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Literally everybody got a snow day in Wellesley today

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Groundhog Ms. G living high on the hog of fame in Wellesley

UPDATE: Ms. G saw her shadow at 10am today. Thanks for the weather update, Ms. G.! Chances are, Groundhog Day is that mid-winter tradition most likely to creep up on you unawares, leaving you panicked at the last minute, wondering if you’ve gotten all your Groundhog Day shopping done, knowing in your heart that you […]

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Is Wellesley Country Club trucking snow in?

Impressive snow piles remain at Wellesley Country Club somehow. Meanwhile, the golf course is beautifully peaceful on a frosty winter weekday morning…

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Readying the outdoor Wellesley ice skating rinks

While the outdoor rinks at Wellesley’s Hunnewell Basketball Courts look to be more for roller skating than ice skating at the moment, the town’s Recreation Department plans to work with the DPW and Fire Department early next week to flood the rinks. With temperatures forecast to drop, the hope is that the rinks will freeze over […]

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Most-read Wellesley stories on our site in 2015

Sadly, almost half of the most-read posts on The Swellesley Report in 2015 had to do with untimely deaths of Wellesley residents, though happier stories also grabbed readers’ attention during the year. In no particular order, the 10 most-read posts of 2015: Price Charming is taken: Boston Marathon mystery kisser outed by wife Not every day you […]

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Running from morning to night in Wellesley

I began and ended my day with group runs in Wellesley on Tuesday, starting with the annual Winter Solstice race at Elm Bank Reservation and finishing with a communal trek across the Wellesley Turkey Trot course that began and ended at The Cottage in Linden Square. Not a bad way to work off all the treats from […]

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Public hearing on Wellesley’s Hunnewell Track & Field Rehabilitation set for 12/15

Planning for the rehabilitation of the track and field at the Hunnewell complex is well underway.  On Tuesday, Dec. 15, 7:30 – 9 PM, in the Wakelin Room of the Wellesley Free Library, representatives from the Playing Fields Task Force, School Committee, DPW and NRC will host a public hearing to discuss the progress on […]

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Runner’s World reports Boston Smoocher has found a match

Remember Barbara Tatge, the Boston Marathon runner who planted a big smooch on a guy along the course in Wellesley that triggered a nationwide hunt for the man’s identity? Well, in that case, the guy was IDed, but it turned out he was married, much to the chagrin of Tatge’s daughter, who used the press […]

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