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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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Wellesley volunteer fair at library Oct. 19

Organizations currently scheduled to participate in the Fair include: Wellesley Friendly Aid, Neighbor Brigade, Wellesley Free Library, Wellesley Council on Aging, Wellesley Media Corporation, Independent Transportation Network, Elizabeth Seton Residence, SOAR 55, and Wellesley ESL. There are still a few slots open for Metrowest-based non-profit or municipal organizations. Interested organizations should contact Megan Burns at […]

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Wake up: Tickets on sale for “The Drowsy Chaperone” at Wellesley High

Wellesley High School’s 2014 fall musical will be the Tony award winning show The Drowsy Chaperone, which tells the story of a theater fan,whose favorite 1920’s musical comes to life on stage while he plays the original Broadway cast recording for the audience.  At the wedding weekend of a former show girl, a cast of characters engage […]

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Wellesley Symphony Orchestra season opener Oct. 19

Wellesley Symphony Orchestra kicks off its 66th season with a concert on Sunday, Oct. 19 featuring Patriotic Overtures, Haydn & Hohvaness featuring Joseph Foley, shown here. The pre-concert talk is at 2:15pm and the main event starts at 3pm at MassBay Community College on Oakland Street. The lineup: – Hohvaness Prayer of St. Gregory  – Haydn Trumpet […]

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Good deeds in Wellesley

Norfolk County Register of Deeds William O’Donnell and his outreach team held office hours on Oct. 2 at Wellesley Town Hall to meet with local residents and answer questions concerning deeds, trusts, easements and the benefits of the Homestead Act. The Norfolk County Registry of Deeds is located at 649 High Street in Dedham. For more information about […]

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Acatober concert bringing a cappella to Wellesley High

The big Actober a cappella concert is coming to Wellesley High on Oct. 17, featuring 240 high school singers (the WHS Concert Choir, Keynotes, Rice Street Singers, four WHS student-directed a cappella groups) and special guests, the Tufts University Amalgamates. Tickets: $10.00 adults/$5.00 students and seniors. Last year’s show sold out.

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Wellesley Food Pantry drive on Nov. 8 seeks donations, volunteers

From Wellesley Food Pantry: The Wellesley Food Pantry is having its largest food collection event the year on Saturday, November 8 – the Scouting for Food Drive. We are in need of your assistance for both donations and as volunteers. Boy and Girl Scouts will deliver bags and instructions to all Wellesley residences on Nov. […]

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