Loafers dominate game four to take 2019 Twi League crown...

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Published in the August 19, 2019 edition. By DAN BYRNE WAKEFIELD — Thursday’s was game four of the Twi League finals between the defending champion Highlife and the Loafers. Having taken a win in game three, the Highlife looked to stave off elimination, while the Loafers held a commanding 2-1 lead in the best-of-five series. The Loafers showed up with the bats, pounding 14 hits, leading to 11 runs en route to a decisive 11-4 victory to claim the Twi League Championship, winning the series three games to one. Jordan Fauci couldn’t claim victory as a reliever in game three, but got the ball to start game four, and he was nothing short of magnificent. The former Wakefield Warrior went the first six innings, allowing five hits and four runs, but that was only...

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Theresa M. Collins, 92

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Published in the August 19, 2019 edition. WAKEFIELD — Theresa M. Collins (DiGerolomo), 92, of Wakefield died Friday, August 16, 2019 at her residence. Theresa was born in Boston on June 15, 1927 and was the daughter of the late Anthony and Carmella (Mauriello) DiGerolomo. Theresa was raised in the North End of Boston and later married her husband Robert Collins and began to raise her family. She was an active member and served as a Eucharistic Minister at St. Joseph Church in Wakefield. She enjoyed spending time with her family and spending holidays at her house. Theresa was the beloved wife of the late Robert M. Collins. She was the loving mother of Ronald Collins and his fiancée Clare, Richard Collins, Denise Remick and her husband Bob and Kevin Collins and his wife...

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Envision Wakefield Resilient workshop Aug. 29...

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Published in the August 19, 2019 edition. WAKEFIELD — Envision Wakefield Resilient initiative was launched to create a pathway to a healthy, thriving future. Extreme storm events, flooding, and other hazards are becoming the norm, and climate science suggests this will continue. The Town of Wakefield is taking action to prepare for these changes and keep our community safe. Thanks to a grant funded by the Massachusetts Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (MVP) program, Wakefield launched the Envision Wakefield Resilient initiative to engage the entire community in creating solutions that build resilience to climate change. Over the next six months, a framework will be developed to serve as a guide for departments to plan for and implement more resilient projects. The framework is intended to help Wakefield save money, reduce water consumption, and improve the town’s...

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