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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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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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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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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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Location shift for Wellesley Memorial Day ceremonies

The Memorial Day Services scheduled for this evening (May 30) at Woodlawn Cemetery at 7PM and at Wellesley Square at the War Memorial at 7:30 PM have been relocated to the Wellesley High School at 50 Rice Street starting at 7PM This is due to the poor weather predicted for this evening.

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The unofficial results….

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Sun shines on Wellesley’s Wonderful Weekend

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Tight squeeze on Smith Street

Smith St. was looking mighty clogged up today for most of the late afternoon during the Wellesley vs. Needham (middle school) track meet.  It seems that it’s regular practice for the away teams to pull up to the track, park their buses halfway on the street and halfway on the sidewalk, in clearly marked no […]

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Hannah Randolph bench debuts at Elm Bank on race day

A new bench atop the big hill at Elm Bank Reservation honors the memory of Hannah Randolph, a Wellesley High student who died in a skiing accident in 2012. A second bench will be installed at Wellesley High School. The Wellesley 1 Miler race that raises funds for a scholarship in Randolph’s name was held […]

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