Visual Arts Night at Americal Tuesday...

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Published in the April 20, 2018 edition. WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield Public Schools Visual Arts Department and the Arts Collaborative of Wakefield invite you to Visual Arts Night at the Americal Civic Center on Tuesday, April 24, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. It is very exciting to have both events occur at the same time in the same building. The school K-12 art exhibit will be in the Drill Hall and the ACW portion in the Heritage Room. This display features work from artists 5-65 years old! WMHS Visual Arts students will be working on computer graphics, 3-D printing, making ceramic works by hand and using potter’s wheels, painting, printing and drawing. Wakefield Visual Art teachers Meghan Pierre and Amy Drago from the elementary schools, Emily Sevigny and Ann Whelan from Galvin, and Jonathan...

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Warriors struggle against Lexington...

Apr 20, 2018 by

WMHS nine (1-1) shut out by Minutemen, 9-0 Published in the April 20, 2018 edition. By NOAH GREIF WAKEFIELD — While other WMHS spring squads have been practicing this week, the baseball team has been trying to catch up on regular season games, putting them in a pickle. Field conditions at Walsh Field have not been ideal, forcing a delay in the season as well as pushing the diamond men to hold many practices inside the past few weeks. To make matters worse, the Warriors matched up against a deep, fast and athletic team in Lexington. They took on the Minutemen at Walsh Field at 3 p.m. on Wednesday after a postponement from 10 a.m., and suffered a 9-0 loss. The Warrior lineup faced Jack Pawloski, a tough, hard-throwing, six-foot-four lefty. The southpaw was able to silence...

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John W. Browne, 83

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Published in the April 20, 2018 edition. CALAIS, Maine — John William Browne, 83, passed away on April 18, 2018 at a hospital in Bangor, Maine. He was born January 9, 1935 in Winchester, Mass., son of William and Helen (Dennehy) Browne. John had spent his early years in Wakefield, Mass. where he graduated from Wakefield High School, class of 1953. He then went on to attend Northeastern University in Boston. As a young man, John was an avid skier and sailor. He served his country for two years in the United States Army with a 1½ year assignment in Panama working as a chemist. He continued working as a chemist for the A.W. Chesterton Company in Groveland, Mass. until his retirement in 2001. John and his wife, Daune, moved to Calais, Maine in...

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