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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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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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