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Posted on: May 15, 2021

Document Destruction Day is May 16

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The Recycling and Disposal Facility (RDF) is holding a document destruction event on Sunday, May 16. 

Bring sensitive materials to be shredded on site from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

This event is for Wellesley residents only and the following saf...

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Posted on: May 14, 2021

COVID Vaccines for Children, Mental Health Month

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Health officials are reminding families that children ages 12-18 can safely receive the COVID-19 vaccine. And a new display and education campaign this month is intended to encourage all of us to take care of our mental health.

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Posted on: May 13, 2021

Goodbye to the Town's $1 Billion Lady

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One Billion Dollars. It’s a number that’s hard to imagine, but Jeanne McGrath disbursed that amount of money in her role as Payroll Specialist for the Town of Wellesley. 

Jeanne, a self-professed “numbers” p...

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Posted on: May 12, 2021

New Firefighters Report for Duty

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The Wellesley Fire Department recently welcomed seven new firefighters to our community.

The first responders are graduates of the Massachusetts Firefighting Academy and attended an intensive 10-week training program at the Academy's Bridgewater c...

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Posted on: May 11, 2021

"Clean Comfort" Webinar on May 19

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Learn how air source heat pumps can save money and improve the comfort of your home. Attend a public webinar on May 19 at 7 p.m. to ask questions and hear from experts about the "Clean Comfort" program offered by the WMLP.

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Posted on: May 7, 2021

Bacon Street Closure Starts Monday

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Bacon Street at Route 135 will be closed during weekdays beginning on Monday, May 10 for work on the MBTA railroad bridge.

The closure will be in effect Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Route 135 will remain completely open, but traffic will not ...

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Posted on: May 6, 2021

PFAS in Wellesley Water

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The DPW is providing information about chemicals in Wellesley's water. Recent tests showed elevated PFAS levels at the now closed Morses Pond treatment plant. Officials are monitoring levels to ensure water is safe for residents.

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Posted on: May 6, 2021

Expanded Art Installations for Central Street

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Wellesley's storefront project is expanding!

A collaboration between the Town, the community organization Art Wellesley, and local landlords, the storefront project is bringing the visual arts to Wellesley Square. Work by individual artists, art g...

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

Cultural Council Seeks Volunteers

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The Wellesley Cultural Council (WCC) is recruiting volunteers. 

The Cultural Council is the local presence of the Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC) and supports community-based projects in the arts, humanities, and interpretive sciences. The WC...

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

Wellesley's New Anti-Idling Traffic Regulation

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Idling your car in Wellesley may result in a $15 fine. 

Wellesley Police Chief Jack Pilecki discusses the Town's anti-idling traffic regulation in a new video message asking residents to help our planet and improve our air. 

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

WFL Temporary Location Now Open

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Check it out! The Wellesley Free Library's temporary location is now open at 50 Central Street. Here's a peek at the newest spot to check out your favorite books.

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

WMLP Announces WECARE Program

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A new program from the Wellesley Municipal Light Plant called WECARE will help accelerate funding for local renewable energy projects.

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Posted on: April 23, 2021

Vaccine Rate Rising, 2021 Town Meeting Begins

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Health officials report that nearly one-third of all Wellesley residents have been fully vaccinated. And the 2021 Town Meeting starts on April 26 at 7 p.m. on Zoom and live streamed on Wellesley Media.

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

WFL Renovation Update

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The main branch of the Wellesley Free Library is closing on Friday, April 23 for construction.

The months-long project will include a new roof for the Library building and renovations to the Library interior. 

During construction, there will be no ...

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Posted on: April 15, 2021

Wellesley Town Government Vacancies

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Wellesley's Town government relies on the dedication of many volunteers. The Select Board is recruiting candidates for numerous boards, committees, and commissions with vacancies or with members whose terms expire on June 30, 2021.

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Posted on: March 31, 2021

Meet the Wellesley Freedom Team

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Volunteers in Wellesley have developed a non-partisan, community-based initiative to support residents and respond to incidents of racism and bias in our Town. Contact the team at WellesleyFreedomTeam@gmail.com or by calling the hotline at 339-216-0124.

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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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Posted on: March 28, 2020

Use Official Trusted Sources

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Residents are reminded that Town briefings are Wellesley's official, trusted source for Coronavirus information.

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