Susan Veno, 81

Jan 21, 2021 by

Published in the January 21, 2021 edition. WAKEFIELD — Susan (Weadick) Veno, 81, died peacefully on January 14 at her residence in Wakefield following a brief illness surrounded by her immediate family. Born December 3, 1939, Susan was the loving daughter of the late Mabel and Edward Weadick of Reading. Susan graduated from Reading High School in 1957 and was the office manager for Prism Construction Company of Wakefield for many years. Susan, a devoted wife and mother, was an excellent cook who loved spending her winters at her home in Deland, Florida with her husband of 56 years and her summers in her garden or enjoying the sun and surf at Nahant Beach. Susan is survived by her husband William H., her son William E. both of Wakefield, a sister, Carol Lew of Florida,...

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Woman killed, man wounded on Otis Street...

Jan 19, 2021 by

Published in the January 19, 2021 edition. WAKEFIELD — A woman was killed inside an Otis Street home this morning and a man was shot and injured by responding officers. According to the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office and Wakefield Police, they are investigating the incident. Wakefield Police responded to the Otis St. residence around 10:15 a.m. and located a woman deceased in what appears to be a homicide. Additional officers were called to the scene. During the incident a male was shot by Wakefield police. The man was transported to an area hospital. No police officers were seriously injured. Updates will be provided as they are...

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Vacant downtown site eyed for bank building...

Jan 19, 2021 by

Published in the January 19, 2021 edition. By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — Another blighted property in the downtown area appears to be headed for a major upgrade. The former Tuckers Auto Supply and Wakefield Motor Gallery property at the corner of Main and Richardson streets has been purchased by Robert Santonelli, who would like to build a new Santander Bank branch on the site. Santonelli would retain ownership of the 500 Main St. property and would construct the bank building and lease it to Santander. Santander would like to relocate from its current location in Wakefield Square to the new site. Santonelli, who owns a lot of real estate in the downtown area, presented his plans to the Zoning Board of Appeals last week along with his attorney, Brian McGrail. McGrail said that the plan involves razing everything currently...

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