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Wellesley’s favorite new game show: ID that shoplifting suspect

Wellesley police for the second time this month (here’s the first) have issued a YouTube video asking the public’s help in identifying a Wellesley Square shoplifting suspect.

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Suspicious device found at Babson

Update noon: Babson: “Massachusetts State Police Bomb Squad technicians successfully/safely conducted a controlled detonation of the suspicious device. All clear.” No tweets or press releases issued by the typically social media- and blog-happy police or college about whether what was blown up was actually some sort of bomb. More from the Globe, which quotes a […]

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Another Wellesley story about dogs in danger, with a happy ending

Wellesley Police worked with the Fire Department and the public today to round up 7 dogs that got loose following an accident involving a doggie daycare van Wednesday morning on Brook Street. The police enlisted the help of the public via social media and one by one or two by two rounded up all of […]

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Pimp My Ride: Wellesley Police edition

There’s a new rig on the Wellesley Police force and we’re guessing department members are fighting for the right to tool around in this former U.S. Army M996 utility vehicle, given to the town for free by the Department of Defense. Though we’re guessing its probably not the warmest ride in the thick of winter. […]

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Biggest Wellesley stories of 2013

It’s been both a heartbreaking and heartwarming year in Wellesley. Here’s a look back at the top stories of 2013 in town. Boston Marathon bombings Things couldn’t have been more normal in Wellesley on Marathon Day, as all runners and wheelchair participants passed through town before the bombs went off at the finish line.  In […]

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Wellesley firefighters, police save dog from icy Charles River

Wellesley Police and Fire Departments responded to a 911 call by a woman whose golden retriever fell through the ice in the Charles River at Elm Bank Reservation on Sunday afternoon. The woman wisely didn’t go in after the dog and left the job to the professionals, as you can see in this video. The […]

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Police dog allegedly tossed down stairs by Wellesley bank robbery suspect

The more details that emerge from the arrest of Brian Kalil of Quincy in connection with last weekend’s robbery at TD Bank in Wellesley, the more violent we’re learning the arrest actually was. An initial press release from the police on Thursday stated that “There were no injuries reported at the conclusion of the incident.” […]

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