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Wellesley voters OK North 40 purchase, choose Warshaw over Glick for Planning Board

Wellesley voters overwhelmingly approved a debt exclusion plan for the town to buy the North 40 property from Wellesley College, with the Yeas outnumbering the Nays about 4 to 1. #Wellesley #Electionday A photo posted by theswellesleyreport (@theswellesleyreport) on Mar 3, 2015 at 6:14pm PST In the only contested town-wide race, Harriet Warshaw knocked off […]
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The Swellesley Report: Prepping for Wellesley High School Seminar Day

Imagine our distress last year at our Wellesley High School Seminar Day debut when we found out that we were scheduled at the same time that good ol’ Chuck, who runs security at the school, would be regaling students with tales from his time as a corrections officer at MCI Walpole. We stood no chance. This time […]
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Now to the really important Wellesley election issue: Misprint on North 40 ballot question

Maybe “be allow” is some sort of legalese, but we’re thinking not. What we take is the correct version can be seen on the Wellesley town website. Anyway, you know what it means Wellesley residents, so remember to vote today on the ballot question as well as for town-wide offices (including that testy Planning Board race) […]
The Wellesley Wine Press

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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