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Posted on: June 18, 2021

Read the 2020 Consumer Water Report

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The 2020 Water Report is now available. Prepared by the Department of Public Works, the report contains information about Wellesley's drinking water. It does not include PFAS information as that testing was not done until 2021.

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Posted on: June 17, 2021

REMINDER: Juneteenth Holiday Schedule

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Massachusetts will recognize Juneteenth as an official holiday this year. 

In observance of the holiday, Wellesley will follow a limited holiday schedule with some municipal buildings closed on Friday, June 18 and others closed on Saturday, June 1...

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Posted on: June 17, 2021

Summer 2021 Mobile Movies

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Wellesley's mobile movies are back! 

The Recreation Department and Youth Commission are once again offering this fun, family activity in the Tailby parking lot in Wellesley Square. 

Movies will be shown in June, July, and August b...

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Posted on: June 16, 2021

Cindy Mahr Honored for Educational Contributions

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Wellesley Public Schools Assistant Superintendent for Finance and Operations Cindy Mahr is receiving high honors for her contributions to education. Mahr is the 2021 winner of the Massachusetts Association of School Business Officials' President's Award.

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Posted on: June 14, 2021

Juneteenth Holiday Schedule

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Massachusetts will recognize Juneteenth as an official holiday this year. 

 June 19, or Juneteenth, is a significant day in Black American history as it commemorates the end of slavery in the United States. On this date in 1865 the last s...

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Posted on: June 14, 2021

55+ Affordable Housing Opportunity

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Looking for an affordable housing opportunity in Wellesley?

Fells Hollow condominiums on Russell Road is currently offering a 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom listing. The unit is an age restricted condo so applicants must have a household member who is age 55+. Clic...

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Posted on: June 11, 2021

Urgent Outdoor Water Restrictions

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Under the Town's Water Conservation Bylaw, the DPW issued a Declaration of Water Supply Conservation on May 26, 2021.

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Posted on: May 26, 2021

Watering Restricted in Wellesley

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The DPW has issued a water supply conservation declaration for Wellesley water customers. This decision, effective immediately, restricts outdoor watering to every-other-day, prohibits daytime watering, and asks customers to reduce watering times.

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Posted on: May 19, 2021

Attorney General Approves Wellesley Fur Ban

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The Attorney General's office has approved an amendment to Town Bylaws that bans the sale of fur products in Wellesley. 

This amendment, known as Article 28, was presented at the October 2020 Special Town Meeting where Town Meeting member...

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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 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: 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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