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Author Celeste Ng delivering annual Arnold Lecture at Wellesley Free Library this week

Celeste Ng, author of the NYT bestselling novel Everything I Never Told You, will deliver the annual Arnold Lecture at Wellesley Free Library this Thursday, April 2 at 7pm. The Cambridge writer’s fiction and essays have appeared in many literary journals and reviews, and she is a recipient of the Pushcart Prize. Free and open to the […]

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Sustainability video winner debuts at Wellesley STEM Expo

Wellesley High School sophomores Luisa Coakley and Lily Fenton took home first prize (GoPro cameras) for their Sustainability Challenge video, which made its public debut Saturday at the Wellesley STEM Expo. Contest entrants were challenged to come up with a video to help explain sustainability to a 5th grade audience. Coakley and Fenton are involved in the […]

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Serious Sunday accidents in Wellesley

Wellesley Police have tweeted out photos of two separate Sunday accidents, including one in which a car and van collided on Central Street near Wellesley College and a victim was flown to Boston for treatment. #WPD WFD on Central St at Wellesley College with a serious motor vehicle crash 1 victim has been flown to Boston. […]

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These Wellesley potholes could swallow a Yorkie

                              We recently encouraged Swellesley readers to send in photos of monster potholes on Wellesley’s streets (See “Beat that Wellesley pothole!”), and we’ve received a couple of good ones from Laura Winig, who collaborated with a Yorkshire Terrier named Coda, to […]

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Wellesley Community Children’s Center Fun Run/Fair coming up

Wellesley Community Children’s Center’s 35th annual  Fun Run & Fun Fair is this coming Saturday, March 28, from 8:30am-12pm, and everyone is welcome. Ditch the snow pants for running shorts in a fun-filled event located in the newly renovated Dorothy Towne Field House of Wellesley College’s Keohane Sports Center. Events include races for waddlers as young as […]

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Wellesley’s Corcoran & Havlin Insurance bought out

Cross Insurance announced Monday that it has acquired longtime Wellesley business Corcoran & Havlin Insurance Group for an undisclosed sum. Cross, like Corcoran & Havlin, is one of New England’s largest independent insurance providers. Privately-held Corcoran, which will retain its name, has been around since 1967. So the business in the yellow-and-white building is not quite as […]

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