Summertime is the perfect time to prune your shrubs and trees and install new plantings for privacy and shade. It’s also the right time to add flowering ornamental shrubs and trees to enhance your landscape, and transplant shrubs and trees to better locations within your property. Acorn Tree and Landscaping, Inc. offers total plants care programs and mature tree and shrub installations up to 35-feet tall. To learn more, visit

Wellesley resident and local classical architect Patrick Ahearn FAIA recently published his second book, History Reinterpreted (ORO Editions, 2023), showcasing the reimagination of the north wing of the 1871 Myles Standish Hotel in Duxbury. This volume details the design and construction process of its dramatic transformation into a grand dame seaside estate, including Ahearn’s own hand drawings, before and after floor plans, and countless full-page photographs. Please visit www. for more information and follow the firm on Instagram for more updates @patrickahearnarchitect.

Gail and Gary Lockberg, owners of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Town and Country, announced that Kathy Kelley has been named to Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices’ esteemed Chairman’s Circle Platinum level for 2022 and named the Top Producing Agent for Berkshire Hathaway Town and Country, marking 20 consecutive years as the top agent in the company. The Chairman’s Circle Platinum level is awarded to the top one percent of the network’s sales professionals based on commission income. For more information, please visit

Gabrielle Clemens, JD, LLM, CDFA®, AEP® and managing director Private Wealth Management has written Marriage is About Love Divorce is About Money (Plumage Press, 2023). The book is a guide to help individuals navigate divorce and protect themselves financially. Gabrielle was also recently named a Forbes 2023 Top Woman Wealth Advisor and Forbes Best In-State Wealth Advisor. Her goal is to educate and empower her clients to make sound, critical financial decisions with the future in focus. To learn more, email or call 617.725.1702.

The team of experts at Woodworks Custom Homes is celebrating the company’s first anniversary based in Wellesley. Woodworks creates beautiful and unique homes that reflect their clients’ lifestyles and personalities, and takes great pride in serving the community with exceptional craftsmanship and attention to detail. The entire team is passionate about helping you create the home of your dreams, and they’re always here to answer your questions and listen to feedback. To learn more or to schedule a consultation, please visit

Boston Veterinary Clinic (BVC) is open in Wellesley. The new state-of-the-art practice is located at 239 Washington Street with free designated parking spaces for clients. The fear-free primary care clinic led by Chief Medical Officer Dr. Brian Bourquin, treats dogs, cats, and exotic animals. Dr. Brian and his team of experienced veterinarians continue to carry out their mission of helping pet guardians and their companions develop a powerful and enduring bond over a long and healthy life. BVC, your other family doctor, has three additional locations in Boston, and will be opening a new clinic in Charlestown this spring. To learn more, please visit

Williston Weaves is pleased to announce the grand opening of its new flooring showroom in Needham. As a full-service flooring company catering to Boston area interior design professionals, Williston Weaves offers a carefully curated but extensive selection of luxury carpet and flooring products. The Williston team is eager to meet its new neighbors. Visit to schedule an appointment at the showroom to stop by and say “hello.”

Are you looking for inspiration for your landscape design this summer? Be sure to check out for examples of beautiful properties throughout MetroWest Boston. For 37 years, Charles River Landscape has been providing residential and commercial clients with full-service landscape design, construction, and maintenance. Charles River Landscape staff members are especially proud of the outdoor living environments they’ve created that are purposefully designed to be cherished today and for generations to follow. For more information or to schedule a consultation, visit their website or call 508.429.4688.

Coldwell Banker Realty is pleased to announce that Melissa Dailey and Denise Mosher have been recognized with the Coldwell Banker International Society of Excellence award for 2022. This is Coldwell Banker’s highest designation. In addition, Melissa was named one of the Top 10 Sales Agents Nationwide and the #1 Sales Agent in Massachusetts.

