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Snow no match for Wellesley Turkey Trot runners

#Wellesley Turkey Trot 2014 #running A video posted by theswellesleyreport (@theswellesleyreport) on Nov 11, 2014 at 5:39am PST Two thousand runners and walkers took to the streets of Wellesley on Thanksgiving morning to complete the 5K Turkey Trot that started and ended in Linden Square. The course traversed Wellesley Square and Wellesley College as well. […]
The Wellesley Wine Press

Deal Alert: 5% off Gift Cards at Table & Vine

West Springfield, MA retailer Table & Vine is back with an offer they run each year around this time: 5% off Gift Cards with code GIFTCARD5% may not seem like a ton (and in reality it isn't enough to go out of your way for). But here's why I might consider this and how I'd maximize its value...First, the gift cards don't expire now so you can order them now (for yourself of course!) then use them later when you see they have a deal on a wine you're looking for.Second, since they're gift cards you can stack the 5% with other savings like 10% off a straight case. Table & Vine's pricing model doesn't employ case discounts as significantly as ...
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25% Off and Free Shipping from Dion's with code GIVETHANKS [MA Only]

Waltham, MA based Dion's (formerly D&L Liquors evidently) is offering 25% off mixed 12 bottle cases with code GIVETHANKS. Offer expires 12/4/2014.They also offer free shipping to MA addresses on $100+ orders. With no tax on wine in MA these offers can be stacked for some compelling deals."Net" items are excluded but do count towards the 12 bottle minimum.Of  note:2012 Alto Moncayo $49.99 before discount (drops to $37.49 fully loaded)2012 Elk Cove Mount Richmond Pinot Noir $54.99 (drops to $41.24, 94WS)2012 El Nido Clio $49.99 (drops to $37.49, but it's cheaper here)They've also got a good assortment of "net" priced items like Caymus for $54.99 and Belle Glos Pinot Noir for $39.99 that might be worth considering.And check out their ...
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Boston Celtics’ Jared Sullinger coming to Wellesley Middle School this weekend

Boston Celtics player Jared Sullinger will be taking part in a basketball clinic at Wellesley Middle School on Saturday, Nov. 28 that has just been announced by a former Wellesley High School basketball assistant coach. The Game Time Training Flash Clinic will be capped at 60 players per session (60 3rd-5th graders, 60 6th-8th graders…for […]
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Can casinos in Wellesley be far behind?

Friendly bet between Wellesley/Needham Supts: I'm wagering a lunch platter of Linden Store sandwiches vs a breakfast from Bagel's Best. — David Lussier (@WellesleySupt) November 26, 2014 If you’re thinking of taking it on the road to see Wellesley High play football vs. Needham High on Thanksgiving Day, the game will be held at Memorial […]
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