. Water mains will be flushed between 8:00 AM and 3:00 PM on these dates.
You may notice that your water has a reddish color or tint during or following the flushing. This discoloration should be eliminated shortly after you have run water through your own service line. If the discoloration persists or any specific concerns please contact our office at 715-359-2876.
Those with sensitive water needs should draw water before the hours of flushing to reduce the chance of discolored water. White laundry should not be washed while the mains are being flushed in your area. You may also notice a change in water pressure while hydrants are flushed in your area. For a schedule of when your area will be affected please click HERE. For a map of what hydrants are being done please click HERE.
SWIMMING LESSON SIGN UP ♦ Mon May 6th, 2013
Beginning Monday, April 22nd Village of Weston residents can begin signup for Swim Lessons ($15) and on May 6th non-residents can begin sign up ($20). For more information please contact the Village at 715-359-6114 or go to the Aquatic Center page on our website.
SMALL BATTERY and RECYCLING DISPOSAL GUIDE ♦ Wed May 1st, 2013
Did you know that certain types of batteries are required to be recycled by law? Only Alkaline, Carbon Zinc & Rechargeable Alkaline batteries can be disposed of in your garbage. The County has put together a "Small Battery Recycling & Disposal Guide" to assist residents with proper battery disposal. Also Battery Mart will accept ALL kinds of batteries and dispose of them properly. You can also place Lead Acid Batteries (car, tractor, motorcycle, lawnmower, etc.) next to your recyclables during recycling week.
ABBYBANK - PEYTON'S PROMISE ♦ Wed May 1st, 2013
AbbyBank has joined forces with Peyton's Promise again by sponsoring the Peyton's Promise Advocacy Program. In order for Peyton to continue to educate local students on the benefits of helping our communities, eating healthy and exercising regularly, she has developed an Advocacy Program for Peyton's Promise with AbbyBank's monetary donation. This program will inspire children, 4th grade or older, to help their school fight local hunger problems.
BUS SERVICE RESUMED - JAN. 2, 2013 ♦ Wed May 1st, 2013
The Weston Route K bus service provided by Metro Ride resumed in the Village of Weston on Wednesday, January 2, 2013. The new Route K will service portions of Schofield, Rothschild and Weston. New Route K maps will be available on the bus or by clicking HERE. Metro ride will be publishing a new transit map in early 2013 that will also include this new route.
Currently the hours of operation will be Monday through Friday 6:45 am to 8:45 am, 10:45am to 12:45 pm and 2:45 to 5:45 pm. A transfer station between Route A and Route K will be available for riders at the North Central Health Care Center in Wausau. For more information or questions please contact Metro Ride at (715) 842-9287
2013 IMMUNIZATION CLINIC SCHEDULE ♦ Wed May 1st, 2013
To help ensure that all children are up-to-date and their immunizations The Marathon County Health Department is offering immunization appointments at outlying clinics along with four clinics each month at the Health Department. If you have any questions regarding immunizations please contact the Health Departments office at 715-261-1900. To view the schedule of the Immunizations Clinics please click HERE.
HUNTING MAP ♦ Wed May 1st, 2013
Hunter's please be aware that bow and gun hunting are restricted to certain areas of the Village with Gun hunting ONLY allowed in Rural Residential and Agriculture zoned districts.
To view the Village's official map of where hunting is permitted please click HERE.
WESTON FOOD DRIVE ♦ Wed May 1st, 2013
Thanks for the continued support from the Village of Weston Area Schools, Residents, Pick n Save, Abby Bank and Fantastic Sam's, for their tremendous effort in supporting Peyton's Promise to help the many needy families throughout the year.
Peyton's Promise has also started an "Item of the Month" collection, in which May's is Brown Rice. This can be dropped off at the Village of Weston Municipal Center (between 7:30 and 5:00), Pick n Save, Fantastic Sam's, Community Presbyterian Church, or Abby Bank.
GOOD DEED CONTEST - FEHRMAN ORTHODONTICS ♦ Wed May 1st, 2013 — Wed May 15th, 2013
Dennis Fehrman Orthodontics is once again sponsoring it's "Good Deed Contest". Simply do as the title says Do a Good Deed and write a short essay what you did, why you chose to do it and what happened as a result. Contest is open to any youth 18 years of age or younger and essay's need to be submitted by May 15, 2013. Winner will receive an iPad. Additional prizes will be awarded.
ELDERLY/DISABLED HOME SAFETY CHECKS ♦ Wed May 1st, 2013
The Weston Fire Department will provide home safety checks for our elderly and disabled citizens in the Village and Town of Weston.
Members of the fire department will come to your residence and provide guidance and information on such subjects as; fall prevention, fire safety, medication management, and general household hazards to name but a few.
To receive a safety check contact the Weston Fire Department at 715-355-5419 any day between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. and schedule a visit by our staff.
