Minors served alcohol at two restaurants...

Apr 18, 2019 by

Published in the April 18, 2019 edition. By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD – Two local restaurants failed compliance checks conducted earlier this month by the state Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission (ABCC) by serving alcohol to minors, according to ABCC documents obtained by the Daily Item. Tequilas at 979 Main St. in Greenwood and Sonny Noto’s at 49 Water St. both failed the compliance checks on April 1, 2019 by allegedly serving alcohol to a minor working with an ABCC investigator. Under the ABCC’s Compliance Check Guidelines, an underage person enters the licensed premises under observation by an ABCC investigator and/or a law enforcement officer. The underage person attempts to purchase an alcoholic beverage. According to the Minimum Purchase Age Compliance Check Field Report filled out by the ABCC investigator, the underage person entered Tequila’s at 6:54...

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Netmen fall to Reading, bounce back against Gloucester...

Apr 18, 2019 by

Published in the April 18, 2019 edition. By NOAH GREIF WAKEFIELD — It’s clear the WMHS boys’ tennis team is capable of doing great things. The Warriors continued their mission with meetings against Reading and Gloucester. Wakefield was blanked by the Rockets, but got a sweep of their own against the Fisherman. Going into the match against Reading, the Warriors simply knew it was going to be a tough match. The Rockets have been a consistent contender in the Liberty division. One thing: Wakefield will put up a fight against anyone, and on April 5, it was clear they did. “Wakefield can compete against some teams in the Liberty Division. Lexington, Winchester and Reading are always tough, but I am interested to see how we do against Arlington and Belmont,” said head coach Cheryl Connors....

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Joseph C. Scappace Jr., 65

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Published in the April 18, 2019 edition. GREENFIELD — Joseph C. Scappace Jr., 65, of Greenfield died April 11, 2019 at MGH, Boston following a period of declining health. He was born in Somerville on May 1, 1953 to Joseph and Eva (Mallett) Scappace and was raised in Wakefield. He was educated in local public schools and graduated from Wakefield Memorial High School in the Class of 1971. Joe served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War from 1972 to 1976. He was a freight conductor for the railroad, retiring in 2013. Joe enjoyed summer camping with his family, attending custom van events, tinkering and walks with his dog Ike. He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Kathy (McGuire) Scappace of Greenfield; his three children and their partners and six grandchildren:...

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