Author Archives: Deborah Brown

Wellesley’s first-world problems

I’ve seen the motley collection of hoodies and mate-less gloves that comprise the open-to-the-public lost and found items shunted away in a corner of the Wellesley Middle School cafeteria. Never did I dream, however, that there could be unclaimed items even more essential (and expensive) to a student’s academic and social well-being. It appears there […]

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Wellesley library to show documentary, “Race: The Power of an Illusion”

The groundbreaking PBS documentary series Race: The Power of an Illusion will show in three episodes, one per week, at the Wellesley Free Library starting March 4. The documentary aims to demonstrate how race is both a biological myth and a social invention. Join our moderators,  for a light dinner and then view and discuss the history of race and […]

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Meet the candidates at Wellesley’s League of Women Voters forum

The League of Women Voters of Wellesley will hold a forum on Thursday, February 26 at 7pm in the Wakelin Room of the Wellesley Free Library for voters to meet the candidates for elected office on the slate for the Tuesday, March 3 Town of Wellesley election. Retiring Town board members will also be recognized […]

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Wellesley winners of Scholastic Art & Writing Awards announced

The prestigious annual Scholastic Art & Writing Awards  has recognized the achievements of dozens of Wellesley Middle School, Wellesley High School, and Dana Hall students. The awards program, established in 1923, runs in partnership with The School of the Museum of Fine Arts (SMFA) and the Boston Globe and gives out awards in categories such […]

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Wellesley Library invites golfers to tee up

                        On Saturday, February 28th and Sunday March 1st, the Wellesley Free Library will be transformed into an 18-hole mini-golf course for the enjoyment of the community. The greens and holes of the course will wind throughout the library, between the stacks and down the […]

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Wellesley Raiders basketball playoffs start

Wellesley’s boys and girls basketball teams are asking for your support as they start their playoff season. Show up at Wellesley High School wearing white to cheer on the boys on Monday as they face off against Bridgewater-Raynham and again on Tuesday when the girls compete against Brockton. You never know who you’ll see at […]

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