Category Archives: Health

Learn how not to let ticks get under your skin

Wellesley Health Department, Wellesley Conservation Council and Wellesley Trails Committee Present: TICK‐TOCK…IT’S A TICK TALK Presenter Richard J. Pollack, Ph.D. is a public health zoologist serving Harvard University, the MA Dept. of Agricultural Resources, and IdentifyUS LLC. Highlights of the program include:  Reviewing the fascinating biology of ticks and other creatures that find us […]

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Wellesley Health Dept. says take care of the skin you’re in

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Dog owners warned not to feed the rats at Wellesley park

A sign (or signs) has popped up at Centennial Park in Wellesley warning dog owners to clean up after their pooches — or else risk attracting rats who apparently have pretty exotic palates.  We’re not sure where the sign came from: Not the town’s animal control officer and not the DPW. Though it sounds like […]

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Wellesley to celebrate Sustainable Living

Also of interest… Sustainable Wellesley is greener than thou  

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Learn about fire safety at Wellesley library

Learn all about fire safety training while in the presence of a live fire on Wednesday, May 6, 6:30pm – 8:30pm at the main library. Presenter Lt. Paul Delaney, a 21-year veteran of the Wellesley fire department and its Public Education Officer, will have things under control as he discusses home fire safety, how to […]

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Wellesley takes its spring cleaning seriously

The  Recycling and Disposal Facility will collect all those pesticides, fertilizers, old medicine, and other nastiness that, with good reason, you haven’t dared to simply toss into the trash compacter, on Sunday, May 3, 9am – 3pm. There are limits, however.  You can’t bring your ammunition, fireworks, radioactive material, and other scary-sounding items to the dump. […]

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Babson Cannabis Symposium to bring serious pot talk to Wellesley

Wellesley isn’t exactly the most marijuana-friendly community around. Whereas Newtonville has a dispensary on the way in early 2016 and Natick is home to the Northeastern Institute of Cannabis, Wellesley had a year-long moratorium on dispensaries in place until last summer and then imposed new rules last year to ensure the town wouldn’t be overrun with medicinal weed. […]

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Wellesley Health Dept. offers Keep Well clinics

Keep Well clinics are open to residents at all locations. Have your blood pressure monitored and health questions answered. For more information call 781.235.0135 or visit our website.  315 WESTON ROAD, 1:30 – 2:30pm Tuesday, April 7, 2015 Tuesday, May 5, 2015 Tuesday, June 2, 2015 MORTON CIRCLE, 1:30 – 2:30pm Tuesday, April 14, 2015 Tuesday, May […]

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