Warrior football returns home for crucial tilt against Watertown...

Oct 20, 2017 by

Published in the October 20, 2017 edition By DAN PAWLOWSKI WAKEFIELD — The Warriors are finally coming home to Landrigan Field after four long weeks on the road. It was an up-and-down four games for the 2-4 Warriors as their only win came in a dominating performance over Burlington on Oct. 6. Wakefield lost to Wilmington, Stoneham and Woburn during their road tour around the Middlesex League. It’s a good thing none of that matters anymore. Wakefield hasn’t played at Landrigan since their September 15 victory against Winchester. The long layoff, combined with the playoff implications for the Warriors means that fans can expect a supercharged atmosphere complete with a swelling Red Sea student section. Wakefield is currently the eight seed in the Division 4 North bracket. If the season ended now, the Warriors...

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Daily Item Football Player of the Week:...

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PHOTO: Darkness falls

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Underground power line plan debated...

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Published in the October 20, 2017 edition By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD – The Conservation Commission last night got its first chance to hear about and weigh in on the proposed underground electric transmission line that would run through 3.6 miles of Wakefield on its way to the National Grid Power Station off Montrose Avenue. Originally unveiled in 2015, the proposed project is part of an 8.5 mile underground 345KV transmission line that would run from the Eversource substation on Cove Street in Woburn, through Winchester, Stoneham and Wakefield. The purpose of the project is to maintain the integrity of the bulk power system and to ensure that adequate transmission services are available to meet current and future load demand in the region. While it is a joint project of National Grid and Eversource, the...

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Cause of Green St. water main break ‘unknown’...

Oct 19, 2017 by

Published in the October 19, 2017 edition By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — The Board of Selectmen officially declared the water main break that occurred on Green Street on Oct. 10 an emergency repair even as they pressed DPW Director Richard Stinson for an explanation as to why the same main experienced two major breaks within the span of two years. The declaration of an emergency covers the DPW’s need to get contractors on site immediately to repair the break without putting the work out to bid.  The latest break occurred Tuesday morning, Oct. 10 around 1 a.m. Two years ago, the same water main let go further up on Green Street over Columbus day weekend, sending water cascading down Green Street from the Dillaway Street intersection damaging properties and the roadway. Last week’s break happened closer to...

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