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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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Newton-Wellesley HopeWalks event raises $180K

The Newton-Wellesley Hospital Charitable Foundation has announced that its fifth annual HopeWalks event held on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014 had over 850 participants and 65 teams and has raised to date more than $180,000 to benefit the Integrative Support Services offered at the Vernon Cancer Center. These life-enhancing services for cancer patients optimize healing and […]

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Cocek! Brass Band at Babson one night only

BabsonARTS presents Cocek! Brass Band in a special one night only concert merging old and new Balkan brass music on October 8 (8 – 10pm) at Carling-Sorenson Theater at Babson College in Wellesley, MA. Tickets are $15 and $5 for students. For more information visit babsonarts.org or http://www.eventbrite.com/o/babsonarts-6049903943 Cocek! Brass Band is the brainchild of trumpet player Sam Dechenne.  The band performs original music […]

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Brooke Adams, Tony Shalhoub performing in Beckett’s “Happy Days” at Babson

Husband and wife Tony Shalhoub and Brooke Adams, a pair of accomplished movie/TV/stage actors, will perform next month at Commonwealth Shakespeare Company’s rendition of Samuel Beckett’s “Happy Days” at Babson College’s Sorenson Center for the Arts. Performances take place Nov. 18-23, with ticket prices ranging from $30-$80 (some discounts available). You might recognize Shalhoub from […]

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Wellesley $pecial Town Meeting warrant revealed

Here’s the to-do list for the Wellesley Special Town Meeting, set to start on Oct. 27. Given its proximity to Halloween, we assume costumes are encouraged. Agenda items include delivery of the 5-year capital plan, figuring out what to do with leftover money from the Wellesley High School project, determining how to pay for new […]

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