Sweeney named to list of top RB’s in New England...

Apr 1, 2020 by

Published April 1, 2020 Wakefield’s Aidan Sweeney was recently named to football preseason watch list. Sweeney was one of 12 running backs from the class of 2022 named on the Excel Sports Academy of New England’s top high school/prep players in the region. Also making the list were Jayden Clerveaux of Everett, Camryn Edward of Norwalk (CT), James Guy, Jr. of St. John’s Prep, Jason Hall of Durfee, Jon Marvan of Wellesley, Antone Moreis of Martha’s Vineyard, Anthony Oquendo of Fitchburg, Jackson Paradis of Tilton (NH), Jack Sharpe of Killingly (CT), Luke Thobahn of Milton Academy and Tyler Tortora of Saint Joseph’s (CT). Sweeney rushed for 22 touchdowns during his sophomore...

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Carol Joyce Moore, 72

Apr 1, 2020 by

Deeply involved in the Marblehead community Published April 1, 2020 MARBLEHEAD — Carol Joyce Moore, 72, of Marblehead, died on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 after a brief illness. She passed away at home, surrounded by her loving family. Born in East Wirral, England on April 21, 1947 she was the daughter of the late Joseph Hopkins and Louise Denningham. Carol was a graduate of Fisher Park High School in Ottawa, Canada, Class of 1965 and attended art school at Algonquin College in Ottawa. She was the owner of the artisan gift shop Shipshape in Marblehead. Carol was deeply involved in her community and was a member of the Marblehead Chamber of Commerce, the Marblehead Christmas Walk Committee and President of the Marblehead Festival of Arts. She is survived by her brother John Hopkins and...

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Christopher Mirasolo Sr., 91

Mar 31, 2020 by

Published in the March 31, 2020 edition. WAKEFIELD — Christopher Mirasolo Sr., 91 years young,  of Wakefield passed away peacefully after a courageous fight with Alzheimers Disease, in his home surrounded by his family and two granddogs, Huey and Captain, on Saturday, March 21, 2020. Chris was born on February 3, 1929 to the late Joseph and Elizabeth Mirasolo. Raised in East Boston, Chris met and married his wife of 60 years, Constance (Masse), and the two raised three children in Revere. Chris was in the clothing industry for several years before moving to Wakefield in the 1980’s, where he was a welcome addition to Wally’s Cleaners on Princess St. Chris is survived by his loving wife, Connie, and their three children, Christopher, Jr. and wife Diana, Carol Jenard-Campbell, and Cynthia Currant and husband...

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Rail trail progress update

Nov 15, 2018 by

Published in the November 15, 2018 edition. By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) will tentatively hold a public hearing on the proposed rail trail’s 25 percent design this winter, Recreational Path Committee (RPC) Chairman Gerard Noumi told the Board of Selectmen last week. Noumi appeared before the selectmen to give a status update on the project. The RPC previously gave an update last March. “The committee’s goal is to go out and find information to bring back to the community,” said Noumi. “Our goal is to present neutral facts to everybody.” Noumi noted the RPC reviewed four potential rail trail alternatives, but the committee determined that the Wakefield-Lynnfield Rail Trail is the only feasible project. He noted the proposed rail trail would begin on Main Street in Wakefield near the...

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Hopeful signs on for SC

Jan 30, 2018 by

Published in the January 31, 2018 edition. WAKEFIELD — On Friday, a Greenwood resident expressed interest in running for School Committee. Colleen E. Guida of 49 Renwick Rd. took out papers for nomination to a three-year term on the board. She is the first person to show a desire to serve on the School Committee. Kate Morgan and Rob Tiro are the incumbents, and have yet to pull papers for nomination for reelection. Also last week, Christopher J. Fowlie, 21A Summer St., took out nomination papers for the five year seat on the Planning Board, creating the potential for a race for that post. He pulled papers Thursday, Jan. 25. Also pulling papers last Friday were Sonia Borda, 3 Border St., for the three year Board of Health position, and incumbent Kevin Patrick Scanlon...

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Gridmen beat Winchester in home opener...

Sep 18, 2017 by

Warriors start fast, maintain lead in big 28-13 win Published in the September 18, 2017 edition. By DAN PAWLOWSKI WAKEFIELD — Warrior football ran onto a misty Landrigan Field on Friday night looking for a bounce-back win in the home opener over a team that beat them 35-7 the year before. Wakefield started fast against Winchester and sustained their drives late to hold on to a huge win. Warrior fans who faced the early rain head-on will surely remember Wakefield’s first two plays from scrimmage, but it was actually the defense that set the tone in this one. On Winchester’s first drive, the Sachems picked up a first down but the defensive front, led by co-captains Alex Joly and Devin O’Brien stuffed a couple of run attempts forcing a third and long from about...

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