Category Archives: Food

Food waste program at Wellesley Free Library on Dec. 8

A showing of the documentary Just Eat It (based on the book by Wellesley High grad Jonathan Bloom), followed by a discussion with Wellesley native Ashley Stanley of the Lovin’ Spoonfuls food rescue group, will be held at Wellesley Free Library on Dec. 8 from 6:30-9pm. The event, free and open to the public, is designed […]

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5 Unique finds at Wellesley marketplace

The Wellesley Hills Junior Women’s Club‘s Wellesley Marketplace takes place on Saturday, Nov. 21 at Wellesley Middle School, 50 Kingsbury St. Premium Admission starts at 9am for $20. General admission starts at 10am for $15 for adults and $5 for students and seniors. With its cut above the ordinary offerings, shopping at Marketplace is always […]

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Another reason Thanksgiving will be different in Wellesley this year: nearby Owen’s Poultry Farm sold

We hear that many people in Wellesley have been getting their Thanksgiving turkeys for years from Owen’s Poultry Farm in Needham, but that’s going to change this year. The 80-year-old farm is not selling turkeys this year, according to the Needham Times, and in fact, the property and associated fixings have been sold for $7M […]

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Wellesley Rotary rallying volunteers to pack meals

From Rotary Club of Wellesley: The Rotary Club of Wellesley is sponsoring a Stop Hunger Now food packaging event on Oct. 17, starting at 10AM at the Wellesley Community Center, 219 Washington Street. One hundred volunteers are needed in order to reach the goal to package 20,000 meals in about three hours. Interested participants can register at […]

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Wellesley restaurant review: Bertucci’s

We checked out Bertucci’s recently, a place that we’ve been to several times but never reviewed for The Swellesley Report.  A couple of us felt like pizza that night, whereas a couple of us wanted more of a meal experience, so we knew the popular spot, known as Playhouse Square because it once housed a […]

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Wellesley Yogurtology opens

We wanted so much to believe that Yogurtology would open in Spring 2015, as their sign promised. But spring sprung right on by and the promised super-premium frozen treat spot remained under construction. All summer long we drove slowly by, keeping an eye on the slow-but-sure progress. One day the facade faded from the bright […]

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Nick’s Pizza House in Wellesley still under renovation

We noticed back in late June that Nick’s Pizza House was closed, and the sign in the window cited renovations as the reason. A call to their Natick location didn’t glean us any additional information, but we’ve heard that there may be a change in ownership coming. Until then, find something to fill the void […]

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Update: Green’s Hardware and Nick’s House of Pizza

Green’s Hardware, which briefly closed to deal with ceiling repairs, is back open as of today. So if you’ve been procrastinating about getting your own household repairs done because you didn’t want to schlep all the way to Home Depot for supplies, no more excuses. A little further down Washington St., a sign on the […]

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