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Posted on: January 23, 2020

Complete the WPS Redistricting Survey

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The Wellesley School Committee is reviewing proposed redistricting maps for the expected rebuild of Hardy or Upham Elementary school.

Four map options - two for each school - were presented by the Superintendent’s Advisory Committee on Redistrict...

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Posted on: January 23, 2020

Census Forms and Dog License Renewals

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All Wellesley residents should have received annual Town Census forms in the mail. 

Please complete these forms and return them as soon as possible. 

The Town Clerk’s office conducts the local census every year starting in Januar...

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

Give Input on Sustainable Building Guidelines on Jan. 29

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The Wellesley Sustainable Energy Committee (SEC) is proposing Sustainable Building Guidelines for future municipal building projects and private development on Town land.

A public hearing on these guidelines is planned for Wednesday, January 20 at 7 p.m. i...

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

Find Your Way Around Wellesley

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Want to know where to go in Wellesley Square? Just follow the signs. 

New wayfinding signs, identifying the area and directing drivers and pedestrians to key community locations, were recently installed in Town. 

Their purpose - to help vi...

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Posted on: January 21, 2020

REMINDER: Pull Papers by Jan. 24 to Run for Office

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The last day to pull papers to run for Town-wide office is Friday, January 24th. Papers must be returned by Tuesday, January 28th

The Local Town Election Day is March 17, 2020, two weeks after the Presidential primary on March 3, 2020.

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Posted on: January 16, 2020

Recycling in Wellesley Remains Green

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Recycling programs in many Massachusetts towns are losing money, but not in Wellesley.

Read this Wellesley Townsman article to learn how the dedicated efforts of Wellesley residents and our state-of-the-art Recycling and Disposal Facility (RDF) continue to...

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Posted on: January 15, 2020

Redistricting Community Forums

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Wellesley is beginning to develop draft plans for redistricting following the construction of new elementary schools. 

The schools are currently projected to be completed in the fall of 2024. 

Residents are invited to join the Superintende...

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Posted on: January 10, 2020

January is BYO Bag Month!

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January is Bring Your Own Bag month in Wellesley!

In the past three years, Wellesley's plastic bag regulations, which went into effect in 2017, have helped remove about 10.7 million* plastic bags from our local waste stream.

Our parks, yards and bodies of w...

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Posted on: January 10, 2020

Board of Selectmen Hold January 2020 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. 

January 2020 hours are:

  • Tuesday, January 14 from 9 a.m. ...
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Posted on: January 9, 2020

MBTA Forum Addresses Issues and Future Plans

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At a public forum in Wellesley on Monday, January 6, 2020, Massachusetts Bay Transportation (MBTA) officials answered questions and outlined future plans for public transportation in the area. 

The MBTA was represented by Ryan Coholan, Chief Railr...

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Posted on: January 6, 2020

Sustainable Building Event on Jan. 21

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New approaches to building design, renovation and operation can reduce energy use and greenhouse gas emissions, and improve the environment. Learn more at the Green Collaborative sustainable building event on Jan. 21 at the Wellesley Free Library.

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Posted on: January 3, 2020

NRC Exploring Lighting for Hunnewell Field

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The NRC is exploring the feasibility of adding lights to the Hunnewell Track and Field complex, and improving other lighting in the area to reduce energy use and light pollution. Public input from the community is invited.

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Posted on: December 30, 2019

Run for Local Office in 2020

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Want to become more involved in Wellesley government? Run for a Town-wide office or Town Meeting member position. 

Local Election Day is March 17, 2020, two weeks after the Presidential primary on March 3, 2020.

Candidates for Town-wide offices and...

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Posted on: December 23, 2019

Town of Wellesley FY2019 Annual Report

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View the Town of Wellesley Fiscal Year 2019 Annual Report. Hard copies of the Annual Report are now available in the Town Clerk's office.

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Posted on: December 19, 2019

Apply to Vote Absentee

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The Town Clerk's office will begin accepting absentee ballot applications on January 1, 2020.

Residents, including college students, who are registered to vote in Wellesley but will be away during the 2020 elections should request an absentee ballot and ma...

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Posted on: December 13, 2019

Water Meter Upgrade Program

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The Water Division is beginning an 18-month long program to upgrade water meters town-wide. New meters and transmitters will be installed in all homes and business at no additional charge to customers.

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Posted on: December 11, 2019

Adopt a Fire Hydrant

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The DPW and Wellesley Fire-Rescue Department are asking for your help clearing fire hydrants of snow in your neighborhood this winter season. There are more than 1,400 hydrants in Wellesley and each one is potentially vital in the event of an emergency.Ad...

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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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