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Wellesley Cotillion, to be or not to be?

Pretty soon, Wellesley High School juniors and seniors will be firming up their Cotillion plans. The boys will stage dramatic “Cotillion asks”, the girls will shop for the perfect dress and 4″ heels, and limo companies will get ready to put extra stretches on the road to accommodate the demand on the big night. Unless. […]

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Bach to Rock soon to roll into Wellesley’s Linden Square

Wellesley will soon be home to a new music school, Bach to Rock, located in the corner space of the strip mall section of Linden Square, adjacent to the Kathy McCrohon Dance Center. For now, the only sounds coming out the space are the heavy metal sounds of power saws, hammers, and drills. But stay […]

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It’s time to get your Wellesley Spelling Bee team together

School’s in, and it’s time for adults to start sharpening their pencils as well.  Wellesley Education Foundation (WEF) is holding its 26th Annual Wellesley Spelling Bee — an adult spelling contest — on Thursday, November 5 at 7pm at the Sprague Elementary School gym.   Last year, over 55 teams drawn from local businesses, community groups, PTOs, colleges and schools strutted their […]

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Round-up of musical events around Wellesley

Wellesley College has posted its Fall 2015 concert series, and all events are free and open to the public. Organist and harpsichordist Jacob Street is opening the series at Houghton Chapel on Sept. 9 at 8pm. If you’ve never been in Houghton Chapel before, the stained glass and general holy hush of the 1899 building […]

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Wellesley Books September author line-up to include best-seller Rick Riordan

Rick Riordan, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series, the Kane Chronicles, the Heroes of Olympus, and the forthcoming Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, will be at Wellesley Books on Sunday, September 13, at 2:30pm. Joined by authors Jonathan Stroud and Eoin Colfer, Riordan will serve as […]

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Annual July Jubilation coming to Wellesley Square

Wellesley Square is revving up to host its annual July Jubilation celebration on Saturday, July 18, 9:30am – 4:30pm. The shopping and family fun extravaganza traditionally offers great bargains for shoppers and plenty of activities for kids. Over sixty merchants will join in with sidewalk sales, and also on hand will be a dunk tank, […]

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BaHa Brothers bring a little flair to Wellesley Town Hall lawn

Here are a couple of pics of last night’s doings at Town Hall.  The BaHa Brothers, a Jimmy Buffet/Beach Boys summertime-style band, played to a crowd willing to brave a few drops of rain to enjoy their energy and showmanship. Check out the Recreation Department’s full line-up of summer concerts here.

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Here are your 2015 Wellesley High Film Festival winners

Wellesley High School this past week held a film festival at the Katherine L. Babson, Jr., Auditorium that highlighted the work of students in film and animation. The festival was a senior project done by student Luke Ehrlichman, with assistance by WHS teachers Julie Spilka and Doug Johnson. Here are the winners: Best Animation: Tie […]

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