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Summer no time to snooze for Babson entrepreneurs

A program to help undergraduate and graduate students from Babson College launch businesses gives them professional and semi-private workspaces where they can share ideas among themselves as well as with faculty and established entrepreneurs. In return, the student businesses are encouraged to contribute a chunk of their equity position to Babson. Here’s a quick look at […]

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Annual Composers Conference coming to Wellesley

The annual Composers Conference and Chamber Music Workshops come to Wellesley College July 20-August 3. So, a bunch of talented composers and musicians will be in town, and the good news for the public is that they’ll be performing free shows over the next couple of weeks at 8pm in Jewett Auditorium. Here’s the schedule.

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Jungle Book coming to Wellesley this weekend

Wellesley Theatre Project (WTP) will present the musical, Disney’s  Jungle Book, Kids! Friday, July 11 at 7:00 PM and Saturday, July 12 at 2:00 PM.  All performances will take place at the Katherine L. Babson, Jr., Auditorium at Wellesley High School, 50 Rice Street, Wellesley.  Tickets are priced $12 for adults and $6 for students and seniors, and may be purchased […]

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Wellesley traffic update: Washington Street construction starts July 14

Don’t get too comfortable with that lack of car traffic in town this summer… From the Wellesley DPW: Washington Street Roadway Improvements Project (Laurel Avenue to Route 9) The Washington Street Roadway Improvements Project is scheduled to commence on July 14, 2014.  The work will take place on Washington Street between Laurel Avenue and Route […]

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The Goat Ropers play Wellesley on Wednesday

The Goat Ropers are bringing their country & western music on Wednesday at 7pm to Wellesley Town Green, food and kids’ games are also on the menu. Not to be confused with the goats who have visited Wellesley in the past to help rid the town of invasive plants. Summer concert schedule  

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$10K Wellesley Friendly Aid gift helping kids go to summer camp

From Wellesley Friendly Aid Association: Wellesley Friendly Aid Association is pleased to announce that it has received a gift of $10,000 from the Fund for Wellesley to be used for our summer camp fund program for Wellesley children in financial need. The children we help attend day camps which provide a variety of recreational and […]

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Wellesley dentists buy into solar energy

Wellesley Dental Group says it has become the first business in town to sign on for the Sustainable Energy Committee’s solar energy program, which is open to residents and organizations looking to move to a cleaner energy source. (Some town and college buildings in Wellesley began installing and using solar panels before the program launched.) […]

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Elm Bank revs up for annual Classic Car show

The twelfth annual Elm Bank Estate Antique, Classic and Custom Auto Show will be held at the Gardens at Elm Bank this Sunday, June 22. More than 700 vehicles are expected to be on display, all against the Gardens at Elm Bank at the height of their June glory. Open from 9 a.m. – 3:30 […]

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Wellesley students reap $cholarships

The Wellesley Scholarship Foundation (WSF) held its annual awards ceremony on June 9th at Great Hall within Wellesley Town Hall, presenting $248,000 in need-based college scholarships to 78 students, and $24,000 in endowed merit awards to 8 students. Scholarship aid awards went to 30 new Wellesley High School graduates, whose accomplishments included excellence in academics, sports and […]

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Almost time for Wellesley 5-year-olds to suck it up, grab their lunch pails & get to work

From Wellesley Public Schools: Dear Parents/Guardians of an Incoming Kindergarten Student, I would like to extend a warm welcome to your child(ren) as they near the beginning of their Wellesley Public Schools Kindergarten experience. As you may know, the Town of Wellesley recently approved a Proposition 2 1⁄2 tax override. With its successful passage, the Wellesley Public […]

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