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Boston Marathon: Many Wellesley angles

Hopkinton and Ashland can fuss about where the Boston Marathon began or begins, but there’s no arguing the fact that Wellesley is smack in the middle of the 26.2-mile course. We own from about mile 12 to 16, traversing Rte. 135 at the start and crossing over to Rte. 16 for the rest (this zippy […]
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Wellesley High, Middle School runners get Boston Marathon weekend off to fast start

Runners from Wellesley Middle School and Wellesley High School took part in the Boston Athletic Association’s Invitational Mile and 1000 meter races. Representing Wellesley High were Andrew Wink, David Segall, Kylie Griffin and Lindsay Harris. WMS runners listed in the results were Shin Kim, Ellie Meara and Bridget Ulian. Results here. Congrats to these 4 who […]
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Babson bubbling over with entrepreneurs

We know, we know: Babson is #1 in entrepreneurship, something the school’s marketers are quick to point out. And in recent weeks, the Wellesley school has really been touting its accomplished students and alums. A sampling: *Junior Ava Anderson started the company Ava Anderson Non Toxic back in 2009 to deliver safe personal care products as […]
The Wellesley Wine Press

10 Wines to Buy Now at Deep Discount from

Turns out the deal I mentioned recently from is even better than I thought. Hit the comments on this post to see exactly what I'm talking about. I intentionally don't want to spell it out too clearly for fear of killing the deal.Update: 4/17/2015 Orders now need to total $100+ to get $30 off. Still a decent deal but not nearly as exciting. We'll see if orders are fulfilled...This presents an amazing opportunity to get some great wines at mind bogglingly good prices.I always like to look at a deal from the perspective of what I really want then work my way back from there to see how to get the best price possible for what I want.The hot ...
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Two Costco White Wine Value Picks

I find that when I haven't been for a while, a family trip to Costco can be a ton of fun. The massive flat panel TVs, rotating food samples, and random finds combine to make it one unique competitive shopping experience.Even if I'm not particularly interested in buying more wine [I'm trying to drink down my stash rather than add more bottles on hand] it's fun to browse the wine area for new finds. Even though winter has held on for dear life here in Boston we're finally seeing signs of spring. And for me that signals the brief time of year where my tastes veer over to white wines and rosés.Last time we were at Costco I picked up ...
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