CUTIE PIE PHOTO - CHILDREN'S MIRACLE NETWORK ♦ Wed May 1st, 2013
Cutie Pie Photo Studio in Weston (corner of Camp Phillips and Schofield Ave) is working with Children's Miracle Network for the month of May to help families in need. Cutie Pie Studio is having a "Cutest Cutie Pie" contest where people can vote for their favorite photo for $1 a vote. All proceeds will be going to the Children's Miracle Network. So go to Cutie Pie Photo Studio and vote for your favorite photo and help children in need.
LIFEGUARD APPLICATIONS NOW BEING TAKEN ♦ Wed May 1st, 2013
The Village of Weston is now accepting applications for lifeguards, W.S.I. Certified lifeguards, and Head lifeguards for the 2013 season at the Weston Aquatic Center. These seasonal positions will run from approximately May 29th through August 30th, 2013. If interested in any of these lifeguard positions applications should be returned by March 8th, 2013.
Applications are available Monday thru Friday between the hours of 7:30 and 5:00 at the Weston Municipal Center, 5500 Schofield Ave or ONLINE. Please contact the Weston Park Department at 715-359-9988 or at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions regarding these positions.
LOCAL FOOD PANTRY - COVENANT COMMUNITY CHURCH ♦ Wed May 1st, 2013
Covenant Community Presbyterian Church (located at 1806 Weston Ave. - Rothschild) the areas Local Food Pantry is open to the public every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month from 3-5pm. For more information please call 715-359-6467.
2013 DOG AND CAT LICENSES ♦ Wed May 1st, 2013
The Village of Weston has made it even easier for pet owner's to license their pets by partnering with the City of Wausau and PetData, the nation's only full-service animal licensing provider to improve the process of licensing pets.
If you licensed your pet in 2012, you should have received a 2013 pet license renewal notice directly to your mailbox. Pet owners will have several options for renewing, including by Mail or Online. New pet owners, or pet owners that did not receive a notice, may also use the online licensing system.
As reminder, per Chapter 10 of the Village of Weston's Municipal Code requires that all cats and dogs must be licensed by the time they become four (4) months of age or within 30 days of an owner obtaining the animal. Late license fees will be charged for those failing to obtain a license by April 1 of each year or within 30 days of taking ownership of the animal. A fine of $290 may be imposed for failure to have your dog or cat vaccinated.
For more information, visit www.petdata.com or call 866-220-5551.
DOG PARK DONATION from PACKAGING TAPE INC. ♦ Wed May 1st, 2013
A BIG THANK YOU Packaging Tape Inc. of Wausau for the donation of 30,000 plastic bags for the Weston Dog Park. Thank you Weston resident Bob Roux for thinking of this donation idea and company President Tom Wagner for authorizing the donation. This should keep the Dog Park stocked for 2 1/2 to 3 years!
ONLINE COLLEGES IN WISCONSIN ♦ Wed May 1st, 2013
Did you know there are over 60 college and universities in Wisconsin that offer online courses for college students? To view a directory of what colleges and universities are a part of this please click HERE.
2013 READER'S CHOICE AWARDS - WESTON BUSINESS ♦ Wed May 1st, 2013
Congratulations to the following Weston Businesses for making this year's READER'S CHOICE AWARDS sponsored by the Wausau Daily Herald.
There is no cost for the exchange. There is a limit to one thermometer per customer. Mercury thermometers have a silver line down the center. Red or blue lines indicate safe, alcohol thermometers. For questions, call (715) 261-1900.
FLU CLINICS - WESTON AREA ♦ Wed May 1st, 2013
MINISTRY HEALTH - WESTON - $25
* * Medicare/Medicaid/Commercial Insurances Will be Submitted * *
WASTE REDUCTION AWARD - PUBLIC SAFETY BUILDING ♦ Wed May 1st, 2013
Congratulations to the Weston Public Safety Building for their Achievement in Waste Reduction for its corporate environmental initiatives to reduce solid waste in support of ISO 140001 objectives by saving 58 lbs of industrial wiping towels by utilizing the Sorbits Waste Free Absorbent System.
MAILBOX/GARBAGE CAN PLACEMENT ♦ Wed May 1st, 2013
As a reminder, it is important to check your mailbox for structural strength and correct placement. Required placement of mailboxes within road and street right of way dimensions can be obtained at the Village of Weston Municipal Center. In accordance to the ordinance adopted in 2000, Section 70.114 (a) & (b), the Village of Weston and the Town of Weston will not replace or repair mailbox covers that are damaged due to the door being left open or actual mailboxes being damaged, in the process of street work and/or maintenance.
For a detailed drawing with measurements on where to place your garbage can and mailbox on a "Curbed" road please click HERE.
For a detailed drawing with measurement on where to place our garbage can and mailbox on a "Non-Curbed" road please click HERE.
REFUSE AND RECYCLING SERVICES SURVEY - NOW CLOSED ♦ Wed May 1st, 2013
The Refuse and Recycling Services Survey is now closed. The Village of Weston would like to thank all of you who participated and know that your input is greatly appreciated.
