WellesleyWeston Magazine


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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From the clatter of a commuter train running up Route 16 through Wellesley to the endless rumbling of the Massachusetts Turnpike as it cuts through the heart of Weston, highly intrusive noise is always with us. In one way or another, we are all subject to its tyranny, be it in the form of a blaring car radio, the roar of low-flying aircraft, a television on full volume, a landscaper's leaf blower, or the un-moderated ambiance of a busy restaurant. what could be more delightful than hearing the rus- tling of foliage beneath our feet on a walk down a tree-lined street in Weston or the enrapturing strains of the Wellesley Symphony in concert at MassBay Community College? Yet as seductive as such sounds are to our ears, harsh or extremely loud sounds can challenge the equanimity of the most intrepid soul. A L i t t l e Q u i e t , P l e a s e ! P E T E R G O L D E N writer 74 W e l l e s l e y W e s t o n M a g a z i n e | s u m m e r 2 0 1 7

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