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Encyclopedia > Wellesley, Massachusetts
Wellesley, Massachusetts
Location in Norfolk County in Massachusetts
Coordinates: 42°17′47″N 71°17′35″W / 42.29639, -71.29306
Country United States
State Massachusetts
County Norfolk
Settled 1660
Incorporated 1881
Government
 - Type Representative town meeting
 - Executive Director
Area
 - Total 10.5 sq mi (27.2 km²)
 - Land 10.2 sq mi (26.4 km²)
 - Water 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km²)
Elevation 141 ft (43 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 26,613
 - Density 2,614.1/sq mi (1,009.3/km²)
Time zone Eastern (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) Eastern (UTC-4)
ZIP code 02481, 02482
Area code(s) 339 / 781
FIPS code 25-74175
GNIS feature ID 0618332
Website: http://www.wellesleyma.gov/Pages/index

Wellesley is a town in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 26,613 at the 2000 census. It is best known as the home of Wellesley College and Babson College. The Hunnewell Arboretum abuts the Wellesley campus, and the Elm Bank Horticulture Center is also located in Wellesley. The public education services of the town are well regarded, especially Wellesley High School. Wellesley has the reputation of being one of the most affluent and prestigious suburbs of Boston. According to Boston Magazine's yearly "Best Places To Live" Wellesley ranks first in the United States in percentage of adults who hold at least one college degree. Over 66% of the households have at least one individual holding an advanced degree beyond a Bachelor's Degree. Image File history File links Wellesley_ma_highlight. ... This list of countries, arranged alphabetically, gives an overview of countries of the world. ... 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Babson College, located in Wellesley, Massachusetts (zoned as Babson Park, ZIP code 02457),[1] is a private business school which grants all undergraduates a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. ... The Walter Hunnewell Arboretum is a 9 hectare (22-acre) arboretum, containing over 500 species of woody plants in 53 families, as well as a 100-year-old topiary garden of native Eastern White Pine and Eastern Arborvitae. ... The Elm Bank Horticulture Center 36 acres (14. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Nickname: City on the Hill, Beantown, The Hub (of the Universe)1, Athens of America, The Cradle of Revolution, Puritan City, Americas Walking City Location in Massachusetts, USA Counties Suffolk County Mayor Thomas M. Menino(D) Area    - City 232. ...

Contents

History

Wellesley was originally part of Dedham, Massachusetts, and was subsequently a part of Needham, Massachusetts called West Needham, Massachusetts. Nickname: Location in Massachusetts Coordinates: , Country United States State Massachusetts County Norfolk County Settled 1635 Incorporated 1636 Government  - Type Representative town meeting  - Town    Administrator Bill Keegan  - Board of    Selectmen Marie-Loise Kehoe Mike Butler James MacDonald Carmen DelloIocono Dennis Teehan Area  - Town  10. ... Needham is a town in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States. ... Wellesley is a town located in Norfolk County, Massachusetts. ...


Historic district

The town designated Cottage Street and its nearby alleys as the historic district in its zoning plan. Most houses in this district were built around the 1860s and qualify as protected buildings certified by the town's historic commission.

Central Street in Wellesley Square, looking west
Central Street in Wellesley Square, looking west

Wellesley Square

Wellesley Square is in the center of the town. Along Central Street and Church Street major chain stores, as well as privately-owned boutiques, have made a home for themselves in the main shopping hub of Wellesley. The shops at Church Square is home to the historic department store E.A. Davis and Co., as well as Potpurri Designs, J. McLaughlin, Crossing Main, Cachet, Triangle Shop, and The Gifted Hand. Central Street features more nation-wide chains, as well as restaurants, a book store, and coffee shops such as Starbucks and Peets. For other uses of Starbuck, see Starbuck. ... Peets Coffee & Tea is a specialty coffee roaster and retailer. ...


Recent construction

According to the Wellesley Townsman, over 500 houses in Wellesley have been razed to make way for newer, larger dwellings in the last ten years.[citation needed] The town's historic 19th century inn was demolished to make way for an upscale mixed-use development, and the Wellesley Country Club clubhouse, which is the building where the town was founded, is scheduled to be demolished. The town's pre-World War II high school building is also considered to be demolished or altered in a potential renovation project, and the entire 1960s-style Linden Street strip-mall district has been replaced by "Linden Square" - an upscale lifestyle center that includes a flagship Roche Brothers supermarket, along with a mixture of national chains and local "mom & pop" shops.


Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 10.5 square miles (27.2 km²), of which, 10.2 square miles (26.4 km²) of it is land and 0.3 square miles (0.8 km²) of it (2.96%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ...


Adjacent towns

Wellesley is located in Eastern Massachusetts. It is bordered on the east by Newton, on the north by Weston, on the south by Needham and Dover and on the west by Natick. Nickname: Location in Middlesex County in Massachusetts Coordinates: , Country State County Middlesex County Settled 1630 Incorporated 1688 Government  - Type Mayor-council city  - Mayor David B. Cohen (Dem) Area  - City  18. ... Weston is a town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States in the Boston metro area. ... Needham is a town in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States. ... Dover is a town in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States. ... Natick Common, Halloween 2004 Natick (Pronunciation IPA: ) is a town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States. ...


Neighborhoods

The town is informally divided into several sections or neighborhoods:

  • Wellesley Square
  • Wellesley Hills
  • Wellesley Farms
  • Wellesley Fells
  • Wellesley Lower Falls

Demographics

The Census Bureau has also defined the town as a census-designated place with an area exactly equivalent to the town. A census-designated place (CDP) is an area identified by the United States Census Bureau for statistical reporting. ...


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 26,613 people, 8,594 households, and 6,540 families residing in the town. The population density was 2,614.1 people per square mile (1,009.4/km²). There were 8,861 housing units at an average density of 870.4/sq mi (336.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 88.3% White, 6.40% Asian, 1.60% Black or African American, 0.08% Native American, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.53% from other races, and 1.44% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.32% of the population. Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 8,594 households out of which 39.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.2% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.9% were non-families. 20.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.70 and the average family size was 3.14. Matrimony redirects here. ...


In the town the population was spread out with 25.1% under the age of 18, 13.9% from 18 to 24, 22.9% from 25 to 44, 24.2% from 45 to 64, and 13.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 77.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 71.1 males.


The median income for a household in the town was $138,472, and the median income for a family was $134,769. Males had a median income of $100,000 versus $53,007 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $52,866. About 2.4% of families and 3.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.0% of those under age 18 and 2.1% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Government

Wellesley Town Hall
Wellesley Town Hall

The town government has been run by town meeting since the town's founding. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (890x737, 248 KB) Summary User created photo of Town Hall of Wellesley, Massachusetts. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (890x737, 248 KB) Summary User created photo of Town Hall of Wellesley, Massachusetts. ...


Wellesley also receives significant funding from the state government, despite its upper-middle-class demographics. Local roads have been repaved several times in the 1990s and 2000s.


Since Proposition 2½ limited property tax increases to 2.5% per year in 1980, the town has had to ask residents for a number of overrides to maintain funding for certain programs. Although the main 2005 override passed, a simultaneous supplemental override to preserve certain specific programs and services failed by 17 votes. The 2006 override passed with a large majority. Proposition 2½[1] was a ballot initiative passed by Massachusetts voters in 1980. ... Property tax, millage tax is an ad valorem tax that an owner of real estate or other property pays on the value of the property being taxed. ...


Wellesley opened its new Free Library building in 2003, which is part of the Minuteman Library Network. Due to the structure of budget override votes and perhaps the size of the new main branch of the library, the two branch libraries--one in Wellesley Hills, which was purpose-built to be a branch library in the 1920s, another in Wellesley Fells--closed in the summer of 2006. Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Minuteman Library Network, founded in 1984, is an organization of forty-one public and academic libraries in eastern Massachusetts that share resources, patrons and services. ...


Services

Wellesley residents receive all major services from their town government, with the exception of residential trash pick-up.


Municipal light plant

Wellesley is serviced by the Wellesley Municipal Light Plant (WMLP). It is one of only a handful of municipal light plants in the state of Massachusetts. The Town of Wellesley Municipal Light Plant (WMLP) is a town department responsible for the transmission and supply of electricity to the residents and businesses in the town of Wellesley, Massachusetts. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ...


Recycling and disposal

Residents of Wellesley cart their own refuse to Wellesley’s Recycling and Disposal Facility (RDF), a town-operated multi-use waste recycling site, where items are sorted by type, recyclability and potential reuse. Old books and magazines are available for town residents to take, which have their own shelving section.


