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Launched in 2005, WellesleyWeston Magazine is a quarterly publication tailored to Wellesley and Weston residents and edited to enrich the experience of living in two of Massachusetts' most desirable communities.

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17 miles of pristine beaches, protected by lighthouses and bluffs and surrounded by winding paths and rolling roads. Watch Hill At the state's southwestern tip lies Westerly, rich in charm, Victorian architecture, the beautifully landscaped Wilcox Park, and a designation as "one of the 12 most distinctive destinations in the country." Within its limits is Watch Hill, a highly popular summer resort community that borders the Atlantic Ocean. Watch Hill's waterfront village is the perfect stop for outdoor dining, leisurely walks, and antiquing. The tranquil region also boasts one of the most pristine and spectacular stretches of shoreline on the East Coast, including the tiny hidden gem of Napatree Point Beach with dune grass and diving seabirds. As a protected bird sanctuary, families with small children find this a must-visit destination. Appealing to both young and young-atheart, the charming Flying Horse Carousel on Bay Street is the oldest flying horse carousel in the country. Built in 1876 and a National Historic Landmark, the wooden horses are hand-carved. When riders reach for the brass ring and succeed in grabbing it, they win a This historic carousel is just down the street from the iconic Ocean House Resort. Sitting high on the bluffs of Watch Hill and overlooking a private stretch of beach, this 189 s u m m e r 2 0 1 3 | We l l e s l e y We s t o n M a g a z i n e free ride.

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