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 – 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. ...
The Swellesley Report cracks the case of the Jaguar parked all winter in the town library garage.
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.
Wellesley Police report a doggie-day-car van crashed into a utility pole yesterday and seven canines bolted for freedom.
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.
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 years, and each time was required to hand over her Zip digits. She charges the Gap then used that to find out where she lived and send her "unsolicited and unwanted direct-marketing material at her home."
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 those Wellesley women: "They never leave their homes without their diamonds and pearls."
A work crew dug up and ruptured a gas main in Wellesley this morning, forcing evacuations.
The Swellesley Report reports.