Category Archives: Police

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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Wellesley doctor identified as hospital shooting victim, local reports say

Wellesley doctor Michael J. Davidson died late Tuesday, the victim of a shooting earlier in the day at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, where he worked. Davidson, 44, is survived by 3 children and his wife, who is pregnant, according to local news reports.  The Yale-educated doctor was director of endovascular cardiac surgery at the hospital and an assistant […]

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Wellesley Youth Commission summer programs, fun and free

The Wellesley Youth Commission is currently accepting applications for their 2015 Fire Department, Police Department, and Wellesley Media summer programs.  The programs are free and for Wellesley youth (residents) entering grades 6, 7, and 8 in fall of 2015.  Applicants may choose to apply to any of these summer exploration programs, and the participants will be […]

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Ex-Celtic Dee Brown reflects on ugly Wellesley “mistaken identity” incident from 25 years ago

The Boston Globe recently spoke with Dee Brown, the former Boston Celtics player who was in town on New Year’s Eve as a member of the Sacramento Kings coaching staff, and naturally his infamous Wellesley incident came up. If you don’t recall, Brown and his fiancee were stopped by a handful of Wellesley police officers with guns […]

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Strange school bus episode in Wellesley

A dispute Monday afternoon on a late bus serving Wellesley Middle School and High School students sparked a call to the police and a little noise on social media, but the School Department says the matter was sorted out without anyone’s safety being compromised. The school system issued a note to parents of students who take […]

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