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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

Tailby Railroad Development

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: January 17, 2020

MLK Day Hours

MLK Day

All Town of Wellesley buildings, departments and the RDF will be CLOSED on Mon. Jan. 20 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Regular hours resume on Tues. Jan. 21.

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Posted on: January 16, 2020

Recycling in Wellesley Remains Green

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Recycling programs in many Massachusetts towns are losing money, but not in Wellesley.

Read this Wellesley Townsman article to learn how the dedicated efforts of Wellesley residents and our state-of-the-art Recycling and Disposal Facility (RDF) continue to...

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Posted on: January 15, 2020

Redistricting Community Forums

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Wellesley is beginning to develop draft plans for redistricting following the construction of new elementary schools. 

The schools are currently projected to be completed in the fall of 2024. 

Residents are invited to join the Superintende...

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Posted on: January 10, 2020

January is BYO Bag Month!

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January is Bring Your Own Bag month in Wellesley!

In the past three years, Wellesley's plastic bag regulations, which went into effect in 2017, have helped remove about 10.7 million* plastic bags from our local waste stream.

Our parks, yards and bodies of w...

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Posted on: January 10, 2020

Board of Selectmen Hold January 2020 Office Hours

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The Board of Selectmen are holding monthly office hours at Town Hall. 

Residents are invited to come by to discuss issues, ask questions and voice concerns about Town-related topics. 

January 2020 hours are:

  • Tuesday, January 14 from 9 a.m. ...
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Posted on: January 9, 2020

MBTA Forum Addresses Issues and Future Plans

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At a public forum in Wellesley on Monday, January 6, 2020, Massachusetts Bay Transportation (MBTA) officials answered questions and outlined future plans for public transportation in the area. 

The MBTA was represented by Ryan Coholan, Chief Railr...

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Posted on: January 6, 2020

Sustainable Building Event on Jan. 21

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New approaches to building design, renovation and operation can reduce energy use and greenhouse gas emissions, and improve the environment. Learn more at the Green Collaborative sustainable building event on Jan. 21 at the Wellesley Free Library.

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Posted on: January 3, 2020

NRC Exploring Lighting for Hunnewell Field

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The NRC is exploring the feasibility of adding lights to the Hunnewell Track and Field complex, and improving other lighting in the area to reduce energy use and light pollution. Public input from the community is invited.

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Posted on: December 30, 2019

Run for Local Office in 2020

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Want to become more involved in Wellesley government? Run for a Town-wide office or Town Meeting member position. 

Local Election Day is March 17, 2020, two weeks after the Presidential primary on March 3, 2020.

Candidates for Town-wide offices and...

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Posted on: December 23, 2019

Town of Wellesley FY2019 Annual Report

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View the Town of Wellesley Fiscal Year 2019 Annual Report. Hard copies of the Annual Report are now available in the Town Clerk's office.

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Posted on: December 19, 2019

Apply to Vote Absentee

Election 2020

The Town Clerk's office will begin accepting absentee ballot applications on January 1, 2020.

Residents, including college students, who are registered to vote in Wellesley but will be away during the 2020 elections should request an absentee ballot and ma...

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Posted on: December 13, 2019

Water Meter Upgrade Program

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The Water Division is beginning an 18-month long program to upgrade water meters town-wide. New meters and transmitters will be installed in all homes and business at no additional charge to customers.

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Posted on: December 11, 2019

Adopt a Fire Hydrant

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

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Posted on: December 3, 2019

Playing Fields Lighting Report

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Read and give input on a report to the Natural Resources Commission (NRC) from the Playing Fields Task Force lighting subcommittee. 

The report proposes adding and improving lights at Hunnewell fields near Wellesley High School. It was re...

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Posted on: January 10, 2020

WPD Seeks Administrative and Accounting Assistant

ADMINISTRATIVE/ACCOUNTING ASSISTANT 

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The Town of Wellesley is currently seeking an Administrative/Accounting Assistant.  Reporting to the Chief of Police, the Administrative/Accounting Assistant performs a variety of admi...

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Posted on: January 3, 2020

Happy New Year from WPD!

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On behalf of Chief of Police Jack Pilecki, all of the officers and staff of the Wellesley Police Department wish the Wellesley community a safe and happy 2020.

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Posted on: January 2, 2020

2020 Town Election

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Just a reminder that the Town Election will be on Tuesday March 17, 2020.  Thank you to the early birds who have informed us of your re-election candidacy or retirement.  

If your term expires in March 2020 and you have not notified us of...

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Town Meeting Announcements
Posted on: December 10, 2019

Special Town Meeting Results

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Electronic Voting provides complete transparency on the Special Town Meeting vote.  The results are available online.  

Thank you to the Electronic Voting Committee and Option Technologies for their work to bring Electronic Voting to Well...

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Posted on: December 10, 2019

Special Town Meeting is Dissolved

2019 December Special Town Meeting is dissolved.

The following item was taken up on Monday December 9th, 2019:

  • Article 2 (2/3rds required), VOTED YES by Electronic Voting

o    162 Yes

o    35 No

o     and 2...

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