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By adamg - 3/9/21 - 11:19 pm

The latest Rte. 9 rage report from the Swellesley Report involves a man who was trying to pass somebody on the right near the Wellesley Hills fire station, only that person gave the man the finger, so the man responded by throwing a bag containing an egg sandwich at the finger waver. He was cited for vandalism and littering.

By adamg - 10/30/20 - 1:27 pm
Overturned car on Rte. 9 in Wellesley

Wellesley Police reported around 1 p.m. that the driver of this car flipped on Rte. 9 eastbound just past Oakland Street. Only minor injuries, they report.

By adamg - 7/14/20 - 9:37 am
Storrowed truck in Wellesley

Wellesley Police report that Bacon Street is closed between Rte. 135 and Oak Street in Natick this morning thanks to the driver of a big rig who discovered too late his rig was too big for the Worcester Line train bridge. Crews and engineers are now on scene trying to remove the carcass and ensure the bridge is still structurally sound.

Via the Swellesley Report.

By adamg - 4/23/20 - 10:14 am

A federal judge in Boston agreed today to reduce the amount of cash a Wellesley man had to put up to secure his freedom as he awaits trial from $500,000 to $300,000 because court delays related to Covid-19 have put off hearings related to the case against him and he has no other way to pay his lawyers or support his family. Read more.

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By adamg - 3/7/20 - 12:21 pm

Greg Cook reports that Wellesley College's Davis Museum "has suspended all public access through March 31st" following yesterday's news that one of two Norfolk County residents with a "presumptive" diagnosis of Covid-19, contracted at that Biogen meeting at the Marriott Long Wharf, is from Wellesley. Read more.

By adamg - 10/30/19 - 9:37 pm

Train 531, from South Station to Worcester, is currently being held in Wellesley Square because somebody jabbed a conductor several times with an umbrella.

By adamg - 7/3/19 - 11:04 pm

The Swellesley Report reports, adds, the raccoon was a nursing mother, which means the drowning consigned some young raccoons to death as well.

By adamg - 5/28/19 - 7:34 pm

The Swellesley Report reports that around 12:50 a.m. one recent morning an officer was dispatched to a local synagogue on a report of somebody banging on the door - by somebody inside who was not about to open the door at 12:50 a.m. Police say it was a local teen who told the officer he saw lights on and was curious about what was going on inside. The officer told him he could better satisfy his curiosity by calling the temple during normal business hours and asking.

By adamg - 5/19/19 - 9:25 pm

From Waltham to Roslindale, people just asked themselves: "What the hell is that?" It was neither the leading edge of a death cloud or of a Canadian invasion, but instead fireworks in Wellesley, billed as "The biggest ever!" (well, at least for Wellesley) to help conclude Wellesley's Wonrderful Weekend (wow): Read more.

By OriginallyFromDotParker - 3/22/19 - 12:47 am

Melissa Buja of NBC10 Boston reports on my actual friggin dream come true, like, WHAT IN THE ACTUAL FRIG, THEY MADE DUNX-THEMED KICKS, YO THEY DID THAT

Two Massachusetts companies are once again teaming up ahead of the 2019 Boston Marathon in hopes of "keeping Bostonians running." Canton-based Dunkin' [Donuts] and Waltham-based Saucony have released their limited-edition Saucony x Dunkin’ [Donuts] Kinvara 10.

By adamg - 2/6/19 - 9:52 am

The Swellesley Report watches the slow, steady movement of the Babson Globe as it's moved to its new home on campus.

By adamg - 6/21/18 - 8:48 am
Flipped car on 128

KC reports a car flipped over on Rte. 128 south just befo Rte. 9 around 8 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 5/29/18 - 4:21 pm

Transit Police report a man walking on the Worcester Line tracks near the Weston Road bridge was hit and killed by an inbound train around 3 p.m.

Police and the Norfolk County District Attorney's office are investigating the fatality, but police say foul play is not suspected.

By adamg - 3/23/18 - 7:44 pm
Globe movers

Mitchell was on hand today when workers began moving the 25-ton globe at Babson College to a new location for a year's worth of repairs in time to make it spin again for the college's 100th anniversary.

By adamg - 3/12/18 - 9:38 am

Miles on the MBTA reports on his visit to the Wellesley Farms stop on the Worcester Line - which seems to be popular among Nirvana fans and which boasts a plastic owl in a rafter inside.

By adamg - 2/20/18 - 1:48 pm

The Swellesley Report reports Babson College is getting ready for a yearlong rehab of its giant globe, after which it will be moved to a new location on campus - and made to spin again.

By adamg - 9/13/17 - 8:15 am

The Swellesley Report reports residents of a street just off Rte. 9 flooded police and selectmen with complaints about a house rented on Airbnb for a party that left the neighborhood streets covered in vomit and red Solo cups. And the noise, noise, noise. Read more.

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