Category Archives: Health

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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Drink your Kale and like it: Thirst Juice opening at Wellesley Belclare this year

Thirst Juice, the Downtown Crossing/Financial District juice bar opened by the lawyerly wife-and-husband team of Heather Stevenson and Christopher Roche in late 2014, is expanding its health-conscious business into Wellesley later this year at 53 Grove St., as part of the Belclare condo/retail development. So yes, the $35M project that has been clogging up traffic for […]

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Wellesley flu clinic scheduled for Oct 1

SEASONAL FLU CLINIC SCHEDULED A walk‐in clinic for Wellesley residents 18+ WHO: Wellesley residents 18+ WHEN: Thursday, October 1, 2015 TIME: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM WHERE: Wellesley Hills Congregational Church 207 Washington Street (Route 16) Wellesley, MA 02481 LIMITED HIGH DOSE vaccine will be available for those 65+ Medicare and some insurance plans for […]

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Wellesley Village Church partners with End Hunger to feed neighbors in need

Retired executives reminisced about their (limited) days on the assembly line when they were learning their company’s business from the bottom up as part of their junior exec training programs. Kids were reminded of pre-school activity tables where they scooped up cups of dried pasta and dumped them out. And I, who wasn’t sure what […]

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West Nile virus-positive mosquito identified in Wellesley

This just in from the Wellesley Health Department: On Thursday, August 20, 2015, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) announced that a mosquito in Wellesley had tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV). WNV infected mosquitoes have been found in neighboring communities and throughout Greater Boston. Thus the risk of WNV in this area […]

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Wellesley Turkey Trot registration is open

The heat of August may be upon us, but that hasn’t stopped the planners in town among us from looking ahead to fall. Registration has opened for what has become the traditional Wellesley Turkey Trot, slated for Thanksgiving morning and this year being supported by Bank of America. The Wellesley Turkey Trot Foundation says the following […]

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Wellesley Trails walk on June 6: Charles River Path and Cochituate Aqueduct

Join the Wellesley Trails Committee on National Trails Day for its final guided walk of the Spring series, Saturday June 6, 9am – 10am. Enjoy scenic views along the river on the Charles River Path. Walk along the brick Waterway, the remnants of proposed development in the 1890’s at Indian Springs Park. Follow the Crosstown […]

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Wellesley Public Schools alert community about chicken pox case

Dear WMS Parents: I am writing to give you information regarding a medical issue at the Middle School.  Today, we learned that we have a student who has been diagnosed with a confirmed case of chicken pox.  Even though chicken pox has become a rare occurrence because of the strong immunization program required by the […]

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