• Wellesley March 4, 2024 8:39 am

    Wellesley armed robbery suspect due in court

    A person accused of armed robbery inside of a Wellesley, Massachusetts, apartment is expected to be in court Monday. The incident occurred just after 3 p.m. Sunday on Barton Road and set off a large police response that included a SWAT team, Wellesley police said. A man called police saying his prescription medication were stolen while visiting one of the…

  • Wellesley March 3, 2024 8:39 pm

    Report of armed robbery sets off SWAT response in Wellesley

    A report of an armed robbery inside a Wellesley, Massachusetts, apartment set off a large police response that included a SWAT team on Sunday. Wellesley Police Chief Jack Pilecki said it started around 3:15 p.m. when they received a call from the alleged victim around 3 p.m. That victim told police he had been staying with a group of people…

  • Wellesley February 19, 2024 12:42 pm

    Car crashes into 2 other vehicles at Roche Bros. supermarket in Wellesley

    A car crashed into two vehicles at Roche Bros. supermarket in Wellesley, Massachusetts, on Monday morning, getting wedged right between them. Wellesley police said the crash occurred at the Roche Bros. on Linden Street. One person suffered minor injuries. The cause of the crash has not been released.

  • Wellesley January 6, 2024 11:00 am

    Firefighters on scene of car fire in Wellesley

    Authorities are battling a car fire in Wellesley, Massachusetts on Saturday morning. According to Wellesley Police, firefighters took down the flames behind Mass bay Community College on Oakland Street. There were no injuries reported.

  • Wellesley December 25, 2023 3:44 pm

    One person injured in Wellesley car crash

    Police are on scene for a single car crash in Wellesley, Massachusetts on Monday afternoon. Wellesley Police say the car crash occurred on Route 135 near Seaver Street. According to authorities, one person was injured. In the images published by police on social media you can see a light pole over the car. Wellesley Municipal Light Plant is also responding…

  • Wellesley December 13, 2023 12:42 pm

    Police investigate multiple home burglaries in Wellesley

    Authorities in Wellesley, Massachusetts are investigating three burglaries that have happened in the past week. Wellesley Police say neighbors have been providing leads with their home security cameras. The first burglary happened on Appian Drive on Friday, December 8, where the suspects forced entry from the back of the house and stole some items while nobody was home, authorities say….

  • Wellesley October 28, 2023 7:25 pm

    Car crashes through Starbucks store in Wellesley

    A car slammed into a Starbucks store on Saturday evening at a popular outdoor shopping center in Wellesley, Massachusetts. Wellesley police said officers, firefighters and EMS were at the Linden Square Starbucks, located at 101 Linden Street, for a motor vehicle crash. Pictures shared by the police department on X, formerly known as Twitter, show the car inside the coffee…

  • Wellesley October 20, 2023 1:08 pm

    Mass. town asks residents to watch for spotted lanternflies

    The Natural Resources Commission is asking residents in Wellesley, Massachusetts to report infestations of the spotted lanternflies. The spotted lanternflies are an invasive species that attacks plants. Wellesley received word this week from the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR) of an infestation near Carisbrooke Reservation.  Spotted lanternflies (Lycorma delicatula or “SLF”), while not new to the Bay State, are being found...

  • swimming September 30, 2023 3:56 pm

    Wellesley girls' swim team beats co-ed team for 71st consecutive win

    A Massachusetts girls swim team kept its long winning streak alive Friday despite what some parents have called unequal competition. The Wellesley High School girls won their 71st consecutive meet, and they did it against a co-ed team from Milton that has 10 boys. The Bay State Conference allows co-ed swim teams if a school can’t field enough athletes of…

  • Wellesley June 20, 2023 7:14 am

    Van smashes into pole in Wellesley, leading to street closure

    A van hit a pole Tuesday morning in Wellesley, Massachusetts, causing a utility pole and wires to come crashing down into the street, according to police in town. The Wellesley Police Department warned of a lengthy closure on Washington Street at the Natick line due to the crash. Access to Elm Bank may be impacted for the morning and camp…

  • Wellesley June 17, 2023 12:55 am

    5-year-old airlifted after being seriously injured by lawn mower in Wellesley

    A 5-year-old boy was flown to a Boston hospital after being seriously injured by a lawn mower in Wellesley, Massachusetts. Police responded around 2 p.m. Friday to South River Street, where they said the boy suffered a serious injury to his right leg in what they are calling an accident involving a riding lawn mower. Officers began performing life-saving measures…

  • Wellesley May 12, 2023 6:51 am

    Wellesley School Committee Files Petition Against Possible Strike

    A letter to community members from the Wellesley School Committee said that the school board has filed a strike petition with the Department of Labor Relations to block the potential strike.

  • Wellesley May 13, 2023 9:36 am

    Wellesley School Board Announces Agreement With Teacher's Union

    The school committee in Wellesley, Massachusetts, has reached an agreement with the Wellesley Educators Association on a four-year, $11.57 million package that boosts compensation for teachers and staff, expands benefits, and provides additional support for students. This comes after the school board filed a strike petition with the Department of Labor Relations to block a potential strike. The school committee…

  • Charles River May 4, 2023 12:06 am

    Wellesley Fisherman Has Found 4 Submerged Vehicles in Charles River

    He’s been fishing all his life, but one Massachusetts man is helping reel in something much bigger. Using his fish finder when the bite is slow, Jim Thames of Wellesley has taken up a new hobby — finding vehicles submerged in the depths of the Charles River. “I’m like, ‘This looks pretty suspicious beneath me,’ so I get my...

  • Wellesley April 28, 2023 5:35 pm

    Wellesley Police Issue Warning After Cars Stolen From Driveways

    The cars are typically being stolen between 10 p.m. and 2 a.m. and discovered missing when the residents wake up, police said.

  • stolen car April 28, 2023 7:35 pm

    Police Warn of Rash of Stolen Cars in Wellesley: ‘Lock Your Doors'

    At least five unlocked cars have been stolen in Wellesley, Massachusetts, this month, including three in the last week, police said Friday, warning homeowners over the “entirely preventable” crime. In one recent incident, police came across two just-stolen cars being driven on Garden Road after midnight. They sped away from the officers; one got away into Newton while the other…

  • Wellesley April 25, 2023 5:22 am

    Rhode Island Teen Creates Clothing Line for Those With Autism

    A Babson college student is taking the region by storm after he and his brother with Autism launched a clothing line for people who are on the spectrum.

  • Silicon Valley Bank March 13, 2023 7:36 pm

    How the Silicon Valley Bank Collapse Is Affecting Customers in Mass.

    Silicon Valley Bank customers lined up Monday outside of the branch in Wellesley, Massachusetts, to move their money after the collapse of the financial institution. “All I can think of is that scene from ‘It’s a Wonderful Life,’ it’s kind of what I feel like I am part of right now,” said Chris Duvall. “It just sort of reminds...

  • Massachusetts March 14, 2023 12:04 am

    Impacts of Silicon Valley Bank Closure Felt Locally in Mass.

    The sudden collapse of Silicon Valley Bank is one of the largest bank failures in U.S. history.

  • Wellesley March 3, 2023 11:22 am

    Wellesley Neighbors Upset Over Pickleball Noise

    Several neighbors near the courts have been complaining about the noise, according to the Globe, and the Wellesley Recreation Commission is holding a hearing Friday morning to hear about the issue.

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