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Wellesley Library lights up with LEGO holiday village

                              Nick Tatar, Associate Dean of Student Life at Needham’s Olin College, spent Tuesday at the Wellesley Free Library showing off his impressive LEGO winter village display.  What started out a few years ago as a festive  Christmas-time hobby in his […]

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Candy Bar Cosmetics rolls out red carpet in Wellesley

The Candy Bar Cosmetics, a new shop in town devoted to high-end cosmetics and fashion items, hosted its grand opening Thursday night on Church Street. The event attracted a chi-chi crowd, dressed to kill in full makeup, whole-paycheck bags, and fresh highlights. They sipped champagne and browsed the luxury goods. If you’re on a budget, […]

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Wellesley Historical Society: Do you know where you just walked?

The Wellesley Historical Society, in an effort to expand its mission to serve as the historical resource center for the town, is planning to roll out historical walks in spring/summer of 2013. The organization has gotten as far as the focus-group phase, taking about 20 participants around Wellesley Hills last week for a two-mile, two-hour, […]

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Better than Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade: Wellesley Middle School Turkey Promenade

Wellesley Middle School students take part in the annual Turkey Promenade, a pre-Thanksgiving tradition that promotes health/fitness and giving. This year, the kids donated food items to the Voices Against Violence women’s shelter.

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Wellesley Spelling Bee has a fishy finish

UPDATE: Lots more photos of the bee from George Roberts here. The well-lettered were out in full force Thursday night for the 23rd annual Wellesley Spelling Bee at Sprague Elementary School. The friendly competition, organized by the Wellesley Education Foundation as a fundraiser for the town’s public schools, drew 51 teams representing a broad spectrum of […]

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The Candy Bar cosmetics coming to Wellesley in November

It’s a sweet location, so it comes as no surprise to learn that the old Crossing Main storefront has been snapped up.  The Candy Bar Cosmetics is opening up at 20 Church St. in early November as  “A candy store for all your grown-up cosmetic needs” (whew, we’re just relieved, for the sake of our […]

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Where Wellesley leaves go to die and be reborn

Wellesley Recycling and Disposal facility leaf dumping rules.

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Wellesley Hills pumpkins are here

Always a colorful sign of fall in Wellesley: the Wellesley Hills Congregational Church pumpkin patch along Washington Street. Proceeds from the ongoing pumpkin sale go to church outreach and youth service projects. (Photo: Deborah Brown) MORE: Wellesley Halloween Happenings

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