Category Archives: Environment

Frigid temps don’t deter Wellesley idling police

While it might be tempting to keep your car idling in school drop-off/pick-up lines when the weather is at its coldest, Wellesley Green Schools supporters urge you to turn the key and help out the environment/public health. Sprague Elementary School student Kurt Marten, with his 4-year-old brother Hans and his mom Elaine, built this snowman […]

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Wellesley Wetlands Protection Committee has vacancy

The Wellesley Natural Resources Commission is looking for a volunteer to serve on the Wetlands Protection Committee. The Committee meets every third Thursday evening and is responsible for enforcing state and local wetlands protection law.  Experience in a related field, such as civil engineering, law or environmental sciences, is preferred, but not required.  Training (paid […]

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“Growthbusters: Hooked on Growth” movie/discussion on tap

Unitarian Universalist Society of Wellesley Hills (309 Washington St.) is hosting a free screening of and discussion about “Growthbusters: Hooked on Growth” on Feb. 27 at 7:30pm. The pitch: Have you ever questioned the conventional wisdom that growth will solve our problems? Are economic growth and consumption overwhelming all that conservation and technology might do to keep the […]

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Hills Garden Club of Wellesley is thinking about Spring

While Wellesley continues to unbury from the recent storms, the Hills Garden Club of Wellesley is thinking about Spring. The club celebrates its 60th anniversary this year and has a Garden Tour planned for June 9. This will be a fundraiser for improvements and renovations at Wellesley’s Clock Tower at Elm Park. Signs like the one […]

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Wellesley dump talks trash

UPDATE: This event has been postponed until April 16 Garbology 101: Talking Trash with the Wellesley Recycling and Disposal Facility Wednesday, February 11      Wednesday, February 11 9:00 – 11:00 am DPW Training Room 20 Municipal Way A free workshop—open to the public—followed by an optional tour of the RDF From cardboard to hazardous waste, […]

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Wellesley Farmers’ Market to make triumphant return this spring

The Wellesley Farmers’ Market, which went on hiatus in 2014, will come roaring back this spring on a new day and at roomier location. The market,  held on Thursdays at the Whole Foods parking lot in 2012 and 2013, will now be held on Saturdays at 309 Washington St. (Rte. 16 West), where the UU Wellesley […]

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