• Wellesley October 31, 2022 5:43 am

    Crash Involving Car Fire on Route 9 in Wellesley

    As crews worked to extinguish the fire, Route 9 heading west was shut down. It has since reopened.

  • Wellesley October 31, 2022 6:09 am

    Route 9 Back Open After Car Fire in Wellesley

    There was a crash involving a car fire early Monday morning in Wellesley, Massachusetts. The incident happened on Route 9 westbound near Standish Road. As crews worked to extinguish the fire, Route 9 heading west was shut down. It has since reopened. Police have not released additional details, including whether or not anyone was hurt.

  • Wellesley September 6, 2022 6:11 am

    Rollover Crash on Route 9 in Wellesley Causes Eastbound Lane Closure

    A rollover crash along Route 9 in Wellesley, Massachusetts has caused a lane closure as EMS evaluates a driver, according to police. The rollover involved one car on the eastbound side of Route 9 after School Street, according to Wellesley police. The vehicle went into the woods, with the driver trapped in the car. That driver is now being evaluated…

  • Wellesley September 1, 2022 12:14 pm

    Former Assistant Lacrosse Coach in Wellesley Facing Child Pornography Charge

    The district did not offer additional information about the case, citing the ongoing investigation, but mentioned that counselors are available to offer support to any students who may need it.

  • Wellesley September 1, 2022 3:48 pm

    Ex-Wellesley High School Lacrosse Coach Arrested on Child Pornography Charge

    A former assistant lacrosse coach at Wellesley High School has been arrested in a child pornography case, Massachusetts authorities say. Ryan Cook, 44, was arrested Tuesday on one count of possession of child pornography, prosecutors with the Norfolk District Attorney’s Office confirmed Thursday. He pleaded not guilty to the charge during a court appearance, prosecutors said. A judge set a…

  • Wellesley August 31, 2022 7:51 pm

    Woman Airlifted With Serious Injuries After Car Accident in Wellesley

    A woman was airlifted to the hospital with serious injuries after she was hit by her own car in a garage in Wellesley, Massachusetts, on Wednesday. Police said the incident happened on Pilgrim Road. The helicopter landed at the Bates School. The victim was reported to have serious injuries to her legs and may have internal damage as well. Her…

  • Wellesley August 13, 2022 4:27 pm

    Road Closed in Wellesley After Water Main Break Floods Street

    Police blocked access to part of Wellesley Avenue in Wellesley, Massachusetts on Saturday afternoon after a water main break flooded the street. The break in Wellesley comes only a few hours after a massive water main break in Boston on the common.

  • truck crash July 26, 2022 1:28 pm

    Drivers Survive Truck Flipping, Crushing Car on I-95 in Wellesley

    A truck flipped over onto a car on Interstate 95 in Wellesley, Massachusetts, near Newton on Tuesday, but no one was seriously hurt, police said. The crash closed all but one lane of the northbound side of the highway, according to Wellesley police, who shared images of the truck, which appeared to have a lifting rig, on its side and…

  • Wellesley police July 8, 2022 9:09 am

    Delays Expected After Car Rolls Over on Route 9 in Wellesley Near Natick line

    A car struck a utility pole and landed upside down Friday morning on Route 9 in Wellesley, Massachusetts, police said. Wellesley police responded to Rt. 9 east for the crash near the Natick line around 7 a.m. Fortunately only minor injuries were reported, police said. Delays were expected in the area as a result of the rollover crash, however. No…

  • Boston Marathon April 18, 2022 8:32 am

    Best Spots to Watch the 2022 Boston Marathon

    With the Boston Marathon just around the corner on April 18, we have you covered on the best spots for spectators to gather and cheer for their favorite runners throughout their journey. While the route runs from Hopkinton to Boston, here are some of the best places to watch along the route: Natick Center, which is about 10 miles in,…

