Premier Dental Group of Wellesley P.C. is pleased to announce that Dr. Paul Epstein has joined their multi-specialty practice. A Wellesley resident, Dr. Epstein focuses on aesthetic dentistry, crowns, bridges, implant restorations, and temporomandibular disorder from sleep apnea. Outside of the office, Dr. Epstein enjoys skiing, golf, hiking, and photography. Premier’s team of healthcare providers is dedicated to alleviating discomfort, treating dental issues, and improving the lives of their patients. For more information, please visit www.premierdentalgroupofwellesley.com or call 781.237.3031.
Come see where smiles get FIXT. Located at 590 Washington Street in The Belclare, FIXT is the brand-new implant and aesthetic dental practice of Dr. Jason Tubo and his associates. Everything about the practice is absolute state-of-the-art from 3D imaging and smile planning to computer guided surgery. FIXT uniquely includes a commercial grade laboratory with a master ceramist on location and is managed by their talented Director of CAD and Robotics Yoan Raimondo. Check out before and after photos at www.fixtdental.com.
Woodworks Custom Homes recently moved to 868 Worcester Street in Wellesley. Woodworks specializes in home renovation and construction and offers specialized expertise for your next project. Owner Gil Mendes worked in construction for almost a decade before founding Woodworks in 2011. Today, their team of highly skilled carpenters, a project manager, and a personal organizer work together to deliver exceptional results and ensure that every detail is perfectly placed. For more information, please visit www.woodworkscustomhomes.com.
Employees of the Corcoran & Havlin (C&H) Insurance group recently raised over $3,700 for the women-focused shelter Rosie’s Place in Boston, by organizing a silent auction and raffle for employees in C&H’s Wellesley, Medfield, and Duxbury offices. Corcoran & Havlin’s donation comes at a critical time, as food insecurity continues to be a challenge for many residents of Boston. Members of the Corcoran & Havlin Insurance Group recently visited Rosie’s Place in Boston to deliver the worthy charity a $3,730 check.
Many New England designers recommend starting a kitchen design project with appliance research, since selections will significantly impact layout and cabinet choices. Couples find making a date out of attending a Wolf Product Demonstration at Clarke, New England’s Official Sub-Zero, Wolf and Cove Showroom and Test Kitchen, gives them a great overview of what is possible for their new kitchen. Clarke’s chef demonstrates different models, answers your questions and invites you to taste the results. A great “first date” on your kitchen design journey. For more information, please visit www.clarkeliving.com/demo.
Attorney Deborah A. Katz of Katz Legal Group LLC is proud to announce that she’s celebrating nine years since opening her boutique law firm in Wellesley. Deborah has 24 years of experience handling complex divorce and family law matters with a high level of professionalism and compassion. To schedule a consultation, contact Attorney Katz at 781.328.1133 or email email@example.com.
Donahue Maley & Burns Team of Compass is proud to introduce its newest team member, Andrea Turner. Andrea’s real estate career began after an extensive background working in private wealth management. She utilizes her expertise to tailor the perfect real estate experience for each client. Andrea resides in Wellesley and is very active in the community. She can be reached at Andrea.Turner@compass.com.
Boston Veterinary Clinic (BVC) will open this fall at 239 Washington Street in Wellesley providing fear-free primary care services for dogs and cats. Led by Chief Medical Officer Dr. Brian Bourquin and his team of experienced veterinarians, BVC will continue to carry out its mission of helping pet guardians and their companions develop a powerful and enduring bond over a long and healthy life. BVC currently operates three clinics in the city: Seaport, Bay Village, and Brookline. Sign up to receive updates on the Wellesley opening at www.bostonveterinary.com.
With the weather getting cooler this fall and the heat being turned up, it’s more important than ever to protect our skin from becoming too dry. Environmental Protection by Elizabeth Renee provides the perfect barrier against dryness and irritation for parched or compromised skin. This skin softening serum conditions and comforts your skin while imparting a beautifully smooth finish when worn alone or under foundation. It will flawlessly protect your skin this winter as well. For more information and to shop online, please visit www.elizabethrenee.com or call 781.235.7546.
