Saturday, January 26, 2013
Tessa Lehane has been missing since Christmas Eve.
The search for Tessa Lehane has gone on for a month and a day now. Even with the recent sightings map, it would seem that Dennis Lehane and the team at Finding Tessa have concluded one of two things: “Now that Tessa's been gone a month, we've concluded she's either a.) Still miraculously roaming thru the wilds of Brighton, Brookline, and Allston and has yet to stick her head up long enough to be rescued; or b.) In the custody of someone who, we hope, is taking great care of her.” But there is a more pressing issue with Tessa, which Lehane said needs to be addressed. "If the latter, we need to get the word out there that before we adopted her, Tessa had tested positive for heartworm. She must have this condition medically treated in the …
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Dennis Lehane's dog has been missing since Christmas Eve.
This was an active weekend in the search for Tessa Lehane. According to the Finding Tessa Page, a caller reported seeing her The caller saw her around the beach area, near Lake Ave and Rogers St., about 2.5 miles from the B.C. Grad campus where she was possibly sighted the day before. The caller reportedly heard barking, saw a beagle and asked their neighbor if this was their dog. There have been a few potential sightings in this area. On January 19 at 6:15pm a potential spotting was posted on Brookline Patch by Lisa LaFrance, stating, “Just saw a beagle by the dumpster on the left of the Arts Building at the high school. The parking lot between the Unified Arts building and the T station.” Here is a Google Map of the Tessa Sightings so …
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Tessa Lehane has been missing since Christmas Eve.
There is a potential Tessa sighting in progress, according to the Finding Tessa Facebook Page. “Just got a call about a possible sighting ... lone beagle walking on Murdock St (connects N. Beacon and Cambridge St) in Allston. Anyone around there who can see if they spot her?,” from the Finding Tessa Page, posted at about 11:40 a.m. on Thursday. Tessa, the 4-year-old tri-color Beagle escaped from her home near Coolidge Corner on Christmas Eve at about 3:45 p.m.. Dennis Lehane, who wrote "Gone Baby Gone" and "Mystic River" would be willing to name a character in his next book after whoever finds Tessa. Anyone with any information is asked to contact Lehane or call the Brookline Police Animal Control Officer at 617-730-2222. Lehane wrote, “…
Monday, January 14, 2013
There was a potential Tessa sighting in the Chestnut Hill area.
On Sunday, there was a potential Tessa sighting in the Chestnut Hill area. The area is specific includes Heath Street, Hammond Street and Hammond Parkway, Fernwood, Soule Recreation area, Pine Manor College. These sightings are “as confirmed as humanly possible,” Lehane’s assistant, Theresa Milewski said. “It is probably her, but we have no pictures or any way of identifying her.” “As we get into the over two-week point, it has kind of felt like we are spinning our wheels,” Milewski said. “But the volunteers are keeping us going. They keep telling us not to loose hope. We don’t know where they get their energy from, but Dennis and Angie aren’t giving up if the volunteers don’t give up.” Milewski said that the issue with the missing signs …
Saturday, January 12, 2013
What do you think about missing dog signs in town?
Yesterday, we ran an article about the town’s displeasure with the missing signs for Tessa Lehane. In response, Dennis Lehane wrote: "I can see the town of Brookline's point. And there's no reason we should expect preferential or selective treatment because of my last name. If this is their policy then we will abide by it and take the signs down. The town of Brookline and the city of Boston have been nothing but supportive during this situation and we thank them wholeheartedly." A few readers responded to this: Bill Davidson: "Oh, Brookline, you love to rain on a parade, don't you? Don't ever change." Carol Post Pfaelzer: "Unbelievable! Their arrogance is unmet by other communities trying to BE a community of people helping one another.…
Friday, January 11, 2013
The Town of Brookline has issued a request that the Tessa flyers be taken down.
Dennis Lehane’s Finding Tessa page put out a statement: "The Town of Brookline has issued a statement that we will need to have all flyers down by Monday, or be fined. We will leave the flyers up through the weekend, to get as many eyes looking for her as possible. We'll keep them up on community boards, and in businesses that have been generous enough to let us put a sign in their window. We are asking that if you pick up posters or have posters or flyers, please do not post them in Brookline. If you can distribute them otherwise, please do! We will be trying to hand them to people at T stops and any other ideas people have. If people have connections with UPS or Fed Ex drivers or mail carriers, please let us know and we'll get you the …
Thursday, January 10, 2013
Dennis Lehane's dog has been missing for over two weeks now.
Tuesday marked the two-week disappearance of Tessa, the black and tan, the 4-year-old Beagle who escaped from her home in Coolidge Corner on Christmas Eve. Volunteers have canvased Brookline Village, Coolidge Corner, Brookline T stops, Griggs Park and the North Harvard area with signs. Dennis Lehane posted this on his Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/FindingTessaLehane 1. Thank you all who have voiced support, sent advice, shared stories of lost pets, and buoyed our spirits these last two weeks. 2. Thank all of you exceptional and kind folks who've shown up at the search party gatherings in Brookline and Allston and all of you who've helped put up posters and pound pavement in the neighborhoods where she was sighted. We've …
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
The search for Dennis Lehane's dog is now focused along parts of Brookline Village and North Allston.
The search continues for Tessa, the Beagle owned by bestselling author and Brookline resident Dennis Lehane. Tessa’s searchers are currently focusing the area of search to Brookline Village (near Aspinwall and Kent streets) and North Allston between Western Avenue and Lincoln Street. “We are trying to talk to neighbors and ask them to look in their garages and sheds and bulkheads, under their porches, and all around their trash cans,” wrote a poster on Finding Tessa, a Facebook page dedicated to finding Lehane’s dog. Tessa went missing over a week ago on Christmas Eve. Since then, the Facebook group formed to try and find the pup. Lehane has also issued an original reward; he’ll name a character in his next book after the person who finds …
Thursday, December 27, 2012
Find the famous author's dog and have a character in his next book named after you.
Whether out on the streets or in the home of some good Samaritan, Dennis Lehane’s dog, Tessa, is still missing. Lehane describes Tessa as a friendly black and tan beagle who was micro-chipped, but the tags were off when she went into the backyard in Brookline. As of Wednesday night, Lehane posted on his Facebook that they had followed up on many leads, but the Tessa is still out roaming the wilds of Coolidge Corner. Lehane said that anyone who helps return the dog will have a character named after them in his next book. Anyone with any information is asked to contact Lehane or call the Brookline Police Animal Control Officer at 617-730-2222.
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Dennis Lehane's dog, Tessa, a black and tan beagle is missing near Coolidge Corner.
Award-winning author Dennis Lehane's beagle is missing around Coolidge Corner - and the author is willing to name a character in his next book to the person who finds the missing pooch. Lehane reported Tessa, a black and tan beagle, has been missing from her home for the past 24 hours. Tessa is very friendly, micro-chipped, but was not wearing her ID tags at the time, according to reports. According to a Lehane insider, Tessa has been spotted twice in Brookline in the last 24 hours, once on Naples Street and another time on Commonwealth Avenue. Lehane wrote about Tessa on his Facebook page: One another, more urgent note, our recent and beloved rescue dog, Tessa, jumped the fence in Brookline and has been roaming through the wilds of …