PHOTO: Warrior Soccer Players Of the Week...

Sep 30, 2015 by

Published in the September 30, 2015 edition

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Dr. John Erban honored at Oct. 20 gala...

Sep 30, 2015 by

Published in the September 30, 2015 edition NEWTON — Dr. John K. Erban of Wakefield, internationally renowned expert in breast cancer diagnosis and treatment, is being honored this year with Silent Spring Institute’s Rachel Carson Advocacy Award for contributions to breast cancer prevention. The award will be presented to him at the institute’s Annual Gala celebration on Oct. 20 at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in Cambridge. Dr. Erban, who is the clinical director of Tufts Cancer Center, has served on Silent Spring Institute’s board of directors for nearly 20 years — a testament to his unwavering commitment to breast cancer prevention through environmental health research. “I am honored to be receiving this award. For a health care provider, there can be no greater satisfaction than working to prevent illness in the first place,” says...

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A blood moon rising

Sep 29, 2015 by

Published in the September 29, 2015 edition.

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Sports bar coming to the Square...

Sep 29, 2015 by

Published in the September 29, 2015 edition. By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — A sports bar is a step closer to opening in downtown Wakefield after last night’s meeting of the Board of Selectmen. In a public hearing, the board voted unanimously to approve a number of licenses and permits, including a full liquor license, that would allow a sports bar/restaurant called “Caryn’s” to open at 395-397 Main St. in the space currently occupied by the Duck Walk. No one from the public appeared at the hearing to speak on the matter. Representing Leanne Wheeler, the prospective owner of Caryn’s, attorney Brian McGrail said that the owner of the Duck Walk had decided to not to renew his lease and to close the restaurant. McGrail said that Caryn’s has agreed to purchase assets owned by the Duck...

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Mother: Son hit in Water St. crosswalk...

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Published in the September 29, 2015 edition. WAKEFIELD — A minor, mid-afternoon accident between a car and a youth on a bicycle was among the matters that police handled yesterday. Police said a woman came into the Public Safety Building at about 3:30 p.m. and said that a short time earlier her 14-year-old son had been on his bicycle in a crosswalk on Water Street in the area of Shaw’s when a car heading toward the square made contact with the bike. The boy was not knocked from the bike and the driver of the car did stop and ask if the boy was OK before leaving the scene. The boy was not injured but there was some damage to the bike. The car was described only as a white sedan. ————— Just after...

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