Category Archives: Health

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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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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