Category Archives: Outdoors

One Run for Boston heads through Wellesley

Sgt Showstead took this photo of #WPD escorting #onerunforboston through town earlier as our Photo of the Day! pic.twitter.com/VTdxuLbYyo — Wellesley Police (@WellesleyPolice) April 13, 2014   Post by Wellesley Firefighters. ALSO: Boston Marathon — many Wellesley angles

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Time to plant pansies in Wellesley

Never mind that it was snowing last week.  Today,  it finally feels like spring, and that means it’s time to plant pansies in your front step pots.  If you want to do your flower shopping in Wellesley,  you can certainly swing by Roche Bros., Whole Foods Market, Green’s Hardware, or Ace Hardware for a quick […]

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Help wanted: Wellesley lifeguards for Summer 2014

The Wellesley Parks and Recreation Department has just posted job openings for Morses Pond lifeguards. Candidates must be at least 16 years old and currently certified in American Red Cross Lifeguard Training, CPR – FPR & First Aid. Candidates must also be able to commit to the entire summer work schedule (late May or early […]

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New Wonder Run 5K makes for jam-packed Wellesley road race schedule in May

The Wellesley Hills Junior Women’s Club is promoting a new event called the Wonder Run, a 5K road race slated for Sunday, May 18 at 8:30am. The race starts at Wellesley High School. For those of you who run fast in the other direction when you hear about the annual kitchen tour (just kidding, just […]

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Frosty Wellesley scenes

The view from the Fyffe Footbridge at Cordingly Dam. Shovelers and skaters at Wellesley’s new outdoor rinks near Wellesley High (top photo from reader MC).

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Boston Globe editorial page lauds Wellesley skating rinks, ice safety measures

The slick new Wellesley outdoor skating rinks across from Wellesley High School and next to the track/football field, are almost skating-ready. There are two big rinks and a smaller one that’s a bit hard to see from this angle. The Wellesley Recreation rinks were built using a sturdy liner that will be re-usable in future […]

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Wellesley on ice

This weekend’s deep freeze drew hockey stars to Longfellow Pond in Wellesley. (Photo by Lucy Elwy)

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