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Happy Halloween, from Wellesley College Whitin Observatory

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Wellesley Village Church to hold rummage sale. All are welcome

The Wellesley Village Church, located at 2 Central St. in Wellesley Square, is holding its annual rummage sale on Saturday, November 1, 9am – 1pm. Speaking of the church, also known as Wellesley Congregational Church, it is the subject of the Wellesley Historical Society’s History Mystery for October. The question:¬†On the Halloween evening of October […]
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Happy Halloween Wellesley

The Wellesley High School junior varsity girls’ soccer team got into the Halloween spirit this week for its match. RELATED: Last-minute Wellesley-themed costumes for Halloween 2014
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Quick Deal: 92 Point WS Washington Cab for ~$12 fully loaded has the 2012 Columbia Crest H3 Cabernet Sauvignon I mentioned last week for $11.99-$12.99 (depending on the state you ship to). Stack this with code "TREATS" for 1 cent shipping on $99+ orders. The TREATS code expires 10/30/2014.Buy it on Wine.comIf you don't want to get $99 worth of this wine before you know whether you like it, a couple others to consider are the 2013 Ritual Pinot Noir that James Suckling rated 94 points.Another to consider that's really blown me away both times I've tried it is the 2012 MacPhail Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir - absolutely outstanding.These are affiliate links, so if you use them I'll get a commission from Thanks!I'd love it if you subscribed for future updates.
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Value Alert: 2012 Columbia Crest H3 Cabernet 92 WS/$15

Something I tend to lose sight of as I'm thinking about wines in the $15-$30 price range that deliver a good amount of enjoyment and excitement is how universally interesting an outstanding $10 bottle of Cabernet is.Some time back a reader sent me a link to a retirement speech from NASA Astronaut Michael Collins. At the end of the speech he says that these days he spends his spare time "worrying about the stock market" and "searching for a really good bottle of cabernet under ten dollars." A lot of people will tell you it's impossible to find a compelling bottle of wine for $10. Don't even waste your time. And a lot of people would say the same after ...
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