Category Archives: Health

Wellesley finally getting dedicated CrossFit gym

UPDATED: (with comments/input from CrossFit Marauder owner Erica Dolen on 12/4/14) How in the world Wellesley has eluded the CrossFit craze to this point is beyond us given all the other fitness businesses and personal trainers that have descended upon the town. That’s not to say that individual Wellesley residents don’t partake in the popular, competitive and sometimes over-the-top core […]

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Snow no match for Wellesley Turkey Trot runners

#Wellesley Turkey Trot 2014 #running A video posted by theswellesleyreport (@theswellesleyreport) on Nov 11, 2014 at 5:39am PST Two thousand runners and walkers took to the streets of Wellesley on Thanksgiving morning to complete the 5K Turkey Trot that started and ended in Linden Square. The course traversed Wellesley Square and Wellesley College as well. […]

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Wellesley Community Blood Drive on Nov. 26

Give blood on Wednesday, Nov. 26 from 10am-3pm at Wellesley Hills Congregational Church to honor the memory of Dan McCabe, a young Wellesley resident who died in 2007. For an appointment, call 1-800 RED CROSS (733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org RELATED: A Path in the Woods Foundation

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Seasonal Flu Clinic in Wellesley on Nov. 25

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Wellesley community coaxed with goody bags to prepare for emergencies

Wellesley Health Department Presents: Dinner and Learn – Emergency Preparedness Begins at Home, a workshop for Town of Wellesley volunteers and the community.  At this free Dinner and Learn presentation, which includes a substantial meal as well as a goody bag of safety stuff, you will be informed about emergency preparedness. (above is a picture of […]

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Over-sugared Wellesley’s last chance to donate Halloween candy

The scariest part about Halloween is the way that just two weeks after the ghosts and ghouls go away, the pounds and tooth decay show up. Time to break it to your trick-or-treaters gently: it’s been a wild ride, but the candy has got to go. Right now, this town has enough Hershey bars, Sour […]

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“Ether Dome” play recalls famed Wellesley dentist

Huntington Theatre Co’s new “Ether Dome” play, which recalls the early days of medical pain relief, has a solid Wellesley angle. It tells the story of Wellesley dentist William TG Morton, who took part in the first public demonstration of ether used as a surgical anesthetic in 1864and wound up being quite the controversial figure. […]

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Beautiful people to have another option to remain so in Wellesley

Loading View on Instagram   Follain, a skin care, hair care, and cosmetics store, is opening a holiday pop-up store November 1 through December 31 at 50 Central St., the former Twig location. The shop, which also has locations in Boston’s South End and on Nantucket, is known for its made-in-the-US ethos and highly curated […]

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