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Wild Wellesley Wednesday weather

Thanks to Wellesley resident Bill Shribman, who knows a thing or two about photography, for sending this video starring some spooky weather and his dog Nellie over at Kelly Fields near Bates Elementary School. Shribman wrote: “I think it felt more dramatic in person but you can really see the wind pick up and swirl upwards. […]

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One Lucky Duck in Wellesley

From the Animal Rescue League of Boston: Rescued a duckling from a storm drain in Wellesley, mom was MIA so he is going to rehab, thx to @babson for assisting pic.twitter.com/xkKcQKM9bH — Animal Rescue League (@ARLBostonRescue) July 16, 2014

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Beatles tribute concert rained out in Wellesley, so settle for beetle pictures

Help!, a Beatles tribute band, was schedule to play Wednesday night, July 16, at Wellesley Town Hall Green starting at 7pm. But the concert has been nixed due to a forecast for poor weather. (Morses Pond is also closed Wednesday due to “severe weather”.) So instead, enjoy the other kind of beetles at our Bob’s […]

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New England Aquarium critters to visit Linden Square

The New England Aquarium Traveling Tidepool will come to Linden Square Courtyard on Saturday, July 12, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.  Lobsters, hermit crabs and other tidal creatures will be on hand for kids to handle or just observe.  Spongeboy and his mermaid friend will be on hand, too.  The event is free and includes […]

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Wellesley dog missing

Keep your eyes open for Samantha, a ten-month old female hound mix missing since June 26.  She is a shy pup, so if you see her do not give chase. Pet recovery service Granite Dog Recovery points out that no one can outrun a dog, and that two essentials for the successful recovery of a […]

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Dog owners still barking about Elm Bank ban

Dog owners/supporters have created a Change.org petition in an attempt to sway the Mass Horticultural Society to change its mind about the recent ban of dogs from its garden area. As of this writing, 34 people had signed up — 66 has been designated as the magic number needed to present the petition to Mass […]

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Wellesley High field gets a makeover

You’ll need to find another place to walk or run this week — at least during certain hours — if you’re used to taking to the Wellesley High School track. It’s under renovation, as you can see grass has been stripped from the field and collected in a huge pile. Robins were enjoying the fresh […]

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Wind in the Willows blowing into Wellesley

Wellesley Summer Theatre Co., for Children presents Kenneth Grahame’s Wind in the Willows on June 21-22 at Alumnae Hall at Wellesley College. It’s your chance to catch up with Ratty, Mole, Badger and Toad. Sat. June 21 @ 10am & 12noon  and  Sunday June 22 @ 11am Tickets: $5 adults and $3 for children. Free for […]

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Busy Wellesley Weekend: animals, trails and drama

There’s a full slate of activities in Wellesley this weekend beyond Friday’s high school graduation ceremony, including: Friday: Wellesley Summer Theatre’s Hay Fever (also Saturday and Sunday)   Saturday: Wellesley Grand Tour guided trail hike from 8am-noon, which will cover a 10-mile loop around town. Organized by the Wellesley Trails Committee. Petting Zoo at Linden […]

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Golden Pheasant rescued: Wellesley escapee?

The Animal Rescue League of Boston this week rescued what appears to be a Golden Pheasant in Natick and has brought the exotic creature to a shelter. Sounds more like a Wellesley bird to us… The golden pheasant from Natick on its way back to the shelter. pic.twitter.com/42k7z3bLy9 — Animal Rescue League (@ARLBostonRescue) June 3, […]

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