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Wellesley’s Station Oak receives some TLC

You can’t go by the Wellesley Square post office without noticing the 150 year-old Black Oak tree that provides shade and a sense of permanence to an area where mail never stays in one place and people come and go on the commuter rail. But this 70-feet tall tree with multiple lower branches that extend […]

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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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P.A.W.S. director Bravacos retiring from Wellesley schools after 45 years

Dr. Gretchen Bravacos, director of PAWS (Preschool at Wellesley Schools) and a 45-year-veteran of the Wellesley Public School system, will be honored on June 20 at a retirement party at Wellesley Country Club from 5-8pm (more info here). In announcing the Bravacos retirement, Wellesley Schools Superintendent David Lussier said: “Gretchen has built an incredible legacy and […]

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Pipe down: Schofield Elementary back in action on Thursday

The Wellesley Department of Public Works and Facilities Maintenance Department have resolved the Schofield Elementary School plumbing issues that resulted in sewage backups on Tuesday and the school being closed on Wednesday. Superintendent David Lussier says Schofield will re-open at its regular time on Thursday. He’s also looking to get a waiver from the state […]

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No Snow Day, but a Flow Day, closes Schofield school on Wednesday

                          Wellesley Schools Superintendent David Lussier informed the Schofield Elementary School community on Tuesday night that the facility will be closed to staff and students on Wednesday, May 21 due to a “significant plumbing issue…today that resulted in sewage backups in our bathrooms.” […]

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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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Wellesley residents to read Albright’s pins for free

THE DAVIS MUSEUM AT WELLESLEY COLLEGE PRESENTS THE NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE OF READ MY PINS: THE MADELEINE ALBRIGHT COLLECTION JUNE 9 – JULY 20, 2014   Wellesley residents are invited to preview the exhibition at  Free Neighborhood Day on Wednesday, June 4 from 11am – 8pm.   Reserve tickets are required and are available at www.showclix.com/event/3822792.   […]

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