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Wellesley songwriter’s uplifting tune born from Boston Marathon tragedy

WBUR has revisited a story it did last May in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing that featured a Wellesley songwriter named Stephen Randall who penned a tune called “We Will Run Again.” He told the NPR news station: “I was so inspired when I heard President Obama say, ‘You will stand. You will walk. […]

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Wellesley fundraiser season in full swing

We’ve been getting hit up left and right over the past week or so to promote various fundraisers and charity events taking place in Wellesley over the next month or two. We’ve been putting them onto a separate fundraising events page. Here you go generous people…

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One Run for Boston heads through Wellesley

Sgt Showstead took this photo of #WPD escorting #onerunforboston through town earlier as our Photo of the Day! pic.twitter.com/VTdxuLbYyo — Wellesley Police (@WellesleyPolice) April 13, 2014   Post by Wellesley Firefighters. ALSO: Boston Marathon — many Wellesley angles

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Wellesley High juniors organize cleats drive

Do you have any used cleats your children have outgrown? If so, don’t throw them out. Instead, donate them to Play Ball!, a non-profit organization that funds school sports for the public middle schools in the City of Boston. A group of Wellesley High School juniors is conducting a service project to collect cleats for […]

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Easter Bunny visits, egg hunts galore in Wellesley this spring

That rascally rabbit and plenty of Easter eggs will be found in Wellesley this spring. Among the opportunities: *Saturday, April 12: Wellesley Hills Congregational Church will have a light breakfast and Easter egg hunt starting at 9am. RSVP at [email protected] or call 781 235 4424 by April 8. Suggested donation: $5.         […]

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Boston Marathon: Many Wellesley angles

Hopkinton and Ashland can fuss about where the Boston Marathon began or begins, but there’s no arguing the fact that Wellesley is smack in the middle of the 26.2-mile course. We own from about mile 12 to 16, traversing Rte. 135 at the start and crossing over to Rte. 16 for the rest (this zippy […]

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Cancer research fundraiser to back Wellesley Youth Hockey coach’s bid to be Man of the Year

Wellesley Youth Hockey coach Joe Oliveri is running for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Man of the Year title on behalf of his co-coach/partner Katelyn Kurth’s brother Tom, who has fought Hodgkin’s Lymphoma over the past year. Tom was diagnosed unexpectedly last year with stage 4 Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and spent most of last summer in […]

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