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  1. Suburban gardening with an urban feel in WellesleyRead the original story

    7 min ago | The Swellesley Report

    Everyone knows that of the leafy green suburbs outside of Boston, Wellesley is the leafiest and greenest of them all. It's a place where lawns are tended, gardens are tidy and, after the landscapers still their leaf blowers and lawn mowers and rumble out of town until the next day, a feeling of peacefulness and order prevails.

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  2. For schools, addressing social media mishaps is complexRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | District Administration

    When high school students from a small, wealthy Massachusetts school district known for its excellent schools were found to have messaged each other on Facebook earlier this month using racial and homophobic slurs, school officials and law enforcement immediately stepped in. The incident, unfolding in Wellesley, Massachusetts, has prompted investigations by school officials and local police as well as a series of community meetings.

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  3. Turnabout Shoppe in Wellesley closing after 25 years of dressing the fashionably turned outRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | The Swellesley Report

    For the past 25 years, the style-conscious of Wellesley have been turning to The Turnabout Shoppe, the high-end consignment boutique located at 30 Grove St. in one of Wellesley's historic buildings that dates from 1869. There, owners Herb Kutzman and Elaine Sugarman kept the shelves stocked with Chanel bags, Prada shoes, Sonya Rykiel dresses and more, all in impeccable condition, all carrying the cachet of luxury.

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  4. World of Wellesley calls for unity in wake of racial/ethnic harassment allegationsRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | The Swellesley Report

    The World of Wellesley has organized a Solidarity Gathering dubbed Wellesley Stands United Against Hate to take place at Town Hall Green on Thursday, July 28 from 7-8:30pm. Show up an hour in advance to make signs of peace and solidarity.

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  5. The latest regional drought isn't where you would expect to find itRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Christian Science Monitor

    ... Kirsten King, director of communications for the Holliston-based New England Water Works Association, told The Wellesley Townsman. "This drought is pretty unusual for New England. We haven't had significant rain. We've been seeing a lot of water ...

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  6. Wellesley's Fuller Brook Park work progresses amid significant tree damage from macroburstRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Swellesley Report

    ... traffic volumes and limited school transportation, mostly for camps. The DPW has completed the drainage work in Wellesley Ave., which upgrades the size of the drain to the brook to accommodate increased development over recent years. Photos show ...

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  7. Friend to, outgoing president of, Westport Library bids farewellRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... never been in a town this small, “ says Kastner, who moved to Massachusetts in 1969 and lived in Wellesley before moving to Westport several years ago. Kastner recalls that when she moved to Westport, she was introduced to a trustee who ...

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  8. Hunnewell Estate to welcome the masses for Garden Conservancy Open Days programRead the original story

    Tuesday | The Swellesley Report

    In a rare opportunity for garden lovers and general snoops who have always wondered what it would be like to tour the exterior of Wellesley's most iconic property, The Hunnewell Estate in Wellesley will be open to the public through the Garden Conservancy's Open Days program on Saturday, August 13, 10am - 2pm. This is an event that I absolutely will not miss, and thanks to the blog Landscape Notes I got a sneak preview filled with drop-dead gorgeous shots of the property at angles from which I've only dreamed of aiming.

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  9. The latest drought is not where you'd expect to find itRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Christian Science Monitor

    ... Kirsten King, director of communications for the Holliston-based New England Water Works Association, told The Wellesley Townsman. "This drought is pretty unusual for New England. We haven't had significant rain. We've been seeing a lot of water ...

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  10. Wellesley South baseball team cracks state final fourRead the original story

    Monday Jul 25 | The Swellesley Report

    The Wellesley South baseball team of 11- and 12-year-olds dropped their first game during last week's Section 3 tournament, but with the pressure on, won the next two to advance to the finals, which Wellesley also won. The victory earned Wellesley South a ticket to this week's state championship in Westwood and a possible shot at the New England tourney and eventually the Little League World Series next month in Pennsylvania.

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  11. Here are the two groups who are receiving $1 million each from Michael JordanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | The Washington Post

    ... the IACP was the other recipient of Jordan's donation. Ifill and IACP President Terry Cunningham, the chief of the Wellesley, Mass., police, recently sat next to each other at two different forums examining police-community relations, including the ...

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  12. 'I can no longer stay silent': Michael Jordan pledges $2M to fostera ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | WFTV Orlando

    ... and the members of the communities they serve," said Terrence Cunningham, the IACP president and chief of the Wellesley, Massachusetts, police department. "The IACP aims to provide a toolbox for departments and communities to come together to ...

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  13. Michael Jordan Finally Speaks Out About Recent Shootings And PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Essence Magazine

    ... Relations and the NAACP Legal Defense Fund." Terrence Cunningham, the IACP president and chief of the Wellesley, Massachusetts, police department, told The Undefeated , "What an opportunity for Michael Jordan to do this and help raise the discussion ...

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  14. 'I can no longer stay silent': Michael Jordan pledges $2M to foster community, police relationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | KRAV-FM Tulsa

    ... and the members of the communities they serve," said Terrence Cunningham, the IACP president and chief of the Wellesley, Massachusetts, police department. "The IACP aims to provide a toolbox for departments and communities to come together to ...

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  15. Annie, Jr., visits Wellesley High July 29-30Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | The Swellesley Report

    Wellesley Theatre Project's rendition of the musical Annie, Jr., takes place on Friday, July 29 at 7pm and Saturday, July 30 at 2pm and 5pm at Wellesley High School. Doors open 30 minutes prior to showtime.

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    Friday Jul 22 | IBerkshires

    Dawn Canales, assistant vice president/systems analyst, and Patricia Carpenter, retail loan officer, recently graduated from the New England School for Financial Studies in Wellesley. The New England School for Financial Studies is an intensive two-year program to broaden the skills in the areas of strategic thinking, leadership and decision making.

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  17. Wellesley Track & Field project, Summer updateRead the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | The Swellesley Report

    This update about the Wellesley High School Track & Field project from the Department of Public Works. All photo credits to the DPW.

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  18. Equipment Leasing Software Firm REZ-1 Acquires International Asset SystemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Transport Topics

    The buyer didn't disclose terms. International Asset Systems, or IAS, specializes in cloud-based management of first- and last-mile shipments for truckers, ocean carriers and other intermodal industry participants, said the statement from REZ-1, Wellesley, Massachusetts.

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  19. GI Film Festival San Diego Announces 2016 Line-upRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... and Artemis Joukowsky, III, Church minister Waitstill Sharp and his wife Martha left their children behind in Wellesley, Massachusetts, to join a life-threatening mission in Europe and help save Jews and other refugees fleeing the Nazis during World ...

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  20. REZ-1 acquires International Asset SystemsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | Refrigerated & Frozen Foods

    IAS serves providers of global transportation, focusing on first- and last-mile landside movement for logistics service providers, motor carriers, ocean carriers, railroads and equipment lessors. REZ-1, Inc., a Wellesley, Mass.-based provider of asset management, equipment reservation, billing and reload services to the domestic intermodal industry, acquired International Asset Systems , a leader in cloud-based solutions for global logistics and transportation management.

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