Carol A. Carano, 77

Feb 26, 2021 by

Published in the February 26, 2021 edition. WAKEFIELD — Carol A. Carano, 77, of Wakefield died on Wednesday, February 24 at the Melrose-Wakefield Hospital. Carol was born in Everett on June 16, 1943 and was the daughter of the late Thomas and Marion (Tropeano) Golini. Carol was raised in Wakefield and was a graduate of Wakefield High School, Class of 1961. After high school she worked as a clerk for an insurance firm. She met and married Terrance Carano and began to raise a family together. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends and will be missed by all that knew her. Carol was the beloved wife of the late Terrance Carano. She was the loving mother of Thomas A. Carano and his wife Lisa, Dominic J. Carano and Teri A. Carano,...

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Shirley M. Coe, 94

Feb 26, 2021 by

Published in the February 26, 2021 edition. PEABODY – Shirley M. Coe, 94, of Peabody, died on Tuesday, February 23 at her residence. Born in Worcester on December 12, 1926, she was the daughter of the late William S. and Mae C. (Graham) McNabb. Mrs. Coe was raised in Worcester and was graduated valedictorian from the Worcester Public School System. After marrying her husband, she worked to support the family after her husband returned from the service and attended Worcester Tech. They later settled in Wakefield and started their family. Mrs. Coe was a member of the First Baptist Church in Wakefield and was an avid member of Brownettes and Messenger Corp. Mrs. Coe was involved in Wakefield politics and volunteer work. She was a devoted family woman. She enjoyed spending time at the...

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Health budget OK’d as COVID cases decline...

Feb 26, 2021 by

Published in the February 26, 2021 edition. By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — Health Director Ruth Clay says that while local COVID numbers are steadily declining, now is not the time to let up on precautions. Clay provided an update at this week’s Town Council meeting. Clay reported that 871 people were given their second vaccine dose on Monday, while another first-dose clinic is scheduled for today for eligible individuals at the 200 Quannapowitt Ave. site. Once those vaccinated today get their second shots, Clay said, there would be no more local clinics. However, that may change. After objections from local health officials, Gov. Charlie Baker has backed off an earlier decision to move away from local clinics in favor mass vaccination sites. Clay reported that the Health Department has been notified that it will receive...

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