Image Gallery: Scenes from Gillette...

Dec 11, 2019 by

COLD DIDN’T deter fans from making the trip to Foxboro to watch Melrose earn their second Super Bowl victory in three years with a 28-13 victory over Plymouth South. (Steve Karampalas photos) Pat the Patriot and the Band are feeling chill.The MHS cheerleaders soak up the atmosphere in Foxboro.Twin players Micye and Mical Duntin might need two trophies.Chris Cusolito has a moment with fellow capt. Billy Pesce.Coach Morris celebrates his trophy with his sons and grandson. (Steve Karampalas photos)Fans cheer with a close up view at...

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Worker killed in tree-removal accident...

Dec 11, 2019 by

Published December 11, 2019 WAKEFIELD — A 34-year-old man was killed yesterday in a tragic accident involving a company doing tree work in Greenwood. Wakefield Police and Fire went to 37 Greenwood Street at approximately 11 a.m. on Tuesday for a report of a man who had been seriously injured while performing work for an independent tree company in a wooded area at a residence. Upon arrival, first responders found that the man had sustained traumatic injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. The identity of the man is being held pending positive identification and notification of his next of kin. According to Wakefield Police, there were two crews working on the property. One crew was cleaning inside and outside the home and the other was doing tree and landscape work on the...

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Mike Geary called on to lead Wakefield boys’ hockey...

Dec 11, 2019 by

Published December 11, 2019 By DAN PAWLOWSKI WAKEFIELD — Mike Geary is the new head coach of the Wakefield High boys’ hockey team. Geary coached the Essex Tech boys’ hockey squad for the last three seasons, helping create the new program up from scratch. The Hawks’ first varsity season in 2016-17 resulted in a 2-14-3 record but Geary quickly built the program up as they finished 8-8-4 in ‘17-18 making the Div. 2 North tournament and went 8-7-5 last year, earning the 8th seed in the Div. 3 North tournament. Geary, who stepped down from his post after the season, was chosen by Wakefield athletic director Brendan Kent to replace Jason Lawrence. According to Kent, Lawrence’s decision to step down — after just one season at the helm — came right before the start of the...

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Jeannine F. Gilpatrick, 86

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Loved to travel with her husband Published December 11, 2019 BELLEVUE, Ohio — Jeannine F. Gilpatrick, 86, formerly of Lewiston, Maine and Wakefield, Mass.  passed away Saturday, December 7, 2019 in nursing care in Bellevue, Ohio following a lengthy illness. She was born March 2, 1933 in Lewiston, Maine, the daughter of Hector and Bernadette (Pelletier) Therriault. Jeannine’s family immigrated from Quebec to Lewiston, Maine before her birth. She was raised in a French speaking family and community in Lewiston where she attended St. Mary’s Church and School. Jeannine worked at Clark Shoe until 1959, when she married Weslin Gilpatrick. Following their wedding in November 1959 they moved to Wakefield where they raised their three daughters. She spent most of her time as a homemaker but was employed at Paul K. Guillow Inc. in...

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Barbara Adams, 77

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Enjoyed travel, mahjong, knitting and crafting Published December 11, 2019 WAKEFIELD — Barbara Adams, 77, of Wakefield, formerly of Lynnfield and Malden passed away on December 9, 2019. Barbara was the devoted wife of the late Daniel Weiner. She is survived by her loving daughter Lori and Rick Michaud and her cherished sister Diane Elefson and family, Gerri Weiner, Alan and Beth Weiner. She was the adored grandmother of Olivia, Julia, Owen Michaud and Lauren Licata, Benjamin and Jess Weiner, Lindsay and Scott Lupi . She was the cherished great-grandmother of Isabella Licata and the great-grandmother to Ruby Weiner, Talia and Tucker Weiner. Barbara was raised in Malden and a graduate of Malden High School. Barbara went to Forsythe Dental school and was a dental hygienist. She worked 30 years at SmithKline Beecham as...

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