Category Archives: Real estate

Wellesley teardowns, before and after: Fall edition

Wellesley houses in the $600k – $1.2 million range just keep getting bought up and torn down in Wellesley. There’s very little buildable land in town, so the choices are plain: either buy a house and spend a mint tearing out the previous owners’ atrocious taste in bathroom fixtures and kitchen tile, or just level […]

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Move over Halloween: Wellesley to celebrate National Municipal Planning Month

October, according to Wikipedia, is a national month for breastfeeding, vegetarians, outdoor lighting, pit bulls and pastors, among other things. It also, the town of Wellesley informs us, is National Community Planning Month. And in honor of that, the Wellesley Planning Department invites you to an open house on Oct. 29 from 4:30-6pm in the […]

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Wellesley historical homes tour has sold out

The Wellesley Historical Society has announced that its Historical Homes Tour slated for Saturday, Oct. 24 has sold out. Keep up on future WHS events on the Society’s website and Facebook page.

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2  things we know about this slideshow titled “5 things to know about living in Wellesley” : The Wellesley College boathouse shown was replaced with a shiny new one this year, and the photo of Wellesley High School shows the building that got knocked down in 2012. And we haven’t had a chance yet to check on whether the […]

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Wellesley Rollins Lot: After & Before

The ex-Wellesley College Rollins Lot on Rte. 16, now being readied for development of 5 houses, is looking a tad less green than it was about a month or so ago. RELATED: Wellesley named Tree City USA for 32nd year

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Now that’s one attractive Wellesley For Lease sign

You have your run-of-the-mill For Lease or For Rent signs in Wellesley, but we have to say that the property managers who put up this mural at 366 Washington St., really outdid themselves. West Suburban MRI & CT Center used to be there. Speaking of business/retail space for lease, a sign is now up at […]

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Indeed, any deed questions will be answered at Wellesley Town Hall

Norfolk County Register of Deeds William O’Donnell and his outreach team will hold office hours on Thursday, September 17, 10am – noon at Wellesley Town Hall to meet with local residents and answer questions concerning deeds, trusts, easements and the benefits of the Homestead Act. The Norfolk County Registry of Deeds is located at 649 High Street in […]

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Wellesley Historical Homes Tour set for Oct. 24

See ’em while they last! The Wellesley Historical Society has announced plans to conduct an Historical Home Tour on Saturday, Oct. 24, that will consist partly of a trolley tour and partly of an inside look at the lower level of the home at 4 Oakland St., one of Wellesley’s oldest houses and a great example […]

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