Author Archives: Deborah Brown

Hunnewell estate topiary garden on Lake Waban, now and then

1909 postcard RELATED: Hunnewell Estates historic district

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Wellesley Service League launches annual toy drive

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Terrazza Church Square opens in Wellesley

Retail shops are opening for business at a steady clip here in town, the latest being Terrazza Church Square, a gallery featuring fine arts and crafts created by North American artisans, in the corner spot next to The Clift Collection.  With the addition of Terrazza, all 14 storefronts in Church Square currently are filled with […]

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North River Outfitter opens in Wellesley

Ah, New England, where people dress sensibly for each of the four distinct seasons in clothing that is functional, fits, and is long-lasting.  True, some of the young ones go through their short-shorts or skinny jeans or baggy this-and-that phases, but when these sartorial blunders are tolerated, they pass, they really do. And admit it, […]

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Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk participants trek through Wellesley

Thousands of Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walkers passed through Wellesley today on their dual mission to make it to Copley Square and to help fight cancer while they were at it.  The over 8,500 participants walked one of four routes, as distant as the entire 26.2 mile Boston Marathon route, from Hopkinton center to Copley […]

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Wellesley dads take on top PTO roles

The Parent Teacher Organization presidency positions in Wellesley’s schools  typically are filled by moms willing and able to put in up to 40-hour weeks the volunteer job can demand during its busiest times.  This year, however, Wellesley has two dads who have taken on that leadership position, along with all the joys and headaches it […]

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Wellesley volunteer opportunities

Drive Some Miles and Get Some Smiles! Volunteer drivers are needed to help Wellesley senior citizens get to various destinations in and around town (non-medical and medical rides).  Drivers provide rides based on their availability – there is no need to commit to a regular schedule. Leave a voice mail at 508-479-9301 or email [email protected] and a coordinator will get back […]

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More gifted or less gifted in Wellesley?

The prime real estate on 32 Church St. that until last Spring was home to The Gifted Hand will soon open as  Terrazza Church Square, a gallery featuring artisan jewelry, distinctive gifts, and rare finds.  If that concept sounds familiar, it should.  That corner has cornered the market on fancy arts and crafts for over 40 […]

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B.J. Novak coming to Wellesley

B.J. Novak of NBC’s Emmy-award winning comedy series The Office will read from his new children’s book, The Book With No Pictures, at the Wellesley Free Library on October 5 at 2:00 p.m. Novak, who has played a smarmy, opportunistic office drone in The Office, and followed that up with One More Thing, a book […]

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Wellesley water warning: In pictures

The Wellesley Water Warning issued Thursday by public officials following a positive E. coli test has shoppers scooping up water and local stores hustling to supply more. @swellesley Here’s another one from Starbucks on Central St. — Philip Borenstein (@pborenstein) August 21, 2014

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