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Dana Hall head of school stepping down in 2016

Dana Hall Head of School Caroline Erisman has decided to move on at the end of the 2015-16 school year, citing family commitments, including taking care of elderly parents in New York. The announcement of her pending departure from the private girls’ school comes on the same week that Wellesley College’s president, Kim Bottomly, said she […]

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What’s open and closed on Patriots’ Day

Also closed: Town offices The library The marathon route through Wellesley, 8:15am – 3:00pm, and additional roads (see Marathon Day road closures in Wellesley) State and municipal offices Open: Supermarkets and banks The post office (mail delivery is in effect) Banks    

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Marathon Day road closures in Wellesley

The Wellesley Police Department wants you to know about the 119th running of the Boston Marathon on Monday, April 20, 2015. Marathon Route Closure: The Boston Marathon route divides Wellesley in half.  The race enters Wellesley on Central Street (Rt. 135) at the Natick line near Wellesley College.  The race route proceeds east on Central […]

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Trash talking with the Wellesley dump

A free workshop—open to the public—followed by an optional tour of the RDF From cardboard to hazardous waste, about 14,000 tons of material passed through the Wellesley Recycling and Disposal Facility in 2014. Come for a behind-the-scenes look at the recyclables, reusables, and just plain trash that the RDF handles with care. At this two-hour […]

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Explo summer program at Wellesley College to offer scholarships

Wellesley College undergrads may pack up and leave town for the summer, but that doesn’t mean that the campus sleeps. Why should all that beautiful space go to waste when there are summer campers who need a place where they can dabble in course samplings like Fashion Design, Neuropsychology, Off-Road Vehicle Design, or Abstract Painting? […]

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Wellesley art students to show work

                  There are two venues in town this month that will showcase the artwork of Wellesley students. First, admire the artistic ability of K – 12 students at the Wellesley Free Library at an opening reception April 7, 5pm – 7pm. Can’t make it on opening night?  No […]

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