Refresh your skin this summer with cosmetic microneedling at Elizabeth Renee. Cosmetic microneedling boosts the production of collagen and elastin and thickens the epidermis, which reduces lines and wrinkles. It also helps reboot cell to cell communication to normalize skin function. Elizabeth believes that beautiful skin will endure throughout one’s lifetime when utilizing the best that science and nature have to offer. For more information on how to keep your skin looking youthful, email or call 781.235.7546.

The Pinnacle Group’s award-winning real estate sales and marketing team recently joined Douglas Elliman Real Estate, one of the largest independent residential real estate brokerages in the country. Established by Elaine Bannigan, the highly skilled eight-person team also includes Cece Yan, Elyse Marsh, Jane Neilson, Susan Bevilacqua, Danielle Comella, Maureen McCaffrey, and Susan Lyman. The team will be based out of Elliman’s brand-new Wellesley office located at 40 Central Street and Douglas Elliman’s fourth in the state. For more information, please visit

Take charge this summer and make some positive changes in your life. If you’re going through the process of divorce or recently divorced, become inspired this summer with Wellesley resident Caren Stanley’s “Journey of Divorce.” This course helps people move forward in their lives during and after divorce with dignity and grace and provides tools and positivity, guidance, and support. Participants learn how they can acknowledge a new beginning for themselves and a new sense of normal. To learn more, please email or call 617.794.9898.

Grant Associates, LLC is helping homeowners complete their home improvement projects. Owner Robert Grant, having spent much of his college years and early adulthood in Minnesota, moved back to Massachusetts and started the company. A graduate of Weston High School, Grant started his building career at Ogilvie’s almost 23 years ago, stocking paint and building materials. From major renovations to smaller home remodels, attention to detail is always prioritized. For more information, please visit

Designer Sashya Thind LEED AP, a Weston resident, is celebrating 10 years in the interior design business. She created the company to enable the lifelong journey of learning and forming connections with interesting people and their environments. She experiments with ways to design spaces that will ultimately nourish the soul through her philosophy “warm minimalism.” She would like to thank her family, friends, clients, and collaborators for their support throughout the years. To learn more, please visit

Summer is the perfect time to treat your face to a massage at Adriane Esthetics. Facial massage encourages blood flow and lymphatic drainage and improves the overall appearance of the skin for a more youthful look. Adriane Esthetics also offers Procell, an anti-aging and corrective treatment that is another fabulous way to refresh your skin this summer as it reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles across the face and tightens facial skin. For more information, please visit or call 508.975.3019.

Husband and wife team Kevin and Azi Griffin of Griffin Building & Development announced their recent completion of E.A. Davis & Co by Mahi Gold Outfitters’ storefront renovation in Wellesley. They offer high-end residential and commercial services from architectural development to construction to interior design. Managed by a single team of talented professionals, they deliver personalized service that includes continuous collaboration from start to completion. The company serves MetroWest, Plymouth, and Cape Cod. Visit for more information.

The Donahue Maley & Burns Team of Compass is proud to introduce its newest team member, Danielle Senzer. After relocating back to the Boston area, Danielle is excited to bring her passion for real estate, design, and new construction to MetroWest. Throughout her career, service, drive, and a deep sense of caring have made her successful. Coupled with her community engagement and deep knowledge of the area, she’s ready to help you find your new home in Needham, Dover, and beyond. Danielle can be reached at

Bardorf Legal Marketing, a full-service online marketing agency, announced a partnership with John Harmon of Sandy Sandwich Productions. Principal, internet marketing strategist, and Wellesley resident Ian Bardorf is partnering with local photographer John Harmon to offer headshots, website photos, and videos to Bardorf’s clients. John’s visual storytelling and vibrant imagery strengthen Bardorf’s expertise in digital marketing, social media, advertising, search engine optimization, online reputation management, and mobile apps. To learn more about these local businesses, visit

Just in time for summer, Jeremy McCulla, manager of Clarke New England’s official Sub-Zero, Wolf and Cove Showroom in Boston’s Seaport, will help guide you through the newest outdoor kitchens that perform like your primary kitchen. Explore how Sub-Zero outdoor refrigeration and ice makers keep fresh foods and cold drinks at your fingertips. Achieve predictable cooking performance with Wolf outdoor grills, side burners, and ventilation. Their warming drawers help keep entire meals warm and towels toasty by the pool. Visit for more information.

