Twelve Wakefield residents cycle toward $52 million goal in the 2018 Pan-Mass Challenge...

Jul 18, 2018 by

Published in the July 18, 2018 edition NEEDHAM — On Aug. 4 and 5, twelve riders from Wakefield will cycle up to 192 miles in the Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC) with the goal of topping last year’s record-breaking gift and raising $52 million for critical cancer research and patient care at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. During PMC weekend, over 6,300 cyclists from more than 40 states and 10 countries will gather in Massachusetts to participate in the PMC. Riders include everyone from seasoned triathletes to weekend warriors and range in age from 13 to 85. Many ride to honor a family member or friend lost to, or being treated for cancer, and more than 850 riders and volunteers are cancer survivors or current patients themselves, and considered living proof of the PMC mission. Designed to cater...

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Published July 18, 2018

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Scott A. DiMella, 51

Jul 18, 2018 by

Devoted family man, amazing father Published in the July 18, 2018 edition WAKEFIELD — Scott A. DiMella, 51, of Wakefield, died Saturday, July 14, 2018 at his home surrounded by his family. Born in Boston on February 16, 1967 he was the cherished son of Deirdre (Dragon) DiMella of Springfield and Frederick DiMella and Valerie (Rose) of Waterford, Conn. Scott was raised in Munroe, Conn. before moving to Courtland, N.Y. where he graduated from Homer High School. He then went on to graduate from UMass Amherst where he was a member of the Pi Kappa Alpha (PIKE) fraternity. Scott had been employed by TPX, formerly DSCI, for the past 18 years where he most recently had worked as a Channel Manager. Above all things, Scott was a devoted family man, and was an amazing father....

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New 40B eyed for Greenwood

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Published in the July 21, 2018 edition By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — The town got its first look at “Greenwood Station,” a 27-unit 40B apartment building proposed for 998-1000 Main Street when the developer’s representative gave an introductory presentation to the Town Council Monday night.  The site is within 2500 feet of the Greenwood commuter rail stop and on MBTA Bus Routes 136 & 137, providing access to the Oak Grove MBTA Orange Line Station. It is across the street from Greenwood Plaza, an existing commercial development. The site is sandwiched between two adjacent multi-family developments. Geoff Engler, vice president of SEB, LLC, provided an overview of the project’s site plans, initial architectural plans, fiscal impacts and a general overview of traffic impacts. SEB is a consulting firm in planning, developing, selling and/or leasing multi-family housing through the...

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