Dodging for Dollars another huge success for Boys and Girls’ Clubs of Stoneham and Wakefield...

Jun 24, 2019 by

Published in the June 24, 2019 edition. STONEHAM — The Boys and Girls Clubs of Stoneham and Wakefield’s fourth annual Dodging for Dollars event exceeded its original fundraising goal of $50,000, raising a grand total of $62,000 to support local youth. The record-breaking continued as the event involved a cumulative 400 dodgeball players from 44 teams and collected over 1,400 unique donations to make Dodging for Dollars the most successful event yet. Stakes were at an all-time high as old rivalries reared their heads, new rivalries formed, and rookie teams upset legends over the course of ten dodgeball-packed days. Per usual, the inter-town matchups resulted in some of the most intense games: In the Stoneham Leaders vs. Wakefield Leaders game, things came down to the wire as the Stoneham Leaders barely edged a win...

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Dorothy L. Gervais, 72

Jun 24, 2019 by

Published in the June 24, 2019 edition. WAKEFIELD – Dorothy L. Gervais, 72, of Wakefield, formerly of Stoneham, died Thursday, June 20, 2019 at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. Born in Lowell on July 29, 1946 she was the daughter of the late André and Anita (Bertrand) Gervais. Dorothy was raised in Lowell and attended St. Joan of Arc grammar school and graduated from St. Joseph High School of Lowell in 1964. She went on to receive a degree from Harley Hospital in Dorchester and embarked on a long career in the health field. Dorothy worked for many years as a medical technician at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center before making her way to Newton-Wellesley Hospital to work as a phlebotomist. She loved her work and was very invested in her career,...

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