Category Archives: Kids

Do the math: Town, neighbors & school compromise on Wellesley park use

I have to admit, this email subject line did grab my attention: “Laurel Ave homeowners kill recess for RSM students.” To translate, RSM stands for the Russian School of Mathematics, which has an office at the corner of Washington Street and Laurel Avenue in Wellesley and services elementary through high school students. To give students a break […]

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Wellesley Little League Baseball & Softball All-Star Festivities Schedule

Catch some great Wellesley Little League baseball and softball action on Saturday, May 30 at Hunnewell and Reidy Fields.   12:00 NOON National League All-Star Game #1 @ Reidy Field 1:00 PM Softball All-Star Game #1 @ Hunnewell Field 2:00 PM National League All-Star Game #2 @ Reidy Field 3:15 PM Softball All-Star Game #2 […]

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Top Wellesley baby names since start of 2014

William (7) and Eleanor (5) are the top names for babies in Wellesley since the start of 2014, according to Wellesley Town Clerk Kathy Nagle. She saw this big state-wide list on and was curious about what locals were naming their kids. As we reported recently, Lilly/Lilli/Lily is the most popular dog name in […]

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Wellesley’s Wonderful Action-packed Weekend

Big crowds braved the beautiful weather this weekend and took in the 47th annual Wellesley Veterans’s Parade, the fireworks and other activities, including Raptors, Goats & You at the North 40. #wellesley #fireworks #colors #explosions A video posted by theswellesleyreport (@theswellesleyreport) on May 17, 2015 at 7:00pm PDT

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Wellesley High varsity girls lacrosse team holding clinic May 6

What: Come play lacrosse with the Wellesley High School girls varsity lacrosse team.  There will be drills, contests and scrimmages When: 1-3 Wed May 6th   Where: Sprague Turf Who:  Girls of all ages Bring a $20 donation, goggles, a mouth guard, a stick and a pinny! Bring all of your friends, no lacrosse experience needed!

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Wellesley High tennis players to host clinic for all

The Wellesley High School tennis teams for the third straight year will host a tennis clinic for kids at the Hunnewell Courts on Washington Street, this time to raise money for the Tenacity tennis program to help urban youth. Previous editions of the clinic have raised funds for the One Fund and Make-a-Wish Foundation. As […]

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Wellesley Square mainstay Abigail’s is closing

Abigail’s Children’s Boutique, which has been at 93 Central St., in Wellesley Square for at least the past 20 years, is shutting down. The store, which sells clothes and gifts for infants to pre-teens, will be be closed Monday through Wednesday this week, then re-open Thursday, April 23 at 10am for a big store-wide retirement sale. Abigail’s […]

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Wellesley Friendly Aid raising funds to send kids to camp

Wellesley Friendly Aid has kicked off its Camp Fund Appeal, which provides financial assistance so low income Wellesley children can attend camp.  Last year Friendly Aid funded 56 campers, and it expects more applications this year.  An anonymous donor has offered to match contributions up to $10,000.  Among early donors this year: the Peewee A-3 team […]

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