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Posted on: March 12, 2020

A Message from the Council on Aging

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We recognize that the current Coronavirus outbreak is especially concerning for our Council on Aging members.

 Currently, no Wellesley resident over 50 years old has been identified as a presumptive positive Covid-19 case.  

However, effec...

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Posted on: April 8, 2019

Wellesley Park 40R District

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A proposed redevelopment and rezoning of Wellesley Office Park on William Street, the project would replace much of the existing office uses with a variety of uses, likely to include housing, retail, and other amenities.

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Posted on: October 20, 2017

40B Development Projects

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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 6, 2018

Hardy, Hunnewell, Upham Facilities Project

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A feasibility study is under way to explore options to renovate or rebuild Hunnewell School. A Special Town Meeting approved funds to study options for Hardy/Upham in a partnership with the MSBA.

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Posted on: June 5, 2018

Tailby and Railroad Commuter Lots Development Project

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The Board of Selectmen issued a Request for Proposals (“RFP”) to invite proposals from qualified developers to enter into one or more long-term leases to develop the Tailby (103 Linden Street) and Railroad (7 Grove Street)  Commuter Parking Lots ...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

COVID-19: Take-Out Safety Tips, New Remote Building Inspection Protocols

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The Health Department is providing take-out safety tips, and effective immediately the Building Department will begin conducting all inspections remotely.

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Posted on: March 29, 2020

COVID-19: Control Pets, Protect Our First Responders

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Town officials are reminding residents to control pets to maintain social distancing, and support first responders while keeping them and others healthy.

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Posted on: March 28, 2020

COVID-19: 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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Posted on: March 27, 2020

COVID-19: Coronavirus Community Spread, WPS More Robust Remote Learning

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The Health Dept. is reporting more community spread of COVID-19 in Wellesley, and Wellesley Public Schools will announce robust plans for remote learning to support students through May 4.

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

COVID-19: Disaster Request for MA, Landscaping Clarification

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The U.S. has the world's most reported number of COVID-19 cases at 81,321. The Governor has submitted a disaster request for Massachusetts, and the Town has received clarification on landscaping services.

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

COVID-19: Schools Closed Until May 4, New RDF Rules in Effect, Plastic Bag Ban Temporarily Lifted

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The Governor orders schools to stay closed until May 4. New RDF rules are in effect to prevent recycling congestion, and Wellesley's plastic bag ban is temporarily lifted.

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

New RDF Rules, Effective Immediately

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The Recycling and Disposal Facility (RDF) has implemented new restrictions due to COVID-19. These rules are effective immediately and remain in place until futher notice.

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

COVID-19: Emergency Orders in Effect, RDF Recycling Changes

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All non-essential COVID-19 businesses and services are now closed until April 7. New RDF recycling procedures will protect users and staff.

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

COVID-19: Emergency Orders, Protect Our First Responders

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All State and Town emergency orders remain in effect as the Coronavirus pandemic is now widespread throughout Massachusetts.

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Posted on: March 21, 2020

COVID-19: Emergency Childcare, Wellesley College Closed to Public

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Early childhood education centers are closed effective March 23, except for emergency childcare programs. All Wellesley College buildings, facilities and parking lots are closed to the public.

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

COVID-19: Medical Reserve Corps, Fire Inspection Changes, RDF Precautions

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Do your part to make sure Wellesley Will Be Well. Volunteer for the Medical Reserve Corps, know the new fire inspection changes, and follow RDF precautions.

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

A Message from the RDF About Coronavirus Precautions

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In anticipation of the weekend, the Recycling and Disposal Facility (RDF) is asking residents to read, and heed, this important message about Coronavirus precautions.

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

COVID-19: Wellesley Will Be Well Campaign

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As the Coronavirus continues to spread, Town officials urge cooperation, halt building inspections and ask residents to join together in the Wellesley Will Be Well campaign.

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

WPD Notice for Public Land

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The Wellesley Police Dept. asks the public to be responsible and stay away from closed areas in Town during the Coronavirus crisis.

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

COVID-19: New Restrictions, Take-Out Challenge, Volunteers Needed

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Coronavirus concerns are becoming increasingly serious; the community needs to provide a serious response. See new restrictions, take the take-out challenge and volunteer.

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

2020 Annual Town Meeting Postponed

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The 2020 Annual Town Meeting scheduled for Monday, March 30, has been postponed until Monday, April 27.

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

COVID-19: Elections Postponed, Town Buildings Closed, Operations Move Online

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According to State orders, Wellesley town elections are postponed, all public buildings, parks, playgrounds, and fields are closed. Online operations are encouraged.

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Posted on: March 15, 2020

COVID-19: New State Orders Restrict Interactions, Protect High Risk Groups

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State officials issue orders to restrict interactions to slow the spread of Coronavirus. Wellesley provides more information on how to help everyone in the community stay safe and healthy.

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

COVID-19: Wellesley Public Schools, Tolles Parsons Center Closed for Two Weeks

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Wellesley Public Schools and the Tolles Parsons Center will be closed for two weeks beginning on March 13. Council on Aging programs and Wellesley Free Libraries programs suspended.

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

WPD Reminds the Public that parks, playgrounds, and fields are closed due to COVID-19

WELLESLEY POLICE REQUESTING CITIZENS STAY OFF PARKS, PLAYGROUNDS AND PLAYING FIELDS IN WELLESLEY

The Wellesley Police Department and the Natural Resources Commission would like everyone to know the following:

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Posted on: March 4, 2020

Police Officer Entrance Exam on June 20

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Considering a career in public safety?

The Wellesley Police Department is looking for qualified candidates interested in becoming police officers. 

The department enjoys an outstanding relationship with the Wellesley community and take pride in kee...

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Posted on: February 7, 2020

New Hands Free Law Starts February 23, 2020.

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The Wellesley Police Department wants you to know about an important change to cell phone/electronic device usage by drivers in Massachusetts.

On February 23, 2020 the new “Hands Free” law will go into effect in Massachusetts.  ...

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Posted on: February 17, 2020

Statement from the Wellesley Board of Selectmen

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The Board of Selectmen has released this statement about recent actions made against its board members.

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

COVID-19: Take-Out Safety Tips, New Remote Building Inspection Protocols

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The Health Department is providing take-out safety tips, and effective immediately the Building Department will begin conducting all inspections remotely.

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Posted on: March 29, 2020

COVID-19: Control Pets, Protect Our First Responders

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Town officials are reminding residents to control pets to maintain social distancing, and support first responders while keeping them and others healthy.

Additional Info... Town Meeting Announcements
Posted on: March 28, 2020

COVID-19: Use Official Trusted Sources

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

Additional Info... Town Meeting Announcements
Posted on: March 27, 2020

COVID-19: Coronavirus Community Spread, WPS More Robust Remote Learning

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The Health Dept. is reporting more community spread of COVID-19 in Wellesley, and Wellesley Public Schools will announce robust plans for remote learning to support students through May 4.

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

COVID-19: Disaster Request for MA, Landscaping Clarification

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The U.S. has the world's most reported number of COVID-19 cases at 81,321. The Governor has submitted a disaster request for Massachusetts, and the Town has received clarification on landscaping services.

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

2020 Annual Town Meeting Postponed

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The 2020 Annual Town Meeting scheduled for Monday, March 30, has been postponed until Monday, April 27.

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Posted on: March 10, 2020

April 6, 2020 Special Town Meeting

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The Board of Selectmen have added a short two article Special Town Meeting within the 2020 Annual Town Meeting. The purpose of the Special Town Meeting is to consider a Special Act to Increase the Mandatory Retirement Age.  

The meeting warrant is...

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