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Volunteers sought to place flags on U.S. veterans’ graves in Wellesley

The Wellesley Department of Veterans’ Services is looking for volunteers to assist in placing U. S. flags on veterans’ graves at Woodlawn Cemetery on Monday, May 11th  starting at 3:30 P.M. (In case of inclement weather, the rain date is the following Monday, May 18th starting at 3:30 P.M.)  If you are interested in participating please call […]
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“Bag It: Is Your Life Too Plastic?” to be shown at Wellesley Free Library

Bag It: Is Your Life Too Plastic? Tuesday April 28, 2015 7:00 PM  Main Library Wakelin Room Americans use 60,000 plastic bags every five minutes that we mindlessly throw away. But where is ‘away?’ Where do bags and other plastics end up, and at what cost to our environment, marine life and human health? Bag It (2010; […]
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Wellesley Free Library Book Sale, April 30 – May 3

Also of interest… Library lifer named Wellesley Free Library director A Wellesley book swap thank you Wellesley art students showing work at library  
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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