Category Archives: Kids

Purple Alert: Anyone seen this toy bunny in Wellesley?

UPDATE (6/28): Mr. Purples has returned…Happy ending.   A Wellesley family that apparently spends a lot of time at grocery stores is seeking help finding their kid’s toy, Mr. Purples. The toy bunny appears to be plush and purple. Missing softie in #Wellesley Roche Bros or Whole Foods parking lots today. Help Mr. Purples come […]

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Wellesley kindergarten schedule tweaked for start of 2015 school year

The School Committee has voted to approve changing the Wellesley Public School Kindergarten start schedule for the 2015-2016 school year. Kindergarten classes (as well as grades 1 – 5) will begin on Wednesday, September 2, 2015. However, kindergartners will be dismissed at noon for the first seven days of school (which includes two Wednesdays). The […]

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Walk-off grand slam at Reidy Field: A much needed dose of sports excitement

On an otherwise sad day in Wellesley, it was inspiring to come across this scene at Reidy Field on Friday night, where the Tigers were playing the Indians in a Little League American League semi-final series game.  The Tigers trailed going into their final at-bats by a score of 8-5, but won and ended the game […]

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Beautiful day for Schofield race, fun fair

Great weather for Sunday’s annual Schofield 5K road race, fun run and Fun Fair. Wellesley High School cross country and track runner Ben Matejka won the race in a time of 17: 29, with Caitlin Ramby of Wellesley taking the women’s title with a time of 20:54. Some 400 runners took to the hilly course for […]

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Schofield annual 5K, fun run, and fun fair set for June 7

Schedule of Events Before the event: Pre-register ONLINE  ($20) – HERE Pre-Registration bag pick up times HERE Race t-shirts are given to the first 300 registrants 8:00am  Event day registration opens, $25 9:30am   5K (USATF Certified Course) 10:30-12:45pm   Fun Fair Silent Auction, Food & More!  Pre-purchase tickets HERE Team Brenda for ALS This year Schofield’s PTO is proud to […]

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Wellesley College professor publishes children’s book

Wellesley College professors are well-versed in the concept of publish or perish and indeed, they are a life-affirming lot, putting out textbooks, novels, academic papers in all disciplines, and more. Generally, we let their writerly accomplishments pass without fanfare, unable to find enough of a Wellesley angle to warrant a post. Although undoubtably worthy works, […]

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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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