  • Wellesley March 18, 2022 2:23 pm

    Car Rolls Over, Lands on Its Roof in Wellesley

    Injuries are being reported after a car rolled over and landed on its roof on Route 9 in Wellesley, Massachusetts, on Friday afternoon. Wellesley police and fire responded to the crash around 2 p.m. on Route 9 west at Westgate, prior to Route 16. Major delays are being reported westbound as one lane is blocked. There are multiple ambulances on…

  • Ukraine March 4, 2022 12:38 am

    Bond Between 2 Ukrainian Babson Students Grows Strong During War

    Ukrainian students attending Babson College in Wellesley, Massachusetts, are having to cope with the ripple effects of the war in their home country, with their families split in more ways than one. Liliia Alieksanova and Kateryna Ushmaieva met by destiny last summer when they began their freshman year as two of only three Ukrainians at Babson College. “It was nice…

  • Ukraine March 2, 2022 12:42 am

    ‘How Can the Larger Community Help?' Groups Collect Donations for Ukraine

    Aliona Paladi says it’s tough to watch news of what happening in Ukraine, even as she tries to stay in touch with her family. “My parents, they are not willing to go anywhere,” she said. “They want to stay. My father says he will fight his motherland. He’s not going to run.” Paladi came to this country eight years...

  • Massachusetts February 26, 2022 9:10 pm

    Mass. Teen Who Teaches English Virtually ‘Feels Terrified' for Ukrainian Student

    A 15-year-old girl from Wellesley, Massachusetts, who teaches English virtually to a teen in Ukraine says she is terrified for her friend and student who is having to seek safety from Russian forces. “I almost wanted to cry because no one should have to go through that,” Denise Pan said of watching video that her friend took in Ukraine. Pan…

  • Blizzard of 2022 January 30, 2022 4:20 pm

    Wellesley Police Officers Help Pizza Delivery Driver Stuck in Snowbank

    At least a foot of snow fell in Wellesley, Massachusetts, on Saturday, causing at least one pizza delivery driver to get stuck in a snowbank. Several officers responded to help the Domino’s Pizza driver get out of a snowbank in Wellesley Square around 5 p.m. on Saturday, a time when many areas were still experiencing blizzard conditions. Wellesley police...

  • Wellesley Public Schools December 30, 2021 11:27 am

    Wellesley Public Schools Suspends Winter Sports Due to Rising COVID-19 Cases

    All school sports teams in Wellesley have been suspended until further notice amid a “major increase” in COVID-19 cases on various teams, the athletic department announced. The department made the decision with the school administration and the town health department. In the last week, the Wellesley school district had 48 new positive tests, most of which were at the high…

  • Wellesley December 30, 2021 5:18 am

    Wellesley Public Schools Suspends Winter Sports

    School sports are on hold in Wellesley amid a drastic rise in COVID-19 cases.

  • East Bridgewater December 16, 2021 3:30 pm

    Wellesley Man Arrested in Child Sex Trafficking Sting, Police Say

    A man was arrested on child sex trafficking charges Wednesday, police said, after investigators discovered he’d allegedly extorted sexual material from two children from East Bridgewater, Massachusetts. Nicholas Cristoforo, a 26-year-old from Wellesley, was arrested Wednesday night by East Bridgewater police on three counts of trafficking a children, three counts of enticing a child for trafficking and a charge...

  • Wellesley December 11, 2021 11:06 am

    1 Injured After Serious Crash at Wellesley Gas Station

    Police in Wellesley, Massachusetts, are investigating what they’re calling a serious accident. The single-car crash happened at a Gulf station on Route 9 in Wellesley on Friday night. First-responders at the crash scene extricated an injured person from a heavily damaged black BMW. The extent of the injuries aren’t known at this time. Traffic wasn’t impacted by the crash,...

  • Bolton December 6, 2021 8:03 pm

    Family of Volunteer Killed by Therapy Animal in Bolton Issues Statement

    The family of a 73-year-old volunteer at a Massachusetts animal therapy farm who died over the weekend after she was repeatedly rammed by a sheep released a statement Monday. Kim Taylor, of Wellesley, was caring for livestock in a pen alone at about 9 a.m. Saturday morning at Cultivate Care Farms in Bolton “when a sheep charged at her and…

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