Wakefield skaters to appear in “Ice Spectacular”...

Mar 31, 2015 by

READING — Several Wakefield residents will appear in the North Shore Skating Club’s Ice Spectacular, “Skating in Technicolor” which will be held at the Burbank Ice Arena in Reading on Friday and Saturday evenings, April 10 and 11 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, April 12 at 2 p.m. The audience will be treated to incredible skating while watching the NSSC skaters perform to a colorful array of songs. The North Shore Skating Club is pleased to welcome as guest skaters the 2015 British National Pair Skating Champions, Caitlin Yankowskas and Hamish Gaman. Yankowskas was also the 2011 U.S. National Senior Pairs Champion and world competitor with her former partner, John Coughlin. Wakefield Memorial High School students, Brianna Racamato and Kaylyn Stewart, will be among the featured soloists. Racamato will perform at the Friday and...

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John A. Howlett, 62

Mar 31, 2015 by

NORTH ANDOVER — John A. Howlett, 62, of North Andover, passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 28, at Kindred Hospital in Peabody. John was born in Lawrence to the late Warren and Mildred (Wolger) Howlett. He graduated from Wakefield High School and earned a bachelor’s degree from Northeastern University. He was a car and truck salesman for many years at several area dealerships. During his spare time he enjoyed collecting die cast model cars, gardening, reading, writing and geneology. John was an avid sports fan, especially fond of his Patriots and Red Sox. His greatest passion was spending time with his family, especially vacationing in Cedarville. John was the beloved husband of Susan M. (Kelleher) Howlett of North Andover, to whom he was married for 38 years. He is also survived by his loving...

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Girls’ tennis team hopes for an encore performance...

Mar 30, 2015 by

Warriors return entire starting lineup, hope to return to the state tournament By JIM SOUTHMAYD WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield Memorial High girls’ tennis team made the state tournament with primarily an underclass team a year ago as it had just one senior on the roster. So as the 2015 season opener gets closer, the Warriors have hopes of at least duplicating the success it had last spring. Wakefield posted a 9-8 overall record and a 9-7 record in the Middlesex League Freedom division. The Warriors faced Div. 2 North juggernaut Concord-Carlisle in the first round of the tournament and suffered a 5-0 setback to have their season ended. But Wakefield clinched a state tournament berth for the second time in head coach Kathy O’Maley’s stint at WMHS. O’Maley, entering her ninth year, would like...

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