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More Wellesley toy store woes: Magic Beans makes a plea

First LittleBits Toys shut its doors in Wellesley this fall, and now Magic Beans, which has locations in Linden Square, Cambridge and elsewhere, has raised doubts about its future by notifying customers that the business has hit a serious slowdown this fall. Owner Eli Gurock wrote in part “This is a hard email for me […]

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Wellesley Youth Lacrosse registration now open

Spring lacrosse registration for girls and boys Grades 1-8 is now open!  Registration will be open until December 7th.  Please go to to register and to find out more information about the programs.   Questions please contact  [email protected]   

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Wellesley High Girl Scouts to watch little girl scouts & siblings post-Thanksgiving

Register and more information here:  HS Girl Scout Fun-raiser Kid Care  Please direct any questions to: [email protected] MORE FUNDRAISERS/CHARITY EVENTS

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Wellesley Turkey Trot countdown begins

The Wellesley Turkey Trot is just a week away and is expected to sell out within the next few days, so it’s time to get off the fence if you plan to be among the 2,000 runners in the 5K race (course map below). The 5K starts at 8am and a kids’ race of less than a […]

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Swellesley interview: Maze Runner, Mortality Doctrine author James Dashner

Mark your calendar book lovers: Award-winning author James Dashner is coming to The Rivers School in Weston, sponsored by Wellesley Books. The best-selling author of the Maze Runner series will be there to share The Game of Lives, the final book of his new cyber-adventure trilogy in The Mortality Doctrine series. I recently spoke to Dashner who, when […]

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Forum in Wellesley: A conversation on Girls & Stress

From Dana Hall School: On Thursday, Nov. 12 from 7-8:30 p.m., Dana Hall School will host The Forum: A Conversation on Girls and Stress. This collaborative program is free and open to the public. Attendees should sign up at The Forum at Dana Hall School is a symposium series designed to examine a topic […]

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Wellesley Dental Group has sweetened the pot for annual post-Halloween candy collection

Ready to get rid of all that candy? Join Wellesley Dental Group’s 8th Annual Community Candy Drive to benefit the U.S. troops serving overseas. From November 1st to November 5th, the office will be collecting candy, as well as handwritten notes and cards, to be sent to American servicemen via non-profit organization CarePacks, along with oral hygiene supplies. This year, […]

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Wellesley Jr. Raiders take two titles

The Wellesley Jr. Raiders football teams had 2 big wins on Sunday in Walpole, brining home trophies for Bay State Championship titles. The 6th graders, coached by Andy Renzella, defeated Milton, while 7th graders, coached by Jim Fadule, beat Natick. The kids on the 7th grade team won the National Championship 2 years ago.   Both […]

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