Sailors’ delight

Jul 29, 2016 by

Published in the July 29, 2016 edition.

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Two units OK’d above Caffe Italia...

Jul 29, 2016 by

Published in the July 29, 2016 edition. By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — The trend toward mixed-use, residential-above-retail development in the downtown area continues as the Zoning Board of Appeals last week approved the application of Robert Santonelli for a Special Permit that will allow him to create two apartments on the third floor of the building he owns at 23 Water St. Santonelli was represented by attorney Brian McGrail. The building is currently home to Caffé Italia and a bakery on the rear lower level. Santonelli wants to convert current office space on the third floor into apartments. Among other downtown properties that Santonelli owns are the building that houses the Dollar Tree at 376 Main St. and the Horizon House building at 78 Water St. Santonelli said that there would be fire sprinklers...

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Comedy night fundraiser for firefighters tomorrow...

Jul 29, 2016 by

Published in the July 29, 2016 edition. WAKEFIELD — Wakefield Firefighters Union Local #1478 will be having a Night of Comedy show Saturday, July 30, beginning at 7:30 p.m. at the Wakefield Elks Club on Bay State Road. Tickets can be purchased the night of the event at the door for $10. The Comedy Night will feature two of Boston’s best comedians: Paul D’Angelo and Mike Donovan. Paul D’Angelo is a comedian/writer/actor who the Los Angeles Times calls “… quite likely the funniest entertainer you’ve never heard of.” Paul, who is from Wakefield, opened for over 40 nationally known recording artists including Ray Charles, Huey Lewis and the News, The Beach Boys, Chicago and Hall and Oates. Mike Donovan has been a headlining stand-up comedian since 1978. Mike has appeared on Showtime and has...

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WMHS dance team shines at UDA camp...

Jul 29, 2016 by

Warriors earn many accolades Published in the July 29, 2016 edition. BOSTON — The Wakefield Memorial High School varsity dance team recently attended the Universal Dance Association overnight camp at Emmanuel College. At camp each dancer learned three routines over the course of three days as well as attended team and individual technique classes. During the last day of camp they performed in an evaluation. Their hard work and dedication paid off and it showed at evaluation time. The team received an UDA Full Out Award for its own original choreography changes and formations in its Team Routine. The team also earned the Superior Dance Award, which is based on the individual evaluation of each dancer on all three of their routines. The teams that are recipients of this award is the result of...

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Meditation

Jul 28, 2016 by

Published in the July 28, 2016 edition.

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