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Boston Marathon 2014, Wellesley style

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Wellesley Give-and-Take opens

The Give-and Take area is up and running and ready to accept your household cast-offs. If you’d like to get the first look at things as they come in, the Friends of Wellesley RDF is looking for volunteers to help sort out all incoming treasures. Also of interest: Why Wellesley RDF is closed most Sundays Why are […]

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Wellesley High Drama presents Awkward Paws

The Wellesley High School Drama Society presents a play, Awkward Paws, by Vladimir Pushkin on Wednesday, March 12 at 4:30 p.m. and on Thursday, March 13 at 7:30 p.m.  Performances will take place at the Katherine Babson Jr. Auditorium at Wellesley High School.  Admission is $5.      

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Silly Wellesley winter signs

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Wellesley youth Ben Siedman passes away, Ben’s Dream lives on

Family and friends of Wellesley’s Benjamin Siedman will mourn for the 17-year-old but also celebrate his life at a memorial service this Thursday, Feb. 13 at 3pm at Village Church. Siedman died this past Friday, following a long battle with Sanfilippo Syndrome, a rare and fatal inherited genetic disorder. Siedman died peacefully, surrounded by his […]

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Condo-ization comes to Linden Square Townhomes

Renters at Linden Square Townhomes have been sent notices that their units are being condo-ized following the sale of the properties to a Newton outfit. Renters have been sent offers to buy the Oak Street units, which were acquired by the property ownership company for about $400K per 2-bedroom, 1.5 bath home. The apartments are […]

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Wellesley Free Library Gala raises $190K

From The Wellesley Free Library Foundation: The Wellesley Free Library Foundation hosted its second Gala on Jan. 23 at Wellesley Country Club. The evening featured a conversation with Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright moderated by Mike Barnicle as well as a speech “In Praise of Libraries” by former Ambassador R. Nicholas Burns. Guests were also treated […]

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Bleak week for Wellesley Patch and its sister news websites

The implosion of the Patch online news websites across the country continued this week, with hundreds of layoffs reportedly executed by Hale Global, the turnaround specialist that recently bought the news outfits from AOL. Things don’t look good at Wellesley Patch, which started in 2010 and got off to a decent start, busily posting news items […]

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Wellesleyites: 1 in every 41 of you is a Millionaire!

According to a Boston Business Journal report based on Massachusetts Department of Revenue data, Wellesley has more millionaires than every town or city in the state other than Boston and Newton. Perhaps not surprising considering that the median home price in Wellesley is up over $1.1M — who’d you think could afford these houses? (Note […]

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