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Wellesley’s week in pictures


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Scary scene at Wellesley gas station

Wellesley Police report that no one was injured despite this car bursting into flames for some reason at the Mobile station on Rte. 16 across from Whole Foods. #WPD on scene at the Mobil station on Washington St with this car fire. No injuries. — Wellesley Police (@WellesleyPolice) March 18, 2015

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Wellesley woman killed after being struck by car in Needham

UPDATE: 3/17: The woman who died has been identified by Needham Police as Roseanne Verrochi. A 75-year-old Wellesley woman was struck and killed by a car in the Bertucci’s parking lot in Needham on Monday afternoon. From the Needham Police: Needham Police and Fire responded to the parking lot of 1257 Highland Ave. at approximately 3:50 […]

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Wellesley dog rescue: The aftermath

Everyone is pleased that Cooper the Golden Doodle was rescued over the weekend from the icy Charles River near Elm Bank Reservation, and the Wellesley police and firefighters have been roundly congratulated. PETA even doled out a Compassionate Fire Department Award to the Wellesley Fire Department. But the incident did prompt some to urge dog owners to […]

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Deja vu: Wellesley Fire, Police departments rescue another dog from the icy Charles River

The Wellesley Fire and Police Departments rescued a cold and wet golden doodle called Cooper from the icy Charles River on Sunday. The owner was walking the dog at Elm Bank Reservation on Saturday when Cooper bolted and disappeared, only to be spotted Sunday by someone who had seen a flyer posted by the owner. Firefighters hopped […]

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Wellesley Police release bank surveillance photos of robbery suspect

Wellesley Police have released these TD Bank surveillance photos of the Heartless bank robbery suspect from Valentine’s Day this past weekend at 380 Washington St. The Wellesley Police Department is asking that anyone who has any information about this incident or anyone who may have been in the area of Washington Street at Forest Street around 2:00 […]

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Heartless: Bank robbery in Wellesley on Valentine’s Day

  #WPD is investigating a bank robbery earlier today on Washington St at Forest St. No one was injured. — Wellesley Police (@WellesleyPolice) February 14, 2015 The Wellesley Police Department is investigating a bank robbery that took place on Saturday, Feb 14 at the TD Bank branch at 380 Washington St, Playhouse Square. No one […]

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Webcam watching over Wellesley Town Hall, Washington Street & YOU!

The Wellesley Police Department and Wellesley Free Library have joined forces to provide a live webcam that shows what’s happening on Washington Street between the main library and Town Hall. (Not much when I snapped this screengrab.) The webcam should provide some much needed support for the studious (“Look Ma, I’m really at the library!”), some airtime […]

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