Category Archives: Food

Here’s what Wellesley Food Pantry needs

From Wellesley Food Pantry: Wellesley Food Pantry requests your continuing support to ensure we have adequate resources to offer our clients healthy options for food security during this new year. The pantry relies on—and is grateful for—the generous donations we receive from the community, as we are not eligible for any public funding. Wellesley Food Pantry only serves residents […]

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Pizza Peddler to start peddling pizzas (and more) soon in Wellesley

When we saw the closed for renovations sign last June in the window of Nick’s Pizza House, we had our suspicions about the place ever opening again. Call us jaded, but we’ve seen the term used as code for “never opening again under this name” more than a few times in town. Sure enough, Nick’s […]

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Bake sales back on menu for Wellesley School Committee

UPDATE (12/15/15): Students made their bake sale presentation during School Committee Meeting and said that they found bake sales are more lucrative than alternative fundraisers. See presentation at bottom of this post. As promised in June, the Wellesley School Committee is again taking up the issue of whether or not bake sales — popular fundraisers […]

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You need cookies. Sprague School’s Cookie Walk has you covered

Sprague’s Annual Cookie Walk, The Ultimate Cookie Sale Thursday, December 10 3:00 to 5:00 PM Sprague Gym       It’s more than just cookies. Come see: David Hall, Magician LINX Dancers Wellesley Merchant Raffle Eric Berry’s Photo Booth A Photo Exhibit of Wellesley Dating Back to 1880 Cupcake Corner Wellesley Bakeries’ Treats A Donation Station […]

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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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