Author Archives: Deborah Brown

Holiday shop-ortunity: Wellesley Hills Junior Women’s Club Marketplace set for November 22

  The 38th Annual Wellesley Marketplace  Saturday, November 22, 2014 Over 150 of New England’s Finest Artisans Saturday, November 22, 9am – 4pm Wellesley Middle School, Kingsbury St. Premium admission 9am – 10am, $15 Regular admission 10am – 4pm, $10 Seniors and students, $5    

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Dana Hall head explains why single-sex education is good for girls

Dana Hall’s Caroline Erisman makes her case for the relevance of single-sex education for girls in Forbes’ online magazine. The Head of School at the Wellesley all-girl’s independent day and boarding school for grades 6 – 12 says, “We need to continue to foster all-girls programs that provide an atmosphere where girls excel as leaders […]

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Beautiful people to have another option to remain so in Wellesley

Loading View on Instagram   Follain, a skin care, hair care, and cosmetics store, is opening a holiday pop-up store November 1 through December 31 at 50 Central St., the former Twig location. The shop, which also has locations in Boston’s South End and on Nantucket, is known for its made-in-the-US ethos and highly curated […]

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Last call for Wellesley spelling bee teams

  The Wellesley Education Foundation is gearing up to celebrate its 25th annual Spelling Bee on Thursday, November 6 at 7:00 p.m. in the Sprague School gym. Sign-ups are open for all adult teams of three here.  The $500 entry fee per team goes to support excellence and innovation in the Wellesley schools.  But this […]

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Don’t just leaf them lying there, says Wellesley RDF

The Wellesley Recycling and Disposal Facility stands ready to receive all those autumn leaves that the trees are shedding bit by bit, and will even stay open on Sundays, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. starting October 26 to prove it. All it will take is time and a little rain and wind to bring down this […]

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Calling all unregistered Wellesley voters

Just a reminder that the November 4 State election is coming up fast, and the last day to register to vote in this election (and for all future elections, happily ever after)  is Wednesday, October 15, 2014.  Here’s a form to help you do just that. If you’re already a registered voter and need an […]

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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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