Posted on: October 20, 2017

40B Development Projects

40B Projects

M.G.L. c.40B authorizes the Zoning Board of Appeals to issue a comprehensive permit to facilitate construction of low- and moderate-income housing.

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Posted on: September 29, 2017

Route 9 / Kingsbury St. Intersection Improvements

Route 9 at Kingsbury Sign

The Board of Selectmen entered into an agreement with MassDOT in 2016 to reconstruct the Route 9 @ Kingsbury Street intersection. The project is currently under construction and new signals are expected to be operational by late fall.

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Posted on: August 1, 2017

Tolles Parsons Center

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Construction of the new Tolles Parsons Center (Senior Center) is nearing completion at 500 Washington Street. COA programs will roll-out in the new building in mid-September.

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Posted on: July 31, 2017

Unified Plan

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The Town of Wellesley is currently preparing a Unified Plan, which is a combination of a Comprehensive Plan and a Town-wide Strategic Plan.

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Posted on: August 1, 2017

Fuller Brook Park Preservation

Fuller Brook Park bench

The Town is working to preserve and restore the aesthetics and the historic integrity
of the Fuller Brook Park, as well as rehabilitate its infrastructure and ecological environment, and to provide better universal access.

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Posted on: August 4, 2017

Pay-by-Phone for Parking

Passport Parking App

The town has implemented Passport's pay-by-phone mobile parking payment application allowing customers to purchase parking from their smart phone.

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Posted on: August 16, 2017

Fuller Brook Park Update, August 16, 2017

R. Bates has completed work on the new drainage system in Cottage Street. They will be paving trench patches Thursday and one day next week. They are completing restoration of the streambank where the new headwall is located, and will be clearing out thei...

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Fuller Brook Park Project
Posted on: August 11, 2017

Fuller Brook Park Update August 11, 2017

Completing the new drainage project on Cottage Street has proven to be a greater challenge than anticipated. Necessary utility relocations have been more complex than anticipated and caused delays. These have included lowering water services, raising natu...

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Fuller Brook Park Project
Posted on: July 31, 2017

Fuller Brook Park Update, July 20, 2017

Cottage Street Construction

The drainage structures near the bridge at Fuller Brook have all been installed. Starting Friday July 21 the contractor will begin installing the new 24” drain line, moving up the street starting at #49. They anticipat...

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Fuller Brook Park Project
Posted on: July 31, 2017

Fuller Brook Park Update, June 30, 2017

The contractor has been back on site this spring to complete a few outstanding items of work and to complete restoration of park areas disturbed by construction. The major item of work remaining is installation of drainage improvements on Cottage Street.

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Fuller Brook Park Project
Posted on: July 31, 2017

Fuller Brook Park Update, May 12, 2017

R. Bates & Sons, Inc. is back at Fuller Brook Park with the intention of finishing the park project this summer. Most of the hard construction has been completed and the major efforts will be to complete landscape planting and establishing a strong gr...

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Fuller Brook Park Project
Posted on: July 31, 2017

Fuller Brook Park Update, April 14, 2017

The contractor for the Fuller Brook Park project completed his work for the 2016 construction season on January 6, 2017. The stream restoration work that was done over the past two winters was completed last year so the contractor moved on to a project el...

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Fuller Brook Park Project

Posted on: January 9, 2018

Time for Annual Town Census

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The Town Clerk is now processing the annual town census which was mailed to each residence in early January. Return of the census preserves your active status as a voter. We request that the census document be signed and returned by February 1. The town u...

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Posted on: January 9, 2018

Time to Obtain Nomination Papers for Town Election

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It's time to obtain nomination papers if residents plan to run for office in the March 6, 2018 Town election.For town wide boards (Selectmen, School Committee, Assessors, Public Work, Recreation, NRC, Library, Planning, Health, Town Clerk, Moderator) pape...

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Posted on: January 9, 2018

Now Accepting 2018 Dog Licences

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The Town Clerk is accepting registrations and renewals for dog licensing for 2018. The renewal from is on the bottom of the census or you can just send the information and a check for the fees to the Town Clerk. All dogs older than 6 months must be regist...

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Posted on: January 9, 2018

Celebrations Committee is Looking for Living Descendants of WWI Veterans

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The Wellesley Celebrations Committee is seeking assistance from the public. The theme for the 2018 Wellesley's Wonderful Weekend celebration is the 100th anniversary of World War I, and descendants of our WWI Wellesley Veterans are invited to participate ...

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Posted on: January 3, 2018

Adopt a Hydrant

Hydrant Snow

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

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Posted on: December 29, 2017

The Town of Wellesley Earns Green Community Designation

Green Communities

December 29, 2017 (Wellesley, MA) – The Green Communities Division of the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) has just designated the Town of Wellesley a Green Community.  This designation comes with an initial grant tot...

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Posted on: December 27, 2017

Updated Information on Pre-payment of Property Taxes

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There has been significant interest by taxpayers regarding pre-payment of taxes for the balance of this fiscal year, and the first half of fiscal year 2019 that begins in July.  Tax bills for the balance of fiscal year 2018 (3rd and 4th quarter) ...

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Posted on: December 6, 2017

Annual Town Election - March 6, 2018 - YOUR TOWN YOUR VOTE

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*Notice amended on 12/12/17 to remove Housing Authority from list of offices up for election.The Town of Wellesley depends on the active participation of its citizens in governance of the town. Wellesley has 11 Boards and Committees elected at the Annual ...

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Posted on: September 27, 2017

Browsealoud Service Added to www.wellesleyma.gov

Browsealoud

We’re delighted to announce that we’ve added speech, reading and translation support to our town’s website with Browsealoud. This innovative tool from Texthelp helps the millions of people out there who struggle to access and understand information online...

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Posted on: September 10, 2017

ATM 2017 Zoning Bylaw Amendments Now in Effect

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The Zoning Bylaw Amendments passed by the Annual Town Meeting in April of 2017 have been approved by the Attorney General and are now effective September 11, 2017.

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

ATM 2017 Town Bylaw Amendments Now in Effect

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The Town Bylaw (TBL) Amendments passed by the Annual Town Meeting in April of 2017 have been approved by the Attorney General and are now effective August 15, 2017.

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Posted on: August 3, 2017

Planning Department Seeks Candidates for Planning Board

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We are seeking candidates to fill a vacant regular member position on the Planning Board. The Planning Board consists of five (5) regular members who are elected, along with one (1) Associate Member appointed by the Planning Board and Selectmen. Under the...

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Posted on: January 9, 2018

Sergeant Jeff Renzella Promoted to Lieutenant

Lt. Renzella appears before the Board of Selectmen.

On Monday, January 8, 2018, the Wellesley Board of Selectmen promoted Sergeant Jeff Renzella to the rank of Lieutenant. 

Wellesley Police Chief Jack Pilecki appeared before the Board of Selectmen to recommend the promotion.  The vacant Li...

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Police Department
Posted on: December 8, 2017

Lieutenant Whittemore Promoted to Deputy Police Chief

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On December 4, 2017, the Wellesley Board of Selectmen promoted Lieutenant Scott Whittemore to the rank of Deputy Police Chief during their regular weekly meeting.  The Deputy Police Chief’s position was previously held by Chief Jack Pil...

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