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Wellesley Odd Fellows Building starts to morph

We reported last July that the Odd Fellows fraternal organization was moving out of its Wellesley Square space at 89 Central St., and more recently, that Btone fitness would be moving in. We noticed this past week that the white capital letters spelling out ODD FELLOWS BUILDING WELLESLEY had disappeared and that a temporary Btone sign […]

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Websites you’ve probably never heard of confirm Wellesley is nice, safe

Not that we really needed them to tell us this, but couple of upstart websites have doled out data this month that shows Wellesley is a nice place to own a home and is pretty safe. One report from a personal finance website looked at 77 Massachusetts communities with more than 15,000 residents to find out […]

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Down goes historic Wellesley Beebe House — but it will live on, sort of

  Demolition of the historic Beebe House on the site of the former Wellesley Inn took place on Friday morning, as the Belclare condo/retail complex project moves forward. The Beebe House, a late 19th century cottage at 53 Grove St., makes way for the affordable housing component of the new development. The house eluded demolition […]

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Biggest Wellesley stories of 2013

It’s been both a heartbreaking and heartwarming year in Wellesley. Here’s a look back at the top stories of 2013 in town. Boston Marathon bombings Things couldn’t have been more normal in Wellesley on Marathon Day, as all runners and wheelchair participants passed through town before the bombs went off at the finish line.  In […]

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Airbnb: The cheapest real estate in Wellesley?

Airbnb, the startup that helps people find relatively inexpensive and sometimes pretty unusual places to stay, has begun making its mark on Wellesley. Figured you might be wondering about this if you come across the new Airbnb promotions that are part of its first big national ad campaign, which kicks off this week. Wellesley is […]

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Warren Buffett: Now the Wizard of Wellesley

Prudential Town and Country real estate in Wellesley has announced it will begin operating as Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Town and Country — yup, a mouthful — in February. This will make the agency part of a bigger network of real estate firms under the conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway made famous by top shareholder Warren Buffett, the […]

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$35M Belclare Wellesley condo/retail complex breaks ground

Wellesley has waited 7 years for something/anything to happen at the old Wellesley Inn site, and on Wednesday ground was broken for the $35 million Belclare condo complex and commercial real estate project. A canned quote from Wellesley executive director Hans Larsen in the Belclare Wellesley press release refers to the project as “an important […]

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