If you’re looking for something different and beautiful to enhance your home, be sure to stop by Capello Design at 24 Church Street in Wellesley. Owner Tanya Capello’s interior design boutique studio represents and offers designer furnishings that aren’t normally found in the standard retail market. You’ll find furnishings from Oly Studios, Hickory Chair, Arteriors, and Palacek to name a few. You’ll also love Capello Design’s website where you’ll find a fabulous array of thoughtfully curated items to add style to your home. Please visit www.capellodesign.com.
Start today and get yourself set up for a healthy, strong, and athletic summer. Local resident and exercise science graduate Ben B. is the newest addition to the Bodyscapes Wellesley team, and he is well equipped to challenge your strength development like never before. One2One BodyScapes Wellesley has experienced trainers that will motivate and educate you so you can set and attain personal fitness goals. Give Bodyscapes a call at 781.235.2262 to book your first session and visit www.one2onebodyscapes.com/Wellesley/ for more information.
Gail and Gary Lockberg, owners of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Town and Country Real Estate, welcomed Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices CEO Christy Budnick to their new office location at 310 Washington Street in Wellesley. The event celebrated their many award-winning agents for their accomplishments, and prepared and forecasted for what is sure to be an unprecedented year in real estate.
The Benoit | Robinson | O’Rourke team at Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty hosted an exclusive shopping event with Louis Vuitton at their listing 5 Concord Road in Weston. During this private at-home styling session there was a curated assortment of Louis Vuitton’s exceptional pieces and their latest collections. For more information on 5 Concord Road, please call Rikki Conley at 617.413.0064.
A group of MetroWest real estate agents and members of the leadership team from Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty hosted a booth at “Celebrate Weston” in May. It was a great opportunity to join the community and celebrate the completion of the largest road project ever undertaken by the Town of Weston.
Dan Gordon Landscape Architects of Wellesley was recently awarded the Best Landscape Architect of Boston 2022 by Boston Home. The firm continues to help homeowners create elegant, timeless outdoor spaces. Please visit www.dangordon.com for more information or join the firm’s growing Instagram following @dangordonla.
Jesamondo Salon & Spa proudly presents Whitney Taylor, master stylist and now the area’s finest hair extensions expert. Using only the finest natural hair products by Bellami, Harper Ellis, and Bombshell, she’ll transform dull, thinning hair into silky, voluminous, and more youthful-looking locks once again. Whitney will curate the perfect type of hair extensions and processes to use based on your desired goal and condition of hair. Schedule your free consultation today. Call 508.907.9191 or visit www.jesamondo.com.
Elza B. Design is excited to announce they have launched their new website and updated logo. The website features larger portfolio images, beautiful graphics, and a streamlined interface, better reflecting Elza B. Design’s aesthetic. In addition, they have created several design package options. Whether it’s full-service design, a kitchen or bath refresh, or VIP Design for a Day, clients can access these directly on their site. Visit www.elzabdesign.com and let them know how you like the new interface.
John Paul Zelazny joined Carpenter & MacNeille (C&M) in 2022 as the construction manager for the firm’s growing Boston/MetroWest division located at 445 Washington Street in Wellesley. Before joining C&M, John Paul spent eight years managing fine residential and commercial projects in Palm Beach, Florida. John Paul now lives in Boston’s historic Back Bay and looks forward to contributing to C&M’s strong culture of craftsmanship and timeless homes in the New England vernacular. For firm details, please visit www.carpentermacneill.com and Instagram @carpentermacneille.
A.J. Rose Carpets & Flooring is pleased to announce the recent launch of their new website, where customers can not only shop their incredible selection of flooring products, but also learn about the latest flooring trends and technology and get inspired for their next project. The site features a built-in room visualizer that allows the user to design their own room remotely with their smartphone. Visit www.ajrosecarpets.com; one of three locations in Burlington, Natick, and Saugus; or shop from home.
As we transition into autumn and the weather changes, our skin reacts to the new temperatures, too, and can become dry and irritated. Adriane Esthetics, located at 21 Eliot Street in South Natick, can help with a variety of treatments and products to make your skin happy again. One of these is France Laure’s illuminate AHA Essential Renewal Serum. It regulates cell renewal, moisturizes, erases wrinkles, and reduces pigmentation spots. For more information, please visit www.adrianeesthetics.com or call 508.975.3019.
