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Snow days piling up: Wellesley Public Schools closed Tuesday

Wellesley Public Schools Superintendent David Lussier sounded downright remorseful on today’s voicemail informing the community that schools would be closed again on Tuesday as DPW crews continue clearing streets and parking lots of snow. As for what the rest of winter holds, take your pick. Groundhog Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow, signaling 6 more weeks of […]

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Wellesley to celebrate Groundhog Day with Ms. G, new book

You did know that Massachusetts has an official State groundhog, didn’t you? It’s true, thanks to a campaign by Hunnewell Elementary School students and Emmy-award winning broadcast meteorologist and Hunnewell mom Mish Michaels. They’ve seen to it that Ms. G, the Bay State’s first and only groundhog-by-law, will count Monday, February 2 as her first official […]

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Kids: Learn about famous Wellesley Denton Butterflies on Wednesday

The Wellesley Historical Society, in partnership with the Wellesley Community Center, will be offering the next “Winter Wednesday” children’s program on Wednesday, Jan. 21, from 1-3pm. This is a drop-in program, so families can come and go as their schedules allow. The topic for Jan. 21 will be “The Denton Butterflies.” Participants will learn about Wellesley’s Denton […]

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Foxes frolic in Wellesley

Thanks to reader KD for passing along this photo of a couple of foxes enjoying snowy Wellesley on Oak Street Wednesday morning. RELATED: What does the Fox say? Barred owl causes ruckus in Wellesley

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Barred Owl causes ruckus in Wellesley

Swellesley reader Suzanne Rodday says a bunch of squawking blue jays alerted her to something in a tree near Temple Beth Elohim — a barred owl.

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Missing Wellesley dog is found

UPDATE: Miller has been found. We received the following plea for help regarding a missing dog: “Our dog, Miller, got loose yesterday near Hampshire Rd and Lowell Rd. He was seen in the neighborhood several times. The last sighting was near Upham School around 7:30 PM. He is gentle and very shy. He is not […]

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