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Running for good causes in Wellesley

Babson College and MassBay Community College in Wellesley have each held 5K road races this month, both raising money for worthy causes. Two weeks ago, Babson hosted the Babson Runs for Rett race, which traversed the Babson and Olin campuses, with a good steep run up Wellesley Avenue at the finish. The race, held during […]

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Inside Wellesley High Cross Country team’s car wash

Somehow they got my car clean.

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Fancy this: Charli XCX to perform in Wellesley

English singer and songwriter Charli XCX, who has written hits such as Icona Pop’s “I Love It” and Iggy Azalea’s “Fancy”, will be appearing at Wellesley College on Sunday Oct. 5 at 7pm at Tishman Commons. She has a new album of her own coming out later in October. The show is free for Wellesley College students and costs […]

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Upham Sports Carnival on Saturday

Head over to Upham Elementary School on Saturday from 11am-3pm for the annual Sports Carnival at 35 Wynnewood Rd. The school fundraiser features games (including a dunk tank and cake walk), food and more.

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You might think it’s much ado about nothing, but free Shakespeare is headed to Wellesley College

                        Actors from the London Stage ( will perform Shakespeare’s comedy Much Ado About Nothing at Wellesley College’s Alumnae Hall on October 9-11, 7 pm., and the shows are free to the public.  The Actors From The London Stage (AFTLS) is one of the oldest and most […]

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Wellesley’s fastest want to wash your wheels on Saturday

If your car’s not looking quite as shiny as you’d like, make sure to stop by the Wellesley High School Cross Country team’s car wash on Saturday, September 27th. If your car looks as good as new, the team encourages you to lend your support to the fundraiser anyways — this event is a primary […]

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ESPN, Herald give Wellesley High football props for domestic violence awareness stance

The Wellesley High football team lost Friday night at home to Newton North in a heartbreaker, but the players are getting major credit from area sports reporters for their anti-domestic violence campaign inspired by a series of recent incidents involving NFL players. The high school players wore purple bandanas and encouraged fans to do likewise under […]

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Wellesley MCAS scores are here

Time to dive into the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) test results for Wellesley. A snapshot’s below, but full details are here, including sortable tables that let you explore individual school scores. At a glance, Wellesley students aced their English Language Arts tests, started (4th grade) and finished (10th grade) strong in math, and have some […]

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Wellesley High football team pushing purple for Friday night game

UPDATE: Raiders lost a heartbreaker, 28-23. Though the team’s domestic abuse awareness campaign didn’t go unnoticed. The Wellesley High Raiders football team has its annual home night game tonight at 7pm under the lights, and the players will be adding purple to their usual red/black/white uniforms. The team on its Facebook page states: “Our football […]

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Comedian Bob Marley at Babson Friday night; Road race on Saturday

If you see more activity than usual around Babson College this weekend that’s because it’s the school’s homecoming and reunion weekend. While the activities are mainly for the Babson crowd, the public is also invited to join in some of the fun, including a comedy show Friday night (Sept. 19) at 930-10:30pm under a big […]

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