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Wellesley police investigating incident involving person hit by train

UPDATE: 10/2/15: MBTA Transit Police tell the Globe that the 74-year-old woman who was hit by the train, possibly after falling on the tracks while walking across them, is expected to recover from a leg injury suffered during the incident. Wellesley Police said this afternoon they — as well as the MBTA Transit Police — […]

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2 down, 1 to go: Police arrest another in connection with attempted Wellesley house break-in

Wellesley Police have announced a second arrest related to the attempted break-in on Glen Road on Wednesday. They believe a third person was involved as well, so the investigation continues. The scary incident, which involved the men surveying other homes in the Wellesley Farms area as well, created quite a scene in town on Wednesday, […]

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Wellesley Farms attempted home break-in: 1 suspect nabbed, 2 on loose

Police have arrested one suspect and are seeking two others in connection with an attempted break-in on Glen Road in Wellesley that created quite a scene: reportedly about a dozen police cars, cops with guns drawn, the K-9 unit, and state police on the ground and in the air. I saw 4 or 5 emergency vehicles whiz […]

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Man run over by his own vehicle at Wellesley dump

Wellesley’s first responders attended to a 70-year-old man late Monday morning who was rolled over by his own vehicle at the Wellesley Recycling and Disposal Facility. Wellesley Police shared these details: Upon arrival officers learned that a 70 year old Wellesley resident had backed his vehicle into a spot to unload the contents, attempted to engage the parking […]

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9/11 service to be held at Wellesley Rte. 9 west fire department

Four Wellesley residents were killed in the 9/11/2001 attacks: John Cahill, Neilie Casey, Edmund Glazer and Patrick Quigley.

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Wellesley Police Chief Cunningham makes appearance in heavy metal video

As part of a comprehensive effort to fight the crime of metals theft across the country, the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) released a video, Fighting Metals Theft: Perspectives from Law Enforcement and Industry, aimed at helping local law enforcement address the growing epidemic. The six-minute video features interviews with top law enforcement leaders and […]

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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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