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Filming on Rice Street

Here’s a peek at the film shoot set-up on Rice Street Friday near Wellesley High School. The Wellesley Police were on hand, along with lots of orange cones as well. As we reported earlier this week, neighbors were given a heads up that an all-day film shoot would be taking place for a local company’s […]

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Film magnet Wellesley readies for a shoot on Friday near High School

Another production company is honing in on Rice Street in Wellesley for a film shoot (sounds like some sort of Christmas-related commercial).  It will take place on Friday, Oct. 24 from 7am-7pm, and is being orchestrated by Redtree Productions, whose directors include Wellesley’s own Mary Mazzio. A scene from a movie called “The Grey Lady” […]

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Cut! “The Grey Lady” movie scene not to be shot in Wellesley after all

The location manager for an upcoming movie called “The Grey Lady” says a scene that was going to be shot next week on Rice Road has been cancelled. He didn’t elaborate on why. Before I learned this I had been looking into what’s involved when a production company chooses to film in town. For starters, the town […]

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Indie film “The Grey Lady” to shoot in Wellesley

                        Wellesley, otherwise known as Hollywood East, next week will be the site of a shoot for a new indie romantic thriller called “The Grey Lady”  that’s about a Boston police officer who heads to Nantucket to solve his partner’s murder. Nantucket is sometimes referred to […]

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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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