Elaine Vespia was walking toward Town Hall Tuesday morning, Nov. 21, when she looked up and saw a hawk, right there on top of the roof closest to Peirce Street. Vespia, who works in the Town Clerk’s office, had never seen one there.

She was wary – not quite sure what the hawk would do – but she decided she just had to take a photo or two. After Vespia had taken pictures from a couple of different angles, the hawk took flight, swooping down toward the Varnum Yard across the street and away.

Later, referring to the close up she got of the hawk, Vespia said, “I even surprised myself with this one.” 

Thanks for sharing the pictures, Elaine!