Author Archives: Deborah Brown

Happy Halloween Wellesley

The Wellesley High School junior varsity girls’ soccer team got into the Halloween spirit this week for its match. RELATED: Last-minute Wellesley-themed costumes for Halloween 2014

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Eldred Wheeler furniture store opens in Wellesley’s Linden Square

Eldred Wheeler, a store that specializes in colonial American furniture created by hand using the traditions of 18th century craftsmen, has opened in Linden Square in the former Crossing Main space.  The fine furniture company uses cherry, maple, and tiger maple in its designs and creates each piece using time-honored techniques when hand-planing, scraping, designing, […]

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First Taste: Bocado serves up tapas to Wellesley

Wellesley has been adding restaurants to its roster at a clip of about one every six months and, with the enthusiastic response to Bocado, a Spanish tapas offering,  the town shows no sign of having reached a point of fine-dining overload. Wellesley has boasted Blue Ginger and Alta Strada for years now, and with the addition […]

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They grow mushrooms big in Wellesley these days

If you glance across the yard and see what looks like a stray soccer ball, take a closer look.  Could be that it’s actually a giant puffball mushroom, or in technical terms, a Calvatia Gigantea. This one was seen in a wooded part of a Wellesley yard, but they are also commonly found in meadows, […]

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Thrifting in Wellesley

We’ve been all too profligate lately, so we decided it was time to buckle down and get thrifty again, sartorially speaking.  There are a few places in town where, if you play your cards right, you can find some fabulous new-to-you threads that come with a price tag that not even a Wal-Mart clearance rack […]

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White Mountain Creamery melts down in Wellesley Square

We’ve been worried about White Mountain Creamery in recent weeks, with good reason as it turns out.  First came rumblings of financial troubles, with kids looking to get paid for their work. Then a sign on the locked door said a family emergency was keeping the shop closed.  The next sign claimed renovations were to blame. […]

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Fuller Brook project progressing

The town of Wellesley warns that a section of the Brook Path between Forest St. and Paine St. will be closed starting Thursday, Oct. 23 and continuing until March 2015 as part of the Fuller Brook Park restoration project.  There will be signs up to indicate the pedestrian detour in the field, and the information is […]

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Holiday shop-ortunity: Wellesley Hills Junior Women’s Club Marketplace set for November 22

  The 38th Annual Wellesley Marketplace  Saturday, November 22, 2014 Over 150 of New England’s Finest Artisans Saturday, November 22, 9am – 4pm Wellesley Middle School, Kingsbury St. Premium admission 9am – 10am, $15 Regular admission 10am – 4pm, $10 Seniors and students, $5    

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Dana Hall head explains why single-sex education is good for girls

Dana Hall’s Caroline Erisman makes her case for the relevance of single-sex education for girls in Forbes’ online magazine. The Head of School at the Wellesley all-girl’s independent day and boarding school for grades 6 – 12 says, “We need to continue to foster all-girls programs that provide an atmosphere where girls excel as leaders […]

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Beautiful people to have another option to remain so in Wellesley

Loading View on Instagram   Follain, a skin care, hair care, and cosmetics store, is opening a holiday pop-up store November 1 through December 31 at 50 Central St., the former Twig location. The shop, which also has locations in Boston’s South End and on Nantucket, is known for its made-in-the-US ethos and highly curated […]

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