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What's Up in Wellesley

  • Early Voting in Wellesley This fall's election marks the first time Wellesley voters will be able to vote early. New legislation allows all registered voters to vote prior to election day at their convenience without requiring an excuse (as for absentee balloting). Early Voting period is October 24 - November 4 and will take place at the Warren Recreation Building, 90 Washington Street. To see scheduled days and hours, please visit the town voter information website

  • Demolition Delay Bylaw Public Forums to be Held. The Wellesley Historical Commission is holding three public forums over the coming weeks to discuss the high number of teardowns in Wellesley. The public forums will be held on the following dates, all from 7:30pm to 9:00pm : ● Thursday, September 22, 2016 at the Warren Building, Room 008, 90 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA ● Monday, September 26, 2016 in the Great Hall at Wellesley Town Hall, Wellesley, MA ● Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at the Warren Building, Room 008, 90 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA More information available at their website

  • Executive Director Search Continues
  • Long-Term Planning Steering Committee Begins Work
  • HHU Planning Committee Update
  • 900 Worcester Street Proposal Revised
  • 680 Worcester Street Project Withdrawn

Election Update

The Presidential Election will be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016. Also on the ballot are candidates for state offices as well as four ballot questions. For details on candidates or the ballot questions, visit Vote 411

The last day to register to vote in this election is Wednesday, October 19. For information on registering to vote, visit the Wellesley Town Clerk website or the Massachusetts secretary of state website

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