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Wellesley MLP’s next act: serving up Internet and phone service?

The Wellesley Municipal Light Plant has long provided the town with a reliable and price-competitive source of energy, and in recent years has continued to innovate, supporting the move to greener power sources and even working to improve cellular phone service in town by installing new antennas that wireless carriers might exploit. The WMLP’s next […]

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Sharing the wealth: Milford woman buys $1M lottery ticket in Wellesley

This isn’t necessarily a case of the rich getting richer in Wellesley. A Milford woman (of unknown means) scooped up a  “$4,000,000 Winfall” Mass Lottery scratch ticket from Wellesley’s Village Market at 9 Washington St., and won $1 million. These $10 tickets went on sale earlier this month. There’s something in it for Village Market, […]

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Wellesley getting cleaner and greener with Lapels

The marketing efforts of dry cleaning businesses go something like this: We’re the greenest. No we’re the greenest. No, WE’RE the greenest. And indeed, Wellesley’s newest dry cleaner, dubbed Lapels and located in the Wellesley plaza that includes Whole Foods, assures us that it is the greenest. “Lapels has pioneered its eco-friendly dry cleaning experience […]

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Gretta Luxe in Wellesley Square burglarized overnight

The Gretta Luxe shop at 94 Central St., in Wellesley Square was burglarized after midnight on Thursday, with whoever did it smashing through the front door with a boulder (according to our tipster) and absconding with pricey purses and possibly other merchandise. Here’s what Wellesley Police have reported: The Wellesley Police Emergency Communications Center received […]

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Wellesley estate sale to have royal flair

Attention Wellesley royalty: It looks as though this estate sale at 65 Westgate Rd., on Saturday Aug. 8 from 9am-2pm might have more than a few items of interest for you…

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Nick’s Pizza House in Wellesley still under renovation

We noticed back in late June that Nick’s Pizza House was closed, and the sign in the window cited renovations as the reason. A call to their Natick location didn’t glean us any additional information, but we’ve heard that there may be a change in ownership coming. Until then, find something to fill the void […]

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All of Red Sox’s problems solved: Wellesley’s Sam Kennedy named president

Congrats to Wellesley resident Sam Kennedy, who is being promoted from COO to President of the Boston Red Sox at the end of the team’s so far dreadful season. With a little Wellesley magic higher up within Sox hierarchy the team will no doubt turn around its fortunes. Kennedy, who grew up in Brookline not far from […]

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Ivivva clothing store ditches Wellesley for Natick Mall

Ivivva, the girls activewear and accessories shop that opened at 1 Crest Rd. in Wellesley less than two years ago, is bouncing over to the Natick Mall in August. The Wellesley location has been shuttered. The space has been home to numerous businesses in recent years, including the Wellesley Townsman, a bead shop and a lacrosse goods […]

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