Category Archives: Morses Pond

Wellesley High wrestlers kick off 2016 with Monk Dunk into Morses Pond

About 25 Wellesley High school wrestlers, coaches, alumni and friends (including a smattering of football players) dove into 2016 at the second annual Monk Dunk on New Year’s Day at Morses Pond. Another 50 or so people showed up to cheer on the crazed polar plungers and ready towels for them on their exit from […]

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Town-wide yard sale at Morses Pond this Saturday

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Never mind Deflate-gate: Wellesley has Morses Pond Gate-gate

A combination of unseasonably warm weather and the Morses Pond gate being closed now that the swimming hole is closed for the summer has led to a crazy parking situation over in the Woodlands neighborhood of Wellesley. Neighbors are pleading with the town to give people access to the Morses Pond parking lot, citing noise, safety […]

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Globe includes Wellesley’s Morses Pond in swimming hole roundup

In among Walden Pond, Boston’s Frog Pond and Cape locations, there’s our very own Wellesley-based Morses Pond, in this Boston Globe summery slideshow dubbed “Cool off at these 12 places to go swimming in Massachusetts.”

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New blogger calls for Morses Pond to be renamed “The Wellesley Riviera”

Just in time for Morses Pond’s opening this week comes a cheeky call from a fresh voice in the Wellesley blogging wilderness for the local swimming hole to be renamed “The Wellesley Riviera.” Wellesley’s Julia de Peyster (perhaps you recall her “busting” a move at a local storytelling event) is the resident rabble-rouser who counts herself among […]

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Lady’s Slippers pop up at Pickle Point

Lady’s Slippers have sprung up along Morses Pond at Pickle Point. (Thanks to Wellesley Trails Committee’s Miguel Lessing for passing along the photos.)

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Surviving the Wellesley winter in style

Faithful Swellesley reader CJH from the Morses Pond neighborhood sent along these photos to show how they’re melting away the days and nights this winter. She writes: “We decided to install an outdoor conversation pit from a new outfit by the name of 4Blizzards Landscaping. Dirt cheap pricing, but I’m a little concerned about durability. […]

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Wellesley wrestlers take New Year’s Day polar plunge into Morses Pond

The Wellesley High School wrestling team, plus some Wellesley Middle School wrestlers, held their first polar plunge on New Year’s Day at Morses Pond. Coaches and alumni took a chilly dip as well.  The “Monk Dunk” (the team’s mascot, somewhat mysteriously, is a muscle-bound monk) could become an annual event… (Thanks to Michelle Grignaffini for […]

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