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Newton-Wellesley Hospital HopeWalks fundraiser to help cancer patients

The Newton-Wellesley Hospital Charitable Foundation is gearing up for its fifth annual HopeWalks event to be held on Sunday, September 28. HopeWalks is a 3.5 mile neighborhood walk to benefit cancer patients and their families by supporting the Integrative Support Services offered at the Vernon Cancer Center. These life-enhancing services for cancer patients optimize healing […]

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Teens team with Rotary Club of Wellesley on emotional wellness

From Rotary Club of Wellesley: The Rotary Club of Wellesley has announced its Peer Leadership and Emotional Wellness project, partnering with the Rotary Club of San Juan in Puerto Rico. “The objectives of the program are to enhance emotional health and wellness in the youth population of greater San Juan and Wellesley,” according to Robert Anthony, […]

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Wellesley Fall Trails Walks & Kids’ Trail Day schedule

The Wellesley Trails Committee has a full slate of trails-related activities set for the fall.

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Newton-Wellesley Hospital using old cars to get guys in for health screenings

From Newton-Wellesley Hospital: According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), women are 100% more likely to visit the doctor for annual examinations and preventive services than men. In fact, men are less likely than women to visit the doctor until they’re experiencing the symptoms of a serious ailment. Newton-Wellesley Hospital is hosting its first […]

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Wellesley Historical Society dinner, golf tourney on tap

The Wellesley Historical Society will hold its annual dinner on September 28 at Weston’s Golden Ball Tavern, which was built in 1768. There will be tours of the tavern, the event will pay tribute to the Wellesley Police Department, and Chief Terrence Cunningham will be the guest of honor. Ten percent of proceeds from fundraising […]

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Wellesley Police, Municipal Light Plant want to pull plug on phone scam

From Wellesley PD and WMLP: The Wellesley Police Department and Wellesley Municipal Light Plant have received a number of telephone calls this afternoon from Wellesley businesses regarding payment requests. Businesses are receiving a call informing them that unless a payment is made immediately, their electricity would be shut-off. The telephone calls are a scam and […]

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Wellesley Mothers Forum Carnival coming up

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Friends of the Wellesley Free Libraries Fall Book Sale: Sept. 18-21

Friends of the Wellesley Free Libraries Fall Book Sale Thursday, September 18 – Sunday, September 21, Wakelin Room, Main Library Members Preview, Thurs., Sept. 18, 5:00 -9:00 pm (Not a member? Join that day!); Public Sale, Fri., Sept. 19, 9:00 am-6:00 pm and Sat., Sept. 20, 9:00 am-5:00 pm; Bag Sale, Sun., Sep. 21, 1:00-5:00 […]

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World of Wellesley to sponsor Diversity Summit

The Wellesley Community Diversity Summit will be held on Saturday, September 13 at Wellesley Community Center, 219 Washington St. Everyone is welcome to attend this coming together of community leaders, neighbors, educators, students and parents to learn, converse about, and celebrate diversity. 8:00 – 8:30am: Registration and refreshments 8:30am: Welcoming Remarks – Michelle Chalmers World of Wellesley […]

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Special after-school program at Wellesley Free Library this Thursday

Razia’s Ray of Hope: One Girl’s Dream of an Education, Elizabeth Suneby’s book for children, relates the true story of a girl in Afghanistan who desperately wants an education and convinces the men in her family to allow her to attend school. Razia’s Ray of Hope is designed to engage young readers in global issues. […]

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