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Posted on: December 13, 2019

Testing Notifications

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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: 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 13, 2019

REMINDER: Morses Pond Public Hearing on Dec. 16

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Give input on plans to improve Morses Pond.

Attend a public hearing on Monday, December 16 at 6 p.m. at the Warren Building (90 Washington Street) in Wellesley. 

The Recreation Department is working with consultants Weston & Sampson to conduct ...

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Posted on: December 12, 2019

Fire Equipment Grant Will Protect Against Cancer

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A recent $4,400 grant from the State to the Fire Rescue Dept. will help fund equipment to protect firefighters from cancer risks.

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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 10, 2019

Special Town Meeting is Dissolved

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The 2019 December Special Town Meeting is dissolved.

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

  • Article 2 to appropriate design funds for the Hunnewell School project. 

VOTED YES by Electronic Voting

o    162 Yes

o...

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Posted on: December 6, 2019

Board of Selectmen Hold December 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. 

December hours are:

  • Tuesday, December 10 from 9 a.m. to ...
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Posted on: December 5, 2019

Give Input on Public Transportation in the Boston Area

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What regional public transportation challenges should be addressed in the future? 

The Boston Region Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is asking for input from local communities to help shape Destination 2040, a long-range public transporta...

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Posted on: December 3, 2019

Donate Toys for Tots at WPD

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Help brighten the holidays for kids in need!

This month, the Wellesley Police Department is partnering with Boston Toys for Tots and is collecting NEW, unwrapped toys to be given as gifts to local children.

Last year, more than 71,000 children in Norfolk, S...

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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: November 29, 2019

REMINDER: Free Two-Hour Holiday Parking Now Thru Dec. 31

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Park FREE for two hours when you shop and stroll in Wellesley during the holiday season!

The Board of Selectmen has waived parking fees at all two-hour street meters in Town from Friday, November 29 through Tuesday, December 31. This includes two-hour mete...

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Posted on: November 27, 2019

Give Input on Complete Streets

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How can Wellesley improve its streets for all users? The Town has received funds from the Mass DOT Complete Streets program to make streets safer and more accessible for all travel modes. Give input using our online portal.

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Posted on: November 19, 2019

Annual Town Meeting Warrant Opened

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The Board of Selectmen has set the dates for the 2020 Annual Town Meeting. 

Town Meeting will begin on Monday, March 30, 2020, at 7 p.m. in the Wellesley Middle School Auditorium.  

The meeting Warrant was opened at the Selectmen's regular...

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Posted on: October 28, 2019

Opt Out of Junk Mail to Save Trees

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Join the 3R (Reduce Reuse Recycle) Working Group effort to cut back on junk mail and reduce the number of trees cut down.

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Posted on: September 25, 2019

Local Retailers Comply with State Vaping Ban

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The Health Dept. is working with local retailers to help them comply with the State ban on vaping products.

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Posted on: October 4, 2019

Wellesley PD has Pink WPD Patches for Sale

In October...Pink is the new Blue!

The Wellesley Police Department is participating in the Pink Patch Project this year, a nationwide awareness campaign where police departments sell pink patches during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  The...

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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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Posted on: November 24, 2019

Special Town Meeting Advisory Report Available NOW

The Advisory Report for the December 2019 Special Town Meeting is available NOW!  The Report was mailed to all Town Meeting Members on Friday, November 22nd.  In addition, the report is available online, at the Wellesley Free Library and...

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Posted on: November 5, 2019

Special Town Meeting Warrant Posted

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The Board of Selectmen will convene a Special Town Meeting on Monday, December 9 and Tuesday, December 10 to discuss the Hunnewell School building project and  the Council on Aging governance. 

The Special Town Meeting will be held in the...

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