By - 10/15/15 - 8:52 am
barbecue sauce

Joseph Demmler of Wellesley claims he never would have purchased a bottle of Weber Real Molasses BBQ sauce - or paid as much as he did - if he'd known it was brown because of caramel coloring, so naturally he's filed a federal lawsuit. Read more.

By - 10/1/15 - 12:20 pm

Updated with Transit Police info; she did not fall off a bridge.

A woman was hit by a Worcester Line train around noon. She was transported to a local hospital and is expected to survive, Transit Police say.

By - 9/7/15 - 10:53 am

The Swellesley Report shows us some freaky fungi, being visited by a dog named Truffle.

By - 6/27/15 - 9:26 pm

The Swellesley Report shows us the pickup truck with the Confederate flag mounted in the back (of course) seen being driven around Wellesley today.

By - 4/27/15 - 7:26 am

So there was debris on 128 south by Rte. 9 this morning and several cars drove over it and got flats.

And NTB in Natick, which sells tires, replied:

By - 4/20/15 - 9:04 pm
Marathon racer in Cleveland Circle

Kathryn Riley took in the Marathon in Cleveland Circle:

I love this city.

In Wellesley, as redsox223 shows us, some race watchers had some advice for the runners:

By - 3/20/15 - 1:55 pm

The student newspaper at Wellesley High School, the Bradford, reports a student found his lost tarantula when another student spotted it crawling towards him in math class:

It was a minute before the bell and everyone in the class was putting their binders away, when all of a sudden someone started to scream.

Via the Swellesley Report.

By - 3/8/15 - 3:42 pm
Dog rescued from Charles River

The Wellesley Police Department posted this photo of a cold but otherwise okay Cooper with Officer Christopher Cunningham and Wellesley firefighters after his rescue at Elm Bank this morning.

By - 1/19/15 - 9:02 am

Black ice made for a horrible commute and walk this morning. Patty reported:

Rt 9 East bound in Wellesley has a van on its side and a lot of ladders strewn across the street.

Ryan added:

Anybody cycling to work today please be careful. Invisible patches of ice everywhere, bike lanes/paths thinly salted.

By - 8/21/14 - 2:36 pm

Wellesley Water Division has initiated a boil water order this afternoon for Wellesley residents as a result of a positive E. coli test sample in the city's water supply.

Residents should boil their water for one minute prior to consumption to be sure to kill off any possible bacteria. Alternatively, residents can continue drinking their bottled water instead.

By - 6/9/14 - 7:01 pm

Looks like one Wellesley dad will be having a jim-dandy Father's Day, based on his Craigslist ad:

My Kids Suck: Skywalker Trampoline with Enclosure – 17X15 – $350 (Wellesley)

They begged. Pleaded. Told me how they’d use it EVERY day. How our house would become THE place to hang out. We had a hot tub. And a basketball court. And a fire pit. And a hammock. But if we had THIS, well, we’d be rock stars. Plus since I “messed up their lives” by moving them here in middle school, I owed them at least this much. God, dad. ...

By - 3/31/14 - 8:02 am

The Swellesley Report cracks the case of the Jaguar parked all winter in the town library garage.

By - 2/5/14 - 11:20 am

The Globe reports the director of the campus museum considers it a good thing the statue has provoked discussion, even if some of that discussion consists of just how "troubling" sleepwalking man is.

By - 1/23/14 - 10:11 am

Wellesley Police report a doggie-day-car van crashed into a utility pole yesterday and seven canines bolted for freedom.

By - 12/1/13 - 9:33 am
Crash on 290 in Worcester

Just the tail end of the crash. Photo by Mass. State Police.

Take a look at this video of the aftermath of a multiple-vehicle crash on I-290 in Worcester around 7:00 a.m.

State Police shut the Lowell Connector entirely due to ice.

Wellesley Police are also reporting a number of crashes.

By - 10/16/13 - 12:00 pm

And Detroit takes notice:

She walked through Detroit Metro Airport on Monday morning, wearing the most ugly, outlandish, gaudy outfit you have ever seen.

She wore a Red Sox coat and Red Sox hat and a pair of Red Sox glasses and Red Sox nail polish and Red Sox earrings and it was all wrapped up in a large, flowing Red Sox shawl.

It was enough to make you want to vomit.