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Wellesley man arrested for burglary, suspected to be prolific thief

A Wellesley man was arrested on Tuesday in connection with an unarmed burglary in town on Marathon Monday after getting caught on a home surveillance camera on Whiting Road (see video below) and implicating himself on social media. Police say the man may have been involved in a couple dozen other similar car and house break-ins. The […]

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Wellesley’s most decorated Red Sox fan poses with Boston police bigshot

Legendary Red Sox fan Lynne Smith of Wellesley posed with Boston Police Superintendent in Chief William Gross, who apparently scored a pretty good gig on Opening Day at Fenway Park Monday. #BPDPhotoOfTheDay — Boston Police Dept. (@bostonpolice) April 14, 2015

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Watching over Wellesley portion of Boston Marathon course

Wellesley photographer Mike Casey has way nicer cameras than we do, and he took to Twitter to share this cool shot of the helicopters that have been buzzing over the Boston Marathon course for security reasons. Better than seeing a gyrocopter on the White House’s lawn. Military choppers fly overhead in Wellesley on yet another surveillance […]

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Serious Sunday accidents in Wellesley

Wellesley Police have tweeted out photos of two separate Sunday accidents, including one in which a car and van collided on Central Street near Wellesley College and a victim was flown to Boston for treatment. #WPD WFD on Central St at Wellesley College with a serious motor vehicle crash 1 victim has been flown to Boston. […]

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Scary scene at Wellesley gas station

Wellesley Police report that no one was injured despite this car bursting into flames for some reason at the Mobile station on Rte. 16 across from Whole Foods. #WPD on scene at the Mobil station on Washington St with this car fire. No injuries. — Wellesley Police (@WellesleyPolice) March 18, 2015

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Wellesley woman killed after being struck by car in Needham

UPDATE: 3/17: The woman who died has been identified by Needham Police as Roseanne Verrochi. A 75-year-old Wellesley woman was struck and killed by a car in the Bertucci’s parking lot in Needham on Monday afternoon. From the Needham Police: Needham Police and Fire responded to the parking lot of 1257 Highland Ave. at approximately 3:50 […]

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Wellesley dog rescue: The aftermath

Everyone is pleased that Cooper the Golden Doodle was rescued over the weekend from the icy Charles River near Elm Bank Reservation, and the Wellesley police and firefighters have been roundly congratulated. PETA even doled out a Compassionate Fire Department Award to the Wellesley Fire Department. But the incident did prompt some to urge dog owners to […]

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