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Posted on: December 18, 2018

Town Elections are March 5, 2019

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The Town of Wellesley will hold its annual election on Tuesday, March 5, 2019. The official 2019 Town Election Warrant was posted today at Town Hall and in Wellesley Square. Polls will be open on Election Day from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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Posted on: December 18, 2018

Town of Wellesley Holiday Hours

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Please note the following holiday schedule for all Town of Wellesley offices and buildings, the Recycling and Disposal Facility (RDF), and Wellesley Public Schools. 

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  • Monday, Dec. 24 - OPEN until 12...
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Posted on: December 17, 2018

Adopt a Hydrant

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The DPW and Wellesley Fire-Rescue Department are asking for your assistance in clearing fire hydrants of snow in your neighborhood this winter season. There are over 1,400 hydrants in Wellesley and each one is potentially vital in the event of an emergenc...

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Posted on: December 17, 2018

The RDF is on the Radio!

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Wellesley's state-of-the-art Recycling and Disposal Facility (RDF) is receiving some international recognition. 

A recent news story and related article on Public Radio International's (PRI) The World program explored how newly implemented recycli...

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Posted on: December 10, 2018

Energy and Sustainability Programs Earn State Award

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The Town of Wellesley is receiving recognition from the Commonwealth for its cutting-edge initiatives in food recovery, rooftop solar, greenhouse gas emissions reduction and other programs to help reduce the town’s environmental impacts. Wellesley is one ...

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Posted on: December 5, 2018

Run for Local Office in Wellesley

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Are you interested in running for a local government office in the Town of Wellesley? 

Beginning today, Wednesday, December 5, 2018, nomination papers are available in the Town Clerk's office for anyone interested in running for a town-wide office...

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Posted on: December 6, 2018

Come See The Nutcracker Ballet on Dec. 27

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Celebrate the holidays with The Nutcracker! Methuen Ballet Ensemble and the Council on Aging present a performance of excerpts from the holiday classic, The Nutcracker, Thurs. Dec. 27, 2:30 PM at Wellesley High School. This FREE event is open to all.

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Posted on: November 30, 2018

Online Permitting and Licensing is Coming to Wellesley!

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Wellesley is pleased to announce a partnership with ViewPoint Cloud to bring online permit and license applications to the community. 

Our goal is to improve customer service by making all of Wellesley’s permit and license applications a...

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Posted on: December 7, 2018

Apply NOW for 2019 Annual Town Parking Permits

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It's time to apply for 2019 Town of Wellesley Parking Permits. All drivers who wish to regularly park in Wellesley commuter or municipal lots are required to purchase or renew annual parking permits. Renewal notices have been mailed to all current parking...

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Posted on: November 28, 2018

FREE Two-Hour Meter Holiday Parking in December

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Shop local and save money on parking! Beginning on Saturday, Dec. 1 through Monday, Dec. 31, shoppers in Wellesley can park for FREE at all two-hour, on-street parking meters. This effort supports local businesses and shoppers. 

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Posted on: November 14, 2018

Free Home Energy Audits for Residents

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Sign up for a no-cost home energy audit and learn how to help cut winter heating costs and lower utility bills. The 2018 Town-wide Energy Assessment Campaign sponsored by the Wellesley Municipal Light Plant (WMLP) and National Grid is offering no-cost ene...

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Posted on: August 30, 2018

Town Meeting Member Forum Now Available

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The Town Meeting Member Forum is a Google Group established to facilitate communications between Town Meeting Members and the general public regarding issues coming before Town Meetings. The Forum was first announced by the Board of Selectmen on August 21...

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Posted on: August 15, 2018

Changes to Town Bylaws and Zoning Bylaws Approved by Attorney General

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The Office of the Attorney General of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts has approved the Wellesley 2018 Annual Town Meeting Town Bylaw and Zoning Articles.The following Wellesley Town Bylaw Amendments are in effect as of August 15, 2018.

  • Article 9 amending...
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Posted on: May 9, 2018

Facilities Management Department Receives Green Cleaning Award

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The Town of Wellesley’s Facilities Management Department (FMD) recently received national recognition as the Grand Award winner for K-12 School Districts of the 2018 Green Cleaning Award for Schools & Universities. The FMD Custodial staff wa...

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Posted on: December 29, 2017

The Town of Wellesley Earns Green Community Designation

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December 29, 2017 (Wellesley, MA) – The Green Communities Division of the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) has just designated the Town of Wellesley a Green Community.  This designation comes with an initial grant tot...

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