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Posted on: May 25, 2019

Memorial Day Observances

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Wellesley Town Hall and all municipal buildings will be CLOSED all day on Monday, May 27 for Memorial Day. 

Regular business hours will resume on Tuesday, May 28. Please check the Town of Wellesley website for specific department hours.

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Posted on: May 24, 2019

Don Newell Named New WMLP Director

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The Wellesley Municipal Light Board has selected an experienced, proven leader as the next Director of the Town’s Municipal Light Plant. Don Newell, the Assistant Director of Line Operations at the WMLP, has been named to the position by a unani...

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Posted on: May 23, 2019

Wellesley Hires New RDF Superintendent

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The Town of Wellesley has selected James Manzolini as the new Superintendent of the Recycling and Disposal Facility (RDF). 

A long-time Department of Public Works employee, Manzolini has worked in the DPW's Engineering Division since 2013. He take...

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Posted on: May 22, 2019

Community Movie Night on the Power of Play

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Attend a FREE community movie night at Wellesley High School on Thurs. May 29, 7 PM to learn how play improves kids' social, emotional and physical well being. Hosted by the Youth Commission, Recreation Department, and other community supporters.

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Posted on: May 17, 2019

WMLP Offers Residential Solar Rebate Program

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Get a rebate for installing solar in your home. The Wellesley Municipal Light Plant (WMLP) is participating in a Massachusetts program that provides rebates for qualifying residential solar installations completed before July 31, 2020.

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Posted on: May 16, 2019

Wellesley Receives $4.245 million in Bond Sale Proceeds

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The Town of Wellesley will receive $4.245 million from bond sale proceeds to finance capital projects.

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Posted on: May 16, 2019

EV Drivers Get a Charge Out of New WMLP Program

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Residents who drive electric vehicles (EV) can save money and help reduce Wellesley's peak electric demand with the Bring Your Own Charger (BYOC) program. 

The Wellesley Municipal Light Plant (WMLP) and the Sustainable Energy Committee (SEC) have ...

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Posted on: May 14, 2019

DPW Paving Project Begins May 15

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The Department of Public Works (DPW) Highway Division will be paving a number of residential streets in Wellesley beginning on Wednesday, May 15.

Affected streets are Temple Road, Sterling Road, Westwood Road, Bristol Road, Maugus Hill Road and a portion o...

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Posted on: May 15, 2019

Updated: Additional Volunteer Opportunities for Town Boards and Committees

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Want to become more involved in the Town of Wellesley? Volunteer to serve on a Town board or committee and share your talents with our community. 

Applications are now being accepted for seats on a number of local boards, committees and commission...

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Posted on: May 14, 2019

Crime Alert: Forced Entry Car Break-ins

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CRIME ALERT: 

The Wellesley Police Department wants all residents to be aware of recent criminal activity in surrounding towns and in eastern Massachusetts. This activity has not occurred in Wellesley but the WPD is issuing this alert as a prevent...

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Posted on: May 13, 2019

Honoring Those Who Served

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Each year, Wellesley remembers the military veterans who paid the ultimate price for our freedom.

On May 8, members of Wellesley American Legion Post 72 and Town Graves and Ceremonial Officer Joe Oliveri were joined by a group of Wellesley residents and vo...

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Posted on: May 10, 2019

Healthy Yards for a Healthy Community

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The use of toxic lawn chemicals is dangerous to the health of children, pets, and our environment. The Board of Health and the Natural Resources Commission (NRC) are asking residents to join the Town of Wellesley in creating a pesticide-free community.

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Posted on: May 9, 2019

Attorney General Approves 2019 ATM Bylaw Article Amendments

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The Office of the Attorney General of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts has approved the Wellesley 2019 Annual Town Meeting Zoning and Town Bylaw Articles.

Zoning Bylaw Amendments are effective as of the date of the Town Meeting vote or as voted at Town Me...

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Posted on: May 2, 2019

May Events Honor Wellesley Veterans

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The West Suburban Veterans' District (WSVD) will honor local veterans with two events in May to recognize current and departed veterans for their service. All residents are welcome to participate. 

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Wednesday, May 8 at 5 PM, W...

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Posted on: April 26, 2019

Audit Committee Vacancy

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Volunteer to serve on the Town Audit Committee

There is a vacant seat on the Town Audit Committee that must be filled by the Town Moderator. Wellesley residents with accounting or financial expertise are encouraged to apply. 

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Posted on: April 17, 2019

Selectmen's Office Hours at Town Hall

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Beginning this month, members of the Board of Selectmen will be holding occasional office hours at Town Hall.  All residents are encouraged to drop in to discuss town-related issues and share their opinions. 

Board member Lise Olney and p...

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

Online Permitting in Building Dept. Begins April 10

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Building in Wellesley? There's a good chance your project will need permits. 

Beginning on Wednesday, April 10, all building, electrical, plumbing, and gas fitting permit applications will be available online through the Building Department's new ...

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

REMINDER: RDF Spring Calendar

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The Wellesley Recycling and Disposal Facility (RDF) starts its spring events schedule beginning on Saturday, April 6. Please note these important upcoming dates:

  • Paint Recycling - Saturday, April 6 from 9 AM to 1 PM
  • Sunday hours - Sunday, April 7 (through N...
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Posted on: March 6, 2019

Wellesley 2019 Town Election Official Results

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Wellesley 2019 Town Election Official Results available now!  Congratulations to Wellesley's newly elected Town Wide Officials and Town Meeting Members.

Thank you to all the candidates for running for office.  There are many additional op...

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Posted on: August 30, 2018

Town Meeting Member Forum Now Available

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The Town Meeting Member Forum is a Google Group established to facilitate communications between Town Meeting Members and the general public regarding issues coming before Town Meetings. The Forum was first announced by the Board of Selectmen on August 21...

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