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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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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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