FIERCE is introducing its new summer success bundle for women. Do you know why summer is the ideal time to invest in your health? Because you have more time, a more flexible schedule, and less stress! This means your body (and mind) are primed to respond better to consistent workouts and learning healthy habits. Summer Success Bundle: Group Fitness Classes + Personal Habit Coaching = Your BEST Summer Yet! Go to to grab the details.

Come stop in and see what the buzz is about. Dr. Jason Tubo and the team at FIXT Dental at 590 Washington Street in Wellesley have already transformed dozens of smiles this year. But the answers to two of the most common questions they hear: Yes, FIXT can be your dentist; and yes, we do cleanings, too. FIXT is Dr. Tubo’s flagship practice and is already recognized as one of the most advanced cosmetic and implant dental practices in the world. For more information, visit

Brian LaBau recently joined Carpenter & MacNeille as a senior architect based in their Wellesley office. With over 30 years of project architect experience on high-end residential homes and historic restorations, Brian brings a wealth of experience to C&M’s expanding MetroWest team. He holds a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Pennsylvania and resides in Arlington. For more information, please call 781.694.4044 and visit

Jesamondo Salon & Spa is excited to announce a new add-on service called Color Seal Treatment. This 15-minute treatment maintains the integrity and vibrancy of your color, sealing the hair cuticle and rebalancing hair pH levels. The result is shiny, smooth, and more vibrant hair for up to six weeks. It’s the perfect introduction to a Keratin treatment if you’ve never experienced the luxurious richness of this hair service before. Call Jesamondo at 508.907.7171 to add Color Seal to your next color or blow out service.

Jimmy Kane, a personal trainer at One2One BodyScapes Wellesley, is one of the few Boston area trainers certified to provide golf specific fitness assessments. The TPI assessment is a 13-point evaluation that addresses physical capabilities and limitations to help the golfer better understand how these affect their body during the golf swing. By improving physical limitations in the body, injury can be prevented and player performance can be enhanced through increased power, distance, accuracy, and enjoyment. For more information, please visit

Wellesley resident Chris Householder is celebrating 10 years at Perfect Postures in Newton. Perfect Postures helps clients eliminate pain by providing them with the tools to heal themselves. Their corrective exercise method concentrates on the underlying issue rather than the short-term solution. Perfect Postures evaluates a client’s posture and identifies muscle imbalances and skeletal misalignments. They look at the actual cause of the pain and develop a corrective exercise routine to address the causes. To learn more, please visit and call 617.244.6900 to schedule an appointment.

If you’d like to start your summer with a new relationship, Alex Ablon and Karen O’Malley of Ready to Partner matchmaking are here for you. They’ll guide you through the process of finding your best matches and work with you to assess relationship goals, interests, and the qualities you seek in a mate. Every candidate is vetted and your privacy is guaranteed. Additional services include photo sessions, makeovers, health and wellness coaching, and personal training. For more information call 617.213.0089 or visit

Rutledge Properties is thrilled to announce the addition of two new agents: longtime Wellesley residents Heather Steele and Brian McMahon. Both are experts in the local area with a deep understanding of the community. Their passion for the industry combined with their commitment to the community, make them valuable additions to our team. The Rutledge team is excited to have Heather and Brian on board and looks forward to their contributions in helping clients find the perfect home in the area. For more information, please visit

Celebrating their 42nd year in business, Sanford Custom Builders, under the direction of Marc Kaplan, is about to start construction of a 13,430 square-foot home for sale at 21 Chestnut Street in Weston. The Federal-inspired home was designed by Marcus Gleysteen of MGa Architects. According to Marc Kaplan, “the team of Sanford Custom Builders and MGa Architects excel in complex, one-of-a-kind projects such as this estate style home.” For more information, please visit

Sudbury Design Group is celebrating 64 years helping clients improve the look of their outdoor spaces. Gardens are places for beauty that also assist in sustaining the life around us. To achieve a successful garden, you’ll need to consider exactly what you’ll be planting and where to plant to enhance your personal surroundings. Sudbury Design Group’s careful planning and construction management process can bring your vision to life, and their estate care team can keep it maintained. Please visit for more information.

