Wellesley, MA

Wellesley, MA

Wellesley’s Wonderful Weekend

Wellesley is a town in Norfolk County and part of Greater Boston.  The town has a total area of 10.49 square miles.  The residential property tax rate in 2021 is $11.75.

As for transportation, Wellesley offers rail service to Boston through the town’s participation with the MBTA.  For seniors and individuals with disabilities, there is a specific MBTA service, The Ride, which offers free or low-cost door-to-door service by appointment.

According to Wellesley’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, the top employers in the town are Wellesley College, Sun Life Financial, Babson College, Harvard Pilgrim Health care, Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, and Massachusetts Bay Community College.

Some events featured in the town include the annual Wellesley’s Wonderful Weekend, that occurs the weekend before Memorial Day, which the town sponsors and includes the annual veterans’ parade and fireworks. In addition, the Wellesley Symphony Orchestra presents classical, pops, and family concerts at Mass Bay Community College