Category Archives: Health

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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Wellesley symposium focuses on health in Africa

If interested in attending this event at Wellesley College on Medicine, Science and Health in Africa, it’s free, but you should RSVP here: ​[email protected]

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Wellesley workshop: “What You Need to Know About Divorce in Massachusetts”

The Divorce Center, a non-profit organization of professionals from multiple disciplines providing support and education for people going through separation or divorce, is offering a half-day public education workshop called “Divorce Matters for You! ─ What You Need to Know About Divorce in Massachusetts” on Saturday, April 11, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the […]

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Chow down with Boston Medical Center CEO & Wellesley resident Kate Walsh

What: Kate Walsh, President and CEO of Boston Medical Center (BMC), will host a lunch on Thursday, April 30 at the Wellesley Country Club. Guests are invited to learn more about BMC, including its role as the region’s largest safety net hospital and leader in medical research. Walsh is a Wellesley resident and an active member of […]

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Wellesley offers free small animal handling/pet first aid training

Wellesley Health Department, Wellesley Free Library and Blue Pearl Specialty and Emergency Medicine for Pets on April 8 will present a program on Small Animal Handling and Pet First Aid Training. Presenter Amy Breton,  a board-certified veterinary technician, will teach participants how to address the most common pet emergencies, such as by finding a pulse/counting a heartbeat, […]

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