Author Archives: Deborah Brown

Newsweek continues to ignore Wellesley High’s charms

Once again, it appears that Wellesley High has been snubbed in the Newsweek rankings of public high schools based on the school’s ability to crank out college-ready grads who have taken Advanced Placement courses, slayed the SAT/ACT, and jumped through other academic hoops. (19 other Massachusetts schools are listed including Weston, Medfield, Newton North, and Natick). […]

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Round-up of musical events around Wellesley

Wellesley College has posted its Fall 2015 concert series, and all events are free and open to the public. Organist and harpsichordist Jacob Street is opening the series at Houghton Chapel on Sept. 9 at 8pm. If you’ve never been in Houghton Chapel before, the stained glass and general holy hush of the 1899 building […]

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Wellesley Theatre Project to present The Addams amily

“They’re creepy and they’re kooky, mysterious and spooky, they’re altogether ooky!” The frightfully delightful world of Gomez, Morticia, Uncle Fester, Grandma, Wednesday, Pugsley and, of course, Lurch comes to spooky and spectacular life in this all new story, based on the bizarre and beloved characters created by cartoonist Charles Addams. The family is put to […]

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Deer gets hit by car in Wellesley on Rt. 16, is euthanized

The stretch of Route 16 that runs from Wellesley Square, past Blue Ginger, Saint Andrew’s Church, the Wellesley College Club and on into Natick, isn’t safe to cross even if you are a human experienced in such matters. Westbound commuters trying to get home to Dover and Sherborn aren’t keen on slowing down for pesky […]

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Wellesley’s Cam Meekins announces new album

Rappers are known for their flair for the dramatic, so when we saw that Wellesley’s own Cam Meekins, the 2011 graduate who has gone on to forge a career for himself in the music industry, was planning a big announcement on his Facebook page, we were all aflutter. Just remember, you heard it here second. […]

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Wellesley’s Susu Bakery & Cafe gets musical

Susu Bakery & Cafe invites you to come on over for music and general good times every Friday night. Also of interest… Susu’s chandelier Where to eat in Wellesley

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Wellesley Books September author line-up to include best-seller Rick Riordan

Rick Riordan, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series, the Kane Chronicles, the Heroes of Olympus, and the forthcoming Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, will be at Wellesley Books on Sunday, September 13, at 2:30pm. Joined by authors Jonathan Stroud and Eoin Colfer, Riordan will serve as […]

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Oils exhibit at Wellesley library: the painter/doctor is in

Painter Arnold Sheinis is exhibiting his work at the Wellesley main library. A self-described eclectic artist, he has been painting for many years, but on the advice of his early teachers, first he toiled at a day job. After practicing psychiatry for 27 years, Sheinis decided to let his medical degree take a back seat […]

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