If you’re a purpose-driven woman ready to nourish your body and soul from the inside out and create harmony between where you’ve been, where you are, and where you’re headed then join FIERCE in the heart of the Berkshires for an energizing, empowering, and never-forgotten adventure. The FIERCE Pure Magic Seven Hills Retreat will take place in Lenox from October 16 through October 20, and they would love to see you there. View all details here: https://www.fiercebychoice.com/fpmsevenhillsretreat.
Wellesley resident Pam Kubbins, owner of Pam’s Pashminas, is pleased to share her latest collection of scarves. Inspired by her own nature and travel photography, Pam is debuting the Breathe Scarf, Ukrainian Scarf, Lenten Roses and Botanical Collection, and many more beautiful pieces. She will be featuring her collection at her home boutique in Wellesley, the Annisquam Arts & Crafts Show, and the Fine Furnishings Show in Providence. For more information, visit www.pamspashminas.com and follow her on Instagram.
PBF Homes is celebrating its five-year anniversary with a thoughtful design office space expansion. PBF Homes is a full-service interior design company that specializes in comprehensive oversight of home renovation projects and interior design. With a deep understanding of project management and a sweet spot in gut renovation and interior design, owner Pamela Forman and her team manage projects with creativity, attention to detail, and a commitment to client service. Please visit their website to review past clients’ stunning projects at www.pbfhomes.com.
Coldwell Banker’s Deena Powell has added her daughter, Casey Cadden, to her team. After Trinity College, Casey worked in real estate in New York City and San Francisco. Now residing in the South End, Casey plans to expand her business to her hometown of Weston. This dynamic duo is clearly positioned for success with Deena’s 18 years of experience, keen eye for value, sharp negotiating skills, and exceptional market knowledge now combined with Casey’s forward-thinking vision and hustle. Call Deena at 781.718.6555 and Casey at 781.801.6001.
After 22 years on Route 20 in Wayland, New England Ballet has moved just down the road to a new home at 526 Boston Post Road in Wayland. In her second year as director, Caitlin Klinger looks forward to expanding NEB’s mission of providing technically centered dance education for ages 3.5 through adult while encouraging the joy of movement for each dancer. To learn more, visit neballet.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Engel & Voelkers (EV) Wellesley congratulates Renu Shukla on her five-year work anniversary as a luxury real estate advisor in the MetroWest Boston area. Combining her 25 years of area expertise, in-depth knowledge of top tier private schools, and extensive luxury industry experience, Renu offers an individualized approach for her clients’ real estate needs. A founding team-member at EV Wellesley since 2017, Renu has been recognized as the Elite Club Award Recipient for four consecutive years. For more information, please call 781.608.2604.
Amany Hanna, owner of Amany Design Studio, is celebrating three years in the business, after working for a high-end design build firm in Wellesley for a decade. Amany Design Studio is an interior design company that provides 3D renderings and specializes in kitchens, bathrooms, mudrooms, laundry rooms, basements, attics, powder rooms, fireplaces, and built-ins, with access to cabinet lines. Amany enjoys creating amazing spaces for her clients that they will enjoy for many years. Please visit www.amanydesignstudio.com.
Tyler & Sash is focusing on fall with a robust calendar of exciting projects. They’re also working on a refresh of the Wellesley studio and bringing in fabulous new collections of home décor products and designs. Tyler & Sash continues to be open by appointment for consultations and is continuing contactless consultations. Visit the Wellesley studio at 540 Washington Street and the Winchester studio at 880 Main Street. For more information, please call 781.729.6639 and visit www.tylerandsash.com.
Jane Does Well founders Sue Kisiday and Christina Pavlina are thrilled to announce EmpowHer, a women’s empowerment symposium to benefit Jane Does Well, a nonprofit that helps women navigate the challenges of divorce and move toward a positive next chapter. EmpowHer will feature a day of empowering speakers, high impact skill-building breakout sessions, networking, music, entertainment, and fun. The event will be held on Saturday, October 22 at 10:00 a.m. at the Westin Copley Place Hotel in Boston. To register, please visit www.janedoeswell.org/empowher/.
Local residents Alex Ablon and Karen O’Malley are pleased to announce the launch of Ready to Partner—a boutique matchmaking firm for busy professionals in the local area. Certified by the Global Love Institute, the only accredited matchmaking program, Alex and Karen partner with their clients and discover the interests, passions, and core values they seek in a mate. All candidates are vetted and confidentiality is highly valued. Additional services include photo sessions, makeovers, health and wellness coaching, and personal training. For more information call 617.213.0089 or visit www.readytopartner.com.
