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Posted on: April 23, 2021

Vaccine Rate Rising, 2021 Town Meeting Begins

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Health officials report that nearly one-third of all Wellesley residents have been fully vaccinated. And the 2021 Town Meeting starts on April 26 at 7 p.m. on Zoom and live streamed on Wellesley Media.

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

16+ Vaccine Eligible on April 19

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Residents ages 16 and up are eligible to schedule COVID-19 vaccines beginning on April 19. Health officials are reminding families to follow guidelines for gatherings, travel, and mask wearing during the upcoming school break.

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Wear Masks and Remain Vigilant

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As COVID-19 case numbers among children and young adults keep rising in Wellesley, Health officials are urging everyone to follow current mask orders.

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Posted on: April 2, 2021

Homebound Residents, COA Reopening Plan

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The Wellesley Health Dept. is updating its list of homebound residents to help emergency personnel and the COA is developing a reopening plan for the Tolles Parsons Center. Starting Monday, April 5, all individuals age 55+ and those with 1 medical conditi...

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Posted on: March 28, 2020

Use Official Trusted Sources

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Residents are reminded that Town briefings are Wellesley's official, trusted source for Coronavirus information.

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Posted on: April 30, 2021

Sustainable Mobility Plan

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Wellesley is developing mobility options to expand access to key areas of our community for all residents. The Sustainable Mobility Plan addresses sustainability and transportation to help reduce the Town's largest source of greenhouse gas emissions.

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Posted on: April 8, 2019

Wellesley Park 40R District

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A proposed redevelopment and rezoning of Wellesley Office Park on William Street, the project would replace much of the existing office uses with a variety of uses, likely to include housing, retail, and other amenities.

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Posted on: October 20, 2017

40B Development Projects

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M.G.L. c.40B authorizes the Zoning Board of Appeals to issue a comprehensive permit to facilitate construction of low- and moderate-income housing.

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Posted on: June 5, 2018

Tailby and Railroad Commuter Lots Development Project

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2021 Project Update

On April 12, 2021, the Select Board voted unanimously to terminate the letter of designation and RFP assigned to Trinity Wellesley Square Limited Partnership for the Tailby and Railroad redevelopment project. While Trinity has been a go...

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Posted on: May 11, 2021

"Clean Comfort" Webinar on May 19

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Learn how air source heat pumps can save money and improve the comfort of your home. Attend a public webinar on May 19 at 7 p.m. to ask questions and hear from experts about the "Clean Comfort" program offered by the WMLP.

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Posted on: May 11, 2021

Softball Fields Dedicated

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Wellesley athletes can now play softball on the renovated Lee and Warren fields along Washington Street. 

The new and improved fields allow for regulation playoff games and include team dugouts, storage, a bullpen for warm-ups and pitching practic...

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Posted on: February 23, 2021

Select Board Statement on Anti-Racism and Anti-Bias

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On Monday, February 22, 2021 the members of the Wellesley Select Board adopted this Statement to the Community on Anti-Racism and Anti-Bias.

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Posted on: May 7, 2021

Bacon Street Closure Starts Monday

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Bacon Street at Route 135 will be closed during weekdays beginning on Monday, May 10 for work on the MBTA railroad bridge.

The closure will be in effect Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Route 135 will remain completely open, but traffic will not ...

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Posted on: May 6, 2021

PFAS in Wellesley Water

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The DPW is providing information about chemicals in Wellesley's water. Recent tests showed elevated PFAS levels at the now closed Morses Pond treatment plant. Officials are monitoring levels to ensure water is safe for residents.

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Posted on: May 6, 2021

Expanded Art Installations for Central Street

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Wellesley's storefront project is expanding!

A collaboration between the Town, the community organization Art Wellesley, and local landlords, the storefront project is bringing the visual arts to Wellesley Square. Work by individual artists, art g...

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

Cultural Council Seeks Volunteers

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The Wellesley Cultural Council (WCC) is recruiting volunteers. 

The Cultural Council is the local presence of the Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC) and supports community-based projects in the arts, humanities, and interpretive sciences. The WC...

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

Wellesley's New Anti-Idling Traffic Regulation

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Idling your car in Wellesley may result in a $15 fine. 

Wellesley Police Chief Jack Pilecki discusses the Town's anti-idling traffic regulation in a new video message asking residents to help our planet and improve our air. 

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Posted on: May 4, 2021

Reusables Area Opens on May 6

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The Reusables are at the Wellesley Recycling and Disposal Facility (RDF) will open for the season on Thursday, May 6. 

This year the area will be open on Thursdays through Saturdays ONLY, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

Thursdays will be reserved f...

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

WFL Temporary Location Now Open

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Check it out! The Wellesley Free Library's temporary location is now open at 50 Central Street. Here's a peek at the newest spot to check out your favorite books.

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

WMLP Announces WECARE Program

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A new program from the Wellesley Municipal Light Plant called WECARE will help accelerate funding for local renewable energy projects.

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Posted on: April 26, 2021

One Minute Sustainable Mobility Surveys

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Have a minute? Wellesley is launching  “one minute surveys” as part of the Town’s Sustainable Mobility Plan.

Beginning this week, residents can respond to a series of weekly surveys to gather input on topics related t...

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

WFL Renovation Update

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The main branch of the Wellesley Free Library is closing on Friday, April 23 for construction.

The months-long project will include a new roof for the Library building and renovations to the Library interior. 

During construction, there will be no ...

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Posted on: March 31, 2021

Meet the Wellesley Freedom Team

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Volunteers in Wellesley have developed a non-partisan, community-based initiative to support residents and respond to incidents of racism and bias in our Town. Contact the team at WellesleyFreedomTeam@gmail.com or by calling the hotline at 339-216-0124.

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Posted on: April 15, 2021

Wellesley Town Government Vacancies

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Wellesley's Town government relies on the dedication of many volunteers. The Select Board is recruiting candidates for numerous boards, committees, and commissions with vacancies or with members whose terms expire on June 30, 2021.

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Posted on: May 4, 2021

Chief Pilecki on the new Town of Wellesley Anti-Idling Traffic Regulation

Wellesley Police Chief Jack Pilecki talks about the Town of Wellesley's Anti-Idling Traffic Regulation.

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Bacon Street Closed During the Day Mon-Fri 8AM-3PM for bridge work.

UPDATE-BACON STREET TO BE CLOSED DURING THE DAY AT ROUTE 135 (CENTRAL STREET) FOR BRIDGE WORK STARTING MAY 10.

Beginning Monday, May 10th and continuing for the remainder of May, Bacon Street will be closed at Route 135 from 8am to 3pm each day,  ...

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Posted on: March 31, 2021

Meet the Wellesley Freedom Team

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Volunteers in Wellesley have developed a non-partisan, community-based initiative to support residents and respond to incidents of racism and bias in our Town. Contact the team at WellesleyFreedomTeam@gmail.com or by calling the hotline at 339-216-0124.

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