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Wellesley boys wanted for summer soccer

Parents of Prospective High School Boys Soccer Players:  On behalf of the captains of the Fall 2015 Wellesley High School boys soccer team, we are again organizing registration in a summer soccer league in which many towns in the area participate. New this year, we will enter 2 teams, based on growing participation and input […]

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Reminder: 900 Worcester Street Committee wants your input Tuesday night

Wellesley’s 900 Worcester St. Committee held its first meeting for public input on May 9 and has a second meeting slated for Tuesday, May 19 at 7pm at the police station. Request for information (RFI) responses for possible uses of the former St. James the Great property on Rte. 9 East include sports fields, an […]

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Wellesley High grad’s film shines light on boxer’s bond with mom

2010 Wellesley High School grad Peter Cramer’s short documentary “Quiet Storm” is ostensibly a boxing film, but is actually about a young man’s powerful relationship with his mother. Cramer did the film, which is both heart-wrenching and inspirational, for his senior thesis documentary as a Film Studies student at Wesleyan University.

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No soccer hooligans allowed in Wellesley

The BAYS League that Wellesley United youth soccer belongs to has issued a new Zero Tolerance Policy regarding interaction between coaches/spectators and referees: All individuals responsible for a team and all spectators shall support the referee. Failure to do so will undermine the referee’s authority and has the potential of creating a hostile environment for […]

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Sun shines on annual Wellesley Police Savage 5K & fun run

The 15th annual Officer Stewart Savage Memorial 5K road race on Sunday morning at Babson College in Wellesley drew more than 200 runners, including lots of kids and cops. The annual family friendly event includes some very fast runners — including overall male and female winners John Colavincenzo (17:07) and Katherine Whitten (22:12) — and […]

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Wellesley High varsity girls lacrosse team holding clinic May 6

What: Come play lacrosse with the Wellesley High School girls varsity lacrosse team.  There will be drills, contests and scrimmages When: 1-3 Wed May 6th   Where: Sprague Turf Who:  Girls of all ages Bring a $20 donation, goggles, a mouth guard, a stick and a pinny! Bring all of your friends, no lacrosse experience needed!

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Wellesley High tennis players to host clinic for all

The Wellesley High School tennis teams for the third straight year will host a tennis clinic for kids at the Hunnewell Courts on Washington Street, this time to raise money for the Tenacity tennis program to help urban youth. Previous editions of the clinic have raised funds for the One Fund and Make-a-Wish Foundation. As […]

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Boston Marathon: Many Wellesley angles

Hopkinton and Ashland can fuss about where the Boston Marathon began or begins, but there’s no arguing the fact that Wellesley is smack in the middle of the 26.2-mile course. We own from about mile 12 to 16, traversing Rte. 135 at the start and crossing over to Rte. 16 for the rest (this zippy […]

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