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Potentially snowed-in fire hydrants need adoption by loving families

The Department of Public Works (DPW) is mobilizing for the first winter storms in 2016. The DPW and Wellesley Fire-Rescue Department are asking for your assistance in clearing fire hydrants of snow in your neighborhood. There are over 1,400 hydrants in Wellesley and each one is potentially vital in the event of an emergency. Adopting a […]

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Holiday leftover: Wellesley Brownies sing carols at Alzheimer’s center

Brownie Troop #66063 from Sprague Elementary School last month visited the Newton-Wellesley Center for Alzheimer’s Care to sing holiday carols. This is the 3rd year in a row that they have done this.  Their accompanist, Joanne Cook, is the aunt of one of the Brownies, Thea Fischmann. MORE: Wellesley sports and social clubs

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Wellesley Education Foundation invites you to take online survey

From the Wellesley Education Foundation: Members of the Wellesley community are invited to participate in a brief survey that will inform the future direction of the Wellesley Education Foundation (WEF).  As many of you may already know, WEF is a non-profit, volunteer-run community organization that works to enrich and support the Wellesley Public School system. […]

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Special treat: Students to play with US Navy Concert Band at Wellesley High

The U.S. Navy Concert Band, the premier wind ensemble of the U.S. Navy, will be performing at Wellesley High School on Monday March 7 at 7pm. Ten yet-to-be-named members of Wellesley High’s wind ensemble will have the opportunity to perform live with this band, which performs at presidential inaugurations and other state ceremonies. The event, […]

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Wellesley Wellness Retreat aims to give local moms a break

The Wellesley Community Center on Jan. 23 will host the first Wellesley Wellness Retreat, a half-day program for moms focusing on self-care and nutrition. The day begins at 8AM with an optional all-levels yoga class. General arrival time is 9AM for an introductory discussion of self-care and a brief guided meditation. Break-out groups will then offer smaller, interactive workshops on […]

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Save the date: Wellesley College invites public to Jan. 31 forum on public health, global inequality

From Wellesley College: Several of the world’s most influential leaders in global economic policy will take part in a public dialogue, entitled “Addressing Global Inequality,” on January 31,  at Wellesley College’s Madeleine Korbel Albright Institute for Global Affairs. The event, which is free and open to the public, will feature Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary […]

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Wellesley HS Chorus, Yale Wiffenpoofs, and others to harmonize in concert

Brothers, sing on at an all men’s a cappella concert featuring the 2016 Yale Whiffenpoofs with Wellesley High School’s Men’s Chorus and Boston City Singers’ Fellas hosted by the Boston Saengerfest Men’s Chorus. Tickets: $22 (students & seniors $11) at There may be some tickets available at the door. When: January 31, 2016 at 3pm – 5:30pm Where: Wellesley High […]

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Tony Award winner Annaleigh Ashford to perform at Babson

A veteran of Broadway musicals including Wicked, Legally Blonde, and Kinky Boots, Tony-winning singer Annaleigh Ashford brings her cabaret show​ called Lost in the Stars to Babson College in Wellesley for a one-night only performance on Feb. 20 at 7pm at Carling-Sorenson Theatre. The New York Times calls her “a fearlessly saucy entertainer who seems born to […]

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