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Posted on: July 28, 2021

New Flood Model Shows Storm Impacts

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A new tool designed to model the impact of severe storms could keep Wellesley above water in the future. The NRC and DPW hope to use information from the Charles River Flood Model to develop land use policies and practices to help minimize area flooding.

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Posted on: July 28, 2021

REMINDER: Select Board Office Hours on July 29

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The Select Board is holding office hours this summer.

Residents may speak with a Board member in-person to ask questions, give input, and share concerns about Town operations, upcoming projects, economic development, or other issues.  

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Posted on: July 26, 2021

WPD Helps Locate Stolen Puppy

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It was a happy ending for Ember, a puppy who recently went missing from her Wellesley home.

The Wellesley Police Department worked with residents of the Redwing Road neighborhood and the Framingham Police Department to locate the puppy who had been stolen...

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Posted on: July 25, 2021

Kingsbury Street One Lane Only on July 26-29

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Kingsbury Street will be reduced to one lane ONLY from Monday, July 26 until Thursday, July 29. Drivers should expect delays.

Crews will be installing a new sewer line for Wellesley Middle School under the roadway. The work is part of the WMS building syst...

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Posted on: July 22, 2021

Wellesley's Newsworthy Utility Boxes

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More painted utility boxes are popping up in Wellesley, and they're attracting some newsworthy attention. 

Watch this Boston FOX 25 news story on the positive value of public art. 

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Posted on: July 21, 2021

Take the Statewide Bike Survey

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When and why do you ride a bike? 

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is conducting a survey to learn more about the biking behavior of residents. 

Everyone is invited to give input, even those individuals who rarely o...

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Posted on: July 20, 2021

Drive Green to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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Transportation currently accounts for 43 percent of Wellesley's greenhouse gas emissions. Driving electric vehicles helps reduce this impact. Learn about current EV discount programs that offer significant savings for residents.

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Posted on: July 13, 2021

Volunteer for the Historical Commission

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Help preserve and protect the historical assets in our community by serving as a voting member of the Wellesley Historical Commission. 

The Commission is seeking a trained or practicing architect to fill a vacant board position.

This seven-member b...

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Posted on: July 1, 2021

Town Hall Summer Hours & Services

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Wellesley Town Hall moves to summer hours starting on Friday, July 2 through Friday, September 3. 

The building is open for all public services Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. to noon. As some departments may f...

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Posted on: June 11, 2021

Urgent Outdoor Water Restrictions

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Under the Town's Water Conservation Bylaw, the DPW issued a Declaration of Water Supply Conservation on May 26, 2021.

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Posted on: February 23, 2021

Select Board Statement on Anti-Racism and Anti-Bias

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On Monday, February 22, 2021 the members of the Wellesley Select Board adopted this Statement to the Community on Anti-Racism and Anti-Bias.

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