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Parakeet found, Chihuahua mix lost in Wellesley

Wellesley animal control officer Sue Webb has put out the word that a young parakeet has been found in the Bates Elementary School area (Pine Plain Road), while a Chihuahua mix that recently moved here from Tennessee has gone missing (last seen near Wellesley Free Library and later, Weston Road near Rte. 9). Contact Stray […]

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Raven baby born in Wellesley

Perhaps many Raven hatchlings are popping across Wellesley, but the only one we know of is being watched via the Ravencam at Wellesley College’s Science Center (See: “Ravencam set up at Wellesley College to spy on birds”). The raven couple has one more egg to go. TIny baby raven alert! Pauline's already back on the […]

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Living With Coyotes program coming to Wellesley Free Library

The Wellesley Conservation Council (WCC) is hosting a program called “Living with Coyotes: The most misunderstood and remarkable animal in North America” at Wellesley Free Library on Wednesday, April 16 at 7pm. . John Maguranis, the Massachusetts representative for Project Coyote as well as the Belmont Animal Control Officer, will discuss identification and tracking, behavior and habitat, myths and […]

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New view for Blue Ginger

Not only is the Blue Ginger restaurant in Wellesley soon going to have the new Belclare condo/retail complex across the street, but new trees will replace some sick ones that are slated to be removed this month from in front of the Washington Street business. It seems that  borers (insects) have been munching on the […]

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Wellesley Trails Committee asks: Why are dog owners dumping waste bags?

It’s a dirty job, and the Wellesley Trails Committee would like to make it less so. The committee is attempting to come up with a way to address the problem of people littering the town’s trails with filled doggie waste bags. Shown here is a collection of bags found around the Morses Pond trail. The […]

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Wellesley College sets up Ravencam to spy on birds

Wellesley College has set up a webcam to study a pair of ravens — not the bad kind — that have built a nest atop the Science Center on campus. Ravens Pauline and Henry have 2 eggs, which are expected to hatch this month. The school has put together resources online that give background on […]

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Easter Bunny visits, egg hunts galore in Wellesley this spring

That rascally rabbit and plenty of Easter eggs will be found in Wellesley this spring. Among the opportunities: *Saturday, April 12: Wellesley Hills Congregational Church will have a light breakfast and Easter egg hunt starting at 9am. RSVP at [email protected] or call 781 235 4424 by April 8. Suggested donation: $5.         […]

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