WellesleyWeston Magazine

WINTER 2013/2014

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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The Massachusetts Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence supports the following principles: n Universal background checks for all gun purchases, including private sales nA n strengthened background check system A suitability standard for all gun licenses; with discretion for local licensing authorities n Prohibition of military assault weapons and high-capacity magazine clips n Stronger penalties for gun-related crime, including failure to report lost and stolen guns and trafficking of firearms wheels was missing. The white 2009 Trek 1.5 bicycle he had strapped to the back of his SUV the night before was gone… The bike had greater value to him than whatever its 62-centimeter frame and components held on the market. It was a gift from his wife, Victoria A. Budson, five years ago, not long after he was released from Newton-Wellesley Hospital following colon-cancer surgery…Though he may be without the bike on which he completed his first four PMC rides, the joy of celebrating a fifth year of health far outweighs the sentimental loss. At the five-year cancer-free mark, McQuilken said, a survivor has a significantly reduced chance of a recurrence. In addition to raising funds through his survivor concerns and needs as vice president of the New England Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NECCS). Its mission is to educate, advocate, and empower those whose lives have been affected by cancer in New 85 w i n t e r 2 0 1 3 / 2 0 1 4 | We l l e s l e y We s t o n M a g a z i n e PMC ride, Angus raises awareness of cancer

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