Category Archives: Police

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 — 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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Check out Wellesley vernal pool

NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION’S VERNAL POOL ADVENTURE  MAY 10TH, 10 AM – NOON AT THE WELLESLEY POLICE STATION   The NRC invites children and their care givers to a free vernal pool adventure. Please come rain or shine for this indoor and outdoor program designed to introduce students to easily accessible wildlife habitats and encourage them […]

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Wellesley Police run another successful Savage 5K race

Despite a sometimes foreboding sky, the 14th annual Officer Savage Memorial 5K road race  went off without a hitch aside from Deputy Chief Jack Pilecki’s microphone (though it miraculously worked fine when Wellesley High’s Katie P. belted out the Star Spangled Banner). Pilecki, shown in shorts above with Chief Terry Cunningham next to him, said […]

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Boston Police Commish would do well to explore suburbs if he wants a raise

The Boston Globe reports that Boston Mayor Marty Walsh is exploring options for getting Boston Police Commissioner Bill Evans a raise given that the chief actually had to take an 11% pay cut when he was named to the city’s top law enforcement post in January. As the Commish, Evans no longer is eligible for […]

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Wales St. bridge to get face lift

NOTICE April 2014 Wales Street Bridge Improvements Project (Walnut Street at the Wellesley/Newton Line) The Wales Street Bridge Improvements Project is scheduled to commence on April 28, 2014, and the work should be completed by November 2014.  Work will take place Monday through Friday, and typical hours for work in the roadway area will be […]

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One Run for Boston heads through Wellesley

Sgt Showstead took this photo of #WPD escorting #onerunforboston through town earlier as our Photo of the Day! — Wellesley Police (@WellesleyPolice) April 13, 2014   Post by Wellesley Firefighters. ALSO: Boston Marathon — many Wellesley angles

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