Author Archives: Deborah Brown

Wellesley Marketplace welcomes holiday shoppers

The Wellesley Hills Junior Women’s Club’s annual Wellesley Marketplace event that took place Saturday at the Wellesley Middle School drew over 2,000 shoppers and 150+ exhibitors. I’m not shy about shopping so I jumped right into the fray, on a quest for unique gifts and whatever else might jump out at me. Here’s what I […]

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The weekend in Wellesley

Friday, 11/21, 2pm – 3:30 Dana Hall Middle School Waldo Auditorium Free   Wellesley Middle School One-Act Plays Thursday 11/20 at 4:30pm & Friday 11/21 at 7:00pm at the WMS Auditorium. These are 3 comic plays performed by 7th and 8th graders in the auditorium. Admission is free, and we ask for donations at the […]

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Dec. 9 special town election asks Wellesley voters to decide on school maintainence

There will be a Special Town Election on Tuesday, December 9 to consider debt exclusion questions to fund capital projects for Fiske and Schofield elementary schools, and Wellesley Middle School window replacement. Ballot Questions are: Question 1 Shall the Town of Wellesley be allowed to exempt from the provisions of Proposition two-and-one-half, so called, the […]

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Birds living rent-free in Wellesley Library garage

I’ve always loved the peace and quiet of the Wellesley Free Library. The serene atmosphere. The sense of orderliness, with a Dewey-numbered place for everything, and everything in its Dewey-numbered place. It’s a comforting, predictable place where non-fiction means real, and fiction means pretend, and I think we can all agree that we library patrons […]

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Wellesley’s Fuller Brook Park Preservation update

The Fuller Brook Park preservation project has been moving along according to schedule. During the past week, the contractor has continued to install and test helical pile foundations for the proposed raised walkways between Forest and Paine Streets (this section will remain closed until January 2015) and on the path from the High School to […]

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Wellesley Cotillion to be so fancy

It’s getting to be Wellesley Cotillion time, and all junior and senior high school students in Wellesley should have received their invitations to the December 13th event via snail mail by now. A tradition since the 1940s, Cotillion is a winter formal dance and possibly the first black-tie event these young people will attend. For […]

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Wellesley Middle School thespians to put on An Evening of One Acts

Wellesley Middle School drama students will perform An Evening of One Acts, three one-act comedic plays that will showcase the talents of over 27 actors as well as a stage and tech crew. In addition, The Junior Moving company under the leadership of Lauren Schneider, WMS’s dance program open to all grades, will strut their […]

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C’mon, Wellesley, one more Boston Marathon charity runner needed

UPDATE: As of November 13, the Town has awarded all available Invitational Entries for the 2015 Boston Marathon. Wellesley is looking for one more applicant for the last of the sixteen Boston Marathon invitational entries that the Boston Athletic Association makes available to the town as a way of thanking the community for its coordination […]

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