• Discussion Forum
  • Weekly Newsletter
  • Daily eNews Digest
  • Freecycle
  • News
  • Town Events
  • Philanthropy & Fundraising
  • Volunteering
  • Announcements
  • Ask the Vet
  • Lost & Found
  • Summer Outdoor Concert Series


Support WaylandeNews by shopping at Amazon



Who We Are

Wayland eNews provides news and information to Wayland residents.  We welcome editorial exchange.  We encourage your participation.  Contact us with your ideas.

Wayland eNews Website and Newsletter

Kim Reichelt, Executive Director and Webmaster:

Kim Reichelt has resided in Wayland for most of her life. She grew up in Wayland, attended Loker School and Wayland Junior High, was a 1984 graduate of Wayland High School, and returned to Wayland in 1995.  She has Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from MIT.  She chaired the Enrollment Subcommittee of the High School Study Committee, served on the Parent Advisory Board of The Children’s Way for three years, was webmaster of their site, and has coached soccer and baseball. She has served as Voter Services Chair of the Wayland League of Woman Voters, was the Treasurer of the Wayside Rail-Trail Committee, the Chair of the High School advocacy group, Building the Future, chair of the Electronic Communications Committee, and Claypit PTO Treasurer.  She is on the board of the Wellesley Players as head of Marketing and Development.  She is webmaster of the websites for the Lauren Dunne Astley Memorial Fund, Wayland PTOs and is former webmaster/original developer of sites for Wayland Junior WarriorsClaypit PTO, and Wayland Swim & Tennis Club and Wayland Depot. She works part-time as a Management Consultant for a global UK-based consulting firm. She and her husband have a child at each of Wayland Middle School and Wayland High School.

Wayland eNews

Editorial Board

Ian Hecker, Editor in Chief

Ian Hecker has resided in Wayland since 2002. He is married and has one child in the Wayland school system, currently in his senior year at WHS, as well as two who are recent graduates.  He has served as an appointed alternate to a municipal zoning board of appeals, and was appointed to a study committee examining alternative forms of municipal government, in another community. He also served on the Finance Subcommittee of the Wayland High School Study Committee and has coached for Wayland Youth Soccer.  He has been involved in a number of established nonprofit and community organizations, such as United Way, Junior Achievement, Rotary and Leadership Metrowest.  He holds a bachelor’s degree from Cornell, a law degree from the University of Connecticut and an LL.M. in Taxation from NYU Law School.  He is the general counsel of a Boston-area financial institution.

Lawrence J. Krakauer: Lawrence J. Krakauer has lived in Wayland since 1972. He served on the Middle School Building Committee and the Wayland Town Meeting Study Committee, and he volunteers at MIT’s Venture Mentoring Service.  He has a Ph.D. in  Electrical Engineering from M.I.T, and retired in 2003 after a 33-year career in the high-tech industry.  He is married to Margret Krakauer, an artist who teaches art courses to adults through Wayland Park and Recreation, and their two daughters were educated in the Wayland public school system.  Dr. Krakauer generally uses his middle initial “J”, as there are two unrelated Wayland residents named “Lawrence Krakauer”. Both use the nickname “Larry”, both are in the computer industry, and both received degrees from MIT.

Sonja T. Strong:  Sonja moved to Wayland in 1967 and has been involved in Wayland activities ever since.  Sonja has been a member of the League of Women Voters since 1967, and has served on the Road Reconstruction Committee in 1987-1989.  She has been active in the Wayland Garden Club, a leader of Girl Scouts and Cub Scouts, on CAPA and WHSPO boards and is a member of the Church of the Holy Spirit. She enjoys reading, golf and walking her dog in the conservation area around her condominium in the Hills at Mainstone.

Snail Mail: WaylandeNews 11 Coolidge Rd. Wayland, MA  01778

Last Updated: September 20, 2013