Category Archives: Construction

Linden Street traffic warning for week of May 26th

The town contractor will be milling Linden Street roadway surface from Weston Road to Everett Street during thehours between 9am-3pm.   Schedule for this work is as follows:   On Tuesday May 27th The milling work will take place between Crest Road and Weston Road. This section of the roadway will be closed to thru […]

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Rockland/Washington Street project to stretch until October in Wellesley

From Wellesley Department of Public Works: The Washington St. / Rockland St. Roadway Improvements Project is scheduled to commence on May 5, 2014. Work will take place Monday through Friday between the hours of 7:00 AM and 5:00 PM Police details will be on-site during the project construction to minimize impacts to traffic, parking, and […]

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Wales St. bridge to get face lift

NOTICE April 2014 Wales Street Bridge Improvements Project (Walnut Street at the Wellesley/Newton Line) The Wales Street Bridge Improvements Project is scheduled to commence on April 28, 2014, and the work should be completed by November 2014.  Work will take place Monday through Friday, and typical hours for work in the roadway area will be […]

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Wellesley to flush hydrants

The Water & Sewer Division of the Department of Public Works will be flushing water mains throughout Wellesley beginning Monday, April 28th through Friday, May 2nd, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  The purpose of flushing is to remove sediment buildup in the mains and to verify the safe operation of hydrants and valves. The flushing may result […]

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Wellesley bridge work continues. Yes, you’ve read this headline before

If it seems like the Rockland St. bridge is the most lovingly tended project in town, that perception would be correct.  Back in 2012, the bridge underwent a major renovation.  After a couple of delays in opening (one due to a damaged gas main), the bridge reopened in January 2013. So far in 2014, the […]

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Wellesley’s Linden Store to become as big as its subs

The owners of the Linden Store deli, located at 162 Linden St., have confirmed that they are expanding the 1,380 square foot restaurant into the now-empty space next door, increasing their business to 2,400 square feet. Owners Greg and Mark LeBrun have long wanted to expand. When next-door neighbor hair salon Eugenio Coiffeurs D’elegant decided […]

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Rockland Street bridge undergoing another fix

Wellesley’s Rockland Street bridge, which underwent construction in 2012 and re-opened early last year, is going to be halfway out of commission for a month starting on Wednesday, Jan. 8. National Grid will begin work to install a new natural gas line over the bridge, and that’s going to require the northbound lane of traffic […]

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Biggest Wellesley stories of 2013

It’s been both a heartbreaking and heartwarming year in Wellesley. Here’s a look back at the top stories of 2013 in town. Boston Marathon bombings Things couldn’t have been more normal in Wellesley on Marathon Day, as all runners and wheelchair participants passed through town before the bombs went off at the finish line.  In […]

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