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Posted on: January 17, 2019

Holiday Schedule for Jan. 21

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All Town of Wellesley departments will be closed on Monday, January 21 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The Recycling and Disposal Facility (RDF), Tolles Parsons Center, the Wellesley Free Library and Wellesley Public Schools will also be clos...

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Posted on: January 16, 2019

Wellesley Names New DPW Director

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The Wellesley Board of Public Works has appointed Dave Cohen as the new Director of the Department of Public Works (DPW), succeeding Mike Pakstis who retired last month.

Cohen most recently served as Assistant Director of Public Works and began his career ...

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Posted on: January 14, 2019

Hunnewell School Feasibility Study Public Forum #2 on Jan. 29

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All interested residents are invited to the Hunnewell School Feasibility Study Public Forum #2 on Tuesday, January 29 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Hunnewell Gymnasium. 

Come for an update on the feasibility study including progress on...

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Posted on: January 14, 2019

2019 Dog Licensing is Now Available Online

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All dogs in Wellesley must be licensed by the Town Clerk's office. Residents can now apply for 2019 dog licenses online through the town's new ViewPoint Cloud system. 

Please note the following information for registering online:

  1. Rabies Certificate...
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Posted on: January 11, 2019

Selectmen Seek Candidates for Municipal Light Board Seat

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The Wellesley Board of Selectmen is looking for residents who are interested in serving on the Town’s Municipal Light Board (MLB) and filling a seat left vacant following the departure of long-time board member Katharine Gibson.

The five-person M...

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Posted on: January 9, 2019

January is Bring Your Own (BYO) Bag Month

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This January marks two years since the Town of Wellesley’s plastic bag bylaw went into effect, making the community the 20th municipality in Massachusetts to ban plastic check out bags at retail establishments and set specific guidelines for pap...

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Posted on: January 8, 2019

Run for Local Office in Wellesley

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Are you interested in running for a local government office in the Town of Wellesley? 

Nomination papers are available in the Town Clerk's office for anyone interested in running for a town-wide office or for a Town Meeting Member position. Candid...

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Posted on: December 18, 2018

Town Elections are March 5, 2019

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The Town of Wellesley will hold its annual election on Tuesday, March 5, 2019. The official 2019 Town Election Warrant was posted today at Town Hall and in Wellesley Square. Polls will be open on Election Day from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Nomination papers are ava...

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Posted on: December 17, 2018

Adopt a Hydrant

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The DPW and Wellesley Fire-Rescue Department are asking for your assistance in clearing fire hydrants of snow in your neighborhood this winter season. There are over 1,400 hydrants in Wellesley and each one is potentially vital in the event of an emergenc...

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Posted on: November 30, 2018

Online Permitting and Licensing is Coming to Wellesley!

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Wellesley is pleased to announce a partnership with ViewPoint Cloud to bring online permit and license applications to the community. 

Our goal is to improve customer service by making all of Wellesley’s permit and license applications a...

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Posted on: August 30, 2018

Town Meeting Member Forum Now Available

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The Town Meeting Member Forum is a Google Group established to facilitate communications between Town Meeting Members and the general public regarding issues coming before Town Meetings. The Forum was first announced by the Board of Selectmen on August 21...

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Posted on: August 15, 2018

Changes to Town Bylaws and Zoning Bylaws Approved by Attorney General

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The Office of the Attorney General of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts has approved the Wellesley 2018 Annual Town Meeting Town Bylaw and Zoning Articles.The following Wellesley Town Bylaw Amendments are in effect as of August 15, 2018.

  • Article 9 amending...
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