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What the heck is Sustainability anyway Wellesley?

Wellesley residents attending high school in town or elsewhere are invited to create a video to explain what the environmentally friendly buzzword Sustainability means in such a way that 5th graders can understand it. The deadline is March 1, and winners will be announced at the Wellesley STEM Expo later in March.
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A List of Wineries that Ship to Massachusetts

It has been a long time coming, but as you may have noticed some out of state wineries are now able to ship to Massachusetts!Some spring release mailers have included a special shout out saying they'll be able to ship here. What it really means for me is cheaper shipping and fewer hassles.I'm looking forward to being able to order directly from my favorite producers in a recurring manner to develop a persistent relationship with them. Sometimes when I was on the fence about reordering from a pricey producer I'd decide against it because of shipping costs and the hassle of shipping to a neighboring state.I'm also entertaining joining some moderately priced winery clubs that I hadn't considered before. And possibly ...
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Wellesley College Davis Museum winter/spring exhibits: Iran’s Tanavoli, Warhol, Rembrandt & more

The Davis Museum at Wellesley College presents seven exhibitions this winter/spring.  PARVIZ TANAVOLI February 10 – June 7, 2015 The Davis presents Parviz Tanavoli, the first retrospective exhibition of the influential Iranian artist’s work to be mounted by a U.S. museum. The exhibition will survey the breadth and richness of the artist’s career from the 1950s […]
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Wellesley couple gives Super Bowl tix to wounded soldiers

WHDH-TV has the story of a Wellesley couple that owns New England Patriots season tickets and that have donated their Super Bowl tickets to a pair of injured soldiers who are Pats fans. 7News Boston WHDH-TV   ALSO: Wellesley well represented in Patriots Hall of Fame
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Opus One Wine Dinner at Del Frisco's Boston

Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak in Boston is offering a five-course dinner featuring the wines of Opus One on Thursday February 5th at 6:30 pm.Del Frisco's is fantastic dining experiernce (review) and Opus One produces Bordeaux blends at the very highest level in Napa Valley.I visited Opus One in 2010. Opus One was founded as a collaboration between Baron Phillipe de Rothschild and the Robert Mondavi family. The wines remain strong today thanks to the leadership of winemaker Michael Silacci. It was on this visit that I got a sense, for the first time, of the broad range of responsibilties a winemaker has. At least at Opus One - he calls the shots and sets the tone for the entire ...
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