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Posted on: January 21, 2022

Businesses Grateful for Mask Education Campaign

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The Health Department's masks for merchants campaign is promoting safer workplaces and easing COVID fears for businesses, employees, and patrons. Educational materials and mask supplies are a giving merchants a much needed boost.

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Posted on: January 14, 2022

Case Updates and Reminders

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Wellesley continues to average more than 40 positive COVID cases per day with most cases experiencing mild or no symptoms. Please remember to follow the most up-to-date guidelines for isolation and quarantine.

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Posted on: January 7, 2022

Living with COVID-19

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As COVID-19 cases continue to surge, health officials are reassuring residents that the impact of the virus is vastly different and much less severe for most than it was two years ago.

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Posted on: April 30, 2021

Sustainable Mobility Plan

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Wellesley is developing mobility options to expand access to key areas of our community for all residents. The Sustainable Mobility Plan addresses sustainability and transportation to help reduce the Town's largest source of greenhouse gas emissions.

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Posted on: May 20, 2021

Hunnewell Field Projects

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The School Committee is moving forward with a trio of projects at the Hunnewell Track & Field, new bathroom facilities, new team room facilities, and new field lighting.

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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.

Read on for more info on projects under review... Current Projects

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Posted on: January 21, 2022

Town Meeting Member Candidates Needed

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Serve our community and run for a Town Meeting member position!

Four Wellesley precincts still have vacant seats. Candidates are needed in Precincts A, D, F, and G. See a map of the precincts

All interested residents must obtain nomination papers...

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Posted on: January 20, 2022

Housing Authority Names New Director

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The Wellesley Housing Authority has appointed an experienced team member as its new executive director. Jacqueline (Jackie) Sullivan has been with WHA for more than three years and is dedicated to creating a positive atmosphere for residents.

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Posted on: January 20, 2022

Updated COVID-19 Isolation and Quarantine Guidelines

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Test positive for COVID-19 or are a close contact? A reminder that updated CDC recommendations allow for shorter isolation and quarantine periods. The Massachusetts Department of Public Health and Wellesley Health Department also follow these guidelines.

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Posted on: January 19, 2022

Annual Town Election is March 1, 2022

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Wellesley will hold its Annual Town Election on Tuesday, March 1, 2022. 

The Select Board has approved and signed the election warrant. Copies of the signed warrant are posted online, in the Town Clerk's office, and at the Wellesley Polic...

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Posted on: January 14, 2022

Scam Alert: QR Codes on Parking Meters

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SCAM ALERT:  Watch for fake/fraudulent QR codes being placed on parking meters. To date, the Wellesley Police Department has not received reports of this occurring in our community but residents should be informed. 

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Posted on: January 11, 2022

REMINDER: Run for a Town Meeting Member Seat

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Serve the Wellesley community and consider running for a Town Meeting member seat.

Wellesley will hold its annual Town Election on Tuesday, March 1, 2022. A number of Town wide offices and Town Meeting member seats are up for election.

Specific instructions...

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Posted on: January 1, 2022

Renew Dog Licenses

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The Town Clerk's office is reminding pet owners to renew annual dog licenses.

Beginning on Saturday, January 1 renew your dog license through the online Viewpoint Cloud system. You will receive an email with a direct link from noreply@viewpointclo...

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Posted on: December 23, 2021

2022 Annual Town Meeting Warrant Closed

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The warrant for the 2022 Annual Town Meeting is closed. 

Potential articles for consideration include:

  • The allowance of alcohol on town sidewalks within Commercial Districts 
  • Modification to One Day Alcohol Licenses to allow for profit sale...
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Posted on: December 22, 2021

Watch the PFAS Forum Recording

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The Board of Public Works (BPW) continues to seek input from the community on plans to address PFAS in Wellesley's water system. 

On December 16, the BPW hosted a virtual public forum where residents could ask questions and share comments...

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Posted on: December 21, 2021

Town of Wellesley FY 2021 Annual Report

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Read the Town of Wellesley Fiscal Year 2021 Annual Report for the period of July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021.

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Posted on: December 17, 2021

MBTA Winter Service Changes

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The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) announced winter service changes.

These changes are effective on December 19, 2021 and primarily involve bus and subway service (the "T") schedules. See the new schedules here. 

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Posted on: December 10, 2021

Health Department Reinforces Mask Advisory

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Health officials are reinforcing Wellesley's indoor mask advisory as COVID-19 cases rise. All eligible individuals are urged to get COVID boosters, especially with the upcoming holidays.

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Posted on: December 7, 2021

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: November 10, 2021

Take Part in a Community Read of CASTE

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Join Wellesley Public Schools, the Wellesley Free Library, and other groups in a community read of the book, CASTE by Isabel Wilkerson. Events connected to book themes will take place this winter, and an author event is scheduled for March 2022.

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Posted on: October 27, 2021

Select Board Reaffirms Anti-Bias and Anti-Racism Commitment

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At its meeting on Wednesday, October 27 the Wellesley Select Board shared a statement reaffirming its anti-bias and anti-racism commitment. The full statement is below. 

Wellesley Select Board Statement from October 27, 2021

In light of recently re...

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Posted on: January 13, 2022

Scam Alert: QR Codes on Parking Meters

SCAM ALERT:  Fake/fraudulent QR codes being placed on parking meters!  Of note, the Wellesley Police Department has not received any reports of this occurring in Wellesley, but Chief Pilecki wanted to notify residents of this sc...

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Posted on: January 4, 2022

Wellesley PD and Housing Authority Holiday Party a Success!

Despite challenges from the COVID pandemic, the Wellesley Police Department hosted our annual,  (modified) Wellesley Housing Authority Holiday and Christmas party in December.  

The party is put on for children living in Wellesley Housing...

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Posted on: December 8, 2021

Wellesley PD Investigates Home Burglaries on Garden, Sawyer, and Hawthorne Road

This is a Crime Alert from the Wellesley Police Department:

 

In the early morning hours of December 8, 2021, three home burglaries occurred in Wellesley, on Garden Road, Sawyer Road, and Hawthorne Road.  The three homes were all occupied ...

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