Category Archives: Animals

Nice weather in Wellesley, if you’re a duck

Came across a bunch of little rubber duckies on a run through Wellesley College campus this morning. I figured they had to be there for a reason, and sure enough, I learned later that the school’s Office of Student Involvement (yes, there is such a thing called that) sprinkled them about, with some including gift […]

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Dover Saddlery being acquired by Webster Capital

Dover Saddlery, Wellesley’s top source for equestrian products, has announced that it will be acquired by Webster Capital for $8.50 per share, taking the publicly owned company private. The company was founded in Wellesley in 1975 by brothers Jim and David Powers, who were top-ranked English riding champions on the U.S. Equestrian team. Jim Powers […]

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Fish are jumping again in Wellesley

Swellesley reader CC passed along this video of fish (alewife?) trying to make their way up the little waterfall along the Brook Path near Grove Street in Wellesley. RELATED: The year that the Wellesley Spelling Bee had a fishy finish

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A bunch of Easter bunnies & 1 Easter egg pose in Wellesley Square

Bunnies on the run stopped for a photo shoot in front of Wasik’s Cheese Shop in Wellesley Square this week. The runners have gotten into the habit of traversing the Turkey Trot loop that goes from Linden Square to Wellesley Square to Wellesley College around holidays other than just Thanksgiving, in part to celebrate each others’ birthdays. […]

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Attention lazy birdwatchers: Wellesley College RavenCam is back

The @Wellesley Science Center live RavenCam is back! — John Cameron (@johncameron84) April 2, 2015 The Wellesley College RavenCam, live streaming the nesting action of ravens outside the school’s Science Center, is back in action. The camera first went online just about the exact same time last year. The school last spring put together […]

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These Wellesley potholes could swallow a Yorkie

                              We recently encouraged Swellesley readers to send in photos of monster potholes on Wellesley’s streets (See “Beat that Wellesley pothole!”), and we’ve received a couple of good ones from Laura Winig, who collaborated with a Yorkshire Terrier named Coda, to […]

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