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What’s open and closed on Patriots’ Day

Also closed: Town offices The library The marathon route through Wellesley, 8:15am – 3:00pm, and additional roads (see Marathon Day road closures in Wellesley) State and municipal offices Open: Supermarkets and banks The post office (mail delivery is in effect) Banks    

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Marathon Day road closures in Wellesley

The Wellesley Police Department wants you to know about the 119th running of the Boston Marathon on Monday, April 20, 2015. Marathon Route Closure: The Boston Marathon route divides Wellesley in half.  The race enters Wellesley on Central Street (Rt. 135) at the Natick line near Wellesley College.  The race route proceeds east on Central […]

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Wellesley Day of Service to be held May 3

The 2nd Annual Wellesley Day of Service will be held on Sunday, May 3, bringing together volunteers of all ages to complete a variety of community projects for the benefit of non-profit organizations and municipal departments throughout town. Volunteers will work in teams on morning or afternoon projects.  Any individuals, families, groups and Wellesley-based corporations can volunteer. This year’s […]

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Big local job opening: Wellesley College president Bottomly leaving in 2016

Wellesley College President Kim Bottomly (a.k.a. KBot) announced Friday that she will step down as president in July 2016, passing the baton to whoever comes next to lead the school during the rest of its big 2025 campus renewal project. She joined the college in 2007 as Wellesley’s 13th president, bringing with her a biology and […]

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Wellesley Friendly Aid raising funds to send kids to camp

Wellesley Friendly Aid has kicked off its Camp Fund Appeal, which provides financial assistance so low income Wellesley children can attend camp.  Last year Friendly Aid funded 56 campers, and it expects more applications this year.  An anonymous donor has offered to match contributions up to $10,000.  Among early donors this year: the Peewee A-3 team […]

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Wellesley Veterans’ Department seeks Vietnam War veterans

                          In honor of the 40th Anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War, the Wellesley section of West Suburban Veterans’ District  and the Wellesley Celebrations Committee wish to recognize the services of Wellesley Vietnam War Veterans. If you served during the Vietnam War […]

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