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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

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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: December 3, 2019

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 2, 2019

RDF Reusables Area Now Closed

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Due to inclement weather, the Reusables area at the Recycling and Disposal Facility (RDF) is now CLOSED for the season. 

The area will re-open in April 2020; specific dates will be announced in the spring. 

For more information on RDF holi...

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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 25, 2019

Special Town Meeting Advisory Report Available NOW

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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 22.  In addition, the report is available online, at the Wellesley Free Library and a...

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Posted on: November 22, 2019

Free Two-Hour Holiday Parking

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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 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: November 19, 2019

Register Now for Wellesley Fire Fighter Entrance Exam

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Want to become a Wellesley fire fighter? Take the first step by taking the fire fighter exam in January 2020. Registration is open now!

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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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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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