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Car nearly upended at Wellesley Rte. 9 Dunkin’ Donuts

Wellesley emergency personnel responded to an accident on Friday afternoon at the Dunkin’ Donuts on Rte. 9 east in which a car reportedly got rear-ended into an awkward position partially under a truck. The police report that no one was injured. Dunkin’ Donut employees told a Swellesley reader who happened by that the truck, filled with canisters […]

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Sun shines on annual Wellesley Police Savage 5K & fun run

The 15th annual Officer Stewart Savage Memorial 5K road race on Sunday morning at Babson College in Wellesley drew more than 200 runners, including lots of kids and cops. The annual family friendly event includes some very fast runners — including overall male and female winners John Colavincenzo (17:07) and Katherine Whitten (22:12) — and […]

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Wellesley man arrested for burglary, suspected to be prolific thief

A Wellesley man was arrested on Tuesday in connection with an unarmed burglary in town on Marathon Monday after getting caught on a home surveillance camera on Whiting Road (see video below) and implicating himself on social media. Police say the man may have been involved in a couple dozen other similar car and house break-ins. The […]

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Wellesley’s most decorated Red Sox fan poses with Boston police bigshot

Legendary Red Sox fan Lynne Smith of Wellesley posed with Boston Police Superintendent in Chief William Gross, who apparently scored a pretty good gig on Opening Day at Fenway Park Monday. #BPDPhotoOfTheDay — Boston Police Dept. (@bostonpolice) April 14, 2015

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Watching over Wellesley portion of Boston Marathon course

Wellesley photographer Mike Casey has way nicer cameras than we do, and he took to Twitter to share this cool shot of the helicopters that have been buzzing over the Boston Marathon course for security reasons. Better than seeing a gyrocopter on the White House’s lawn. Military choppers fly overhead in Wellesley on yet another surveillance […]

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Serious Sunday accidents in Wellesley

Wellesley Police have tweeted out photos of two separate Sunday accidents, including one in which a car and van collided on Central Street near Wellesley College and a victim was flown to Boston for treatment. #WPD WFD on Central St at Wellesley College with a serious motor vehicle crash 1 victim has been flown to Boston. […]

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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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