Author Archives: Deborah Brown

Wellesley snow day, in pictures

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Wellesley Free Library book sale, Feb. 4 – 7

We were lucky enough to get a sneak preview of the goods, precisely organized and tended by the Friends of the Wellesley Free Libraries volunteers. All money raised fund adult and children’s library programs, the annual Arnold Lecture, museum passes, maintenance of the fish tank, and support library staff enrichment. Members’ preview night: Thursday, Feb. […]

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Wellesley Town Meeting candidates needed, but hustle — the filing deadline is Feb. 5

This from Town Clerk Kathy Nagle: Town Meeting Candidates are still needed to fill available seats in Precincts E, F, G. For residents who vote at Fiske, Dana Hall or the Library those are the precincts that still need one or more candidates to fill the available seats.  Of course, candidates are welcome to run […]

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Seeking to reunite student with identity in Wellesley

On my way out of the Wellesley Bakery & Cafe at 542 Washington St., where I had just polished off a very nice heart-shaped shortbread cookie with a lovely jam center, I looked down and saw this student I.D. It will be at campus security by mid-afternoon, Ms. L.B. That’s the kind of service you get […]

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Groundhog Ms. G living high on the hog of fame in Wellesley

UPDATE: Ms. G saw her shadow at 10am today. Thanks for the weather update, Ms. G.! Chances are, Groundhog Day is that mid-winter tradition most likely to creep up on you unawares, leaving you panicked at the last minute, wondering if you’ve gotten all your Groundhog Day shopping done, knowing in your heart that you […]

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Fund for Wellesley hosting info session, seeking applicants for grant process

The Fund for Wellesley will accept grant proposals starting February 5  from Town departments and charitable organizations that serve the Wellesley community. There are two upcoming info sessions at the Wellesley Library — one on Feb. 10, 7:30 – 8:30pm and one on Feb. 11, 9 – 10am. The Fund, which is supported through donations from Wellesley residents […]

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Wellesley stress levels high, mental health a concern, according to Adolescent Health Survey

Results from the 2014 MetroWest Adolescent Health Survey (MWAHS), administered to over 2,000 middle school and high school students in Wellesley, as well as students in other local communities (we’ve attached PDFs of the Wellesley results further down in this post). This most current MWAHS marks a decade of data collection in Wellesley and the region, […]

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Chicago City Limits improv group to bring laughs to Wellesley

The Wellesley Rotary Club, in partnership with Wellesley College’s theater department and Wellesley Repertory Theatre, is bringing comedy improv group Chicago City Limits to Alumnae Hall at Wellesley College on March 11 and 12 to raise funds for the Rotary Club’s major projects: adolescent emotional wellness, tutoring for underserved youth residing in Wellesley, and Stop Hunger Now. […]

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