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Sudbury-Wayland-Lincoln Domestic Violence Roundtable

Sudbury-Wayland-Lincoln Domestic Violence Roundtable is an all-volunteer nonprofit organization of men and women incorporated in 1999. The goal of the Roundtable is to raise awareness about the issue of domestic violence through community education and networking and to improve the coordination between public and private services for victims and families touched by domestic violence.

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Wayland Dads to run Town Meeting Movie Nights

This year’s Wayland Town Meeting is filled with important articles related to families who have school-aged kids.  Wayland Dads wants to make it easy …

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Class of 2019 Fundraisers for Prom

The Wayland Class of 2019 Executive Board is raising money for Prom! For the next 2 weeks, Wayland High School students will be selling Otis Spunkmeye…

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First Parish in Wayland sponsoring free buses to "March for Our Lives" rally, March 24

First Parish In Wayland is sponsoring free buses to the “March For Our Lives” Boston rally against gun violence and school shootings on March 24.


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Kindergarten Registration Information has been mailed

Wayland families with children eligible for Kindergarten in September 2018 have been mailed a kindergarten registration packet. We have scheduled some…

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Wayland City Limits - Concert for a Cause, March 24 at Sandy Burr

Wayland City Limits – Concert for a Cause
Saturday, March 24th, 8-11PM, Sandy Burr Country Club Lounge.

Wayland has a vibrant musical community, and …

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Stephen Hawking’s Greatest Lesson – A Degenerative Disease Won’t Stop Us Achieving Greatness

Newsweek 3/15/18: Stephen Hawking’s Greatest Lesson – A Degenerative Disease Won’t Stop Us Achieving Greatness by Wayland resident and Chair of the ALS Association Board of Trustees Stephen Winthrop. I am one of at least 20,000 Americans currently living with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), just a part of the broader worldwide community mourning the

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Crozier named K-8 superintendent in Sudbury

Wayland Town Crier 3/18/18: Crozier named K-8 superintendent in Sudbury. Brad Crozier was unanimously selected the next superintendent of Sudbury K–8 schools. Crozier emerged as the successful candidate at a special meeting of the Sudbury K-8 School Committee on Friday after a long selection process that included 35 candidates for the job.

Upcoming programs from the Council on Aging: Tai Chi, Zentangle, Archaelogy for Genealogists

THE TAI CHI PARADIGM: Master Calvin Chin Academy. “A modern approach to an antiquated way” New offering at WaylandCOA! Free “Try-Its” on Monday Mar. 19 & 26 2-3pm, Large Hearing Room. Attend the free introductory, informational sessions taught by both Master Calvin Chin and Lucien Zoll. Experience exercises designed to reinforce posture

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OARS Wild & Scenic Film Festival, March 28

Join OARS for our 10th Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival at the Fine Arts Theatre Place in Maynard on Wednesday, March 28 at 7 pm. The Festival returns with an impressive selection of the latest shorts from the nation’s largest environmental film festival. Tickets to this popular event sold out

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News and Events from the Wayland Library


New Library Building Forum. The Library will hold a series of public forums in the Town Building Large Hearing Room for residents to meet the project’s architect and view the proposed design. Learn about LEED certification and the opportunities this building will create. Members of the architectural team, the board of library

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Local stores adapt to plastic bag ban

Wayland Student Press Network 3/14/18 Local stores adapt to plastic bag ban. Grocery stores in Wayland were recently required to remove all plastic bags from their stores. After being approved in an April town meeting, the ban came into effect on January 1, 2018. Since the ban began, local grocery stores have adapted to

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‘I Learned How To Barricade A Classroom In 5th Grade’

Wayland Patch 3/14/18: ‘I Learned How To Barricade A Classroom In 5th Grade’. Jessica Reilly first became aware of gun violence when she was in fifth grade, her teacher holding a debriefing after the Sandy Hook shooting. Since then, she and her classmates have learned which codes to listen for over the intercom, which

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