Category Archives: Weather

Wellesley Fire Chief issues cold weather warning

It’s no secret that we’re in for bitter cold weather this weekend, but Wellesley Fire Chief Rick DeLorie has issued a fire safety warning to remind residents who aren’t escaping to warmer climates of some best practices. “The Sub-freezing temperature dip this weekend will tax our heating and electrical systems as we try to stay […]

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Literally everybody got a snow day in Wellesley today

Click here to see more Wellesley snow day pics on our Instagram.  

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2-car pile-up at Wellesley’s Perrin Park

No injuries reported in this 2-vehicle crash at Perrin Park in Wellesley (photo via SuzanneP). MORE: Where to sled in Wellesley 

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Snow scene at Wellesley’s Longfellow Pond

Thanks to Wellesley’s Michael Scholl for sharing these shots of snowy Longfellow Pond (featuring Bear, the dog). MORE: Wellesley snow day, in pictures

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Groundhog Ms. G living high on the hog of fame in Wellesley

UPDATE: Ms. G saw her shadow at 10am today. Thanks for the weather update, Ms. G.! Chances are, Groundhog Day is that mid-winter tradition most likely to creep up on you unawares, leaving you panicked at the last minute, wondering if you’ve gotten all your Groundhog Day shopping done, knowing in your heart that you […]

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Potentially snowed-in fire hydrants need adoption by loving families

The Department of Public Works (DPW) is mobilizing for the first winter storms in 2016. The DPW and Wellesley Fire-Rescue Department are asking for your assistance in clearing fire hydrants of snow in your neighborhood. There are over 1,400 hydrants in Wellesley and each one is potentially vital in the event of an emergency. Adopting a […]

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Most-read Wellesley stories on our site in 2015

Sadly, almost half of the most-read posts on The Swellesley Report in 2015 had to do with untimely deaths of Wellesley residents, though happier stories also grabbed readers’ attention during the year. In no particular order, the 10 most-read posts of 2015: Price Charming is taken: Boston Marathon mystery kisser outed by wife Not every day you […]

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Fore! Storm wreaks havoc in Wellesley

Strong winds, hail and rain late Tuesday afternoon left their mark on Wellesley. Thanks to readers MC (hail), KD (tree at 5th green/6th tee at Wellesley Country Club), GM (Sprague field) and Dean Schwartz (Morses Pond) for sharing photos/video. Video of Lake Waban water spout via Mrs. Swellesley herself — and The Weather Channel hit us up […]

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