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Posted on: April 8, 2019

Wellesley Park 40R District

Wellesley Park 40R

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

40B Projects

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: September 6, 2018

Hardy, Hunnewell, Upham Facilities Project

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A feasibility study is under way to explore options to renovate or rebuild Hunnewell School. A Special Town Meeting approved funds to study options for Hardy/Upham in a partnership with the MSBA.

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Posted on: June 5, 2018

Tailby and Railroad Commuter Lots Development Project

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The Board of Selectmen issued a Request for Proposals (“RFP”) to invite proposals from qualified developers to enter into one or more long-term leases to develop the Tailby (103 Linden Street) and Railroad (7 Grove Street)  Commuter Parking Lots ...

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Posted on: August 4, 2017

Pay-by-Phone for Parking

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The town has implemented Passport's pay-by-phone mobile parking payment application allowing customers to purchase parking from their smart phone.

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Posted on: July 31, 2017

Unified Plan

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The Town of Wellesley is currently preparing a Unified Plan, which is a combination of a Comprehensive Plan and a Town-wide Strategic Plan.

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Posted on: August 16, 2017

Fuller Brook Park Update, August 16, 2017

R. Bates has completed work on the new drainage system in Cottage Street. They will be paving trench patches Thursday and one day next week. They are completing restoration of the streambank where the new headwall is located, and will be clearing out thei...

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Fuller Brook Park Project
Posted on: August 11, 2017

Fuller Brook Park Update August 11, 2017

Completing the new drainage project on Cottage Street has proven to be a greater challenge than anticipated. Necessary utility relocations have been more complex than anticipated and caused delays. These have included lowering water services, raising natu...

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Fuller Brook Park Project
Posted on: July 31, 2017

Fuller Brook Park Update, July 20, 2017

Cottage Street Construction

The drainage structures near the bridge at Fuller Brook have all been installed. Starting Friday July 21 the contractor will begin installing the new 24” drain line, moving up the street starting at #49. They anticipat...

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Fuller Brook Park Project
Posted on: July 31, 2017

Fuller Brook Park Update, June 30, 2017

The contractor has been back on site this spring to complete a few outstanding items of work and to complete restoration of park areas disturbed by construction. The major item of work remaining is installation of drainage improvements on Cottage Street.

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Fuller Brook Park Project
Posted on: July 31, 2017

Fuller Brook Park Update, May 12, 2017

R. Bates & Sons, Inc. is back at Fuller Brook Park with the intention of finishing the park project this summer. Most of the hard construction has been completed and the major efforts will be to complete landscape planting and establishing a strong gr...

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Fuller Brook Park Project
Posted on: July 31, 2017

Fuller Brook Park Update, April 14, 2017

The contractor for the Fuller Brook Park project completed his work for the 2016 construction season on January 6, 2017. The stream restoration work that was done over the past two winters was completed last year so the contractor moved on to a project el...

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Fuller Brook Park Project

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News Flash

Posted on: April 19, 2019

"Vital Not to Idle" Campaign Launches on Earth Day

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Town of Wellesley departments are partnering with Girl Scout Troop 73505 and Wellesley Green Schools to launch the Earth Day 2019 No Idling Campaign to remind local drivers of the adverse health and financial effects of idling cars.

Beginning on Earth Day,...

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Posted on: April 17, 2019

Selectmen's Office Hours at Town Hall

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Beginning this month, members of the Board of Selectmen will be holding occasional office hours at Town Hall.  All residents are encouraged to drop in to discuss town-related issues and share their opinions. 

Board member Lise Olney and p...

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Posted on: April 16, 2019

Hydrant Flushing Scheduled for April 22-26

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A reminder from the Department of Public Works: The Water & Sewer Division will be flushing water mains during the week of April 22 through April 26 between 8 AM and 5 PM. 

Flushing improves Wellesley water quality by removing sediment buildup...

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

Online Permitting in Building Dept. Begins April 10

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Building in Wellesley? There's a good chance your project will need permits. 

Beginning on Wednesday, April 10, all building, electrical, plumbing, and gas fitting permit applications will be available online through the Building Department's new ...

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

Special Town Meeting Warrant Posted

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The Board of Selectmen will convene a Special Town Meeting on Monday, May 13 and Tuesday, May 14 (if a second day is needed) to discuss rezoning for proposed development projects and funding for mental health and social services. 

The Special Town...

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

REMINDER: RDF Spring Calendar

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The Wellesley Recycling and Disposal Facility (RDF) starts its spring events schedule beginning on Saturday, April 6. Please note these important upcoming dates:

  • Paint Recycling - Saturday, April 6 from 9 AM to 1 PM
  • Sunday hours - Sunday, April 7 (through N...
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Posted on: March 22, 2019

Jeff Azano-Brown Named DPW Assistant Director

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The Town of Wellesley has selected Jeff Azano-Brown as its Assistant Director of Public Works. 

Azano-Brown has been with the DPW for more than 17 years, most recently as Superintendent of the Wellesley Recycling and Disposal Facility (RDF).

In an ...

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Posted on: March 20, 2019

Save the Date: Special Town Meeting on May 13

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The Wellesley Board of Selectmen will convene a Special Town Meeting at the Wellesley Middle School Auditorium on Monday, May 13, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. 

The Warrant for Special Town Meeting will close at 5:00 pm on Friday, March 29, 2019.

Any citizens ...

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Posted on: March 6, 2019

Wellesley 2019 Town Election Official Results

Election 2019

Wellesley 2019 Town Election Official Results available now!  Congratulations to Wellesley's newly elected Town Wide Officials and Town Meeting Members.

Thank you to all the candidates for running for office.  There are many additional op...

