Category Archives: Business

Wellesley Dental Group has sweetened the pot for annual post-Halloween candy collection

Ready to get rid of all that candy? Join Wellesley Dental Group’s 8th Annual Community Candy Drive to benefit the U.S. troops serving overseas. From November 1st to November 5th, the office will be collecting candy, as well as handwritten notes and cards, to be sent to American servicemen via non-profit organization CarePacks, along with oral hygiene supplies. This year, […]

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Ooh la la, French linens warehouse sale at Wellesley Community Center

On one of my regular errands loops though town (bank, Roche Bros., dump, Schofield Store), I was surprised to see that our own Community Center at 219 Washington St. was the site of a French linens warehouse sale. A more unlikely partnership could hardly exist, what with the French reputation for all things chic and […]

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Rushing toward winter in Wellesley Square

Fall Farewell? Maybe I’m not reading this banner at The Gap store in Wellesley Square correctly, but it sure seems like they’re trying to give Fall the bum’s rush. RELATED: Wellesley businesses that came and went in 2014

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Fashion boutique Ava opens in Wellesley Square

Ava, a high-end women’s international apparel, accessories, and shoe store has opened its doors at the former Posies location at 77 Central St. in Wellesley Square. Owner Carlos Pava, who named the store for his youngest daughter, says he is committed to offering clothes made from “classic, beautiful fabrics, with a European flair.” The store […]

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Chief Cunningham not merely Wellesley Square window dressing

Don’t worry you beautiful families, new grads and lovely couples. That big striking portrait of Wellesley Police Chief Terrence Cunningham that’s front and center in Roger Pelissier’s portrait photography shop window on Washington Street won’t be there forever. You’ll get your space back. But give the Chief his chance. We’re told that Mr. Pelissier traveled to NYC recently with […]

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From Ireland to Cliff Estates to Wellesley police station cell and back to Ireland?

David Drumm, the former head of Anglo Irish Bank, was arrested at his Wellesley home this past weekend at the request of Irish authorities who want to extradite him to face more than two dozen criminal charges overseas related to that bank’s messy demise. Drumm has been living in Wellesley for the past 6 years, […]

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Wellesley teen entrepreneur looks to kickstart a return to cloth diapers

Being in the diaper business can be a dirty job, but Wellesley High School Senior Sierra Levanto wants to do it. With her 9-month-old business called PandaBaby, this budding entrepreneur is on a mission to sell moms and dads on using a brand new sort of cloth diaper that she hopes will help address “the mind-blowing waste of disposable […]

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Wellesley man busted for alleged $1M embezzlement

From the Department of Justice’s US Attorney’s Office in Massachusetts: The former controller of a Cambridge-based technology company was arrested [on Oct. 7] for embezzling $1 million from the company. The 43-year-old Wellesley man was charged in a criminal complaint with one count of wire fraud.   According to the complaint, the man worked at the company from 2004 […]

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