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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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outdoors. Young Franklin, and later Eleanor, were exceptions who grew to know islanders as friends. Five cottages are open for self- guided tours. The Roosevelts' home appears as if they just stepped out. Eleanor's knitting waits beside a sofa. There are toys in the chil- dren's bedrooms and ship models built by Franklin and his sons. In Hubbard Cottage, one of the park's most popular free pro- grams, "Tea with Eleanor," is offered twice daily. While we sipped from delicate teacups and ate home-baked cookies, local guides reverently highlighted her many accomplish- ments and shared island residents' memories of the family. Fireside, a fine dining restau- rant, opened in time for the park's 50th anniversary in 2014. Back in Maine, we stopped at West Quoddy Head Light, the easternmost point in the United States, before driving to Calais to re-enter New Brunswick on the mainland. In St. Stephen, home of Canada's oldest candy company, we vowed to stop on the way back at GANONG CHOCOLATES (73 Milltown Blvd.). Around back is a Chocolate Museum. An hour and a half from Lubec, we arrived at historic ST. ANDREWS-BY-THE-SEA, Canada's first seaside resort. St. Andrews is small, upscale, and charm- ing. Its main street is lined with shops selling local goods, galleries, and casual restaurants, with the Bay of Fundy as backdrop. Fine lodg- ings in the area include the ROSSMOUNT INN whose chef/owner, Chris Aerni, is celebrated 193 s p r i n g 2 0 1 5 | W e l l e s l e y W e s t o n M a g a z i n e

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