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Wellesley Farmers’ Market not sprouting this spring

We heard whispers yesterday that the farmers’ market, located in the Whole Foods parking lot May – October for the past two years, would not return for 2014. The Wellesley Farmers’ Market celebrated its grand opening in May of 2012 thanks to a collaboration involving organizations such as Sustainable Wellesley, Whole Foods and Mass Hort, and featured local vendors […]

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How can Wellesley Whole Foods afford to slash prices this way?

Many Wellesley residents have fond memories of the old Star Market and mourned its passing.  It was widely presumed that the store could simply no longer afford the high cost of doing business in Wellesley, what with it’s outdated business model that emphasized low prices and sales. When Whole Foods moved into the space, it […]

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Massachusetts Attorney General goes after Wellesley-based dental provider

From Massachusetts Attorney General’s office: A Wellesley-based dental provider has been sued for allegedly overbilling the state’s Medicaid program (MassHealth) for more than $1.1 million of house calls to patients in multiple nursing homes, Attorney General Martha Coakley announced today. The complaint against HealthDrive Corporation, filed in Suffolk Superior Court, alleges that since July 2010, […]

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Move over Al Roker: Have you seen Wellesley’s awesome new weatherman?

Who needs Al Roker or Harvey Leonard? There’s a new weatherman in Wellesley, and his name is Jake Maulin: the personal trainer is promoting his local business on Wellesley Media while spreading the word on living healthy and taking advantage of nice weather when you can.

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Public hearing about Wellesley retail beer/wine sales set for Monday

Now that Wellesley voters have approved a measure to allow retail sales of beer and wine, the Board of Selectmen will take on the task of pinning down rules for the licenses it will dole out. The regular board meeting starts at 7pm on Monday, March 10 at Town Hall, beginning with Citizen Speak. The […]

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Hair! Hair! Fulham Salon with London flair coming soon to Wellesley Square

Wellesley will soon gain a new hair salon, an outfit called Fulham Salon that already has a location in Newton on Beacon Street. It looks like the Wellesley location will be called Fulham Salon Hair Workshop. It is setting up shop at 24 Grove St., a space that’s been vacant since late 2012, when vacuum […]

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Wellesley voters overwhelmingly approve letting stores sell booze

Wellesley voters strongly supported a measure at the polls today to allow retails sales of wine and beer, with the Yesses outnumbering Nos by a count of 2,248 to 336, with 335 blanks (according to preliminary results released on Tuesday night). Town Meeting members in December also heavily supported the change, which should give the […]

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