Category Archives: Weather

Make way for Boston Marathon runners

Runners training for the Boston Marathon (or perhaps other races) looked to share the road with cars on Saturday through Wellesley and along the race course. Many were dressed in superhero or other costumes, to take their minds off the cold.

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Surviving the Wellesley winter in style

Faithful Swellesley reader CJH from the Morses Pond neighborhood sent along these photos to show how they’re melting away the days and nights this winter. She writes: “We decided to install an outdoor conversation pit from a new outfit by the name of 4Blizzards Landscaping. Dirt cheap pricing, but I’m a little concerned about durability. […]

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Be Wellesley’s official snow total taker

I’ve been mildly surprised at how difficult it is to find official stats on total snowfall in Wellesley this winter, as well as historic numbers. Yes, I’ve come by the occasional numbers on TV weather maps, but haven’t had much luck finding a go-to source. I’ve hit up the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the […]

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“Thank You Wellesley DPW” movement is afoot

The Wellesley Department of Public Works, which has had its plows full this winter with all the snow, now has an official fan club. Wellesley’s de Peyster family (Julia, Nick, Toby, Rowan and Teddy) has launched a Facebook page called “Thank You Wellesley DPW” as part of a campaign to acknowledge the town workers. “Each year […]

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This winter, the Wellesley Sleepwalker would have been buried in snow

The Sleepwalker sculpture at Wellesley College last year that caused such a ruckus would have actually been snowed under this year. He stood about 5-foot-9-inches, and we’re well past that depth this year in total snowfall. RELATED: Wellesley Sleepwalker lives on as multimedia project

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2-hour delay for Wellesley public schools on Tuesday

The word from the Superintendent: Dear WPS Community, The Wellesley Public Schools will open with a two-hour delay on Tuesday, February 10th.  Buses will run on a two hour delayed schedule.  The one exception is transportation for METCO, which will not be available in Boston on Tuesday.  Our METCO Director will be in touch with […]

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