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Wellesley environmental film showing to focus on plastics

The Wellesley Natural Resources Commission continues its Environmental Film Series on June 9 from 1-3pm at Wellesley Free Library, when it will present “Bag It: Is Your Life Too Plastic?”  In this  short documentary, “everyman” Jeb Berrier embarks on a mission to unravel the complexities of our overly-plasticized world. What starts as a film about plastic […]

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Wellesley Middle School singers to perform Music from the Movies

Join the Wellesley Middle School Choruses for a celebration of movie music on Tuesday, June 3, at 7pm at the WMS auditorium. The program, which is free and open to the public, will feature the WMS Song Sisters, Brooks Brothers, Clefhangers a cappella, and acoustic showcases by individual students. The concert theme explores choral music […]

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Antiques at Elm Bank returns June 14-15

The 9th annual Antiques at Elm Bank features 125 dealers with an eclectic mix of antiques, vintage and design elements. Rain or Shine: Indoors and under tents Saturday 9-5 Sunday 10-4 Elm Bank Reservation 900 Washinton St. (rte 16) Wellesley, Massachusetts Free parking—food pavillion—indoor restrooms

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Wellesley Cub Scouts, DPW join forces to plant trees, shrubs

  Sprague and Hardy Cub Scouts in early May planted a River Birch tree, two Willow Trees and five Winterberry shrubs along the east bank of Longfellow Pond to help enhance the pond’s wildlife habitat and improve the walking trail. This service day activity was set up by Pack 140 and the Department of Public Works’ Park Division as part of Wellesley`s […]

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Wellesley solar installation demo: June 14

The public is invited to check out a demonstration of a home solar power installation at 2 Woodfield Road at the intersection of Weston Road on Saturday, June 14, from 2-5pm. Get answers to your questions about Wellesley’s solar push, economics of going solar, and find out if your home is a suitable for solar […]

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A scene from Wellesley Memorial Day services

Thanks to reader MC for sending along this photo, taken at Wellesley High School, where a Memorial Day ceremony was held on Friday.

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Wellesley Cone Crawl this Saturday, May 31

The nonprofit Wellesley Theatre Project is orchestrating its second annual Cone Crawl on Saturday, May 31, from noon-5pm. Buy a ticket for $10 and you get one small cone at each of six shops during the 5-hour event. Participating shops are Pinkberry, JP Licks, White Mountain Creamery, Truly Yogurt, Baskin Robbins, and Boloco (smoothies count, too). […]

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Wellesley High drama students to present artsy “Museum”

by Nile Breuer, WHS Class of ’17 “Museum” is a piece of theater without the stereotypical progression of a play: exposition, rising action, climax, falling action. Instead, the playwright Tina Howe crafts a story which begs the question, “What is art?” It is this question which the Wellesley High School Drama Department has taken upon […]

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Schofield 5K, fun run & fun fair this Sunday

Head over to Schofield Elementary School on Cedar Street this Sunday, June 1, for the annual Schofield 5K road race, fun run and fun fair. The 5K race, which features a few challenging hills, starts at 9:30am, and while online registration closed at midnight on Thursday, you can sign up for $25 the morning of […]

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Wellesley gets good report card from Moody’s

Moody’s Investors Service has assigned a MIG 1 rating to the Town of Wellesley’s (MA) $8.7 million General Obligation Bond Anticipation Notes (dated June 6, 2014 and payable December 5, 2014). Concurrently, Moody’s has affirmed the Aaa long-term rating on $95.5 million of outstanding bonds. The outlook is stable. The notes are general obligations of […]

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