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Wellesley workshop: “What You Need to Know About Divorce in Massachusetts”

The Divorce Center, a non-profit organization of professionals from multiple disciplines providing support and education for people going through separation or divorce, is offering a half-day public education workshop called “Divorce Matters for You! ─ What You Need to Know About Divorce in Massachusetts” on Saturday, April 11, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the […]
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Congratulations to Wellesley’s 2015 Scholastic Art Awards winners

Congratulations to Wellesley High School student Ari Cohen and Wellesley Middle School students Kaleigh Donnelly and Carly Jones for winning Silver Medals at the National Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. Ari and Carly received their medals in the Metals and Jewelry category, and Kaleigh received her medal in photography. Only 360 students received a gold or […]
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Wellesley High School #8 on the say-so of Niche Rankings

The 2015 Niche rankings are in, and the status-conscious website says that Wellesley High School is #8 among Massachusetts public high schools. Nearby Dover-Sherborn Regional High came in at #1, and Weston High School was just above Wellesley at #7. The rating site relies heavily on survey results from 280,000 students and parents who weigh […]
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10 Amazing Producers Pouring at Wine Spectator Grand Tour

Dates are set for Wine Spectator's 2015 Grand Tour. This is a stand-up/walk around wine tasting with stops at 3 cities in the US this year where hand-picked wineries each pour one signature wine. And it's usually a really good one. Winemakers and winery owners are often the ones pouring and Wine Spectator editors are in attendance so it's a great chance to chat these folks up.The event also provides an opportunity to meet up with other wine enthuisiasts. I've made some friends through the blog and on Twitter I'm looking forward to meeting at the Dallas event. If you're on the fence about which location to attend maybe Dallas would fit your schedule? Here's a post on how to ...
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Juan Gil Wine Dinner in Lenox, MA

I received an email from Spirited Wines about a paired wine dinner at Alta Restaurant & Wine Bar in Lenox, MA on Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 from 6:00-8:30pm.Here's the lineup:Bacalao CroquetasHoney AioliLagar de Condesa Albarino 2013SecondWild Boar TerrinePistachio, Apricot, Quine, SpinachCellars Can Blau Tinto 2012 ThirdRabbit & Merguez StewPeas, Mushrooms, Roasted Peppers, RiceClio Jumilla 2012FourthSan Simon CheeseFig JamJuan Gil Monastrell 2012 DessertCrème CatalaneAlmond Brittle, Grapefruits GranitaJuan Gil Moscatel 2013$65 per person, plus tax & gratuityLimited Seating. Call Alta Restaurant directly for reservations: 413-637-0003.ThoughtsAs a founding member of the #JuanGilFanClub (that to date exists only as a hashtag, but really does deserve its own following) I had to pass this event notice along.Especially at the really fair price of $65. Dinners like this usually go for $100+.Many ...
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