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An even Luxer Wellesley on the way?

Wellesley has the Gretta Luxe women’s clothing and accessories store, MiniLuxe salon and Lux Bond & Green jewelers. It used to have Lux Nails & Spa and even Electrolux vacuum cleaners businesses, and coming soon will be the luxury condos of Belclare. But maybe there’s room for even more luxy business: We spotted a Craigslist […]

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Wellesley’s La Riviera Gourmet closes cafe, keeps on catering

            La Riviera Gourmet¬†cafe at 390 Washington St., stated on its Facebook page in mid-July that it would be closing the cafe for part of the summer, re-opening on Aug. 24, but continuing to cater. But Aug. 24 has come and gone and the cafe remains closed. Responses to our […]

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Pine Straw continues on its quest for world domination

Pine Straw, the Wellesley shop that opened in 2011 and quickly became the go-to place in town for tabletop items, home accents, and personal accessories, is all aquiver as it readies to open the doors on Thursday to its second shop, this one at 1625 Beacon St. in Waban. Here’s a sneak peek at the […]

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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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