The RDF also has a ‘Take it or Leave it’ area where residents leave items they no longer want but that are in good repair. In 2004, the Town had to discontinue the ‘Take it or Leave it’ because of funding cutbacks. However, within six months town residents reinstated it by means of a volunteer system. The section reopened with volunteers on duty at all times to organize the goods and ensure that only usable items were left there. It was rumored that one year someone found an Old Masters painting worth over $300,000. The program has received international press and is available for tours through Wellesley Town Hall.[citation needed]


Education

Public schools

Wellesley has a public school system. Wellesley Public Schools are normally among the top scorers for the state's Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System testing. The Wellesley Elementary Schools are Fiske, Upham, Sprague, Schofield, Hunnewell, Hardy and Bates. The Middle, and High schools are called Wellesley Middle School, and Wellesley High School. The Middle School has recently finished some major renovations of many hallways, the gyms, and many classrooms. The renovated rooms include some of the newer classroom technologies such as the SMARTboard. This is the principal and one of the assistant principal's first year in Wellesley. The Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System commonly called the MCAS (pronounced , is the Commonwealths statewide standards-based assessment program developed in response to the lack of stress in the Massachusetts Educations system as well as in response to Massachusetts Education Reform Act of 1993. ...


Upham

Upham is named after Ernest F. Upham, and is one of the older of the seven elementary schools in the town. Current principal is Tracey Mara and approximately 300 students grades K-5 attend the school. Upham School is on Wynnewood Road in Precinct C of Wellesley. The faculty is approximately fifty strong.


School sports

Wellesley High School maintains the longest running football game rivalry in the country with neighboring Needham High School. The two teams meet annually on Thanksgiving. Wellesley currently leads the series with 58 wins, 52 losses, and 9 ties. Wellesley is also home to the half-way point of the Boston Marathon. It is also home to the 2006 MIAA div.2 Lacrosse State Champions, which boasted a season with only one loss, to the perennial powerhouse Duxbury, who is in Div. 1. It is also home to the 2005-2006 MIAA div. 2 Girls Ice Hockey State Champions, who went undefeated with a regular season record of 15-0-3. Also it is home to the 2006 Massachusetts state sailing champions. This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Needham High School is a public high school in Needham, Massachusetts, educating grades 9 through 12. ... The 100th running of the Boston Marathon, 1996 The Boston Marathon is an annual marathon sporting event hosted by the city of Boston, Massachusetts, on Patriots Day, the third Monday of April. ...


Higher education

In addition to Wellesley College, Wellesley is also home to the main campus of Massachusetts Bay Community College, Babson College, Dana Hall School, a preparatory school for girls and Tenacre Country Day School. While independent, Dana Hall was at one time considered a feeder school to Wellesley College. For other uses, see Wellesley College (disambiguation). ... Massachusetts Bay Community College (more commonly Mass Bay Community College) is a two year institution in Middlesex County, Massachusetts. ... Babson College, located in Wellesley, Massachusetts (zoned as Babson Park, ZIP code 02457),[1] is a private business school which grants all undergraduates a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. ... Dana Hall School is an all girls school located in Wellesley, Massachusetts. ... Tenacre Country Day School is a private school in Wellesley, MA. It goes from Pre-Kindergarten to sixth grade. ...


Transportation

Commuter Rail train at Wellesley Hills

Wellesley has had rail service to Boston since 1833. These days rail service is provided through Wellesley’s participation in the MBTA, which offers a total of 17 weekday Commuter Rail trains inbound towards Boston & outbound towards Framingham & Worcester. Wellesley's stations are (east to west) Wellesley Farms, Wellesley Hills, and Wellesley Square. The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) is a quasi-governmental organization formed in 1964 that controls the subway, bus, commuter rail, and ferry systems in the Boston, Massachusetts area. ... The MBTA Commuter Rail is the regional rail arm of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. ... Nickname: City on the Hill, Beantown, The Hub (of the Universe)1, Athens of America, The Cradle of Revolution, Puritan City, Americas Walking City Location in Massachusetts, USA Counties Suffolk County Mayor Thomas M. Menino(D) Area    - City 232. ... Framingham is a town located in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 66,910, making it the most populous town in Massachusetts. ... This article is about the city of Worcester in England. ...


For elders and people with disabilities there is a specific MBTA-based service, THE RIDE which offer free or low-cost door-to-door service by appointment.


