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Special after-school program at Wellesley Free Library this Thursday

Razia’s Ray of Hope: One Girl’s Dream of an Education, Elizabeth Suneby’s book for children, relates the true story of a girl in Afghanistan who desperately wants an education and convinces the men in her family to allow her to attend school. Razia’s Ray of Hope is designed to engage young readers in global issues. […]

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Wellesley youth baseball has sweet summer

WLL U11 North Summer Baseball team wins championship For a second year in a row the Wellesley Little League U11 North summer baseball team has won the Suburban Youth Baseball League (SYBL) championship, sealing the title with a 5-4 win over Dedham.  The championship crowned a successful summer season which included the team winning the […]

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Heads up: Sprague/Hardy Scouts to Rock It with Rockets

The Cub Scouts of Pack 140 invite all Sprague and Hardy boys grades 1 through 5 and a parent to model rocket blast offs Saturday Sept. 6 at 5 PM in the Sprague fields. As one Pack 140 parent notes, “the rocket blast-offs and countdowns are hugely fun for the boys, but watching them madly scramble to […]

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Wake-up call from Wellesley

Tenacre Day Camp kids are chosen for Wednesday’s wake-up call on WCVB TV-5. See video here.

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Giving Wellesley Glowgolf a whirl

A couple of young Wellesley Country Club caddies went undercover on Wednesday to test out the new competition: Glowgolf in Linden Square. The teenagers paid $9 to play the 18-hole course, which for that price they were allowed to traverse three times (they settled for twice and by the second time around were experimenting with pool shots). One […]

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New Wellesley mini golf course not the first in town’s history by a long shot

The new Glowgolf that opened this week in Linden Square is the only public miniature golf course in town, but Wellesley actually has a rich history of mini golf courses over the years, starting in the 1930s. (The town also has a rich history in full-fledged golf, with Nehoiden’s start going back to the 1890s.) […]

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Move over Wellesley Country Club: Mini golf business opens in Linden Square

For those of you sick of bank after spa after bank filling storefronts across Wellesley, there’s a new business in town that should earn your patronage: a glow-in-the-dark miniature golf course dubbed Glowgolf. Yes, it’s a tad less outdoorsy than Wellesley Country Club and Nehoiden Golf Club at Wellesley College and even the excellent (and educational!) Village […]

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Wellesley Scout sign-up Sept. 4

Sign up for Cub Scouts, Webelos, Boy Scouts, co-ed Venture Crew, Daisies, Brownies, Junior, Cadette, Senior or Ambassador Girl Scouts all at one convenient location at the Wellesley Scout Roundup. Try out cool Scout STEM projects like soda bottle rockets and a hovercraft.  Learn about our outdoor adventures and check out our tent and mock […]

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Wellesley Mothers Forum celebrates summer at Morses Pond

The Wellesley Mothers Forum held its annual cookout at Morses Pond on Saturday. Looks like attendees had a good time, and no, that isn’t the pond the kids are sitting in (photos courtesy of Swapan Jha and Mothers Forum). Upcoming events include a new member soiree (Sept. 9) and fall carnival (Sept. 20).       […]

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Tiny Hanger expanding from Brookline into Wellesley

Tiny Hanger, a mom-owned retailer of little kids’ clothes, shoes and gifts, has announced that it will be opening a location this month at 200 Linden St., in Linden Square in Wellesley. It already has a location on Pleasant Street in Brookline that’s been around since October 2011. Tiny Hanger is sharing space with the […]

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