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Wellesley Health Department wants you to be prepared

Wellesley Health Department Presents: Lunch and Learn: Emergency Preparedness Begins at Home! Workshop for Town of Wellesley Employees and Volunteers. At this “Lunch and Learn” presentation, you will be entertained and informed about emergency preparedness. Dawn Sibor, M.Ed. from the Brookline Health Department will provide templates and tools you can use to prepare yourself, your […]

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Wellesley Historical Society invites you to tee off at Nehoiden Golf Club

The Wellesley Historical Society is holding its Fall Golf Classic on Monday, Oct. 19 at one of the oldest golf clubs in the country — Nehoiden on the grounds of Wellesley College, The event is open to the public for a contribution of $50 per player, and includes a continental breakfast, greens fees, 18 holes of […]

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Multimedia Documerica concert coming to Babson

The contemporary quartet ETHEL is coming to Babson College’s Carling-Sorenson Theatre on Oct. 23 at 8pm to present its Documerica show. The pitch: Documerica is a landmark visual and musical event that explores Americans’ connection to their environment, performed by the progressive contemporary quartet ETHEL. Visual images include more than 3,000 vintage photographs from the […]

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Wellesley police investigating incident involving person hit by train

UPDATE: 10/2/15: MBTA Transit Police tell the Globe that the 74-year-old woman who was hit by the train, possibly after falling on the tracks while walking across them, is expected to recover from a leg injury suffered during the incident. Wellesley Police said this afternoon they — as well as the MBTA Transit Police — […]

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Wellesley League of Women Voters to present discussion on potential town government changes

League of Women Voters of Wellesley Presents Town Government: Why Change? This will be a public panel discussion of how proposed Wellesley town government changes would impact our community. The panel will include Michael Ward, Director of Municipal Services Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management at U Mass/Boston’s McCormack Graduate School of Policy […]

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2 down, 1 to go: Police arrest another in connection with attempted Wellesley house break-in

Wellesley Police have announced a second arrest related to the attempted break-in on Glen Road on Wednesday. They believe a third person was involved as well, so the investigation continues. The scary incident, which involved the men surveying other homes in the Wellesley Farms area as well, created quite a scene in town on Wednesday, […]

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Wellesley College to host forum on destruction of antiquities in Middle East

An international group of scholars, cultural heritage specialists, and journalists will convene at Wellesley College on Sept. 24 to address the ongoing destruction of ancient artifacts in Syria and Iraq. The event, dubbed Erasing the Past: Da’esh and the Crisis of Antiquities Destruction, brings together experts on the region’s ancient past and current challenges to meet, inform […]

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It’s time to get your Wellesley Spelling Bee team together

School’s in, and it’s time for adults to start sharpening their pencils as well.  Wellesley Education Foundation (WEF) is holding its 26th Annual Wellesley Spelling Bee — an adult spelling contest — on Thursday, November 5 at 7pm at the Sprague Elementary School gym.   Last year, over 55 teams drawn from local businesses, community groups, PTOs, colleges and schools strutted their […]

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