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The Perfect Case: 12 Amazing 35% Off Buys

I wrote last week about how you can get 30% off at with code AMEX30 and stack it with free shipping, additional portal savings, and no tax in Massachusetts for total savings of 35+%.I thought it would be helpful point out a few of the better buys to illustrate how collectively significant these discounts are.To maximize this deal, make sure the wines you're selecting aren't significantly overpriced vs. retail and you'll find some tremendous bargains. To price-check, compare to listings on Wine-Searcher. For example, the best price on the 2010 Silver Oak Alexander Valley mentioned below on Wine-Searcher is $63.99. Compared to $42.24 fully loaded at (no sales tax wine in Massachusetts) - these are tremendous buys.Trophy Napa ...
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First Look: 2013 Belle Glos Meiomi Pinot Noir

Nobody releases wines faster than the Wagner Family of Wines which oversees Caymus, Conundrum, Mer Soleil, Belle Glos, and Meiomi. Before we've had a chance to fully pin down 2012 California Pinot Noir here comes the 2013 Meiomi.Meiomi is a blend of grapes sourced from regions of California known for Pinot Noir production: Monterey, Sonoma, and Santa Barbara. Belle Glos (~$44) is the Wagner Family's single vineyard label (Las Alturas, Clark & Telephone, Taylor Lane, Dairyman) but don't be mistaken: Meiomi (~$22) isn't necessarily a blend of grapes from these vineyards. Meiomi is it's own thing.And given production levels north of 150,000 cases it's not necessarily the kind of wine I'm looking for vintage variation with. At this price point I'm ...


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Money magazine ranks Babson #1 college for your money in America

Babson College in Wellesley gives you the most bang for your buck out of 1,500 four-year colleges examined by Money magazine in its new ranking of the nation’s top schools. The ranking takes into consideration 17 factors such as education quality, alumni earnings and affordability. Babson’s focus on business/entrepreneurship helped its ranking significantly. Money says […]
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Name that Wellesley High School house

Wellesley High School, which under new principal Jamie Chisum is reorganizing into a ┬áhouse system to better align administrators with students, is reaching out to the school community to name its houses. The school has relied on the Wellesley Historical Society‘s resources and the contributions of Wellesley History blogger Joshua Dorin to come up with […]
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Flooding hits Wellesley

Wellesley police were busy helping motorists get around town on Monday in the wake of flash floods on Rte. 9 and across other parts of town, including Wellesley Square. Officer Joseph on Rt. 9 after helping a motorist out of his flooded vehicle today is the #WPD Photo of the Day — Wellesley Police […]

Wellesley Square Merchants host 2014 July Jubilation on Central Street

Wellesley Square Merchants host 2014 July Jubilation on Central Street Every year the local merchants in Wellesley Square host a big sidewalk sale and family festival called July Jubilation. From: WellesleyChannelTV Views: 2 0 ratings Time: 03:09 More in Nonprofits & Activism
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Obituary: Marie D. Mcfadden

MCFADDEN, Marie D. (Fitzsimmons) Of Wellesley, July 16th. Wife of the late E. Leo McFadden. Mother of Mark R. McFadden of Millis, Michael D. McFadden of Needham, Steven P. McFadden of Lincoln, NE, Ned L. McFadden of Boston, and Martha C. Buchanan of Weare, NH. Sister of Frederick J. Fitzsimmons of VT, Celestine Gookin of Norton, and the late Paul M. Fitzsimmons, Mary Joan Stinson, and Richard Fitzsimmons. Grandmother of Scott, Amy, Sean, Erin, and Conor McFadden. Great granddmother of Julia Marie. Marie was a former member and officer of the Women's City Club of Boston. She was a former Miss Massachusetts, former campaign manager for Congressman Father Drinan. Funeral from the George F. Doherty & Sons Funeral Home, 477 ...

"Inside Wellesley" - Wellesley College Looks to Sell North 40 Land

"Inside Wellesley" - Wellesley College Looks to Sell North 40 Land Now that Wellesley College has gotten the court's approval to sell the "North 40", the town of Wellesley is considering whether it should acquire the property. From: WellesleyChannelTV Views: 2 0 ratings Time: 07:54 More in Nonprofits & Activism
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Obituary: Joseph W. Vaccaro

VACCARO, Joseph W. Of Wellesley, formerly of Winthrop, July 11. Beloved husband of the late Mary E. (Merrow) Vaccaro for 71 years. Devoted father of LInda M. Vaccaro of Wellesley, Joseph D. Vaccaro of Winthrop, Robert S. Vaccaro of Fulton, NY. Also survived by 7 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Brother of Tony Vaccaro of Portsmouth, N.H., Rosie Kinnett of Winthrop and the late Charles Vaccaro, Anne Johnson and Sadie Panessi. Funeral Mass was held in St. Paul Church, Wellesley, followed by interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Wellesley. Expressions of sympathy may be made in Joseph's memory to the charity of your choice. WWII Army Veteran. For guestbook George F. Doherty & SonsWellesley (781) 235-4100
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Obituary: Rose P. Ralli

RALLI, Rose P. (Maccini) Lifelong resident of Wellesley, July 8, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Alfred B. Ralli. Visiting hours Sunday, July 13 from 4-8 pm. Complete notice to follow. George F Doherty & Sons Wellesley (781) 235-4100
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Obituary: Ruth Elizabeth Sullivan

SULLIVAN, Ruth Elizabeth Of Wellesley, age 84, passed away after a brief illness, on July 1, 2014 surrounded by her loving family. Ruth is survived by her brother James T. Sullivan and his wife Joan of Waltham, her dear friend of many years Joseph Niccoli of Wellesley, as well as many nephews and nieces: Francis Colleran and his wife Joan, William Colleran and his wife Amy, Richard Colleran all of Walpole; Edward Colleran of Dedham; John Sullivan and his wife Christine and Mary-Beth Sullivan all of CT; Michael Sullivan and his wife Karen of North Carolina; Margaret (Sullivan) Collins and her husband Patrick of Canton; James Sullivan and his wife Juliet of Sudbury. She is also survived by 15 great ...
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Obituary: Emily Donovan

Sister Emily Donovan, SC (Sister Francis John) of Mt. St. Vincent, Wellesley Hills, on July 1, 2014. A Sister of Charity (Halifax) for 76 years who was missioned Jamaica, NY, Westmont, NJ, Bermuda and Williston Park, NY. Locally in Dorchester, St. Paul's, Wellesley and Mount Saint Vincent Wellesley. Beloved daughter of the late Thomas and Margaret (MacDonald) Donovan. Sister of the late Hugh, Thomas, John and Mary Donovan. She is survived by her sister in law, Helen Donovan and many nieces and nephews. Visiting hours at Mt. St. Vincent, 125 Oakland St., Wellesley Hills on Sunday July 6 from 3-5 pm with a prayer service at 4:30 pm. Funeral Mass in Mt. St. Vincent Chapel on Monday July 7 at ...
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Obituary: Ruth E. Sullivan

SULLIVAN, Ruth E. Of Wellesley, July 1, 2014. Visiting hours Sunday from 4-8PM. Complete notice on Saturday. George F. Doherty & Sons(781) 235-4100
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Obituary: Robert T. Bartlett

BARTLETT, Robert T., D.M.D. Of Wellesley and Naples, FL, June 30th. Beloved husband of Despina S. (Stefanidou) Bartlett. Visiting hours Monday, July 7th, 4 to 8. Complete notice on Saturday. For directions and guest book, please George F. Doherty & Sons Funeral HomeWellesley (781) 235-4100
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