News Flash

Posted on: June 8, 2018

Cliff Road Reconstruction 6/6/2018

The drainage work is now complete.  The contractor, Perkins, will begin the sidewalk work on Monday June 11.  We have asked the contractor to begin work on the northerly side of the roadway, which will take approximately 1 month to compl...

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Cliff Road Rehabilitation
Posted on: May 4, 2018

Cliff Road Roadway Improvements Project

The Cliff Road Roadway Improvements Project is scheduled to commence on May 10, 2018. The work will take place on Cliff Road between Route 9 and the Town Line.  Work will take place Monday through Friday between the hours of 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM. ...

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News Flash

Posted on: May 7, 2018

Cliff Road Reconstruction

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The DPW Board has finalized a contract to reconstruct Cliff Road between Route 9 and the Weston Town Line. The work includes drainage system improvements, sidewalk replacement and sidewalk extensions, new pavement, pavement markings and signs.

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Posted on: October 20, 2017

40B Development Projects

40B Projects

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 29, 2017

Route 9 / Kingsbury St. Intersection Improvements

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The Board of Selectmen entered into an agreement with MassDOT in 2016 to reconstruct the Route 9 @ Kingsbury Street intersection. The project is currently under construction and new signals are expected to be operational by late fall.

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Posted on: June 5, 2018

Tailby and Railroad Commuter Lots Development Project

Tailby Railroad Development

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: August 1, 2017

Tolles Parsons Center

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Construction of the new Tolles Parsons Center (Senior Center) is nearing completion at 500 Washington Street. COA programs will roll-out in the new building in mid-September.

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Posted on: July 31, 2017

Unified Plan

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The Town of Wellesley is currently preparing a Unified Plan, which is a combination of a Comprehensive Plan and a Town-wide Strategic Plan.

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Posted on: August 4, 2017

Pay-by-Phone for Parking

Passport Parking App

The town has implemented Passport's pay-by-phone mobile parking payment application allowing customers to purchase parking from their smart phone.

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News Flash

Posted on: August 16, 2017

Fuller Brook Park Update, August 16, 2017

R. Bates has completed work on the new drainage system in Cottage Street. They will be paving trench patches Thursday and one day next week. They are completing restoration of the streambank where the new headwall is located, and will be clearing out thei...

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Fuller Brook Park Project
Posted on: August 11, 2017

Fuller Brook Park Update August 11, 2017

Completing the new drainage project on Cottage Street has proven to be a greater challenge than anticipated. Necessary utility relocations have been more complex than anticipated and caused delays. These have included lowering water services, raising natu...

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Fuller Brook Park Project
Posted on: July 31, 2017

Fuller Brook Park Update, July 20, 2017

Cottage Street Construction

The drainage structures near the bridge at Fuller Brook have all been installed. Starting Friday July 21 the contractor will begin installing the new 24” drain line, moving up the street starting at #49. They anticipat...

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Fuller Brook Park Project
Posted on: July 31, 2017

Fuller Brook Park Update, June 30, 2017

The contractor has been back on site this spring to complete a few outstanding items of work and to complete restoration of park areas disturbed by construction. The major item of work remaining is installation of drainage improvements on Cottage Street.

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Fuller Brook Park Project
Posted on: July 31, 2017

Fuller Brook Park Update, May 12, 2017

R. Bates & Sons, Inc. is back at Fuller Brook Park with the intention of finishing the park project this summer. Most of the hard construction has been completed and the major efforts will be to complete landscape planting and establishing a strong gr...

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Fuller Brook Park Project
Posted on: July 31, 2017

Fuller Brook Park Update, April 14, 2017

The contractor for the Fuller Brook Park project completed his work for the 2016 construction season on January 6, 2017. The stream restoration work that was done over the past two winters was completed last year so the contractor moved on to a project el...

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Fuller Brook Park Project

News Flash

Posted on: June 19, 2018

Public Workshop on Long Range Transportation Planning

MPO Transportation

The Boston Region Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) would like your participation in a discussion about how to evaluate the equity of its long-range plan for transportation in the region.What is the Boston Region MPO?The Boston Region MPO conducts ...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: June 14, 2018

2018 June Special Town Meeting Dissolved

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2018 June Special Town Meeting June 5, 2018 is DISSOLVED. Additional information and presentations are available online.

