Town celebrates summer tomorrow...

Aug 17, 2018 by

Published in the August 17, 2018 edition. WAKEFIELD — Tomorrow afternoon into the early evening, weather permitting, Wakefield celebrates the summer with its annual Festival Italia. (Organizers were meeting this morning to determine whether to postpone the festivities to Sunday.) Along closed sections of Main Street and Albion Street, there will be activities for kids, street performers, musicians, dancers, food and drink. Groups looking to raise money for their causes will be set up along the way as well, adding to the color of the 2018 edition of the festival. The action gets underway around 2 p.m. and will run until 8 p.m. Along the festival route, you can partake of the many vendors, performances, activities, or just meet up with friends and relatives to enjoy this family-oriented day. There will be something for everyone, according to...

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Jazz on the plaza

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Published in the August 17, 2018 edition.

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Brewers walk off wild game two in Twi Finals, 8-7...

Aug 17, 2018 by

Series tied 1-1; game three tonight Published in the August 17, 2018 edition. By DAN PAWLOWSKI WAKEFIELD — There’s a general consensus in town that the best fireworks in Wakefield happen on the 4th of July. The ones at Moulton in August aren’t bad either. It’s been an extremely competitive, thrilling and at times contentious Twi League playoffs. Game two of the Finals was just the latest chapter. Following a 7-2 game one win for the Highlife, the Brewers fought back in game two, responding to a four-run top of the 7th for the Highlife that tied the game, by walking off on a sacrifice fly. The Brewers took control of this one with a four-run 2nd inning off Highlife starter John Evangelista. The shorthanded Highlife, without regular starters like Eric DiTonno, Mark Sulllivan,...

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