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Posted on: November 13, 2019

WFD Buzz-Off Raises $22K

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Wellesley fire fighter and cancer patient Joanie Cullinan hosted a buzz-off in early November to raise funds and awareness for occupational cancer. 

The event has raised more than $22,000 so far. The hair may be gone but the money and well wishes ...

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Posted on: November 13, 2019

Girl Scouts Help Honor Wellesley Veterans

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Wellesley's annual Veterans Day ceremony at Town Hall on November 11 recognized our military men and women. 

The program included  local officials, representatives from all branches of the military and community members. 

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Posted on: November 13, 2019

Students Speak at Statehouse Against Pesticides

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Three Wellesley sixth graders are asking State lawmakers to help towns protect residents and the environment from harmful pesticides. 

The students joined members of the Natural Resources Commission (NRC) at the Statehouse on November 12 ...

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Posted on: November 12, 2019

Fiscal Year 2020 Proposed Property Values Now Available

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The Board of Assessors has released Fiscal Year 2020 proposed property values for Wellesley. 

These preliminary assessments are made available through a public disclosure program conducted by the assessors as part of a Department of Revenue (DOR) ...

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Posted on: November 11, 2019

Board of Selectmen Hold November 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. 

November hours are:

  • Tuesday, November 12 from 9 a.m. to ...
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Posted on: November 8, 2019

Meet Wellesley Schools Diversity Director Dr. Charmie Curry

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Wellesley Public Schools' first-ever diversity director has been on the job for seven weeks. 

Meet Dr. Charmie Curry in this Wellesley Public Media interview, as she shares her goals of learning, listening and building relationships to help shape ...

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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: October 24, 2019

MBTA Bacon St. Bridge Work Begins on Oct. 28

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Work to replace the Bacon Street bridge on the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) Framingham/Worcester commuter rail line begins on Monday, October 28. 

The bridge is between Route 135/Central Street and Morses Pond in Wellesley.&am...

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Posted on: October 22, 2019

Special Town Meeting on December 9

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The Wellesley Board of Selectmen will convene a Special Town Meeting at the Wellesley Middle School Auditorium on Monday, December 9. 2019, at 7 p.m.

The Warrant for the Special Town Meeting will close at 5 p.m. on Friday, October 25, 2019. 

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Posted on: October 8, 2019

Softball Field Renovation Project Begins

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Work to renovate Wellesley's softball fields starts the week of October 7th.

Department of Public Works (DPW) contractors will be prepping Lee Field for construction. Lee Field is part of the Hunnewell Field athletic area.

Initial work includes installing c...

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Posted on: October 7, 2019

Take Part in Public Art

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Showcase your artistic talent on a Wellesley traffic signal box! The Wellesley Public Art Committee and Wellesley Police Department are partners in this community art program. Apply by December 1, 2019.

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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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