Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Unseasonably warm temperatures brought swimmers and sunbathers to Wayland Town Beach.
The hot sun is making it difficult to remember that it's only mid-April in Wayland and chilly days could still be ahead. Whatever temperatures the next several days will bring, Tuesday brought highs in the upper 70s and a clear sunny day that drew some early-season sunbathers and a few brave splashers to the Wayland Town Beach. Why head south for Spring Break when your backyard boasts plenty of sun and warmth? Wayland Patch stopped by the beach and captured a few images of people (and pups) enjoying a day in the sun.
Wednesday, July 6, 2011
Beach has been closed since Monday in the wake of Lauren Astley's murder.
The Wayland Town Beach, which has been closed since Monday, will reopen Thursday morning, recreation officials said this morning. The beach closed on Monday while a police investigation was underway in connection with the disappearance of Lauren Astley, 18, of Wayland. Astley was reported missing Sunday night, and her Jeep was found later that night parked at the beach. Astley’s body was found Monday morning in a marshy area off Water Row. The Wayland High School graduate’s ex-boyfriend, Nathaniel Fujita, 18, of Wayland, has been charged with her murder. The beach remained closed Tuesday and today, June 6, in support of the beach staff, many of whom are peers of Astley, said Wayland Recreation Department Program Director Valerie Comeau-…
Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Weed removal closes the Wayland Town Beach.
The Wayland Town Beach is closed today as the state conducts weed removal. Linda Hamilton with the Wayland Recreation Department said she believes pulling and some chemicals are being used to help control milfoil, an invasive aquatic weed plaguing Lake Cochituate. Hamilton said the Town Beach is expected to reopen tomorrow, June 30.
Wednesday, June 8, 2011
Barbecue, live music, ice cream and beach games are all part of this summer kickoff event.
The text below was submitted by WCPA. Pack your kids, a blanket and/or lawn chair for an evening of entertainment, food and fun at the Wayland Children and Parents Association’s annual Beach Concert and BBQ on Friday, June 10 at the Wayland Town Beach from 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m. This year’s concert will feature live music by award-winning musician Wayne Potash. There will be top-notch BBQ available for purchase or families can pack a picnic basket. Admission is $7 per WCPA member and $10 per non-member and includes free ice cream, face painting and tattoos (kids under 2 are free and per family limits of $28 for WCPA members and $40 for non-members apply). Enjoy watching and participating in beach games and more; please note there is no swimming…