PUBLIC FIRE PROTECTION CHARGE ♦ Wed May 1st, 2013
In an effort to keep the property tax rate steady, the Village has determined that it can no longer afford to subsidize the Weston Water Utility's public fire protection charges, which are those costs which are accrued by the water utility to furnish water for fighting fires. Instead of subsidizing this expense with property tax dollars, the Village is returning these charges, in their entirety, back to the water utility. Further information regarding the charge and how it affects your water utility bill can be found by clicking HERE. You may also contact the Village at 715-359-3001.
ADVANCED DISPOSAL TRANSFER STATION ♦ Wed May 1st, 2013
Advanced Disposal in Weston (5509 Fuller St – formerly Veolia) offers a Transfer Station where Commercial, Residential, and Industrial Waste from internal and external clients is consolidated together and then hauled to a properly permitted landfill. They also offer yard waste curbside pickup, and a variety of items for recycling. For more information on all the things Advanced Disposal has to offer please click HERE.
VILLAGE POPULATION 15,051 (2012 DOA Estimate) ♦ General Notice
Village Population Estimates 1996 to Present (DOA)
QUALITY OF LIFE IN WESTON ♦ General Notice
In an age when energy costs are high & taxpayers are more aware of their surroundings, "Sustainable Weston" is an effort focused on creating a community that is environmentally conscious. This new campaign has five areas of concentration: energy, ground & surface water protection, recycling, wetland & woodland preservation and controlling urban sprawl.
Also in a recent analysis of census data it was discovered that the Village of Weston is where young families want to live in Marathon County. Recognizing this fact, the Village Board proactively created the "New Generations" initiative aimed at meeting the needs of Weston's younger residents.
LIFE IN MARATHON COUNTY ♦ General Notice
With the United Way of Marathon County serving as the lead agency, along with community leaders, a report was established which provides a reflection of the community strengths and the high quality of life that is enjoyed in Marathon County. For a more in-depth look of what Marathon County has to offer, please click here.
TARGET MAKING EVERY DAY EARTH DAY ♦ General Notice
Join Target as they continue to strive to be a responsible steward of the environment by using their resources responsibly, eliminate waste, minimize carbon footprint, offer a selection of eco-friendly products; incorporate sustainable elements into their stores and influence their vendors and suppliers to embrace sustainable practices.
And now when you shop at Target you can recycle plastic bags, ink cartridges, cell phones MP3 players and more with their new recycle kiosks.
VISION STATEMENT - VILLAGE OF WESTON ♦ General Notice
"Weston will continue to be a welcoming, safe and dynamic community, embracing the cultural and educational opportunities that an increasingly diverse population offers. Weston will seek to continually improve and make the community strong by fostering public trust and confidence in our government. Weston will encourage community characterized by a spirit of openness and fairness that encourages individuals to participate publicly and prosper personally. Weston will maintain a high quality of life through careful stewardship of all of our many resources".
QUALITY OF LIFE PLANNING GOALS ♦ General Notice
The Ad Hoc Quality of Life Committee's Quality of Life Planning Goals Report is now available for viewing on the Core Values and Quality of Life page of the website.
JOIN US ON FACEBOOK ♦ General Notice
Join us on Facebook! We've created a group page and are hopeful that it will be a great tool for getting you more involved. Click here to join.
TIPS FOR PROTECTING YOUR HOME AND PROPERTY ♦ General Notice
In each of these cases the homes / garages / vehicles were unlocked. Residents need to take some basic precautions when trying to protect their homes and property. Residents can call the police department (359-4202) and we will assist by having an officer respond to your homes and provide some tips on home security.
****LOCK EVERYTHING**** Doors & Locks - "harden the target", use high quality locks, deadbolts that go into the door framing, not just door molding. Windows & sliding glass doors - quality locks and wooden dowel rods. Lighting - interior & exterior, use timers when gone, simulate occupancy. Neighborhood Watch - Speak to neighbors, ask them to watch out for you and return the favor. Report suspicious behavior. Home Safes - relatively cheap now, secured or anchored to floor or wall. Alarm Systems - Optional, but a great deterrence to crime. Identification - record serial numbers, photograph valuables and engrave DL numbers on expensive items / equipment.
HELP FOR HARD TIMES ♦ General Notice
United Way's 2-1-1 is here to help answer questions and connect you to services 24 hours a day 7 days a week, whether you need information regarding financial assistance,unemployment, aging parents, or support groups (or a variety of other services).
For a direct link to their website, which offers updated publications, a searchable database, and phone numbers and e-mails to contact you directly, please click here.
WESTON WIRE - E-NEWS ♦ General Notice
For a weekly snapshot of Whats Happening in Weston please click here
CAREER CLOSET ♦ General Notice
The Career Closet (A project of United Way Emerging Leaders)serves men and women in need of clothes for interviewing or employment. Individuals may have up to 2 outfits at NO COST to help them start their wardrobe.
For more information on receiving clothing or how and where to donate please click here.
TOWN OF WESTON CENTENNIAL BOOK (1859-1959) ♦ General Notice
Celebrate the Town of Weston's Centennial Book (1859-1959) and enjoy looking back at 100 years of history
NAOMI BUSING SERVICE PRESS RELEASE ♦ General Notice
NAOMI Busing Service Press Release - November 13, 2012