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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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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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Female cat found in Wellesley

Anyone know this kitty? She has been found on Brookside/Wellesley Ave.  Shorthair, little white on chest and tips of paws. Contact Animal control officer Sue Webb: 781-235-8460

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Wellesley’s Sprague school puts up Thanksgiving decorations early

Loading Sprague turkey #wellesley #thanksgiving View on Instagram

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Wellesley tries to solve Centennial dog mystery

Wellesley animal control officer Sue Webb is trying to find out who owns a pair of Bernese Mountain dogs, one of which reportedly got overly exuberent and knocked down a woman at Centennial Reservation on Tuesday, Sept. 23 at around 3pm. As it turns out, the woman broke a leg. According to Webb, the dogs were walked by […]

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