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Posted on: April 16, 2021

16+ Vaccine Eligible on April 19

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Residents ages 16 and up are eligible to schedule COVID-19 vaccines beginning on April 19. Health officials are reminding families to follow guidelines for gatherings, travel, and mask wearing during the upcoming school break.

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Wear Masks and Remain Vigilant

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As COVID-19 case numbers among children and young adults keep rising in Wellesley, Health officials are urging everyone to follow current mask orders.

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Posted on: April 2, 2021

Homebound Residents, COA Reopening Plan

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The Wellesley Health Dept. is updating its list of homebound residents to help emergency personnel and the COA is developing a reopening plan for the Tolles Parsons Center. Starting Monday, April 5, all individuals age 55+ and those with 1 medical conditi...

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Posted on: March 26, 2021

Got the Vax? Still Wear a Mask!

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More and more individuals are getting vaccinated, but Health officials continue to urge the community to take all COVID-19 precautions especially when in public areas.

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Posted on: March 17, 2021

New COVID-19 Vaccine Timeline

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Governor Baker has announced the dates for remaining groups to be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine. 

The timeline adheres to the original schedule for the three vaccine phases that was announced in December 2020.

The eligibility dates for remainin...

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Posted on: March 12, 2021

Vaccine Preregistration, Outdoor Dining

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Vaccine preregistration is now available for State clinics and includes dedicated dates for educators. Outdoor dining in Wellesley can begin on April 1.

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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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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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Two new elementary schools will serve more than 700 K-5 students in Hardy, Hunnewell, and Upham schools. A new Hunnewell School is in design development; a feasibility study is under way for a school at either Hardy or Upham in 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: April 16, 2021

Patriot's Day Observances

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Town of Wellesley departments and offices are closed on Monday, April 19 in observance of Patriot's Day. 

The Recycling and Disposal Facility (RDF) and the Wellesley Free Library are also closed.  

The Boston Marathon - usually held on Pat...

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

Select Board Office Hours on April 21

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The Select Board is holding virtual office hours throughout the year.

Residents may reserve time to speak with a Board member via Zoom. Ask questions, give input, and share concerns about Town operations, Town Meeting, Coronavirus, or other issues. &nb...

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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: April 15, 2021

Boston Marathon Applications Available on April 20

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The 125th Boston Marathon will be one for the history books! 

Due to the continued pandemic, the Marathon will not take place on Patriot's Day, Monday, April 19 but has been rescheduled for Monday, October 11, 2021. 

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Posted on: April 12, 2021

2021 Annual Town Meeting Information

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Wellesley's Annual Town Meeting begins on Monday, April 26, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. on Zoom. 

Documents with information to be discussed at Town Meeting are available on the Town of Wellesley website. These include:

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Bacon Street Closed Starting April 11

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Work on the MBTA railroad bridge at Bacon Street and Route 135 (Central Street) continues.

Beginning on Sunday, April 11, the MBTA will be closing a portion of Bacon Street nightly, generally starting at 8 p.m. and reopening the roadway at 5 a.m. the follo...

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Posted on: April 7, 2021

Spring 2021 Self-Guided Trail Walks

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Take a self-guided trails walk this Spring!

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Wellesley Trails Committee guided walks for Spring 2021 are cancelled. However, residents can still safely enjoy walks in the woods on their own. 

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Posted on: April 6, 2021

Take the Wellesley Square Survey

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Share your thoughts on ways to revitalize and bring new businesses to Wellesley Square.

The Select Board, in partnership with Babson College students, has developed the Wellesley Resident Town Survey to better understand retail, restaurant, and business co...

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Posted on: April 6, 2021

Indigenous Peoples Day Proclaimed in Wellesley

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The second Monday in October will now be commemorated as Indigenous Peoples Day in Wellesley. 

At its meeting on April 5, 2021, the Select Board voted 4 to 1 in favor of a proclamation honoring Indigenous Peoples and ceasing to recognize Columbus ...

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Register for WPS School Year 2021-2022

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Wellesley Public Schools (WPS) is reminding new and returning families to register for the upcoming 2021-2022 School Year. 

Registration to attend WPS remains open for all grades. 

All new or returning families should visit the district's ...

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Advisory Committee Vacancies

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The Advisory Committee is seeking interested candidates to fill six upcoming vacancies.

The positions on the 15-member committee will be open at the end of this fiscal year and will be filled by the Town Moderator effective July 1, 2021. 

Five of t...

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Posted on: March 31, 2021

New "Clean Comfort" Campaign Saves $ and Energy

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A new pilot program from the MLP is educating residents about the benefits of air-source heat pumps. With "Clean Comfort" residents can reduce heating and cooling costs and improve energy efficiency.

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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: March 25, 2021

Help Wellesley Prep for Pollinators

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Help Wellesley build a pollinator corridor for birds, insects, and wildlife. Take part in Pollinate Wellesley, a new NRC initiative with programs and activities to educate residents about ways to improve our local ecosystem.

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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: April 14, 2021

National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

The second week of April has been designated “National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week” in order to recognize the public safety telecommunicators and dispatchers.

Wellesley has ten public safety dispatchers (telecommunicators) that...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Bacon Street Closed 8PM-5AM starting on Sunday April 11

The MBTA will be closing a portion of Bacon Street at the intersection of Route 135 (Central Street) for bridge work starting on April 11, 2021.  The closure will be nightly, generally starting at 8 PM and re-opening at 5 AM the following morning...

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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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