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Fore! Storm wreaks havoc in Wellesley

Strong winds, hail and rain late Tuesday afternoon left their mark on Wellesley. Thanks to readers MC (hail), KD (tree at 5th green/6th tee at Wellesley Country Club), GM (Sprague field) and Dean Schwartz (Morses Pond) for sharing photos/video. Video of Lake Waban water spout via Mrs. Swellesley herself — and The Weather Channel hit us up […]

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One rainbow just isn’t enough in Wellesley

Nothing makes social media explode more than a double rainbow. In case you missed it, seen over Wellesley yesterday: Hills branch library. My favorite building in town. #Wellesley — Mark Nikolewski (@mnik) June 9, 2015 Double #rainbow in #Wellesley A photo posted by Javier Borrero (@javierbor56) on Jun 9, 2015 at 7:12pm PDT

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Public welcome to hear Wellesley meteorologist Mish Michaels speak Tuesday night at Dana Hall

UPDATE: Here’s a photo from the event.                               Dana Hall School welcomes meteorologist Mish Michaels as part of its 2014-15 Wannamaker Lecture Series. Michaels, an Emmy Award-winning broadcast meteorologist and environmental reporter in Boston, will speak to the Dana Hall community on […]

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Wellesley’s week in pictures


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Wild wind — and Meerkat — descend on Wellesley

Some of us in Wellesley lost power at least briefly on Tuesday due to the strong winds, and some saw real damage to trees. Local news crews were on the scene, too, or at least reporters outfitted with iPhones or iPads — as well as a hot new video app called Meerkat. Wellesley, home to millions […]

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Make way for Boston Marathon runners

Runners training for the Boston Marathon (or perhaps other races) looked to share the road with cars on Saturday through Wellesley and along the race course. Many were dressed in superhero or other costumes, to take their minds off the cold.

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Surviving the Wellesley winter in style

Faithful Swellesley reader CJH from the Morses Pond neighborhood sent along these photos to show how they’re melting away the days and nights this winter. She writes: “We decided to install an outdoor conversation pit from a new outfit by the name of 4Blizzards Landscaping. Dirt cheap pricing, but I’m a little concerned about durability. […]

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Be Wellesley’s official snow total taker

I’ve been mildly surprised at how difficult it is to find official stats on total snowfall in Wellesley this winter, as well as historic numbers. Yes, I’ve come by the occasional numbers on TV weather maps, but haven’t had much luck finding a go-to source. I’ve hit up the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the […]

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