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NRC, WCC ready City Nature Challenge

This April 22 marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. In typical years, there are scheduled events throughout the month of April designed to educate about the environment, celebrate the planet, and bring people together outdoors. This year, due to COVID and social distancing regulations, many events for Earth Month have had to...

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Morses Pond storytime delights

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter With the weather outside being so nice this summer, even the most diehard bookworm is going to want to venture outside of the library. So on Tuesday morning, July 9, the Wellesley librarians brought the library to Morses Pond with an event for children four years and under...
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NRC discusses ‘Saving our Ponds’

By Lisa Moore Hometown Weekly Correspondent The Wellesley Natural Resources Commission (NRC) recently held a community forum on pond health as part of its “Grow Green Wellesley” initiative. The forum, titled “Saving our Ponds: What Wellesley is doing and how can you help,” was held in the Kingsbury Room at Wellesley Police Station. The room was filled...
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Eco Campers learn to fish

By Daniel Curtin Hometown Weekly Reporter Kids were fishing at Lake Sabrina in Wellesley last Monday during an Eco Camp hosted by the Wellesley Conservation Council. The first day of the camp saw middle-school-aged participants catching fish while learning about the natural environment around them. The Youth Commission in Wellesley partnered with the Wellesley Conservation Council to...
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Morses ode: Wellesley pond a jewel

By Daniel Curtin Hometown Weekly Reporter [caption id="attachment_27173" align="alignleft" width="300"]There are many walking trails around Morses Pond that provide shade and great views of the water. Photos by Daniel Curtin There are many walking trails around Morses Pond that provide shade and great views of the water. Photos by...
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Morse’s Pond drowning shocks Wellesley

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By Stephen Press Hometown Weekly Staff The town of Wellesley is still searching for answers this week after a man drowned in Morse’s Pond on Tuesday, October 4. Police responded to a 911 call at 1:17 p.m., indicating that a male was possibly drowning on the College Road side of Morse’s Pond. The call had...
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Wellesley Cub Scouts cleaned up

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Thanks to Wellesley Cub Scout Pack 140 Bear Den and their families who recently cleaned up trash and debris around Morses Pond. As we head into the summer months, the Wellesley Natural Resources Commission wants to encourage everyone who visits playgrounds, parks and open spaces to please “pitch in after you picnic” and...
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