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Non-Profit Spotlight: Pierce's Pantry: The Gluten-Free Food Bank

Mission: Gluten-free food is often four to six times as expensive as the regular equivalent. For patients with a medical diagnosis requiring a gluten-free diet, this can mean having to choose between hunger and health because gluten-free food is rarely available or non-existent in most pantries. Pierce's Pantry's mission is to supply emergency food relief to clients whose health depends upon a gluten-free diet.

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Road Closure: Rice Road

The Wayland Police Department is reporting that Rice Road is closed from Covered Bridge Road to Old Connecticut Path. No traffic will be allowed throu…

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Library Visioning Forum: What Do You Want to See in a New or Expanded Library?

The Board of Library Trustees and the Library Planning Committee invite you to help design the next Wayland Free Public Library. This is your chance t…

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Wayland Boosters' Friday Night Flix n' Fun Event is Rain or Shine

Don’t miss the Wayland Boosters’ Friday Night Flix N’ Fun at Wayland High School on May 6th at 7pm for all ages.  In the event of rain, the movie wil…

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Tick and Mosquito Disease Awareness & Prevention

The Middlesex Tick Task Force invites residents to attend an important learning event – Ticks and Mosquitoes from A to Z (Anaplasmosis to Zika). Learn…

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Star Watch at Wolbach Farm hosted by Sudbury Valley Trustees, May 13

Sudbury Valley Trustees (SVT) is hosting a Star Watch on Friday, May 13 at 8pm at Wolbach Farm in Sudbury. Learn more about the night sky with members…

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2nd Annual Arts Wayland and TCC Art Exhibition, May 1-29

The 2nd Annual Arts Wayland and Trinitarian Congregational Church Art Exhibition runs May 1 through May 29. Location: Trinitarian Congregational Churc…

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League of Women Voters Annual Meeting features author Wen Stephenson, May 10

The Wayland League of Women Voters invites the public to its annual meeting on May 10, to hear Wayland author Wen Stephenson talk about some of the id…

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News and Events from the Wayland Library, May 6


MEET THE LIBRARY ARCHITECT! The Board of Library Trustees and the Library Planning Committee invite you to help design the next Wayland Free Public Library. This is your chance to tell our architect what you want to see in a new or expanded library building. Come meet our design team from Tappé Architects on either

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Police report serious Motor Vehicle Accident on Rice Rd

Rice Road crash

Photo Credit: Wayland Police Department

At 10:08am on May 6th, 2016, Wayland Police responded to a motor vehicle crash on Rice Road near Covered Bridge Lane. Officers determined that a vehicle, traveling northbound, had lost control and exited the roadway striking a tree.

The operator and sole occupant of the vehicle, an 84

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Solar Canopies: Turning Parking Lots into Power Plants, May 25

Town Building Solar Canopy

SOLAR CANOPIES: Turning Parking Lots into Power Plants, Wednesday, May 25, 10:30am at Council on Aging, Wayland Town Building

Ameresco, a national leader in solar energy projects, will be joining us to discuss the soon-to-be-installed solar canopies in several of the parking lots at the Wayland Town Building, DPW and schools.

Curious as to how

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Wayland Housing Options, Wednesday May 18 at the COA


“WAYLAND HOUSING OPTIONS” with Town Planner, Sarkis Sarkisian and Wayland Housing Authority Director, Brian Boggia. Wednesday, May 18, 10:30am, COA at Town Building

Considering a different housing option? Looking to buy or rent? Not sure what some of the developments are that you see under construction? Are some units “affordable” … others mixed income?

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Middlesex Beekeepers’ Association Offers Tips for Residents on How to Handle Honeybee Swarms

honeybee swarm

The Middlesex County Beekeepers’ Association, Inc. would like to remind residents of Middlesex County and elsewhere how to identify a honeybee swarm and the resources available for safe and proper removal.

Honeybees often swarm in Middlesex County in May and June. A swarm is a large group of honeybees resting together, usually on a

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Three Continentals earn all-NESCAC honors in women’s lacrosse


Hamilton College 5/5/16: Three Continentals earn all-NESCAC honors in women’s lacrosse. Three members of the Hamilton College women’s lacrosse team have been named to the All-NESCAC team, announced by the conference Thursday. Morgan Fletcher ’17 (Wayland, Mass./Wayland HS), Caroline McCarthy ’16 (Belmont, Mass./Belmont HS) and Hannah Withiam ’16 (Greenwich, Conn./Greenwich Academy) were each

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The Villa is hosting a fundraiser for The Parmenter Foundation, May 17th!


On Tuesday, May 17th, The Villa Restaurant, 124 E. Plain Street in Wayland will once again be sponsoring a fundraiser for The Parmenter Foundation. You can dine in or take out lunch or dinner, and 15% of your bill amount will be donated to The Parmenter Foundation. PLUS, if you mention The Parmenter Foundation,

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