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Questions about Wellesley override, senior center land purchase on May 20 ballot

The Board of Selectmen have voted to call two special elections on May 20, 2014. Both questions will appear on the same ballot: Question 1 (Referendum) – Shall the town vote to approve the action of the representative town meeting whereby it was voted to acquire the property at 494 Washington Street?         Yes     […]

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Parakeet found, Chihuahua mix lost in Wellesley

Wellesley animal control officer Sue Webb has put out the word that a young parakeet has been found in the Bates Elementary School area (Pine Plain Road), while a Chihuahua mix that recently moved here from Tennessee has gone missing (last seen near Wellesley Free Library and later, Weston Road near Rte. 9). Contact Stray […]

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Wellesley Middle School students run strong in Mini Marathon

More than one thousand Wellesley Middle School students took to the streets Monday for the ninth annual Mini Marathon.  Under cloudless skies, runners navigated a nearly 2-mile course that wound through neighborhoods around the school and on to the Sprague playing fields. More students than ever competed in this year’s race, which is organized by […]

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Wellesley Spring 2014 guided trails walk schedule released

Come along with the Wellesley Trails Committee to enjoy some of Wellesley’s beautiful open spaces and discover new trails that will expand your recreational options. The walks are free, and no registration is required. Most walks cover 1.5 to 2 miles and last about one hour. Participants are encouraged to wear sturdy footwear. May 3, […]

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Wellesley Students win at New England Regional Botball Tournament

Wellesley students took first and second place in the team competition at the New England Regional Botball Tournament on Saturday April 12 at UMass Lowell. 23 high school teams from across New England competed. Botball is a team-oriented robotics competition where teams design, build and program a pair of autonomous robots using a standardized kit […]

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Idle away an hour at Wellesley movie night

Wednesday, April 30, 7:00 pm Whole Foods Market’s Community Room Does the irritating exhaust from idling cars drive you crazy? Idling has a serious impact on our health—and it has legal and financial consequences too. Come watch “IDLE THREAT: Man on Emission,” the story of one man in New York City who has decided to […]

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Wellesley Artists’ Studio Tour set for May 10

On Saturday, May 10, from 10am–5pm, five Wellesley artists will host the first annual Wellesley Studio Tour. The event is free and open to the public. Showing are: Julia Blake, painting (; Elizabeth Cohen, porcelain ceramics (; Deborah Friedman, colored pencil original drawings and prints (; Carolyn Mackin, painting ([email protected]); Jenny Schneider, art and illustration […]

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