Wellesley resident and local classical architect Patrick Ahearn FAIA was recently voted Best Architectural and/or Residential Design Company at the 2022 Best of the Vineyard Awards. Every year, the Best of the Vineyard Awards provide local islanders and fans alike an opportunity to vote for the best in local food, shopping, entertainment, and more. Visit www.patrickahearn.com for more information.
Thayer Academy will host fall admissions open houses Saturday, October 22 (Middle School), and Saturday, October 29 (Upper School), from 9:00 a.m. until noon at 745 Washington Street, Braintree. Tour Thayer’s historic campus; hear presentations from Head of School Chris Fortunato, faculty, students, and parents; and enjoy refreshments. Feel free to stay for that afternoon’s athletic contests. Learn more at www.thayer.org/discover.
The women of Rutledge gathered at the home of Roberta Swenson to celebrate the Spring market and each other. The evening provided an opportunity to fete Roberta Swenson who owned Rutledge Properties for over 30 years and recently passed the reigns to Chrissie Lawrence and Betsy Kessler. Rutledge Properties is an independent real estate brokerage that has been helping clients in the Metrowest area buy and sell their homes since 1978. For more information about Rutledge Properties, please call 781.235.4663 or visit www.rutledgeproperties.com.
Dedham Country Day (DCD) is looking forward to hosting admissions visits and classroom observations this fall. Please check their website for a complete schedule of events and opportunities to explore DCD’s pre-kindergarten to grade 8 programs. Visit www.dedhamcountryday.org.
For the third consecutive year, Dean Poritzky, Founding Principal/LicensePartner of Engel & Völkers Wellesley, was named as one of the Tom Ferry America’s Best Real Estate Professionals ranking among the top 1.5 percent of 1.6 million real estate professionals in the United States, and earned a spot on Boston magazine’s Top Real Estate Producers list. Dean and his shop of extremely competent and successful agents are on track to gross in excess of $200M in sales this year. Congratulations to Dean and the entire team at Engel & Völkers Wellesley.
Coldwell Banker Realty is proud to congratulate Melissa Dailey and Kathryn Alphas Richlen, who are ranked among the nation’s top real estate professionals in the 2022 edition of
RealTrends | The Thousand. Their outstanding knowledge and commitment to excellence ensure an unsurpassed real estate experience.
Longtime Wellesley business owner and Weston native Paul Katsikaris is here to help you find your vacation or retirement home in Naples today. Naples is one of the hottest real estate markets in the country, and Paul and his team of top-producing real estate professionals will show you why. Paul and his team have the knowledge and resources to help you seamlessly navigate the real estate buying process and make your dream home a reality. Give Paul a call today at 508.641.3961 or email him at email@example.com.
Coldwell Banker Realty is pleased to announce Denise Mosher has been recognized with the Coldwell Banker® International Society of Excellence award for 2021. This is Coldwell Banker’s highest designation. For more information, visit www.coldwellbankerhomes.com.
The Law Offices of Sonja B. Selami has been named attorney of choice for the new Winthrop Center project. Located in Boston’s Financial District, Winthrop Center is designed to give new definition and vitality to this part of the city. The building will be a beacon on the Boston skyline, while showing deference for the adjacent One Winthrop Square and other neighboring Art Deco-era buildings built in the 1920’s and 1940’s. For more information, please visit www.selamilaw.com.
Alice Miller, Wellesley resident, flutist, and Artist-in-Residence at Regis College, will be joined by musical colleagues on Sunday, October 2 at 3:00 p.m. at Regis College in Weston to raise money for Doctors Without Borders. This organization provides medical humanitarian care to countries around the world, including Ukraine. The Regis concert will feature music for flute, piano, choir, and others from many genres, styles, and eras, particularly highlighting music from countries where Doctors Without Borders operates.
The Wellesley Symphony Orchestra has appointed Mark Latham as its fifth music director. A professor of music at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell, and music director of the New Hampshire Philharmonic Orchestra, he also conducts at the CAMMAC Orchestra of Quebec and the Atlantic Canada Chamber Music Institute of St. Johns. Dr. Latham brings broad experience, deep humanity, and a profound love of music to his new role. To learn more, please visit www.wellesleysymphony.org.