Fall Special Town Meeting scheduled for October 2 & 3, 2018.

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Posted on: May 9, 2018

Facilities Management Department Receives Green Cleaning Award

Green Cleaning Award

The Town of Wellesley’s Facilities Management Department (FMD) recently received national recognition as the Grand Award winner for K-12 School Districts of the 2018 Green Cleaning Award for Schools & Universities. The FMD Custodial staff wa...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: April 23, 2018

Having a Yard Sale or Estate Sale?

Yard Sale Sign

The Town requires that anyone wishing to have a yard or estate sale must have a permit that is issued by the Selectmen’s Office. Visit the Yard Sale page for information about the types of sales you may have, costs and regulations. To obtain a p...

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Posted on: March 9, 2018

Community Conversations on Housing Production Plan

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Join our community conversations about how we can provide affordable housing in our town. Saturday, April 7th at 9:30am in the Great Hall at Town Hall.

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Posted on: January 23, 2018

WMLP Retrofitting Nearly 3000 Streetlights with LED Fixtures

LED Streetlight

The WMLP is moving forward with the retrofit of between 2,850 and 3,100 streetlights with Light Emitting Diode (LED) fixtures.  The streetlight retrofit will eliminate 930,000 kilowatt-hours of electricity every year.  This reduction is ...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: January 9, 2018

Celebrations Committee is Looking for Living Descendants of WWI Veterans

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The Wellesley Celebrations Committee is seeking assistance from the public. The theme for the 2018 Wellesley's Wonderful Weekend celebration is the 100th anniversary of World War I, and descendants of our WWI Wellesley Veterans are invited to participate ...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: December 29, 2017

The Town of Wellesley Earns Green Community Designation

Green Communities

December 29, 2017 (Wellesley, MA) – The Green Communities Division of the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) has just designated the Town of Wellesley a Green Community.  This designation comes with an initial grant tot...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: December 27, 2017

Updated Information on Pre-payment of Property Taxes

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There has been significant interest by taxpayers regarding pre-payment of taxes for the balance of this fiscal year, and the first half of fiscal year 2019 that begins in July.  Tax bills for the balance of fiscal year 2018 (3rd and 4th quarter) ...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: September 27, 2017

Browsealoud Service Added to www.wellesleyma.gov

Browsealoud

We’re delighted to announce that we’ve added speech, reading and translation support to our town’s website with Browsealoud. This innovative tool from Texthelp helps the millions of people out there who struggle to access and understand information online...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: September 10, 2017

ATM 2017 Zoning Bylaw Amendments Now in Effect

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The Zoning Bylaw Amendments passed by the Annual Town Meeting in April of 2017 have been approved by the Attorney General and are now effective September 11, 2017.

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

ATM 2017 Town Bylaw Amendments Now in Effect

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The Town Bylaw (TBL) Amendments passed by the Annual Town Meeting in April of 2017 have been approved by the Attorney General and are now effective August 15, 2017.

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News Flash

Posted on: June 4, 2018

WPD Supports Annual Parade and Fireworks

The annual Wellesley Veterans’ parade took place on Sunday, June 3, 2018 at 1 PM.  The parade route stretched from Wellesley Hills westbound on Washington Street to Wellesley Square at Central Street.  Approximately 10...

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Police Department
Posted on: March 2, 2018

Wellesley Police to Offer Entrance Exam

The Wellesley Police Department will be holding an open entrance exam for the position of Wellesley Police Officer on June 23, 2018.  Results of the exam will be in effect for a two year period after the test is given.  The exam will be ...

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Police Department

News Flash

Posted on: June 12, 2018

Fall Special Town Meeting - October 2-3, 2018

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The Board of Selectmen request that Town Meeting Members hold Tuesday, October 2, and Wednesday, October 3, for a Special Town Meeting to consider appropriating funds for feasibility and schematic design to address the needs of the Upham School, potential...

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Town Meeting Announcements
Posted on: June 6, 2018

Special Town Meeting Dissolved

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2018 June Special Town Meeting June 5, 2018 is DISSOLVED.

 

The following items were taken up on Tuesday June 5th, 2018:

  • Initial Motion to Adjourn failed by declared voice vote.
  • Under Article 1, reports from the Advisory Committee and School Building...
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