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Wellesley Police, Municipal Light Plant want to pull plug on phone scam

From Wellesley PD and WMLP: The Wellesley Police Department and Wellesley Municipal Light Plant have received a number of telephone calls this afternoon from Wellesley businesses regarding payment requests. Businesses are receiving a call informing them that unless a payment is made immediately, their electricity would be shut-off. The telephone calls are a scam and […]

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9/11 Memorial Observances in Wellesley

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Car flips on Weston Road in Wellesley

A Swellesley Report reader forwarded this photo from a scary multi-car crash on Weston Road in Wellesley near Fells Market shortly after Wellesley Middle School and High School let out (prompting fears among parents that kids might have been involved). According to Wellesley Police the crash happened under Rte. 9 when a driver traveling solo […]

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Police warn that Level 3 sex offender is attending college in Wellesley

The Wellesley Police Department has issued a notice that a convicted Level 3 sex offender is attending MassBay Community College. Sex offenders are categorized into 3 levels in Massachusetts, with those designated as Level 3 offenders considered most likely to re-offend. More info on the 20-year-old male can be found on the Wellesley Police Department […]

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Flooding hits Wellesley

Wellesley police were busy helping motorists get around town on Monday in the wake of flash floods on Rte. 9 and across other parts of town, including Wellesley Square. Officer Joseph on Rt. 9 after helping a motorist out of his flooded vehicle today is the #WPD Photo of the Day pic.twitter.com/mCASVUarC7 — Wellesley Police […]

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Our kids suspect Will Ferrell and Wellesley Police Chief were separated at birth

During the recent Wellesley Police Department open house, we picked up a card featuring chief Terry Cunningham. Somehow that led to “Who knew Will Ferrell was our police chief? Not that we would ever let them watch Will Ferrell movies, of course.                           […]

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Wellesley Sleepwalker, dog sculptures vandalized

Matelli’s infamous Sleepwalker sculpture on Wellesley College’s campus has been vandalized, doused in yellow paint. As seen in this photograph by Wellesley College Assistant Professor Nikki Greene, the statue has now been cordoned off with caution tape as well. Campus police are on the job, according to a Boston Globe article, which cites a Wellesley […]

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Wellesley police, firefighters multitask on open house day

Not only did Wellesley police and fire departments open their buildings to the public for open houses on this Wellesley’s Wonderful Weekend, but they were out on the streets helping those in need… This was the scene earlier today on Waban St. #WPD and WFD responded. No one was injured pic.twitter.com/S7fYrUGdnj — Wellesley Police (@WellesleyPolice) May […]

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Alleged crack ring member gave anti-drug lessons at Wellesley High

The news of a suspect named Cheniel Garcia (a.k.a. Young Biggs, his rap persona) being arrested earlier this month in a major crack cocaine distribution operation might have a familiar ring to some Wellesley High School students and grads. As one student tells us, Garcia had visited the school more than once for a Framingham-based anti-drug […]

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Wellesley baseball parents warned about Ouellet parking

Ouellet Field neighbors have been whining to police during the start of Wellesley Little League season about people parking on Barton Road across from their homes in violation of “No Parking Between Signs” signs (which might be clearer if they just said “No Parking Either Side of Street”). Police so far this season have kindly […]

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