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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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He earned degrees in architecture and urban design from Syracuse University in 1973, and then packed up his Volkswagen Beetle and made his way to Boston. Ahearn didn't want to start a career in New York City; he preferred Boston. "It's such a walkable city, and there were so many opportunities here for people to succeed in my profession. It made sense." Ahearn began his career working for Benjamin Thompson & Associates and The Architects Collaborative, where, among a vari- ety of projects, he contributed to the redesign of Faneuil Hall. In 1978, Ahearn decided to open his own firm. His firm's conversion of a The topography of the property was altered to mini- mize the addition's impact to the classic character of this Wellesley home, designed by Royal Barry Wills G R E G P R E M R U 178 W e l l e s l e y W e s t o n M a g a z i n e | s p r i n g 2 0 1 8 books "a balance of history and modernism"

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