Wayland Town Crier 3/26/17: Wayland School Committee backs Unobskey. The School Committee on Sunday backed Gloucester Assistant Superintendent Arthur Unobskey to become Wayland’s next superintendent. After about two hours of discussion, the committee voted unanimously to enter negotiations with Unobskey.
Wayland Town Crier 3/26/17: Celebrating culture at World’s Fair in Wayland. The sound of traditional South Korean drums filled the gym at the Loker Elementary School Saturday afternoon. Eight-year-old, Kyle Davidson, a second-grader at Claypit Hill Elementary School, couldn’t get enough as he gave one of the drums a try. “When you want to do a rhythm, you need faster hits,” he said. “I like that it’s loud and associated with the background of a song.” He was one of hundreds of students to attend Wayland World’s Fair, sponsored by the PTO every two years.
Wayland Town Crier 3/26/17: Committee interviews last Wayland school chief finalist. Arthur Unobskey, the fourth and last finalist to be interviewed for superintendent of the Wayland Public Schools, drew mixed reviews on Friday night after a lengthy meeting with the School Committee.
Boston Globe 3/24/17: Muslim and Jewish communities bond amid fear. [A]mid the torrent of bomb threats targeting Jewish institutions last month, the Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston received a letter from Malik Khan, the president of the Islamic Center of Boston in Wayland. “We must stand together against the undercurrent of hate,” Khan wrote, bringing some community center board members to tears when his note was read aloud at a recent meeting.
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Wayland Town Crier 3/24/17: Wayland High graduate wins Kleban musical theater award. Daniel Zaitchik (WHS ’98) can trace his love of music to writing and playing songs as a child. His family includes musicians and music lovers, and growing up he listened to a variety of genres including gospel, oldies and classical. And, Zaitchik participated in the Wayland High School theater program under the leadership of teacher Richard Weingartner.
Wayland Patch 3/24/17: ‘Incognito Bandit,’ Suspected in 16 MA Bank Robberies, Arrested. A Boston man known as the “Incognito Bandit” was arrested Friday in a Virginia airport as he attempted to board a South Africa-bound flight, the U.S. Attorney’s office said. Albert Taderera, 36, of Brighton, is thought to be involved in 16 bank robberies in Massachusetts (including one in Wayland) since February 2015.
Wayland Town Crier 3/25/17: Kelly Walker charged with stealing jewelry, electronics in Wayland. A Framingham woman already facing gun charges in Middlesex Superior Court is now facing larceny charges connected to a theft earlier this month. Kelly A. Walker, 36, of 79 Phelps Road, will be arraigned in Framingham District Court on May 2, charged with one count of larceny of more than $250. On May 9, a resident reported the theft after contractors had worked at the house on March 6, police wrote in a release.
The Wayland Police submitted the following press release:
On Thursday, March 9, 2017, a Wayland resident reported that a past larceny had occurred at their residence while they had contractors at the residence for work being done on March 6, 2017.
An investigation by Wayland Detective Sergeant Jamie Berger was started and revealed that one of the workers at the residence had stolen electronics and jewelry that belonged to the resident.
Jewelry was recovered in Brockton. The defendant, Kelly A. Walker, 36 of Framingham, admitted to the theft and was subsequently summonsed to Framingham District Court for arraignment which will occur on May 2, 2017 for one count of Larceny over $250.