TM OKs more funding for downtown redesign...

Apr 30, 2019 by

Published in the April 30, 2019 edition. By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — The town will go forward with the next phase of the design for infrastructure improvements along the downtown Main Street corridor and related areas after Town Meeting last night approved Article 5 on the warrant, which appropriated $390,000 for Phase 2 of the design. Once the design is 25 percent complete, the town can apply for up to $16 million in federal funding through the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. After Town Administrator Stephen P. Maio made the motion under Article 5, he introduced Patricia Domigan and Geoffrey Morrison-Logan from VHB. The transportation engineering firm has been conducting Phase 1 of the design process using $331,500 appropriated by Town Meeting last year. Among other work, Phase 1...

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Warriors bring home three medals from State Relays...

Apr 30, 2019 by

Division title on the line today against Melrose Published in the April 30, 2019 edition. PEMBROKE — The WMHS girls’ track and field team traveled to Pembroke High on Saturday to compete in the Div. 3 State Relays. The Warriors brought home three medals on their way to an 11th place finish. The Distance Medley team finished 2nd with a time of 13:20.49. Sammy Seabury ran the 1200, Kaitlin Sweeney ran the 400, Sophie Brown ran the 800 and Olivia Lucey anchored with the 1600. The high jump team tied for 2nd with Newburyport and Wilmington as each team jumped 14’04. The Warriors on the high jump were Olivia Fetherston, Adriana Minasian and Kaylee Lamberti. The 4×1 mile team took 5th in a talented event with a time of 23:53.37. The milers were Emma Partyka,...

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Debra Analetto, 59

Apr 30, 2019 by

Published in the April 30, 2019 edition. PALM COAST, Florida — Debra (Abbott) Analetto, 59, of Palm Coast, Florida and formerly of Wakefield, Mass., died on July 24, 2018 at her home in Florida. Debbie will be remembered for many things but especially for her kindness and her laugh. She was born on November 7, 1958, the beloved daughter of the deceased Ray and Edna (Fitzmaurice) Abbott. Debbie was raised in Wakefield and was a graduate of Wakefield Memorial High School, Class of 1977. She was a longtime business professional, working at a few different companies including Converse, in North Reading. Debbie loved being with family and friends, crocheting, cooking, and enjoyed her pets; especially her deceased dog Spunky. Debbie was the dear wife of James Analetto and the loving mother of her adored daughter Jessica...

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