July Jubilation Sidewalk Sale, Wellesley Square
Come join the fun at one of Wellesley’s most-loved summer traditions, the July Jubilation Sidewalk Sale, sponsored by The Wellesley Square Merchants’ Association.
It’s going to be hot, but the Town of Wellesley, Police and Fire Departments as well as the Wellesley Square merchants, are all in favor of proceeding with the event and are working together to take precautionary measures to ensure the health and safety of the animals, shoppers and visitors, workers and entertainers. Here’s more information on how they’re going to accomplish that.
Thinking of going into the yard sale business?
If you’re planning a yard sale or a block party this summer, remember to buy your town permit online, in advance.
In Wellesley, residents are required to have permits for yard sales, estate sales, auctions, block parties and other activities. These permits are issued by the Board of Selectmen; please note the specific guidelines and fees for each activity.
Apply for permits online once you know the date of your activity. You may pay by credit card (preferred) or by bringing a check, payable to Town of Wellesley, to the Treasurer’s Office during regular business hours.
Payment is required before your permit is issued. Please allow for at least five (5) days to process your application.
Help Wellesley plan for success
The Town of Wellesley is looking for a candidate for Planning Director to work on issues related to planning, zoning, economic development, preservation, growth and sustainability.
The Director will manage, direct and administer municipal land use planning, zoning, and subdivision control programs within the Town as delineated by state statute and Town Bylaws and Zoning Bylaws while reporting to the Planning Board. Will serve as the Town’s principle professional advisor and resource on planning and development issues, providing technical expertise and professional techniques for the Board and the Town.
Salary up to $111,700 with an excellent benefit package. Here’s the full job posting.
Wellesley Public Schools re-opens Director of Diversity search
Some of the responsibilities of the Wellesley Public Schools Director of Diversity will include formulating a strategic plan to support district diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives; deepen community awareness, understanding, and respect for diversity, equity and inclusion; oversee the METCO program; and work collaboratively with the A Better Chance program. More information here.