June Hazelwood, 93

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Published in the September 16, 2019 edition. WAKEFIELD — June Winifred Turner Hazelwood, 93, formerly of Wakefield, passed away on September 12, 2019 with family by her side. Born in Belmont on June 17, 1926, to Mildred and Frank Turner, she grew up in Medford. June graduated from Medford High School Class of 1944. As a teenager, she was an accomplished softball and basketball player, President of the Girls Athletic Association, received high honors and belonged to the Kendall Society. In addition, in three months she helped raise $75,000 in student war bonds, which she presented to the Army for the purchase of a P-51 Mustang plane. The plane was named “Medford Mustang.” She was inducted into the “Mustang Hall of Fame” in 2006, for her educational achievements time and dedication. June went on...

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Changes coming for refuse collection...

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Published in the September 16, 2019 edition. WAKEFIELD — Beginning September 30, JRM Hauling and Recycling will be servicing the town for both trash and recycling management. Little will change for residents, and existing blue trash bins will still be used. Currently, JRM provides recycling services to Wakefield and Russell Disposal provides trash refuse collection services. Russell Disposal informed the town that it is changing its business model and would not seek to renew its municipal agreement with Wakefield this fall. After careful consideration, JRM was selected to replace Russell for refuse collection services. Residents may notice that JRM’s trash trucks look different, as the hauling arm for the barrel is located on the back instead of the side, but barrels should still be placed in the same locations and pickup days will remain...

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Natalie Joly wins New England Music Award...

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Published in the September 16, 2019 edition. WAKEFIELD — On September 7, Wakefield’s own Natalie Joly and Kyle McGrail, and their band “Natalie Joly & the Reckless Hearts,” took home the Song of the Year award at the New England Music Awards, for their latest release, “You Oughta Know.” “You Oughta Know” was written by Joly, and is performed by Natalie on vocals and rhythm guitar, Kyle McGrail on drums, Cory Paza on lead guitar, and BJ Knights on bass. “You Oughta Know” was also nominated for Video of the Year at this year’s New England Music Awards. The England Music Awards is an annual event that celebrates the area’s best musical achievements of the year. Every year NEMA nominates over 100 artists and bands, spanning a variety of categories and genres of popular music...

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