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Deer gets hit by car in Wellesley on Rt. 16, is euthanized

The stretch of Route 16 that runs from Wellesley Square, past Blue Ginger, Saint Andrew’s Church, the Wellesley College Club and on into Natick, isn’t safe to cross even if you are a human experienced in such matters. Westbound commuters trying to get home to Dover and Sherborn aren’t keen on slowing down for pesky […]

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Gretta Luxe in Wellesley Square burglarized overnight

The Gretta Luxe shop at 94 Central St., in Wellesley Square was burglarized after midnight on Thursday, with whoever did it smashing through the front door with a boulder (according to our tipster) and absconding with pricey purses and possibly other merchandise. Here’s what Wellesley Police have reported: The Wellesley Police Emergency Communications Center received […]

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Another unusual Wellesley motor vehicle accident: U-Haul truck rolls over resident

That helicopter you might have heard buzzing over Wellesley Saturday AM was here to airlift a 60-year-old Wellesley man hit by a U-Haul truck that rolled down a sloped driveway on Lathrop Road. Here’s the police statement on the incident: On Saturday, August 1, 2015 at approximately 9:03 a.m. the Wellesley Emergency Communications Center received a 9-1-1 call from […]

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Car crashes into Cliff Road home in Wellesley, disaster narrowly averted

Boston News, Weather, Sports | FOX 25 | MyFoxBoston Local TV news stations are reporting that a car mysteriously crashed into a Cliff Road home near Chestnut Street in Wellesley late last night, and caused a gas leak that could have led to more trouble if not for the actions of an alert neighbor. Police […]

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Wellesley police investigating home burglaries

The Wellesley Police Department is investigating two home burglaries that took place on Friday, July 17  in the McLean Street and Ashmont Road neighborhood.  In both cases, residents left their homes for a few hours during the early evening hours on Friday night.  When the residents returned home, they discovered the burglaries. In at least one […]

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“Temporary” Wellesley Avenue parking ban almost over — for now

Readers have been asking about the town’s definition of “temporary” as it relates to those handsome orange “No Parking: Temporary Police Order” signs planted in the Home Depot buckets along Wellesley Avenue from the round-about to Fuller Brook Path. We believe the signs have been up since there was still snow, and combined with additional signs during […]

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8-car crash on Rte. 9 East in Wellesley

Wellesley Police and Fire Departments attended to an 8-car crash on Rte. 9 East at Kingsbury Street in Wellesley as the Middle School was letting out. Reader LA sent us this photo, and Wellesley Police also shared an image. Police reported minor injuries.

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Car nearly upended at Wellesley Rte. 9 Dunkin’ Donuts

Wellesley emergency personnel responded to an accident on Friday afternoon at the Dunkin’ Donuts on Rte. 9 east in which a car reportedly got rear-ended into an awkward position partially under a truck. The police report that no one was injured. Dunkin’ Donut employees told a Swellesley reader who happened by that the truck, filled with canisters […]

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