Phyllis Theermann

Get a gift wrapped in beautiful Japanese Furoshiki wraps at no cost this Saturday at the Wellesley Marketplace. We are encouraging reusability while offering this service to the community so swing by our table on the first floor, under the stairs near the entrance.

Also, be sure to swing by some of the artisans at the event:

Take Sustainable Wellesley’s wrapping idea to the next level and check out the Rapt booth for sustainable, reusable gift wrap made here in Massachusetts. Get 3 sheets: small, medium and large for wrapping gifts of all sizes. Easy, elegant and eco-friendly. There is no need for scissors, tape or ribbon! We love their slogan, “Your present. Our future.”

I heart Arm Warmers has upcycled cashmere accessories and clothing for women and kids. All products are handmade locally and include: arm warmers, hats, scarves, and dresses. Great holiday gifts!

Wonders From The Waves creates artwork using sea glass and upcycled antique glass.

Luksin Designs has clothing and accessories for women and men, made in small batches on the coast of Maine from sustainable materials.

Tiebreaker Bow Ties offers products that combine vintage design and unique textiles with a focus on upholding sustainable fashion practices. Their bow ties, ties, pocket squares, and other accessories are crafted from responsibly sourced materials including vintage fabrics and salvaged textile waste.

BENT&BREE is an earth-friendly and sustainable luxury brand of vegan bags and accessories made of genuine cork. They design and create pieces that reveal comfort, function and style.

Phyllis Theermann

In the 2018 midterms, a record number of first-time candidates ran for office.

Is it your turn?

Are you curious, concerned or interested in following the direction of Wellesley’s current projects? Now’s the time to consider becoming more directly involved in your community by running for Town Meeting member or for an elected board position. The League of Women Voters of Wellesley invites you to come learn all about it!

How to Run for Public Office
November 28, 2018, 7:30 PM
Room 008, Department of Recreation
Warren Building
90 Washington Street
Wellesley, MA 02481

Featured speakers KC Kato, Town Clerk, and Don McCauley, Town Moderator, will present:
-How Wellesley’s Town Government works
-Offices on the March 2019 town election ballot
-Pragmatic nuts and bolts of running a campaign

Attendees will receive a copy of the Town of Wellesley 2019 Election Candidate’s Handbook. Nomination papers will be available from the Town Clerk on December 5th, 2018 and light refreshments will be served.

Phyllis Theermann

Its will be getting cold out there and a few of you that ordered milkweed have yet to pick it up.

Please reach out to Laurel here at and let her know what time this week you will come by to pick them up.

Many thanks from the monarch population!