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Posted on: September 23, 2021

Wellesley Free Library Update

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The Wellesley Free Library temporary main location at 50 Central Street will close on Monday, September 27 at 8 :00 p.m. 

The Hills and Fells Branch Libraries will expand their hours of operation beginning on Sunday, October 3 and until the Main L...

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Posted on: September 23, 2021

Give Input on Proposed Voting Precinct Changes

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Due to new census numbers, Wellesley's voting precincts will change in 2022. The Select Board is looking for input on these changes. 

According to Massachusetts State statue, electoral boundaries must be within 5% of average or be repreci...

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Posted on: September 22, 2021

Hardy Elementary Named a National Blue Ribbon School

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Hardy Elementary School is receiving national recognition for its academic performance and caring school environment. Hardy has been selected as a U.S. Department of Education National Blue Ribbon School for 2021.

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Posted on: September 22, 2021

Bacon Street Detours

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Road and sidewalk construction for the Bacon Street Bridge Replacement project will start on Monday, September 27 and run through Friday, October 29. 

The work will take place Monday through Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 3 p.m. each day.&a...

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Posted on: September 20, 2021

Mental Health Webinar on Sept. 28

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The Health Department will host a free mental health webinar on Tuesday, September 28 from 7-8:30 PM. Experts will present practical ways to address anxiety and up-to-date information on suicide prevention. Sign up to attend!

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Posted on: September 16, 2021

EV Events to Drive Climate Action

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Join the Wellesley Municipal Light Plant and local electric vehicle (EV) experts at three free upcoming events showcasing EVs. Learn how the Wellesley Drives Electric campaign is working to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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Posted on: September 15, 2021

Grove Street Reconstruction Update

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Work continues this fall on the Grove Street reconstruction project. 

Department of Public Works crews and contractors are realigning the Dover Road intersection, and installing curbs, sidewalks, crosswalks, wheelchair ramps, and other improvement...

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Posted on: September 14, 2021

DPW Debuts Electric Landscaping Equipment

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The Department of Public Works crews are cutting grass and cutting carbon emissions with new battery powered landscaping equipment. 

DPW recently purchased an EGO riding mower and other EGO cordless outdoor equipment that is now in use in...

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Posted on: September 13, 2021

Map Wellesley's Painted Traffic Boxes

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See Wellesley's painted traffic boxes using a new online map! Visit the locations in person, post Instagram photos using the tag #wellesleytrafficboxchallenge and win prizes from the Wellesley Police Department.

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Posted on: September 8, 2021

Town Meeting Members Wanted

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Take part in Wellesley town government as a Town Meeting member. 

Due to residents moving out of Wellesley, there are vacant Town Meeting seats in Precincts C, D, and E. The Town is seeking individuals from those precincts to fill these open posit...

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Posted on: September 3, 2021

DPW Snow Shovelers Wanted

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The Department of Public Works needs contractors to shovel snow from sidewalks and pedestrian areas this winter. All eligible operators are encouraged to apply. Applications submitted by October 25 will receive an early sign-up rate.

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Posted on: September 2, 2021

West Nile Virus Found in Wellesley Mosquito Samples

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The Health Department is encouraging residents to take steps to prevent mosquito bites after West Nile virus is found in local mosquito samples. Wellesley and neighboring towns are at a moderate risk level.

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Posted on: September 2, 2021

New WPD PSA: Lock Your Car Doors

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Keep Wellesley safe by locking your car doors and preventing some of the most common thefts in our community. 

That's the message from Wellesley Police Chief Jack Pilecki in a new public service announcement for residents. The PSA will be...

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Posted on: September 1, 2021

October 2021 Special Town Meeting Warrant Posted

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The warrant for Wellesley's October 2021 Special Town Meeting has been signed and posted. 

Residents can read the warrant online on the Town website; hard copies are available in the Town Clerk's office, and at the Wellesley Poli...

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Posted on: September 1, 2021

Attorney General's Office Approves 2021 Bylaw Changes

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The Attorney General's Office has approved the 2021 Annual Town Meeting Bylaw changes.

For more information, go to the Town website.

Claims of invalidity of the amendments to the Town Bylaws or Zoning Bylaw by reason of any defect in the procedure ...

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Posted on: August 17, 2021

2021 Special Town Meeting Begins October 25

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The Select Board will hold a Special Town Meeting starting on Monday, October 25, 2021. 

Currently the meeting is scheduled to convene in-person at 7:00 p.m. in the Wellesley Middle School auditorium. 

The Special Town Meeting warrant is n...

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