Potential ICL season revised to eight games...

Jun 30, 2020 by

Published in the June 30, 2020 edition. The Intercity League Board of Directors met again on June 25 according to a recent press release. It was the latest in a long series of meetings to continue their discussions regarding the possibility of conducting a shortened 2020 summer baseball season. Massachusetts remains in Phase 2 of the reopening plan which prohibits any games or scrimmages to be played. Phase 3, in which leagues can return to action, is scheduled to begin on July 6 at the earliest. The league announced that in order to give teams some time to prepare, the best-case scenario is now an eight-game regular season in which all nine teams would play each other once, followed by a playoff tournament. If Phase 3 begins on July 6 the earliest start date...

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Economic Development Council created...

Jun 30, 2020 by

Published in the June 30, 2020 edition. By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — The Town Council last week voted to create a nine-member Economic Development Council to work with and support a future Economic and Community Development Director, after Town Meeting recently voted to fund that position. The Town Council will take the summer to solicit members to serve on the Economic Development Council. The formation of an Economic Development Council had been a contentious issue for the Town Council, with a proposal developed by Councilor Edward Dombroski appearing on several recent meeting agendas. The matter was tabled at those earlier meetings as councilors expressed concerns about forming such a panel prior to the creation of an Economic and Community Development Director position. The latter had also been contentious, with some councilors wanting to hold off...

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