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Calm before the storm (literally) along Boston Marathon route in Wellesley

Downtown Wellesley is busy on Boston Marathon morning, as police, military personnel, volunteers and others prep for the big race. RELATED: Many Wellesley angles to Boston Marathon

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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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Wellesley seeking summer custodians

The Town of Wellesley recognizes the need to provide outstanding maintenance and operation services in its school and town buildings through its Facilities Maintenance Department (FMD). The FMD manages twenty buildings totaling over a million square feet, with a staff of 70 and an operating budget of over $7 million, plus a major capital projects […]

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Get in the big Wellesley Town Hall marathon picture

Locals Elaine Marten and Maura Wayman are inviting the community to congregate on Saturday, April 18 at 8:30am at Town Hall for a huge team picture designed to honor local Boston Marathon runners, public servants, volunteers and fans. Here’s what last year’s photo looked like: The marching orders: 1. Arrive on time! Bring your family […]

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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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