Wellesley

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.

Wellesley Fire Captain Kevin Donahue started looking for the dogs in the nearby area. Two dogs were captured right away, leaving five on the loose. Animal Control Officer Sue Webb, assisted by Officer Chris Cunningham and Lamar Hughes, started rounding up the fleeing dogs. After a

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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.... Read more

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

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By - 7/4/13 - 8:27 am

In the latest lawsuit against a retail chain for its use of Zip codes, a woman who used to like shopping at the Gap in Wellesley is suing over mailings she never asked for.

In her suit, originally filed in state court but transferred to US District Court in Boston, Molly Karp says she shopped at the Wellesley Gap ten times over the past four... Read more

By - 6/18/13 - 10:25 am

Bob Brown harrumphs his way through a Herald-infused documentary about Dirk Greineder, the local doctor who murdered his wife in 1999:

I learned that not unlike the "horndog" Dr. Dirk Greineder, who turned Wellesley into "his own sinful playground," that "everyone in Wellesley has a guilty pleasure or two," including the "diet-cheating trophy wives and preppy high-schoolers smoking in the boys' bathroom."

And about

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By - 2/5/13 - 10:49 pm

The Swellesley Report alerts us to the five-month agreement - under which she also has to give him her password so he can change it. On his blog, dad says it was all her idea.

Philip Borenstein is aghast:

That guy's getting quite a deal. I'd be embarrassed if my son did it for less than $400. And I live in Natick.

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By - 11/27/12 - 10:08 am

A work crew dug up and ruptured a gas main in Wellesley this morning, forcing evacuations.

A couple hours later, a work crew punctured a gas main on Granite Street in Braintree. forcing evacuations.... Read more

By - 11/14/12 - 9:09 pm

The Swellesley Report reports.

By - 11/14/12 - 7:29 am

Wellesley Police posted this video, showing an alleged drunk driver bursting out of the Whole Foods parking lot onto State Street (around 1:00) Friday morning. WCVB reports the driver is an ER doctor at Newton-Wellesley Hospital and that the driver of the car she hit was taken to the hospital with two cracked ribs.... Read more

By - 10/20/12 - 12:52 pm

First that 50 Shades of Wellesley book, now massage-parlor contretemps. What's next in this burgeoning sex capital of the western suburbs?

By - 10/19/12 - 8:07 am

The Swellesley Report alerts us that Roche Bros. has slapped QR codes on its seafood displays that let smartphone users "see a photo of the fishing boat, the location fished, and even a description of the fishing gear used."

By - 10/12/12 - 9:01 pm

The Swellesley Report alerts us to ghosting, in which people sneak up on a front door, leave some treats, then ring the bell and run away.

By - 9/21/12 - 3:13 pm

The Swellesley Report reports.

By - 8/26/12 - 6:21 pm

The Globe reports Wellesley Police have interviewed the driver, are still looking for a particular witness.

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