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Posted on: February 20, 2019

Changes to Library Drive-up Book Drop

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Pardon the dust at the Wellesley Free Library main branch! 

The drive-up book drop at the rear Library entrance at 530 Washington St. will be under construction for the rest of this winter. The Library is installing an Automated Materials Handler ...

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Posted on: February 11, 2019

Historic District Commission Vacancy

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Help preserve Wellesley's historic neighborhoods and properties. 

The Wellesley Historic District Commission is looking for candidates to fill a vacant seat on its board for a term beginning immediately and running through June 30, 2020. ...

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Posted on: January 30, 2019

Read the 2019 Annual Town Meeting Warrant

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What will Wellesley Town Meeting members be discussing and voting on this spring? Read the 2019 Annual Town Meeting Warrant to find out. 

The warrant is the list of the items to be considered during Wellesley's Annual Town Meeting; this year Town ...

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Posted on: January 14, 2019

2019 Dog Licensing is Now Available Online

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All dogs in Wellesley must be licensed by the Town Clerk's office. Residents can now apply for 2019 dog licenses online through the town's new ViewPoint Cloud system. 

Please note the following information for registering online:

  1. Rabies Certificate...
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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: April 17, 2019

19th Annual Officer Stewart Savage Memorial 5K Road Race

The Wellesley Police Department is proud to hold our 19th annual Officer Stewart Savage Memorial 5K Road Race on Sunday, May 5, 2019 at Babson College.

The day starts at 10:00 AM with a Fun Run for kids age 10 and under at the Babson College indoor track. ...

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Posted on: March 25, 2019

New Officer Joins Wellesley Police

The Wellesley Police Department welcomes new Officer Mike Mankavech to the department.  Officer Mankavech graduated from the 42nd Municipal Police Officers Class (MPOC) that was held at the MBTA Transit Police Academy in Quincy.  The pol...

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Posted on: March 14, 2019

WPD Makes Significant Drug Arrest in the Lower Falls Area

On March 13, 2019, Wellesley Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) Detectives arrested 44 year old Lorenzo Salguero at a gas station, located on Washington Street in Wellesley on felony drug trafficking charges.  Salguero is an employee o...

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Posted on: October 5, 2018

Hunnewell Feasibility Eco-Charrette

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The School Building Committee invites you to meet with the design team for the Hunnewell feasibility study to provide your thoughts on sustainable design goals for the project. Monday, October 15th, 5:30 - 9:30 PM in the Hunnewell Gym.

School Building Committee News

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Posted on: April 9, 2019

Annual Town Meeting Dissolved

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2019 Annual Town Meeting is DISSOLVED.  The 2019 ATM Scorecard, Dissolution Notice and presentations are available online.

The following items were taken up on Monday April 8th, 2019:

  • Article 30, amendment #2 (initial amendment withdrawn) voted una...
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Town Meeting Announcements
Posted on: April 8, 2019

Special Town Meeting Warrant Posted

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The Board of Selectmen will convene a Special Town Meeting on Monday, May 13 and Tuesday, May 14 (if a second day is needed) to discuss rezoning for proposed development projects and funding for mental health and social services. 

The Special Town...

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Posted on: April 3, 2019

Annual Town Meeting Adjournment Notice 4-3-2019

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2019 Annual Town Meeting is adjourned to Monday April 8th, 2019 at 7:00 pm at the Wellesley Middle School Auditorium.  The 2019 ATM Scorecard, Adjournment Notice and presentations are available online.

The following items were taken up on Tuesday ...

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Town Meeting Announcements
Posted on: April 2, 2019

Annual Town Meeting Adjournment Notice 4-2-2019

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2019 Annual Town Meeting is adjourned to Tuesday April 2nd, 2019 at 7:00 PM at the Wellesley Middle School Auditorium.  The 2019 ATM Scorecard, Adjournment Notice, and presentations are available online.

The Moderator plans to begin with Article 2...

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Town Meeting Announcements
Posted on: March 27, 2019

Annual Town Meeting Adjournment Notice 3-27-2019

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2019 Annual Town Meeting is adjourned to Monday April 1st, 2019.  The Scorecard as of 3-26-2019 and Adjournment Notice are available online.

2019 Annual Town Meeting will re-open on:

  • Monday April 1st, 2019
  • 7:00 pm
  • Wellesley Middle School Auditorium

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Town Meeting Announcements
Posted on: March 26, 2019

Annual Town Meeting Adjournment Notice

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2019 Annual Town Meeting is adjourned to Tuesday March 26th, 2019.  The Adjournment Notice and ATM 2019 Score Card have been posted online.

2019 Annual Town Meeting will open on:

  • Tuesday March 26, 2019
  • 7:00 pm
  • Wellesley Middle School Auditorium

The fo...

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Town Meeting Announcements
Posted on: March 22, 2019

2019 ATM Additional Information from Advisory and Others

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The Advisory Committee has issued a Supplemental Report for the 2019 Annual Town Meeting.  The materials reflect new information and/or updates relating to Annual Town Meeting, including votes by the Advisory Committee, which have occurred since ...

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Town Meeting Announcements
Posted on: March 15, 2019

Update for Town Meeting Members

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Important information for  Town Meeting Members regarding the 2019 Annual Town Meeting starting March 25th and a May Special Town Meeting.  

Materials for the 2019 Annual Town Meeting are available online.

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Town Meeting Announcements
Posted on: March 6, 2019

Wellesley 2019 Town Election Official Results

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Wellesley 2019 Town Election Official Results available now!  Congratulations to Wellesley's newly elected Town Wide Officials and Town Meeting Members.

Thank you to all the candidates for running for office.  There are many additional op...

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Town Meeting Announcements
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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Town Meeting Announcements

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