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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! pic.twitter.com/VTdxuLbYyo — Wellesley Police (@WellesleyPolice) April 13, 2014   Post by Wellesley Firefighters. ALSO: Boston Marathon — many Wellesley angles

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Solved! The mystery of the Wellesley library Jag

Nothing like hunkering down with a good mystery story at Wellesley Free Library. A reader wrote to us last week asking what was up with a Jaguar that this reader claimed had been parked “for the entire winter” in the underground garage of the main library. The suspicion: Some classic car owner was saving himself […]

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Wellesley police chief kinda fonda Rwanda

Wellesley Police Chief Terrence Cunningham recently returned from Rwanda, which he visited for a meeting as part of his duties as an officer with the International Association of Chiefs of Police. In doing so, Cunningham and other police personnel shared best practices and the chief also got to check another president off his list: he […]

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Wellesley home sustains fire damage over weekend

A 2-alarm Friday night fire at a home on Westgate Road in Wellesley drew the local fire and police departments. The blaze was brought under control and fortunately, no one was injured. The fire is under investigation. WFD Fire Lt Lyons&WFD Chief Delorie checking fire damage at a 2nd alarm on Friday is the #WPD […]

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Save the date: Drug & Alcohol panel featuring Wellesley school, law enforcement officials on March 12

The Wellesley PTSO hosts this discussion on drugs and alcohol in town at Wellesley High School library on Wednesday, March 12 (snacks/social at 7pm, panel at 7:30pm).  Speakers will discuss what they are seeing in our community and what we can do to be more diligent about keeping our children safe. This event is exclusively for […]

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Websites you’ve probably never heard of confirm Wellesley is nice, safe

Not that we really needed them to tell us this, but couple of upstart websites have doled out data this month that shows Wellesley is a nice place to own a home and is pretty safe. One report from a personal finance website looked at 77 Massachusetts communities with more than 15,000 residents to find out […]

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Questions answered regarding Wellesley speed limit sign, traffic light cameras

A reader recently wrote with a couple of questions: 1) The reader wondered about a digital “Your Speed” sign on Cedar Street heading north that sits just after a standard speed limit sign that says the limit is 30mph in this thickly settled area. The question: why does the sign flash your speed when you’re […]

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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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