Category Archives: Technology

Schofield students get an intro to coding

Schofield students this week participated in The Hour of Code, a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify code and show that anybody can learn the basics. Computers, and thus coding, are everywhere, but whether students have the opportunity to learn coding through computer science classes depends on their local school system. In Massachusetts, as with […]

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Wellesley budget, government study meeting going Hi-Def

Wellesley Public Media this week will show off its new toys — including a high-definition robotic TV studio at the Wellesley Free Library — as it brings a key inter-board meeting live to your Internet-connected devices. The live HD stream, which will be available here on Thursday, Sept. 24 at 7pm,  marks a first for Wellesley Public […]

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Wellesley MLP’s next act: serving up Internet and phone service?

The Wellesley Municipal Light Plant has long provided the town with a reliable and price-competitive source of energy, and in recent years has continued to innovate, supporting the move to greener power sources and even working to improve cellular phone service in town by installing new antennas that wireless carriers might exploit. The WMLP’s next […]

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Hilarious/annoying hijinks with iPhone bug hit Wellesley High

We hear that Wellesley High students were pranking each other on Wednesday by sending each other gibberish messages discovered to shut down recipients’ iPhones. While the results are annoying, the messages aren’t actually infecting Apple devices. See what happens when that Senior leadership leaves the school? If you’ve been hit with the so-called Messages bug, […]

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Drone sighting at Babson College

As we’ve been writing about in recent months on Swellesley and in WellesleyWeston Magazine, drones are starting to make their presence felt. Just in the past week or so we’ve been sent a drone’s-eye-view image of Wellesley Town Hall and saw a drone hovering over Wellesley College hoop rollers. The latest: We came across several […]

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A drone’s-eye-view of Wellesley Town Hall

Here’s a view of Wellesley Town Hall we haven’t seen before, courtesy of Wellesley resident Andreas Harsch, a drone hobbyist and photographer. Here come the drones, Wellesley | Rebuilding Wellesley one LEGO brick at a time

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Drone gets in on Wellesley hoop-rolling action

Not only did the annual hoop-rolling event at Wellesley College over the weekend attract dozens of gown-clad seniors armed with wooden hoops, but also a drone operator who was catching the action (look closely — it’s to the right of the lantern pole in the photo above). We haven’t seen any photos or video footage […]

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MassBay to offer great Wellesley summer camp bargain

MassBay Community College is accepting registration applications for its Summer Bridge program. The two-week program, which runs July 6 – 17, offers two tracks, both billed as two weeks of fun in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). Participants can select either one transferable course for credit that is open to rising juniors and seniors, […]

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