Author Archives: bbrown

This colorful Wellesley storyteller is no bust

Seventeen brave souls shared tales — some funny, some sad, some meandering — at last month’s Nomad Story Slam just across the Wellesley Lower Falls line at Newton’s Gregorian Rugs. The theme of stories was “Moving On.” We saw a smattering of Wellesley friends at event, most of whom were there to sit on folding chairs or […]

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Wellesley girls to perform in Boston production of “Flat Stanley” musical

A couple of well-rounded Wellesley girls, 12-year-old Alexandra Hudepohl and 11-year-old Patricia Plunkett, will be among the stars in Boston Children’s Theatre’s (BCT) production of The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley this month in Boston. Hudepohl plays Mona Lisa and Plunkett plays the Hollywood Assistant in her BCT debut. Flat Stanley, if you don’t know, is […]

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Surviving the Wellesley winter in style

Faithful Swellesley reader CJH from the Morses Pond neighborhood sent along these photos to show how they’re melting away the days and nights this winter. She writes: “We decided to install an outdoor conversation pit from a new outfit by the name of 4Blizzards Landscaping. Dirt cheap pricing, but I’m a little concerned about durability. […]

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Frigid temps don’t deter Wellesley idling police

While it might be tempting to keep your car idling in school drop-off/pick-up lines when the weather is at its coldest, Wellesley Green Schools supporters urge you to turn the key and help out the environment/public health. Sprague Elementary School student Kurt Marten, with his 4-year-old brother Hans and his mom Elaine, built this snowman […]

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Body in Motion coming to rest in Wellesley

There’s unfortunate news this week for patrons and staff of Body in Motion, as the 15-year-old fitness studio in Wellesley’s Linden Square has announced that it is closing on Feb. 28 at noon. According to a note to clients from the owner, rising rental costs have forced the business to close.  “It has been a joy to work with […]

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Here come the drones, Wellesley

It’s another very special Spring edition of WellesleyWeston Magazine: You can read my article (starting on page 68) about commercial and hobbyist drones coming to the ‘burbs, including Wellesley and Weston. Thanks very much to the editors for accepting my pitch. The timing on this piece was good: When I started it back in the fall I […]

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