Category Archives: Police

Pedestrian struck in Wellesley Square

Wellesley Police are investigating an incident in which a pedestrian, who was not publicly identified, was struck by a vehicle in Wellesley Square on Thursday AM. Fortunately, injuries are non-life-threatening. #WPD investigating a pedestrian struck in Wellesley Square on Central St. Victim has non life threatening injuries. — Wellesley Police (@WellesleyPolice) January 14, 2016

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Wellesley Police saved us from this abominable snow monster

Wellesley Police, who regularly seem to stop drivers for tinted window violations, nailed the dopey and dangerous driver of this vehicle today on Linden Street, citing the person for failing to scrape off snow/ice. Who knows, the cops might have been scraping this person or a victim off the street later if the driver hadn’t been pulled […]

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Santa Claus and special lights in Wellesley

#WPD @wellesleychief : We can confirm that Santa is in Wellesley. How? We have photos. — Wellesley Police (@WellesleyPolice) December 25, 2015 and a very #Wellesley #Christmas to all. — Andreas Harsch (@AndreasHarsch) December 25, 2015

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Wellesley PD responds to car crash on Rte. 16

Early morning commuters (including me) heading East on Rte. 16 in Wellesley this AM were re-routed into a parade up Pond Road this AM. Here’s why: Traffic Alert Rt 16 btwn Pond Rd&Well College is down to 1 lane for AM commute due to an earlier crash. #WPD — Wellesley Police (@WellesleyPolice) December 23, […]

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Yes, unfortunately Wellesley does get a mention in Spotlight movie

Wellesley doesn’t figure prominently in Spotlight, the excellent new film about the Boston Globe‘s coverage of the Catholic church sex abuse cover-up and featuring the #1 movie villain of the year: Cardinal Law. But in the white text that scrolls against a black background before the credits at the end of the movie, Wellesley is listed as being among the […]

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Update on counterfeit bills circulating in Wellesley

We reported earlier this week that the Wellesley Square Dunkin’ Donuts had a sign on display saying that $50 and $100 bills were no longer acceptable as payment for coffee and donuts “due to the high volume of counterfeit bills in the area.” We’ve since learned from police that on Dec. 1 at 8 pm, a woman […]

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Wellesley gets a new high profile gun permit owner

Boston Herald columnist, author of books about killers and radio rabble-rouser Howie Carr can now literally, not just figuratively, shoot his mouth off. The Wellesley resident and Town Meeting member writes about applying for his gun permit at the Wellesley Police Station. Carr, who had already earned his firearms safety certificate, says he was prompted by last week’s San […]

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Wellesley miracle sought: Finding owner of St. Fiacre statue

We frequently get requests from readers to help find missing dogs and cats or to reunite such pets with their owners. But today we got a new one: A request to help a statue of an Irish saint find its way home, perhaps to a resident’s home, a cemetery or a church. A Swellesley reader writes […]

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