Lynnfield’s fall sports status unknown...

Sep 16, 2020 by

More CAL news including no fans Published September 16, 2020 By DAN PAWLOWSKI  LYNNFIELD — Athletics at Lynnfield High School are in jeopardy for the fall season following the town’s designation as a “red” community in the state’s most recent COVID-19 Public Health Report.  With an average daily incident rate per 100,000 residents currently at 11.0, Lynnfield joins other red districts including Chelsea, Everett, Lawrence, Lynn, Methuen, Revere and Winthrop. According to the MIAA and DESE joint report on high school sports this season, “Districts designated as ‘red’ based on the Department of Public Health (DPH)’s metric of average daily cases per 100,000 residents and which therefore have their high school students learning remotely at the start of a season, must postpone their entire season, including practices, until the floating season later in the year.” The floating...

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Joan Crawford, 89

Sep 16, 2020 by

Active in the North Reading community, enjoyed gardening Published September 16, 2020 NORTH READING — Joan (Rolfe) Crawford, 89, of North Reading, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020. She was the daughter of the late Frederick W. Rolfe, Jr. and Ariel M. (Decker) Rolfe of Malden and Melrose, and the sister of the late Edwin D. Rolfe. Joan grew up in Melrose and graduated from Melrose High School, Class of 1948 and Boston University, Class of 1950. She married her high school sweetheart, the late Charles Whitney (Whit) Crawford, in 1951. They were married 58 years until his death in 2009. She was the devoted mother of Michael and his wife Carol of Rockport, Richard and his wife Anne of Melrose, the late Steven of North Reading, Brian and his wife Karla...

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Susan A. Connell, 79

Sep 9, 2020 by

Talented seamstress, enjoyed reading and word search puzzles Published September 9, 2020 LYNNFIELD — Susan A. Connell, 79, of Lynnfield, died on Friday, September 4, 2020 at the Tuft’s Medical Center in Boston. Born in Hyannis on February 11, 1941, she was the daughter of the late Eleanor J. (Howland) DeCosta and stepdaughter of the late John DeCosta. Susan was a graduate of Barnstable High School, Class of 1959. She was a retired pre-school teacher in Reading and Lynnfield. Susan enjoyed reading and word search puzzles. She was a very talented seamstress and spent many happy hours with her patterns and books. Susan was the wife of the late David J. Connell. She is survived by her loving daughter Heidie Flynn and her husband Dan of Leominster, her cherished granddaughter Bailey Flynn and her devoted...

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