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Rotary, Wellesley High Spanish Club organizing Sol Y Canto concert in May

The Wellesley Rotary Club is partnering with the Wellesley High School Spanish Club to produce the Sol Y Canto concert at the school on May 16 at 7:30PM. Although most of the songs are in Spanish, great care is taken by the musicians to translate all lyrics and to engage the audience in bi-lingual singing. Andrea Kaiser, Rotarian and […]
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As Wellesley College says, anyone can run the Marathon but not everyone can hoop-roll

UPDATE: And the winner is….Sophia Garcia Congrats to our Hooprolling winner, Sophia Garcia ’15! — HKBottomly (@HKBottomly) April 25, 2015 The 120th annual hoop-rolling race at Wellesley College takes place Saturday at 9am. If you’ve never seen this local tradition live, it’s worth a look, as seniors dressed in gowns spin their wooden […]
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Business royalty to do Shakespeare in Wellesley

The third edition of Commonwealth Shakespeare Company’s Shakespeare & Leadership series is slated for Tuesday, April 28 at Babson College’s Carling-Sorenson Theatre in Wellesley, and will feature a bunch of business executives doing a staged reading of King Lear. Directed by Steven Maler and featuring Boston actor Will Lyman, confirmed participants include Kerry Healey President, Babson College; Jarrett Barrios CEO, American Red Cross, Los […]
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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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