Sunday, December 25, 2011
Your weekly round up of news and events.
Wellesley Police awarded a Natick woman a citizen commendation for her role in the arrest of a suspect who stole several cell phones last week. Wellesley Patch reported Monday about a state law that may be driving efforts to oust School Business Manager Ruth Quinn Berdell, who is currently on paid leave. Columnist Deb Robi wrote Tuesday about a self-defense class, required for high school students. Schofield Elementary PTO wrote a letter based on a report stating that the air quality in the school is OK last week. A Connecticut woman admitted in court her role in an ATM skimming scam, which took place in part at Citizens Bank on Linden Street. There was gridlock at Linden Square Thursday as holiday shoppers headed to the district to …
Friday, December 23, 2011
Police are on scene directing traffic caused by the pre-holiday rush.
There is heavy traffic near Linden Square due to the last-minute shopping rush, according to a Wellesley Police alert. “There is heavy traffic in the Linden Street area between Kingsbury Street and Crest Road,” the alert says. “This is due to the shopping areas. There are multiple Wellesley Police officers in the area performing traffic duties, but the traffic volume is extremely heavy.” Washington and State streets are backed up as well, according to the alert. “Avoid the area if you can,” the alert says.
Your daily roundup of news and events.
The Recycling and Disposal Facility will close at noon Saturday, and stay closed until Tuesday morning. Town Hall will have different hours in the coming weeks as well. This winter, the schools will announce closing via the Wellesley Police Department’s notification system, according to the Wellesley Police website. …And we could see snow today. The National Weather Service says Wellesley will have a rain/snow mix today and a high temperature of 42 degrees. Sunday is Christmas Day. Have a good one, Wellesley.
Friday, December 16, 2011
Tough times abound for many in Wellesley Square, but Wasik’s Cheese Shop is still busy – one year removed from the death of Stephen Wasik.
During the third week of December last year, there was a line stretching down the street beginning Wasik’s. The Cheese shop lost its patriarchal member to a sudden cardiac incident Dec. 20, 2010. The family kept the store open and put out the message that Stephen F. Wasik, the iconic, affable cheese monger of Wellesley Square, had died at age 62. The Wasiks needed to sell an overstock of product so they could close for the holidays to mourn. The public turned out in droves during that pre-Christmas week and they’ve not stopped since. This December, the store celebrates another terrific year of business - its 32nd. Steve Wasik's son Brian, who owns the shop along with his brother Brad and mother Carol, remembers last season’s holidays with …
Friday, December 2, 2011
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