From nearby Riverside MBTA Station in Newton, commuter express buses run to downtown Boston, Newton Corner and Central Square, Waltham. This is also a station for Greyhound Lines and Peter Pan Bus Lines with frequent service to Boston, New York City, and other destinations. The Riverside stop is the western terminus of the MBTA Green Line D branch. ... Nickname: Location in Middlesex County in Massachusetts Coordinates: , Country State County Middlesex County Settled 1630 Incorporated 1688 Government  - Type Mayor-council city  - Mayor David B. Cohen (Dem) Area  - City  18. ... Nickname: City on the Hill, Beantown, The Hub (of the Universe)1, Athens of America, The Cradle of Revolution, Puritan City, Americas Walking City Location in Massachusetts, USA Counties Suffolk County Mayor Thomas M. Menino(D) Area    - City 232. ... Waltham may refer to: In Canada: Waltham, Quebec In England: Bishops Waltham, Hampshire London Borough of Waltham Forest including Walthamstow that includes Walthamstow Village Waltham, Kent Waltham, Lincolnshire New Waltham is nearby Waltham Abbey, Essex, the town taking its name from Waltham Abbey (abbey) Waltham Bury, Essex Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire... This article is about the US bus line. ... Peter Pan Bus Lines is a long-distance bus carrier that operates in the northeastern states of the United States. ... Nickname: City on the Hill, Beantown, The Hub (of the Universe)1, Athens of America, The Cradle of Revolution, Puritan City, Americas Walking City Location in Massachusetts, USA Counties Suffolk County Mayor Thomas M. Menino(D) Area    - City 232. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ...


Wellesley’s Council on Aging contracts out a daily low-cost minibus service offering elderly access to several local medical facilities and the Woodland MBTA station. Further afield is the Springwell Senior Medical Escort Program / Busy Bee Transportation Service for rides to medical & non-medical services in the area. There is also a monthly minibus to Natick Collection (formerly Natick Mall). The new expansion to the Natick Collection, taken two days after its grand opening. ...


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Culture

Religion

The Catholic-organization Voice of the Faithful (VOTF) was founded at St. John the Evangelist in Wellesley in January 2002.[1] It was founded by parishioners who were frustrated and angered by what they perceived as the Archdiocese of Boston's unwillingness or inability to address ongoing sexual abuse scandals. VOTF supports victims and opponents of clergy sexual abuse, and advocates for Church governance reform. The group claims 25,000 registered supporters in 40 U.S. states.[2] Voice of the Faithful is an organization formed in response to the sexual abuse scandals within the Roman Catholic Church, by Boston-based Roman Catholics who felt that those guilty of abusing children, or failing to protect children, should be brought to account. ...


Cuisine

Ming Tsai, chef and host of East Meets West on the Food Network, owns the restaurant Blue Ginger in Wellesley. Ming Tsai (born March 29, 1964) is a Chinese American fusion cuisine chef and restaurateur who currently hosts two cooking shows â€“ Mings Quest on the Fine Living television channel and Simply Ming on American Public Television â€“ and formerly hosted East Meets West on the Food Network, for which he... Food Network is an American cable network that airs many specials and recurring (episodic) shows about food. ...


Notable residents

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References

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  • Wellesley, Massachusetts is at coordinates 42°18′23″N 71°17′16″W / 42.306263, -71.287772 (Wellesley, Massachusetts)Coordinates: 42°18′23″N 71°17′16″W / 42.306263, -71.287772 (Wellesley, Massachusetts)

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Wellesley, Massachusetts - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1302 words)
Wellesley was originally part of Dedham, Massachusetts, and was subsequently a part of Needham, Massachusetts called West Needham, Massachusetts.
Wellesley was home to US District Court Judge Arthur Garrity, who in 1974 ordered the integration of Boston public schools.
Wellesley Public Schools are normally among the top scorers for the state's MCAS testing.
Wellesley College (Massachusetts) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1465 words)
The private college, located in Wellesley, Massachusetts (13 miles west of Boston), grants four-year baccalaureate degrees and is one of the original Seven Sisters.
Wellesley and MIT were the two primary institutions Benson Snyder studies in The Hidden Curriculum (1970), in which he concludes that a mass of unstated requirements and expectations thwarts students' ability to think creatively or develop independently.
Wellesley is the college in which the 2003 film Mona Lisa Smile was set; some of the outdoor scenes were filmed on campus.
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