Lorraine Amerault, 89

Jan 15, 2020 by

Published January 15, 2020 WAKEFIELD — Lorraine (Andrews) Amerault, 89, of Wakefield, formerly of Medford, passed away on January 8, 2020. She was the beloved wife, of 70 years, of Donald Amerault of Wakefield. Loving mother of Jennifer Currie and her husband Doug of Winchester, David Amerault and his wife Shannon of Wakefield, and Stephen Romine of Woodstock, N.Y. Proud grandmother of Samantha Amerault, Colin Currie and his wife Kate, and Cameron Currie. Loving sister of Dorothy Gressot and her husband Walter of Arizona. Dear friend of Millie MacDonald of Melrose. A memorial service was held on Thursday, Jan. 16, at the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St., Melrose. Relatives and friends were welcomed to arrive at the funeral home. To leave an online message of condolence please visit...

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John A. Bilicki, 89

Jan 14, 2020 by

Published in the January 14, 2020 edition. ROCHESTER, N.H. — John A. Bilicki, 89, of Rochester, New Hampshire formerly of Wildwood, Florida and Reading, Mass. died on Thursday, January 9, 2020 at his residence. Born in Wakefield on July 31, 1930, he was the son of the late Anthony and Victoria (Zoiremski) Bilicki. Mr. Bilicki was a graduate of Reading High School. He served in the United States Marine Corp during the Korean War. Mr. Bilicki was a police officer for the Town of Reading from 1952 to 1976. He was a member of the Wakefield Elks # 1276 and the Reading American Legion Post 0062. Mr. Bilicki was the husband of the late Agnes (Mieczkowski) Keaney Bilicki and former husband of the late Carolyn (Guy) Bilicki. He is survived by his three children: John...

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Kimberly L. Bavaro, 52

Jan 14, 2020 by

Published in the January 14, 2020 edition. LITCHFIELD, N.H. — Kimberly L. Gerrish Bavaro, 52, of Litchfield, N.H., formerly of Wakefield, Mass., passed on Friday January 10, 2020 peacefully at her home in Litchfield, New Hampshire. She was born on November 5, 1967 in Wakefield. Kim was the devoted wife of James T. Bavaro. They were married on June 24, 2001 in Boston. She was predeceased by her parents, the late K. Stanley Gerrish and Anita L. Robinson Gerrish Huse. Kim attended Wakefield Schools until moving to North Andover where she graduated from North Andover High. Kimberly graduated from Merrimack College with her bachelor’s degree and received her Masters of Education from Rivier College. She started her career at the Upper Room, a Family Resource Center in Derry, N.H. running a program for homeless...

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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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