Category Archives: Education

Boston Catholic Insider blog delves into closing of St. Paul School in Wellesley

Boston Catholic Insider, a blog written by anonymous people “with close ties to the Archdiocese of Boston,” has posted the first of at least a two-part series on the closing of Wellesley’s St. Paul School. We first reported on St. Paul School closing this past Friday. In its post, Boston Catholic Insider calls the official St. […]

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            We’d been hearing rumors that St. Paul School at 502 Washington St., in Wellesley would not be opening this Fall. Unable to reach the school during its limited summer hours today, we put a few questions to St. John School in Wellesley Hills, and was redirected to the Archdiocese of Boston. […]

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Composers descend upon Wellesley

The annual Composers Conference & Chamber Music Workshops is once again being hosted at Wellesley College, and as usual, the event (being held through Aug. 2) will include public access to free concerts (including Wednesday and Saturday at 8pm in the Chapel) and lectures. Big names at the event include David Sanford and Edward Jacobs. […]

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Ex-Olympian Tim Broe to coach Wellesley High boys cross country team

Tim Broe, who placed 11th in the 5,000 meter race at the 2004 Olympics in Athens with a time of 13:33.06, has been named as the new boys’ cross country coach at Wellesley High School. Walter Johnson, who has been coaching the boys, will coach the girls’ team. This Illinois-born 38-year-old has an interesting background, filled with […]

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Who knew little bridges were lurking under vegetation near Wellesley High?

Work on the Fuller Brook Park restoration uncovered a few little bridge/tunnel structures over the past week near Wellesley High School along Paine Street that you might be surprised to know even existed. Thanks to reader MC for passing along photos. And here’s the latest Fuller Brook Park restoration project update.

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Babson crows about being #2 on Money’s Best Colleges list

Babson College is flying high after being ranked #2, behind only Stanford University, on Money’s new Best Colleges list, which focuses on value. Last year, Babson was #1. Overall, Money looked at about 1,500 four-year colleges/universities, ranking them based on quality of education, affordability and early career earnings. According to the rankings, Babson boasted a […]

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This happened 3 years ago today in Wellesley

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Wellesley College has shiny new boathouse

If you haven’t been for a trot around Lake Waban lately, you might be surprised to see the majorly renovated Butler boathouse that houses Wellesley College crew and sailing vessels. Campers use it during the summer. It would be sweet if local residents could use it too, but as far as I know, that’s not […]

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