Monday, October 24, 2011
Your daily roundup of news and events.
1. The Board of Selectmen will meet tonight to discuss parking meter rates and other parking changes. 2. The sun will stick around, but the temperatures are dropping. The National Weather Service says today’s high temperature will be 61 degrees. 3. It’s early, but NWS says the end of the week – and Halloween weekend – could be rainy. Stay tuned. 4. Speaking of Halloween, Patch has partnered up with Heidi Klum for a Halloween photo contest. 5. The Wellesley High School girls’ volleyball team will host Milton today at 4 p.m.
Saturday, May 14, 2011
Wellesley's lacrosse teams kept rolling, while the softball and boys' volleyball squads continued to struggle.
Baseball: The Raiders won two of three games this week but continue to trail Walpole in the Bay State Conference standings. Wellesley (10-6, 7-4 BSC) topped Brookline, 5-4, in 11 innings on Monday then beat Dedham, 4-0, on Tuesday before losing a 6-2 decision against Braintree on Friday. The local nine can redeem an April 27 loss and narrow the gap between themselves and the Rebels when they visit Walpole on Monday at 4 p.m. Softball: Wellesley opened the week with an 11-1 thumping of Brookline, a victory which, coupled with last Friday’s win over Natick, represented the team’s first back-to-back W’s of the season. But the Raiders (3-12, 2-9 BSC) lost four straight to close a jam-packed week: 6-2 to Weymouth, 4-1 to Dedham, 6-2 to Weymouth…
Saturday, May 7, 2011
The boys' lacrosse team and girls' tennis squad continued their dominance and stayed unbeaten.
Baseball: The Raiders continued to falter a bit, suffering their fourth loss in six games and dropping to second place in the Herget Division. Wellesley (7-3, 4-3 Bay State Conference) edged Norwood, 6-5, on Monday before falling, 4-0, to Milton on Thursday. Softball: Wellesley snapped a six-game losing streak, squeaking by Natick, 13-12, on Friday. The Raiders (2-8, 1-6 BSC) lost, 3-1, to Norwood on Monday and 5-1 to Milton on Thursday. Boys’ lacrosse: The Raiders continued their mastery of the Bay State Conference, winning a pair of games by a combined 25 goals. Wellesley (11-0, 6-0 BSC) topped Weymouth, 14-4, on Tuesday and Milton, 16-1, on Friday to remain perfect. Girls’ lacrosse: Wellesley sustained its first loss of the season, 11-9…
Saturday, April 30, 2011
The Wellesley lacrosse teams remained unbeaten, running their combined record to 14-0-1, while the boys' tennis squad suffered its first regular-season loss in three years.
Baseball: The Raiders lost their grip on the Bay State Conference lead this week by losing two of three contests. Wellesley (6-3, 3-1 BSC) beat Needham, 5-1, on Monday but fell to Walpole, 12-10, on Wednesday and to Weymout, 4-3, on Friday. Walpole (6-2, 4-1 BSC) took over first place. The Raiders host Norwood Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. in a non-league game. Softball: Wellesley is still seeking its first conference victory, after dropping a pair of one-run games to Needham and Walpole. The Raiders (1-6, 0-4 BSC) lost, 5-4, to the Rockets on Monday and 4-3 to the Rebels on Wednesday, bringing their losing streak to four games. They visit Norwood Monday at 3:45 p.m. Boys’ lacrosse: The Raiders survived their toughest test of the season so far, a …
Sunday, September 26, 2010
The Community Center is Cleared to Serve Food Again, the Middle School Building Committee Narrows Expansion Options to 3, and a Field Trip to a Mosque Makes Headlines
The week began Sunday with word that the Health Department had cleared the Wellesley Community Center for food service again. Food serving was suspended at the building Aug. 20 after an inspection from town facilities workers and a Wellesley Health Department inspector found evidence of mice in the building. On Monday, the talk around town was about a video of middle school students on a field trip praying at a mosque, which garnered widespread media attention throughout the week. Charles Jacobs, head of Americans For Peace And Tolerance, made a complaint on behalf of an anonymous Wellesley parent, but other parents have been quick to defend the value of the field trip. In other school news Monday, Superintendent Bella T. Wong outlined …