The wonders of STEAM

Posted by on Mar 18, 2019 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on The wonders of STEAM

Published in the March 18, 2019 edition. By SARAH ROEHRICH WAKEFIELD — On Thursday, March 14 — Pi Day — the Wakefield Public Schools STEAM Community Task Force hosted STEAM Night for the second time at the Galvin Middle School. STEAM Night is an opportunity for educators and professionals from science, technology, engineering, art and math to share their...

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Town seeking volunteers for board and commission openings

Posted by on Mar 18, 2019 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Town seeking volunteers for board and commission openings

Published in the March 18, 2019 edition. WAKEFIELD — The Town Administrator’s office is accepting applications from residents interested in serving on one of the following committees. Interested candidates should submit a resume and letter of interest via email to Sherri Dalton, Executive Assistant to the Town Administrator at sdalton@wakefield.ma.us by Monday April 1 at 4:30 p.m. Appointments will be made in April...

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TSF’s 39th annual phonathon March 23

Posted by on Mar 18, 2019 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on TSF’s 39th annual phonathon March 23

Published in the March 18, 2019 edition. WAKEFIELD — Local high school students will be calling Wakefield residents on Saturday, March 23 between noon and 4 p.m. as part of The Scholarship Foundation of Wakefield’s 39th Annual Phonathon. The student volunteers will be calling from the Americal Civic Center where TSF has its office. According to TSF of Wakefield Phonathon...

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Rudloff seeks CPC seat in town election

Posted by on Mar 14, 2019 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Rudloff seeks CPC seat in town election

Published March 14, 2019 By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING — On Monday, a new candidate took out nomination papers for the last uncontested seat in the 2019 town election. David Rudloff of 29 Duane Drive is seeking nomination to run for the Community Planning Commission (CPC) seat vacated in late January by Jonathan Cody, who has moved from town....

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Two fires, freak car accident keep first responders busy

Posted by on Mar 14, 2019 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Two fires, freak car accident keep first responders busy

Published March 14, 2019 By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING — It was quite a week for North Reading’s first responders last week. In addition to their routine calls, the town’s emergency services were called upon to respond to two structure fires and one potential water rescue in a span of five days. Ten Rod Way Just before 5 p.m....

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T.A. cites accomplishments under new Public Safety Administration department model

Posted by on Mar 14, 2019 in Local Headline News, North Reading News, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on T.A. cites accomplishments under new Public Safety Administration department model

Published March 14, 2019 By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING —The Public Safety Administration budget would remain level funded with one line item to cover the director’s $30,000 stipend under the proposed budget currently under review as part of the town’s FY2020 budget process. Established last year after a change was approved by the Select Board in the town’s organizational...

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No override would impact school sports, other areas

Posted by on Mar 14, 2019 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on No override would impact school sports, other areas

Published March 15, 2019 MELROSE — The painting of a bleak landscape without money raised through an override of Proposition 2 1/2 continued this week before the School Committee, as members heard that freshman sports would be eliminated, three junior varsity coaching posts would be axed, software and technology spending would be slashed 20 percent, and both the middle school and the high...

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Polymnia brings Haydn’s ‘Creation’ to life

Posted by on Mar 14, 2019 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Polymnia brings Haydn’s ‘Creation’ to life

Published March 15, 2019 By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — For those who like music spiced with a bit of history – or vice versa – last Saturday’s Polymnia Choral Society production of Franz Josef Haydn’s The Creation was a doubly rewarding experience. The sanctuary of Wakefield’s First Parish Congregational Church was a fitting venue in which to experience Haydn’s oratorio depicting...

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‘An Irish Celebration’ at Memorial Hall Saturday

Posted by on Mar 14, 2019 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on ‘An Irish Celebration’ at Memorial Hall Saturday

Published March 15, 2019 MELROSE — Brendan Carroll is throwing an Irish party at Memorial Hall and everyone is invited. On Saturday, March 16, at 3 p.m. and again at 7:30 p.m., the longtime Melrose resident, County Tipperary native and noted tenor will co-host “An Irish Celebration” along with The Friends of Memorial Hall.  Brendan, whose wife is from Dublin,...

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Colleagues, family watch Davis sworn in as fire chief

Posted by on Mar 14, 2019 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Colleagues, family watch Davis sworn in as fire chief

Published March 13, 2019 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — A humble and proud Glenn Davis was officially sworn in as the town’s new fire chief during a ceremony at the Meeting House on March 6. Davis’ family, friends, local officials and a large crowd of firefighters from town and the area came to the ceremony to show their support...

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A look at upcoming rail trail meeting

Posted by on Mar 14, 2019 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on A look at upcoming rail trail meeting

Published March 13, 2019 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) will be holding a public hearing on the proposed 25 percent design of the Wakefield-Lynnfield Rail Trail on Tuesday, March 19, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Lynnfield Middle School auditorium. The public hearing’s purpose is help residents from both communities learn more about...

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Sold out for Sam

Posted by on Mar 14, 2019 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Sold out for Sam

LMG Casino Night raises over $40K Published March 13, 2019 By GAIL LOWE LYNNFIELD — The exact numbers have yet to be calculated, but the Lynnfield Moms Group (LMG) is “pretty confident” that more than $40,000 was raised at Casino Night on March 8. The fundraiser was held to benefit 7-year-old Sam Halpern, who last winter suffered the loss...

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