The T reports "moderate" delays on trains to and from Worcester.
Wicked Local Wellesley posts excerpts from the grammatically and spelling challenged e-mails from a parent that got the school superintendent and principal to cancel a performance by three boys wearing giant Trump heads. Turns out it's not that they agreed with her, but that teachers at the school were afraid of somebody who seemed a bit of an unhinged Trump fanatic:
In the e-mails, which included a caricature of President Obama and another with a Muslim man holding a severed head, the parent objected to the content of the skits and promised to send their children to school dressed as the Muslim prophet Muhammad.
A rail that broke in Wellesley has wreaked havoc with the best laid plans of commuters.
Wellesley Police report an officer pulled over this car cruising down Linden Street around 3:30 p.m. and issued the driver a citation for
driving like a moron failure to clean off the windshield.
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.
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.
The Swellesley Report shows us some freaky fungi, being visited by a dog named Truffle.
The Swellesley Report shows us the pickup truck with the Confederate flag mounted in the back (of course) seen being driven around Wellesley today.
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.
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.
Just in case you think you've seen it all.
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.
Anybody cycling to work today please be careful. Invisible patches of ice everywhere, bike lanes/paths thinly salted.
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.
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 â€“ 17X15 â€“ $350 (Wellesley)
They begged. Pleaded. Told me how theyâ€™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, weâ€™d be rock stars. Plus since I â€śmessed up their livesâ€ť by moving them here in middle school, I owed them at least this much. God, dad. ...
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