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The Regional Housing Services Office (RHSO) was established by the towns of Bedford, Concord, Lexington, Lincoln, Sudbury, and Weston with Sudbury as the Host Community. This collaboration was formed through an Inter-Municipal Agreement signed in February 2011. With a goal to provide municipalities with technical support for the administration of affordable housing, the RHSO has been established as a creative approach to maintaining the 3,200 units of affordable housing in this regional service area.
Please contact:Elizabeth RustRegional Housing Services Office141 Keyes RoadConcord, MA firstname.lastname@example.org
The Consumer Assistance Office is a non-profit organization which operates under a grant from the Office of the Massachusetts Attorney General. The agency works in cooperation with the AGO to help people resolve their consumer issues. Services are free and mediation is informal, non-legal advice performed by trained volunteers. Consumer Assistance Office website.
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Weston Media Center can be seen on Comcast channel 9 and Verizon channel 45. For All Government Programming, see Verizon channel 41.
All Weston Fire Department personnel are trained in first aid and CPR and are considered first responders. A first responder is a person trained to arrive on the scene and provide immediate care to keep the victim alive until advance medical personnel arrive on the scene. All Weston fire units are capable of this function.
Weston Fire Department maintains two basic life support fire engines and all of our personnel are defibrillator-trained, state-certified emergency medical technicians (EMT). Moreover, the additional personnel on the engine are needed in order to safely move the patient from the scene to the ambulance.
You can stop in at headquarters and if someone is available for a tour we would be more than happy to give you one. For groups larger than eight, please call ahead at 781-786-6101.
Yes, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts allows burning under 527 Code of Massachusetts Regulations 10.22 (2) from January 15th to May 1st of each year. You must have a burning permit issued by the Weston Fire Department for the burning season, which can be applied for by using our online application form. After a permit is issued, you must call each day to see if burning is allowed. The chief will determine if conditions are favorable for burning each day. For more information, call the Fire Department 781-786-6101.
The Weston Fire Department operates out of two stations. Headquarters is located at 394 Boston Post Road housing Ladder 1, Engine 1, Engine 4, Ambulance 1, Ambulance 2, Rescue Boat, S-1, Car 3 and Car 4. Station 2 is located at 390 South Avenue housing Engine 3 and Engine 2. The administration offices are located at headquarters along with fire prevention and the dispatch office.
Please read the "Facts for Massachusetts Property Owners About Blasting" flyer published by the Office of the State Fire Marshal for blasting facts and regulations.
If you would like your blood pressure taken, just come to the Weston Fire Department Headquarters anytime during the day. There is always an EMT available to take your blood pressure for you. If the station is unoccupied due to an emergency call, please use the phone located in the lobby to call Dispatch (directions are next to the phone).
You should contact Pro EMS at:
P.O. Box 410326
Cambridge, MA 02141
Local Historic Districts are established and administered by the local community to preserve the unique characteristics of structures and their surroundings within a certain area.The Local Historic District provides for the review of proposed exterior changes by the Local Historic District Commission.
These areas have been researched and documented through maps and photographs. Some are eligible to be designated as National Register Historic District. However, none of these areas presently has any official designation or protection.
The National Register is a list of buildings, sites, and districts designated as important in American history, culture, architecture or archeology. It is a federal designation administered by the Secretary of the Interior through the Massachusetts Historical Commission.
Listing in the National Register: Recognizes that the area is important to the history of the community, state or nation Allows the owners of income-producing properties certain federal tax incentives for renovation Provides limited protection from adverse effects by federally funded, licensed or assisted projects. In no way limits the owner's use of the property unless public funding is used. If your property is listed in the National Register you may do anything with it you wish.
If a retaining wall (including rip-rap) constructed of any masonry material including concrete and is less than 36 inches above existing natural grade it does not require a building permit. Please call the office for additional instructions if 36 inches or above.
New houses and large additions, renovation projects may require a CO.
Temporary CO may be issued with conditions, if necessary.
New building, additions, and extensive remodels.
Please contact:Elizabeth RustRegional Housing Services Office141 Keyes RoadConcord MA 01742978-287-1090
First, please know that the Town is not liable for damages incurred by plowed, thrown or moved snow and ice as the result of normal plowing operations. Further, the Town is not responsible for the following damaged items that are located within the public way: fences; lawns; shrubs; sprinkler heads; steps; or trees.
Mailbox ResponsibilityThe town will be responsible for mailboxes that are physically hit by a plow; however, the town is not liable for damage to mailboxes caused from heavy, wet snow being plowed. Mailboxes will not be repaired if they are in a deteriorated condition.Mailboxes and posts damaged by the impact of a snowplow will be fixed and/or replaced by the town with a standard wooden post and black box. The town will provide a check in the amount of $50 for homeowner’s use for any specialty mailbox and/or post that cannot be repaired.
To report plow damage, please contact the Department of Public Works at 781-786-5100. See also:
There are two contracts between the array owner and the Town. The first is a long-term lease from the Town to the owner to allow construction of the array on the closed landfill. The second commits the Town to buying all electricity generated by the solar array at an agreed-to price, typically for 20 years. The later contract is a power purchase agreement (PPA). The PPA also says that the owner is responsible for all design, construction, operation, maintenance and disassembly of the array for the duration of the contract.
Financially, the only responsibility of the Town is to pay the contracted price for the electricity generated. This is an expense item only with no effect on the capital budget.
Town permits required: Site plan (from Planning Board) Environmental: Wetlands, wildlife habitat, relocation of walking trails (from Conservation Commission) Environmental: Storm water run-off and erosion (from Town Engineer) Building permit Electrical permit
Electrical utility interconnection permit from Eversource (NStar)
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