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Wellesley Scholarship Foundation accepting applications until Feb. 1, 2015

The Wellesley Scholarship Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2015-2016 school year.  The deadline is February 1, 2015. WSF provides college scholarships, some based on financial need and two based on academic merit, to residents of Wellesley who attend undergraduate programs. A four-member sub-committee of Trustees oversees the annual review and selection of scholarship recipients.  All […]

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Lecture at Wellesley Library: History of Eyewear

The Wellesley Historical Society‘s first lecture of the 2014-2015 season will be on Thursday, October 23 at 7pm in the Wakelin Room of the Wellesley Free Library. Dr. David Fleishman, a retired eye surgeon, will discuss the history of eyewear since the invention of the first pair of eyeglasses 700 years ago. Dr. Fleishman has done extensive research on […]

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Wellesley “Pick” of the week: Monkey Boogers

Here’s your chance to get in on a play during the formative stage: Wellesley Theatre Project will present a workshop of the musical Monkey Boogers on Friday, Oct. 24 at 7PM, Friday, Oct. 25 at 2PM and 7PM. All workshop performances will take place at the Wellesley Theatre Project Studio, 98 R Central Street, Wellesley.  Tickets are priced $5 for […]

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Attention water users: Wellesley to flush hydrants

HYDRANT FLUSHING Monday, October 20 – Friday, October 24 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. The Water & Sewer Division of the Department of Public Works will be flushing water mains throughout the Town beginning Monday, October 20 through Friday, October 24. Hydrant flushing is performed between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. The […]

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Celtics Coach Stevens to field questions at Wellesley Rotary event

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Wellesley North 40 guided walk (Oct. 18), Kids’ Trails Day (Oct. 19)

Enjoy the outdoors this weekend in Wellesley with two events organized by the Wellesley Trails Committee. On Saturday, Oct. 18, from 9-10am, explore the much discussed North 40 property near Morses Pond.  This easy and enjoyable walk will take trails adjacent to the Crosstown Trail along the Cochituate Aqueduct, through woodlands and a pine forest, […]

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Wellesley North 40 purchase plans: Hold everything!

The Town of Wellesley and Wellesley College have issued a joint statement regarding discussions by the school to sell the North 40 property and efforts by the town to be considered as a buyer. Concerns have been raised by the town and Save the North 40 backers that Wellesley College’s timetable of getting a deal […]

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Wellesley Public Schools superintendent needs your help

From Wellesley Public Schools/Wellesley Education Foundation: Wellesley Public Schools (WPS) and the Wellesley Education Foundation (WEF) are partnering to form four Superintendent’s Advisory Committees (SACs) that will advise and support the implementation of key areas of the school district’s strategic plan. WEF and WPS are seeking qualified, passionate candidates from varied backgrounds and experiences, including private […]

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Wellesley flu clinic set for Oct. 30

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Grenade found in Wellesley home a dud

The Wellesley Police and Fire Departments responded to a home on Marshall Road — in a neighborhood near Morses Pond where many streets are named after military generals — this morning for a report of a grenade that had been found.  Construction crews working inside a single-family home found a military hand grenade while removing a wall. […]

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