ZBA has concerns about Greenwood Station...

Mar 29, 2019 by

Published in the March 29, 2019 edition. By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — The Zoning Board of Appeals this week got its first look at Greenwood Station, a proposed three-story, 27-unit 40B apartment building at 998-1000 Main Street, across from Greenwood Plaza. The plan calls for nine one-bedroom, 15 two-bedroom and three three-bedroom units. Ground-level podium parking for 30 cars is proposed, but ZBA members questioned whether that was an adequate amount of parking. The developer, Eric Kenworthy of Melrose, was represented at the initial hearing by Jeff Engler, an affordable housing consultant and developer. Engler, who said that he has been involved with many multi-family developments, called Greenwood Station “a modest proposal in a great location.” He also characterized it as “the quintessential smart growth location,” noting that the site is on the MBTA bus...

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Peter J. Fazio, 57

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Published in the March 29, 2019 edition. APACHE JUNCTION, Arizona — Peter J. Fazio, 57, of Apache Junction, Ariz., formerly of Lynn and Wakefield, Mass., died March 16, 2019 of complications from COPD and emphysema. Born in Malden, Mass., December 24, 1961, the sixth child of John J. and Marion A. Fazio of Wakefield. After attending school in Wakefield, Peter joined the U.S. Army and deployed to Hawaii for the majority of his enlistment. He remained proud of his veteran status and service to his country. The intensity of his social and political dialog was not for the faint of heart and driven by his deep concern for the underserved, oppressed and veterans in this country. Never shying away from hard work, Pete spent much of his adult life in the trades, primarily painting...

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Alison Conners, 66

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Published in the March 29, 2019 edition. WAKEFIELD — Alison Conners, 66, a lifelong Wakefield resident died suddenly March 20, 2019. She was born in Melrose on June 12, 1952 and was the daughter of the late Charles and Virginia (Lowry) Climo. She was a graduate of Wakefield Memorial High School and later from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. She was a Supervisor for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Department of Transitional Assistance. She was the beloved wife of the late Kevin W. Conners and was the loving mother of Timothy J., Brian C., and James J. Conners, all of Wakefield. Her funeral was held from the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Avenue Wakefield, on Friday, followed by a funeral Mass in Saint Joseph Church 173 Albion St. Visitation for relatives and friends were...

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