Author Archives: Deborah Brown

Wellesley to celebrate Groundhog Day with Ms. G, new book

You did know that Massachusetts has an official State groundhog, didn’t you? It’s true, thanks to a campaign by Hunnewell Elementary School students and Emmy-award winning broadcast meteorologist and Hunnewell mom Mish Michaels. They’ve seen to it that Ms. G, the Bay State’s first and only groundhog-by-law, will count Monday, February 2 as her first official […]

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Wellesley little league signups now open

Registration is OPEN for Spring 2015 Wellesley Little League and Wellesley Girls Softball. Wellesley Little League offers baseball and softball programs from Kindergarten through 8th grade. Games begin in late April and run through mid-June. For questions, please email [email protected] Visit wellesleylittleleague.org to register.

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Wellesley public schools, RDF, Library closed on Wednesday, Jan. 28

There will be no school in Wellesley on January 28.  The Department of Public Works will be clearing snow tonight and during the day tomorrow throughout Wellesley. The Wellesley RDF is also closed Wednesday, as is Wellesley Free Library. Town Hall opens at Noon. MORE: Roundup of blizzard action from Wellesley

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Former Wellesley ABC student blogs for Huffington Post

Wellesley is known as a town that takes its public schools seriously. Residents consistently put their money where their property taxes are by voting in overrides, while dedicated PTO volunteers organize auctions and fairs to cover needs that the budget doesn’t. In addition to educating and fundraising for the town’s kids who live here full-time, […]

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Adopt a Wellesley fire hydrant

As the Department of Public Works (DPW) mobilizes for the first significant winter storm of 2015, the DPW and Wellesley Fire-Rescue Department are asking for your assistance in clearing fire hydrants of snow in your neighborhood. There are over 1,400 hydrants in Wellesley and each one is potentially vital in the event of an emergency. […]

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Sustainable Wellesley is greener than thou

Sustainable Wellesley, a volunteer organization that is all about recycling, living without pesticides, and moving toward clean energy, has a good-looking updated website.  The group, whose mission is to engage the residents, businesses, and the Town of Wellesley in the actions required for sustainability, encourages big and small changes on a road toward increasing energy […]

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Moxie to leave Wellesley. The nerve!

Stylish Wellesley women with deep pocketbooks will have soon have one less place where they can source their Tory Burch shoes, Kate Spade bags, fabulous bling, and au courant threads.  Moxie, located in Church Square between The Haberdashery and Page Waterman Gallery, is slated to close Jan. 31, but not before selling off its inventory at […]

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Posies closies in Wellesley, crosses town line

Wellesley residents will have to go about 1.5 miles further when they want to buy a pocketful of posies. Posies, the 77 Central St. full-service florist that kept vases full of flowers in so many foyers in town, closed its Wellesley location on January 31 when its lease was up, and took over the former Fran’s […]

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