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Posted on: September 24, 2020

Spots Still Available in Fall Recreation Programs

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Registration remains open for Recreation Department Fall 2020 programs. Due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, class size and enrollment are limited; this year programs are open to Wellesley residents only.

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Posted on: September 23, 2020

Hike Wellesley Trails with Self-Guided Walks

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Be COVID-19 smart and take part in self-guided walks along Wellesley trails this fall. 

Due to the ongoing pandemic, the Trails Committee has cancelled all guided trail walks. Instead the Committee is offering self-guided walks in the most popular...

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Posted on: September 23, 2020

REMINDER: Wa$te Wi$e Wellesley Webinar is Sept. 30

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Wellesley's RDF is working toward a path to Zero Waste. Join the Green Collaborative and 3R Working Group for Wa$te Wi$e Wellesley, a community webinar on Sept. 30. Expert panelists will discuss how to waste less, save more, and help our planet.

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

Sign Up Now! MyEnergyXpert from the WMLP

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Reduce your energy use and lower utility costs with an online home energy assessment. The Wellesley Municipal Light Plant has partnered with Energy New England (ENE) to offer MyEnergyXpert. Sign up NOW for this cost-saving program.

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Posted on: September 21, 2020

DPW Paving Local Roads This Week

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Wellesley drivers can expect slight delays in the coming days due to paving projects on local roads. 

The Department of Public Works Highway Division is completing road resurfacing and other improvements before the winter months. 

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Posted on: September 17, 2020

Free 2-hour Parking Extended Until Jan. 1

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Free parking at all 2-hour bagged meters in Wellesley has been extended until January 1, 2021. The benefit will help boost the business economy and bring more customers to retail and restaurant areas.

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Posted on: September 10, 2020

Register Now for Electric Lawn Care Workshops

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Learn quieter, economical and healthier ways to maintain landscaping. The Wellesley Department of Public Works is partnering with the Town of Lexington to hold two free remote workshops on electric lawn care.

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Posted on: September 10, 2020

November 3 Election Information

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The 2020 Presidential and State election will take place on Tuesday, November 3.

Ballots for the election are currently being printed and will be mailed in mid-October to all voters who have already submitted a Vote-by-Mail application. 

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Posted on: September 9, 2020

Warrants Posted for October 2020 Special Town Meetings

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The Board of Selectmen will convene two remote Special Town Meetings beginning on Monday, October 26, 2020. 

Warrants for both meetings have been posted by the Town Constable at Town Hall and at the Wellesley Police Department. They are also avail...

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Posted on: September 18, 2020

REMINDER: Take the Wellesley Drives Electric Survey

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Share your thoughts on Electric Vehicles (EVs) in Wellesley. 

The Wellesley Municipal Light Plant continues to be an innovator in new technology and services. The WMLP is asking residents to answer some brief questions about future plans to purcha...

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Posted on: August 28, 2020

#ThinkBlueWellesley Contest Extended to Sept. 28

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The Department of Public Works has extended its #ThinkBlueWellesley social media contest through Monday, September 28th with revisions to its contest submittal methods.

Residents who capture and submit qualifying photos that fulfill any of the four contest...

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Posted on: August 28, 2020

Clocktower Parklet Opens for Public Use

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A recently-installed parklet in Wellesley Hills is extending the sidewalk and improving access for pedestrians and bicyclists. Visit the Clocktower parklet to shop, sit, and share in Wellesley's newest outdoor area.

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Posted on: August 20, 2020

Mosquito Sample Tests Positive for West Nile Virus

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A mosquito sample collected in Wellesley has tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV).

As a result of this positive test, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health has raised the WNV risk level to moderate for our community. Previously, Wellesley was ...

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Posted on: August 10, 2020

Work Begins on Granite Street

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The Granite Street Reconstruction Project is scheduled to begin in mid August 2020. 

Work will be done along the full length of Granite Street, from Sunset Road to Crown Ridge Road. The work is expected to be completed by December 2020.

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Posted on: August 6, 2020

Town Moderator Seeks Volunteers

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Serve our community; volunteer for a Town board or committee!

The Town is looking for volunteers to fill vacancies on the Community Preservation Committee and on the Human Resources Board

These positions are appointed by the Town Moderator for th...

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Posted on: August 6, 2020

Take Precautions Against Mosquito Borne Diseases

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Health officials are predicting an active year for mosquitoes. 

These insects may carry diseases such as Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) or West Nile Virus (WNV). Recently a mosquito pool in Needham tested positive for West Nile Virus.

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Posted on: July 27, 2020

Great Plain Ave. Rotary Construction

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Reimagine a new Great Plain Avenue rotary in Wellesley! 

Work to realign the Great Plain Avenue rotary, Wellesley Avenue and Seaver Street began on July 27, 2020.  

The project is managed by the Department of Public Works. The work will be...

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Posted on: July 27, 2020

Introducing MapWellesley

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The Town of Wellesley’s Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Office has launched MapWellesley, a new online mapping hub. 

This new site links to the Town’s improved web mapping applications, such as the Property and Trail viewe...

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Posted on: July 8, 2020

RDF Expands Hours and Services

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The Recycling and Disposal Facility (RDF) is expanding its hours and services.

The RDF will reopen on Sundays beginning on Sunday, July 12. The Sunday hours will be 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

Users will also be able to drop off paint ONLY on upcoming Wedne...

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Posted on: July 7, 2020

Water Meter Upgrade Program Resumes

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The Water and Sewer Division is resuming a program to upgrade residential water meters. 

This program was suspended this spring due to Coronavirus. Notices are now being reissued to residents who were not able to schedule appointments for the upgr...

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Posted on: May 27, 2020

Remote Home Energy Assessments Available to Residents

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Staying at home during the ongoing Coronavirus crisis may increase utility bills. Help lower these costs with a home energy savings plan. 

The Wellesley Muncipal Light Plant is working with Energy New England (ENE) to offer remote home energy asse...

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