Author Archives: Deborah Brown

Wellesley K-12 art teachers show their stuff

Whenever I need to stop by the high school to drop off a forgotten lunch or show up for a meeting, I always take a minute to admire the student-created artwork that graces the lobby. Putting student art front and center was one of the smartest aesthetic moves that planners made when deciding how to […]

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Wellesley School Facilities Committee says Hardy School should close

It’s no secret that Wellesley public schools rank among the best in the state, year after year.  It’s also no secret, at least here in Wellesley, that the quality of the physical plants is uneven. Some students and teachers work in the pristine and modernized environments of Sprague and the High School, while others make […]

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Wellesley Cotillion, to be or not to be?

Pretty soon, Wellesley High School juniors and seniors will be firming up their Cotillion plans. The boys will stage dramatic “Cotillion asks”, the girls will shop for the perfect dress and 4″ heels, and limo companies will get ready to put extra stretches on the road to accommodate the demand on the big night. Unless. […]

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Schofield’s Shopper’s Corner in Wellesley to open soon

Shopper’s Corner, Schofield Elementary School’s PTO-run resale shop that sells sells gently used clothing, accessories and sports clothing, including skates and cleats at rock-bottom prices, is re-opening on Saturday, October 3, 9am – 11am. after its annual summer hiatus. The popular shop is opening a bit later than usual this year due to some construction over […]

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Wellesley flu clinic scheduled for Oct 1

SEASONAL FLU CLINIC SCHEDULED A walk‐in clinic for Wellesley residents 18+ WHO: Wellesley residents 18+ WHEN: Thursday, October 1, 2015 TIME: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM WHERE: Wellesley Hills Congregational Church 207 Washington Street (Route 16) Wellesley, MA 02481 LIMITED HIGH DOSE vaccine will be available for those 65+ Medicare and some insurance plans for […]

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Eldred Wheeler furniture store to roll out of Wellesley

Just around this time last year we were welcoming Eldred Wheeler furniture to town, but now we’re told we must say good-bye to the store. A representative from the company told us that they will close their doors for good in mid-November due to lackluster sales volume that simply didn’t justify paying the rent on […]

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Bach to Rock soon to roll into Wellesley’s Linden Square

Wellesley will soon be home to a new music school, Bach to Rock, located in the corner space of the strip mall section of Linden Square, adjacent to the Kathy McCrohon Dance Center. For now, the only sounds coming out the space are the heavy metal sounds of power saws, hammers, and drills. But stay […]

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Pretty Wellesley kitties need a home

A heartbroken family that has tried everything to keep their beloved cats has recently had to face facts and move toward re-homing these two beauties. A serious allergic/asthmatic reaction in a family member, despite years of comprehensive treatment, makes it necessary to find a loving home for these cherished companions. Unfortunately, Wellesley’s Stray Pets in […]

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