Author Archives: Deborah Brown

Attention Wellesley water users

The Water & Sewer Division of the Department of Public Works will be flushing water mains throughout the Town Monday, April 27 through Friday, May 1. Hydrant flushing is performed between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. The purpose of flushing is to remove sediment buildup in the mains and to verify the […]

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Athletic Director Bill Raynor named MassBay commencement speaker

MassBay Community College has named Bill Raynor, the school’s athletics director, as the commencement speaker for the class of 2015. Commencement exercises will be held on Thursday, May 21, at 6:00pm. Raynor has led the college’s men’s basketball team to national wins, most recently earning the New England Region XXI championship in 2013. He has […]

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MassBay to offer great Wellesley summer camp bargain

MassBay Community College is accepting registration applications for its Summer Bridge program. The two-week program, which runs July 6 – 17, offers two tracks, both billed as two weeks of fun in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). Participants can select either one transferable course for credit that is open to rising juniors and seniors, […]

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Songs of American West coming to Wellesley Library

Singer-songwriter Marc Berger, along with guitar wizard Rich DePaolo, are on their way to the Wellesley Library on Sunday, April 19, 2pm – 3pm, to sing from Berger’s current album, Ride, a collection of songs about the romance of the American West. Berger signed his first publishing contract in his spare time while in law […]

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Dover Saddlery being acquired by Webster Capital

Dover Saddlery, Wellesley’s top source for equestrian products, has announced that it will be acquired by Webster Capital for $8.50 per share, taking the publicly owned company private. The company was founded in Wellesley in 1975 by brothers Jim and David Powers, who were top-ranked English riding champions on the U.S. Equestrian team. Jim Powers […]

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Trash talking with the Wellesley dump

A free workshop—open to the public—followed by an optional tour of the RDF From cardboard to hazardous waste, about 14,000 tons of material passed through the Wellesley Recycling and Disposal Facility in 2014. Come for a behind-the-scenes look at the recyclables, reusables, and just plain trash that the RDF handles with care. At this two-hour […]

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