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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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Storm Updates (latest update Saturday (9:25am)

Latest on the storm:

2/6/16 9:25am update from the Wayland Police:

Power Outages – Currently, Eversource reports that 840 residences in Wayland…

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Finance Committee Budget Presentation, February 8

Town of Wayland 1/29/16: Finance Committee Budget Presentation, February 8.  The Wayland Finance Committee has scheduled a presentation on its recomme…

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Valentine’s Day Gift Collection for Residents of Area Domestic Violence Shelter Programs

Each year the Sudbury-Wayland-Lincoln Domestic Violence Roundtable sponsors a Valentine’s Day Gift Drive to help make the day brighter for families wh…

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Spotlight on the FY2017 School Budget – Interview with Supt. Paul Stein

Dr. Paul Stein, Superintendent of Wayland Public Schools is our guest, as Wayland Weekly Buzz spotlights this important topic in its latest program. T…

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Becoming a tutor of English

Have you ever thought about tutoring someone in English? Most people who decide to become tutors are thinking of the good it can do, helping others be…

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Open Burning season starts January 15

Town of Wayland: Open Burning 2016.  Open Burning in Massachusetts is regulated by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection and enforc…

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Nomination Papers available for April Elections

Nomination Papers are now available from the Wayland Town Clerk’s Office for the 2016 Annual Town Election. Offices up for reelection are listed onlin…

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Retooling approach to River’s Edge proposal in Wayland

Wayland Town Crier 2/7/16: Retooling approach to River’s Edge proposal in Wayland. After a request for proposals (RFP) last fall failed to generate a single bidder to build and manage River’s Edge, the proposed 150- to 190-unit affordable and market-rate rental housing project on Rte. 20 near the Transfer Station, the River’s Edge Advisory

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Veterans in Wayland assisted living and nursing homes honored

Veterans in Wayland assisted living and nursing homes honored. To give recognition to military veterans in assisted living and nursing communities in Wayland, members of the Charles H. Alward Post 133 of American Legion made various visits during Christmas week. They visited Traditions of Wayland, Sunrise of Wayland, Carriage House at Lee’s Farm, and

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Wayland superintendent comments on not closing schools

Wayland Town Crier 2/5/16: Wayland superintendent comments on not closing schools. Superintendent Paul Stein informed the Wayland school community at the end of a snowy Friday, “I wish I knew what I know now about the nature of this storm when I made the decision to keep schools open this morning — as I

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Parents Frustrated School Wasn’t Cancelled in Wayland, Massachusetts

NECN 2/5/16: Parents Frustrated School Wasn’t Cancelled in Wayland, Massachusetts. Frustrations ran high with some Massachusetts parents who believed their children’s classes should have been cancelled Friday.

Wayland Patch 2/5/16: Power Outage Sends Loker Students to High School Friday. The Loker School lost power Friday morning, so all the students and staff

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Controversial turn restrictions could return on Wayland road

Wayland Town Crier 2/3/16: Controversial turn restrictions could return on Wayland road. Unless a 2006 settlement between the town and 13 residents of Glezen Lane is overturned, controversial turn restrictions at the western end of the road will be reinstated on March 11 after a court-ordered six-month hiatus to allow the town to conduct

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How the Red Scare destroyed a small-town teacher

Boston Globe 2/3/16: How the Red Scare destroyed a small-town teacher. FOR ANNE HALE, the sight of 700 of her neighbors packed shoulder to shoulder in the Wayland High School auditorium must have felt overwhelming. As the middle-aged second-grade teacher sat in front of the crowd, facing her judges and jury on the School

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Last day to register to vote in state Presidential Primary is February 10

Town residents are reminded that Wednesday, February 10th is the deadline to register to vote if they want to participate in the Massachusetts Presidential Primary on March 1st.

February 10th is also the deadline for registered voters who wish to change their party enrollment either to another party or to “unenrolled,” which

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