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Heads up on Rte. 9 lane changes in Wellesley

From the Massachusetts Department of Transportation: Beginning at 8:00PM on Friday, September 11, 2015 the Needham-Wellesley I-95 Add-A-Lane project team will implement ramp changes at the Route 9/I-95 interchange.  In case of inclement weather, operations will be shifted to Saturday, September 12th at 8:00PM. At 8:00PM on Sept. 11, new pavement markings, barrier, and temporary […]

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West Nile virus-positive mosquito identified in Wellesley

This just in from the Wellesley Health Department: On Thursday, August 20, 2015, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) announced that a mosquito in Wellesley had tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV). WNV infected mosquitoes have been found in neighboring communities and throughout Greater Boston. Thus the risk of WNV in this area […]

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World of Wellesley to sponsor Diversity Summit

  Also of interest… Conversation about race draws truly diverse crowd at Wellesley Community Center

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Elm Bank in Wellesley to host Pomona Festival

The Gardens at Elm Bank, located at 900 Washington St., are in bloom and ready to host the Pomona Festival on Thursday, 6pm – 8:30pm. Wander the gardens, take a tour and enjoy garden activities for all ages as we celebrate the Festival of Pomona, Roman goddess of fruit and gardens. Bring your picnic dinner, blanket, and […]

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A tribute to longtime Wellesley high running coach Lou Pearlman

We received the following from Wellesley resident Ryan Marshall, who was an assistant running coach at Wellesley High School in recent years: An era ended quietly this summer and athletes and parents at Wellesley High School may be wondering “what happened” when fall workouts start. I can’t answer the “why?”, but middle and long distance runners at […]

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Wellesley Planning Board seeks resident, business rep for Rte. 9 study group

Dear Town Residents and Commercial/Business Owners: The Planning Board is seeking 1 resident representative and 1 representative of the commercial/business community to serve on the Route 9 Enhancement Study & Plan Stakeholder Group. The Route 9 Enhancement Study & Plan is a community-outreach-driven study for the Route 9 Corridor that will provide tailored strategies for […]

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Wellesley Theatre Project to present Oklahoma!

                        Wellesley Theatre Project will present 3 performances of the classic musical Oklahoma! on July 31 (7pm) and Aug. 1 (2 and 5pm). Performances are held at the Wellesley High School Katherine L. Babson, Jr, Auditorium, 50 Rice St. Tickets are priced $12 for adults […]

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Wellesley to become Purple Heart Community

From Wellesley Veterans’ Office: For many years the Military Order of the Purple Heart, MOPH, has been encouraging communities and states around the country to declare themselves to be Purple Heart Communities. To honor these brave men and women, those who were injured in the service and those who made the ultimate sacrifice and gave […]

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