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Watch documentary and talk trash in Wellesley

A  family friendly get-together to watch a short documentary about Wellesley’s Recycling and Disposal Facility (RDF), talk about trash and eat pizza will be held on a Friday, Sept. 26 from 6:30 – 8:30 pm at the Unitarian Universalist Society of Wellesley Hills, 309 Washington St. The UU Learning Community and UU Green Sanctuary Ministry Team […]

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Wellesley Fall Trails Walks & Kids’ Trail Day schedule

The Wellesley Trails Committee has a full slate of trails-related activities set for the fall.

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B.J. Novak coming to Wellesley

B.J. Novak of NBC’s Emmy-award winning comedy series The Office will read from his new children’s book, The Book With No Pictures, at the Wellesley Free Library on October 5 at 2:00 p.m. Novak, who has played a smarmy, opportunistic office drone in The Office, and followed that up with One More Thing, a book […]

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A quick “rundown” on Hunnewell Elementary School

The new morning routine at Hunnewell Elementary School in Wellesley aims to settle kids down before they head into class by having them socialize on the blacktop and then recite the Pledge of Allegiance. But some parents are miffed that their children aren’t allowed to run around and expend some energy on school grounds before classes begin […]

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Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk hits Wellesley Sept. 21

The annual Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk takes place on Sept. 21, and just like April’s Boston Marathon, will stream through Wellesley for 4-plus miles. Some walkers will hoof it across the entire 26.2-mile course, while others will start from the halfway point at Wellesley High School (check-in there is from 8:30am-10:30am) or from Boston […]

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Mostly shiny new Wellesley public school year

Wellesley Public School students and staff will greet new and old faces Wednesday as the 2014-2015 school year gets underway, and they’ll also see a whole lot of shiny new facilities. Among them, new roofing at Sprague and Hunnewell elementary schools, and nice new red seats at the Wellesley Middle School auditorium. Can you believe that […]

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Wellesley to host Pan-Mass Challenge cyclists this weekend

Hundreds of cyclists raising money for cancer research and treatment by Dana Farber Cancer Institute will descend upon Wellesley this weekend (Aug. 2-3) for the annual Pan-Mass Challenge ride, which includes courses between Wellesley and Foxborough/Bourne/Sturbridge/Provincetown. Many riders will start and finish at Babson College. There’s still time to donate to riders from Wellesley and […]

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$10K Wellesley Friendly Aid gift helping kids go to summer camp

From Wellesley Friendly Aid Association: Wellesley Friendly Aid Association is pleased to announce that it has received a gift of $10,000 from the Fund for Wellesley to be used for our summer camp fund program for Wellesley children in financial need. The children we help attend day camps which provide a variety of recreational and […]

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Has anyone seen this giant Wellesley rock?

A while back I took a book out of Wellesley Free Library called “The Geological Story of Wellesley” (Revised in 1984). The cover, shown here, features an impressive boulder that’s described as sitting atop Peirce Hill, the highest point in town at 337 feet. So I went looking for the big rock, finding Peirce Hill off […]

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Traffic warning: Wellesley’s Linden St. to be paved Friday

If your regular driving route takes you on Linden St. between Everett St. and Weston Rd., mentally rehearse your alternatives for tomorrow.  That part of Linden St., which is busy even on a quiet June day in emptied-out-for-the-summer Wellesley,  is scheduled to be paved on Thursday, June 26th weather permitting (alternate rain date: Friday, 27th). The hours of […]

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