Jan Gleysteen Architects, Inc. of Wellesley is pleased to announce that its “Modern Colonial” home design has been awarded Silver for Best in American Living by The National Association of Home Builders. For more information, please visit

Wellesley resident and photographer Lisa Neighbors is offering kids’ photography workshops this summer and fall. Visit for information about the various workshops offered from weeklong and drop-in summer camps to one-day workshops featuring night photography, pet photography, trips to Boston, and more. A professional photographer for more than 20 years, Lisa also specializes in senior portraits, family photos, and branding images for companies of all sizes.

Employees of the Corcoran & Havlin Insurance Group recently held several fundraisers to help benefit No Kid Hungry, a nonprofit committed to ending childhood hunger. In addition to donations collected, there was a silent auction for several gift baskets (assembled and donated by employees), as well as raffle for an extra vacation day! In addition, carrier partner Arbella Insurance contributed a donation in the amount of $1,500. Altogether, the Corcoran & Havlin Insurance Group raised $3,200 for No Kid Hungry.

Guardian Home & Concierge Services is excited to announce that they are accepting a limited number of new clients. Guardian is a unique family-run company that provides comprehensive hands-on care of your home and property, as well as personal assistant services for your entire family. Simply put, they handle everything from essential maintenance to minor errands, so that you are able to plan and live your day uninterrupted and stress-free. For more information go to or contact Ron at 774.573.5105.

Local nonprofit Wildflower, Inc. has been awarded a grant of $22,500 from the Parmenter Foundation as a renewal of their previous 2022 grant. Wildflower is dedicated to serving children and families who have experienced the death of a parent. It provides the gifts of camp, enriching experiences, and consistent, long-term support to help families strengthen their resilience and create positive opportunities for the future. The Parmenter Foundation, like Wildflower, is committed to helping families cope, heal, and build resilience. For more information, please visit

Beth Miller is happy to announce her recent appointment to the Founders Board of Cancer Cartel. Cancer Cartel is a nonprofit founded by three female cancer survivors that provides financial resources and relief to individuals fighting against cancer. They focus on tearing down the financial barriers to wellness by assisting with costs ranging from groceries to mortgage payments. The organization combines their love of luxury fashion and lifestyle with helping cancer warriors in need. To learn more please visit

Architect and interior designer Stefan Castellucci is here to help you get your house ready for summer in style. Stefan attended Wellesley High School and earned his degree in architecture from Syracuse University. Growing up on the fabric samples of his mother, Stefan’s design education started young. His approach focuses on holistic sensibilitiespaying attention not only to the physical architecture, but also how the interior spaces should cater to the lifestyle of each client. Call Stefan at 781.974.2097 or visit

Amplify Latinx, a Massachusetts-based nonprofit organization, recently announced Wellesley resident Eneida Román as its new president and chief executive officer. Román is the co-founder of Amplify Latinx and will take a sabbatical from her private law practice to help lead the organization’s mission to connect and champion Latinx civic and business leaders through high-impact initiatives that support their advancement and representation in leadership roles across sectors. A nationally recognized business leader, Román brings more than 20 years of experience in organization development, conflict resolution, cultural competence, and public affairs.

Behl Designs, a bespoke textile fabric producer located in Wellesley is pleased to announce the release of three new patterns to their textile design portfolio. Behl Designs is the product of textile designer Priyanka Behl’s love for people, places, and cultures. The company offers 31 interior design textile fabric patterns and four textile wallcovering patterns. Window treatments and customized pillows and shower curtains are also available in all the textile patterns. To learn more, please visit