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Wellesley High wrestlers good on land, too

We all know now that Wellesley High School wrestlers can hold their own vs. the elements, but what about vs. other wrestlers? They’re pretty good there, too. This past weekend the WHS team competed at the Natick Wrestling Tournament and six Wellesley wrestlers placed: Brian Long 1st 182 LB Thomas Nocka 2nd 195 LB Michael […]

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2 Pats AFC Championship Game tix being auctioned to benefit Wellesley’s Hardy School

An auction is being held for 2 tickets to this Sunday night’s Patriots-Colts AFC Championship Game, with proceeds going to Wellesley’s Hardy Elementary School. The bidding is up to $510 as of Tuesday morning for the end zone seats, and a Buy It Now price of $1,50o has been set. Bidding ends Thursday night. RELATED: […]

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Wellesley High Raider is a bust… in a good way

Visitors to Wellesley High School are now greeted outside the main office by an impressive sculpture of school mascot “The Raider,” courtesy of 2013 graduate John Picking. Picking made a name for himself at Wellesley High as a good athlete — he played for the baseball team and now skates for the U.S. Premier Hockey League’s Junior […]

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Wellesley Education Foundation’s $76K in fall grants fund CPR, robotics, instruments & more

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On second thought, let’s walk to school on Tuesday instead

Sprague Elementary School kids and families were supposed to be walking to school today, but given the frigid weather in Wellesley, Walk to School Day has been postponed until Tuesday, Jan. 13. RELATED: -2 in Wellesley Where to Sled in Wellesley

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It’s official: Jan. 27 is No Homework Day at Wellesley Middle School

Wellesley Middle School Principal Mark Ito has declared Tuesday, Jan. 27 as No Homework Day at WMS. Students earned the break by working hard in their homerooms to collect donations for the Wellesley Food Pantry and Voices Against Violence. “We received over 13,000 items, our highest amount ever!  In response, I am declaring Tuesday, January 27, […]

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Top 10 Most Read Swellesley Stories of 2014

We just cruised through Google Analytics to see what our most-read stories of 2014 were, and while we can account for our tastes, we can’t account for yours… 1. Nearly Naked, “Sleepwalker” zombie sculpture triggers debate at Wellesley College 2. White Mountain Creamery Melts Down in Wellesley Square 3. How Can Whole Foods Afford to […]

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Wellesley Summer Theatre presents Virginia Woolf’s Orlando

Virginia Woolf’s Orlando, adapted by Sarah Ruhl, directed by Nora Hussey January 8 – February 2. 2015 Evenings: Thursday, Friday, & Saturday @ 7pm Matinees: Saturday & Sunday @ 2pm Ruth Nagel Jones Theatre Boston-area premiere of this gender-flipping novel-turned-play. $20 General Admission $10 for Seniors and Students To make a reservation call the box […]

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