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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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Wellesley-ites must have a few stories to tell

UPDATE (8/7/14): Wellesley Free Library’s Elise MacLennan tells us that there’s talk of starting a monthly series of  Fireside Chats on Thursdays at the Hills Branch Library in January 2015.  The idea would be to give locals a chance to share their true stories. I’ve been wondering for a while whether Wellesley might be ripe for some sort of […]

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New England Aquarium critters to visit Linden Square

The New England Aquarium Traveling Tidepool will come to Linden Square Courtyard on Saturday, July 12, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.  Lobsters, hermit crabs and other tidal creatures will be on hand for kids to handle or just observe.  Spongeboy and his mermaid friend will be on hand, too.  The event is free and includes […]

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People Magazine: Wellesley jeweler marries Swayze widow

It’s not too often Wellesley gets mentioned in People magazine, but the recent Palm Beach wedding between Albert DePrisco of the Wellesley jewelry store bearing his last name and Lisa Niemi (actor Patrick Swayze’s widow) made the cut.  They were engaged on Christmas Eve, and Niemi has been seen in Wellesley at book signings, etc. […]

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Wellesley High Drama presents Awkward Paws

The Wellesley High School Drama Society presents a play, Awkward Paws, by Vladimir Pushkin on Wednesday, March 12 at 4:30 p.m. and on Thursday, March 13 at 7:30 p.m.  Performances will take place at the Katherine Babson Jr. Auditorium at Wellesley High School.  Admission is $5.      

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WMS says Kung Hei Fat Choy (Happy Chinese New Year)

Wellesley Middle School’s Chinese Culture Club organized a Chinese New Year celebration to promote cultural awareness. Students were invited to try their hand at chopsticks and calligraphy, observe a Kung Fu demonstration and ribbon dancing, watch movies, sample  some food, and other activities.  According to the Chinese zodiac, it’s the Year of the Horse.  Those […]

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Illusionist Lyn Dillies appearing in Wellesley

(UPDATE: Taping in January was postponed due to storm, rescheduled for 4pm, Feb. 6) The public is invited to catch magician and illusionist Lyn Dillies on Tuesday, Jan. 21 at 4pm at the Wellesley Community Center, where she will be a guest on Gil Stubbs’ World of Magic show that runs on Wellesley Media cable […]

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Biggest Wellesley stories of 2013

It’s been both a heartbreaking and heartwarming year in Wellesley. Here’s a look back at the top stories of 2013 in town. Boston Marathon bombings Things couldn’t have been more normal in Wellesley on Marathon Day, as all runners and wheelchair participants passed through town before the bombs went off at the finish line.  In […]

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Wellesley filmmaker’s latest documentary coming to Bloomberg TV

Wellesley filmmaker Mary Mazzio says her latest work, a documentary titled Contrarian that chronicles the life of philanthropist and investor John Templeton, is set to make its national debut later this month on Bloomberg TV. We posted about the film being in the works at the start of this year. Templeton, one of the all-time […]

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“30 Rock” hat guy Judah Friedlander coming to Wellesley Friday night

Judah Friedlander, best known for his role as the trucker hat-wearing Frank on the TV show “30 Rock,” brings his stand-up routine to Babson College this Friday, Sept. 27 at 9pm. Tickets are $10 per person, $5 for Babson students. The event takes place as part of the Back to Babson weekend. More info here. […]

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