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Weekend fun just a bit beyond Wellesley

The next Nomad Story Slam community story telling event, loosely based on NPR’s MOTH Radio Hour,  will be held on Friday Jan 23, 7:30 PM at Gregorian Rugs in Newton Lower Falls. Come and just enjoy a night of storytelling or throw your name in the hat to tell your own story. Your story should […]

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Walking Dead actor Seth Gilliam coming to Babson

Seth Gilliam, who does a great job playing Father Gabriel on AMC’s Walking Dead TV series, is coming to Babson College next month to share his industry knowledge and show off his acting skills. You might also recognize Gilliam from his roles in Teen Wolf, The Wire and Oz. On Thursday, Feb. 5, Gilliam will […]

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If you want to watch TV taping of Wellesley High Quiz team…

A team of Wellesley High School students has again qualified for the final round of 16 that will compete for WGBH TV’s High School Quiz Show for 2015. Wellesley’s first round match-up is vs. Acton-Boxborough and taping takes place on Jan. 25 at 3pm in Boston. Here’s how to sign up (Note, you need to be […]

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A look back at Wellesley’s famous guests of 2014

Wellesley was once again a magnet for the well-known in 2014. Among our prestigious visitors this past year: *Wellesley College alum and former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright visited her alma mater a few times, including to show off her many pins. *Civil rights activist Ruby Bridges shared her stories with students *Former Boston Bruins star defenseman […]

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Presto! Young magician to appear at Wellesley Community Center

Teenage magician Ryan Lally, who has been wowing audiences with plenty of tricks in the book from card tricks on up to more complicated amazements, will be the next special guest on Wellesley Media Corp.‘s Gil Stubbs’ World of Magic show, to be taped at the Wellesley Community Center on December 3 at 4 pm. […]

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Verizon FiOS, Cox Media tick off Wellesley

Wellesley residents were among the 400,000 households in Massachusetts forced on Thanksgiving Day to miss the Cowboys-Eagles football game and spend more quality time with family on the holiday as a result of a financial dispute between Verizon FiOS and Cox Media, which owns the Fox TV station that carries NFL games. Some of us […]

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The weekend in Wellesley

Friday, 11/21, 2pm – 3:30 Dana Hall Middle School Waldo Auditorium Free   Wellesley Middle School One-Act Plays Thursday 11/20 at 4:30pm & Friday 11/21 at 7:00pm at the WMS Auditorium. These are 3 comic plays performed by 7th and 8th graders in the auditorium. Admission is free, and we ask for donations at the […]

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Wellesley dream team joins forces for “Benched” comedy on USA Network

The new USA Network comedy “Benched,” about “a high-powered corporate lawyer’s fall from grace into the rough and tumble world of the public defenders,” was co-created by 1990 Wellesley High alum Michaela Watkins and stars Jay Harrington, another Wellesley High alum (1989)  who recently played the title character in the TV comedy “Better off Ted.” A former […]

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