Town helps Richard Bayrd celebrate 92 years

Posted by on Apr 9, 2021 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Town helps Richard Bayrd celebrate 92 years

A BIRTHDAY BANNER signed by hundreds of well-wishers was presented to Richard Bayrd in front of his Yale Avenue home by his daughter Deb Bayrd and his grandson David Bayrd. (Mark Sardella Photo) By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — The town turned out in force yesterday afternoon to help one of its most respected citizens celebrate his 92nd birthday. Richard...

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GMS principal is leaving

Posted by on Apr 8, 2021 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on GMS principal is leaving

Published in the April 8, 2021 edition. WAKEFIELD — The popular leader of the Galvin Middle School is moving on. Adam Colantuoni wrote in a message yesterday to Galvin families that he has accepted another administrative job in Salem.  He wrote, “It is bittersweet to share this email with you this afternoon. After serving as the principal of the...

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Warrior logo vote still matters

Posted by on Apr 8, 2021 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Warrior logo vote still matters

Published in the April 8, 2021 edition. By MARK SARDELLA By now, you’ve probably heard that the School Committee voted on March 23 to eliminate the Wakefield Warrior logo. You may have inferred from that 5-2 vote that the issue is settled and the April 27 Town Election vote on the Warrior logo ballot question is now moot. That’s...

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Hollywood kingpins hit town

Posted by on Apr 6, 2021 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Hollywood kingpins hit town

THE FILM CREW made some alterations to the Wakefield Bowladrome in preparation for shooting yesterday’s scenes for “The Tender Bar,” George Clooney’s forthcoming film starring Ben Affleck and Max Casella. The sign depicts tenpin bowling, whereas the Wakefield Bowladrome has only ever offered candlepin bowling.  (Mark Sardella Photo) Published in the April 6, 2021 edition. By MARK SARDELLA...

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NRHS Principal Anthony Loprete named Administrator of the Year by MASC

Posted by on Apr 8, 2021 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on NRHS Principal Anthony Loprete named Administrator of the Year by MASC

Published April 8, 2021 By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING — When you’re as actively involved in mentoring students and their activities as North Reading High School Principal Anthony Loprete, it’s pretty hard to have a couple of carloads of out-of-town guests go unnoticed and not spoil the surprise when they arrive on your campus. How do you get them...

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H.S. Youth Action Team honors women of North Reading making history

Posted by on Apr 8, 2021 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on H.S. Youth Action Team honors women of North Reading making history

Published April 8, 2021 NORTH READING — In honor of Women’s History Month, held annually in March, the High School Youth Action Team (YAT) undertook a project to publicly acknowledge all women employed by the town of North Reading. We celebrate and applaud you for making the difference in the lives of so many. We are proud of you for...

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Local traffic only on North St.

Posted by on Apr 8, 2021 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Local traffic only on North St.

Published April 8, 2021 NORTH READING — The traveling public is reminded to expect significant traffic impacts during three major water main replacement projects this spring by the North Reading Department of Public Works: • Phase 1: North Street from Main Street to Lowell Road • Phase 2: North Street from Main Street to Moose Hill Access Road • Phase 3: Mt. Vernon Street from...

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Clark gets $900K for local schools

Posted by on Apr 8, 2021 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Clark gets $900K for local schools

Published April 9, 2021 MELROSE – Katherine Clark was able to get $900,000 for the school district she once served. The one-time Melrose School Committeewoman — now one of the most powerful people in Washington, D.C. — announced recently that the American Rescue Plan includes $900,000 for the Melrose Public School district, a portion of the over $3.1 billion...

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Mayor Brodeur announces Earth Week celebration

Posted by on Apr 8, 2021 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Mayor Brodeur announces Earth Week celebration

Published April 9, 2021 MELROSE — In celebration of 10 years as a Green Community, Mayor Paul Brodeur is collaborating with several community groups to put on Earth Week, a series of social and educational events to drive green initiatives in the city of Melrose.  “I am so proud of the strides our community has taken toward a more sustainable future,” said...

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Schools’ budget hearing Tuesday

Posted by on Apr 8, 2021 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Schools’ budget hearing Tuesday

Published April 9, 2021 MELROSE — At the Melrose School Committee meeting scheduled for Tuesday, April 13, 2021, they will hold a public hearing on the School Department’s FY22 budget. The public is invited to attend. The public hearing will begin at 7:00 p.m. and will be conducted via remote participation. All remote meeting links are posted on the...

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SC candidates weigh in on the issues

Posted by on Apr 7, 2021 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on SC candidates weigh in on the issues

Published April 7, 2021 LYNNFIELD — The Town Election on Tuesday, April 13 features a three-way race for two seats on the School Committee. The three candidates running for a three-year term on the School Committee are incumbent Phil McQueen, Planning Board Chairman Brian Charville, and Together We Grow President Kate DePrizio. SC MEMBER PHIL MCQUEEN KATE DEPRIZIO BRIAN...

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Doyle: School Committee tenure was a ‘fun ride’

Posted by on Apr 7, 2021 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Doyle: School Committee tenure was a ‘fun ride’

Published April 7, 2021 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — It’s the end of an era for School Committeeman Tim Doyle. Doyle decided against running for a third three-year term in the Town Election on Tuesday, April 13. He previously served four terms on the school board from 2000-2012. After a three-year break, Doyle ran for an open seat on...

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Counselors: In-person learning transition will require patience

Posted by on Apr 7, 2021 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Counselors: In-person learning transition will require patience

Published April 7, 2021 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — The school system’s four adjustment counselors offered parents some back-to-school advice during a recent School Committee meeting. Superintendent Kristen Vogel invited the counselors to the meeting in order to help parents and students gear up for the return of full-time in-person learning, which began on Monday. Summer Street School adjustment...

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