TSB turns 150 Sunday

Posted by on May 24, 2019 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on TSB turns 150 Sunday

Published in the May 24, 2019 edition. WAKEFIELD — May 26 will mark the 150th anniversary of The Savings Bank, a milestone that is being celebrated with the community throughout the year including their celebration with the community on Saturday, June 22 from 2 to 8 p.m. “We are excited to be celebrating this significant milestone and to share...

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Memorial Day program at WSSC

Posted by on May 22, 2019 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Memorial Day program at WSSC

Published May 22, 2019 WAKEFIELD — The West Side Social Club (WSSC) will hold its annual Memorial Day Program on Monday, May 27. The program will commence at Moulton Field on Harrington Court at 10 a.m. This event dates back to the end of World War II. At the time, club members planted young maple trees around the perimeter...

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Burnett space at WMHS to be dedicated

Posted by on May 21, 2019 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Burnett space at WMHS to be dedicated

Published in the May 21, 2019 edition. By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD – The dedication and grand opening of the Meghan S. Burnett Makerspace at Wakefield Memorial High School will be held on June 6 at 6 p.m., school Superintendent Douglas Lyons told the School Committee last week. Last December, the School Committee approved the naming of the “makerspace” at the high...

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Warriors win instant classic against Melrose on final strikeout

Posted by on May 24, 2019 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Warriors win instant classic against Melrose on final strikeout

One win away from Freedom Division title Published in the May 23, 2019 edition. By DAN PAWLOWSKI MELROSE — For a moment, or maybe an eternity, Morelli Field couldn’t breathe. There was a “ping,” a slicing star of tightly stitched cowhide screaming through a dark sky and a collective gasp. Lining the fence on the first base side was...

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Warriors compete at MIAA State Individuals

Posted by on May 22, 2019 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Warriors compete at MIAA State Individuals

Published May 22, 2019 WESTON — In sports, the only way to get better is to practice against the best of the best. Last Saturday, the Wakefield High boys’ tennis singles players went up against the top players in Massachusetts at the 2019 MIAA Boys’ North Individual Tennis Tournament located in Weston. Noah Greif drew a tough draw, matching up...

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Laxmen’s five-game winning streak halted by Melrose

Posted by on May 21, 2019 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Laxmen’s five-game winning streak halted by Melrose

Published in the May 21, 2019 edition. By DAN PAWLOWSKI WAKEFIELD — It was electric from the moment Wakefield marched onto Landrigan Field to a remix that began with David Patrick Kelly from “The Warriors” begging a certain group to come out to play. Wakefield (7-7) showed no fear against an 11-4 Melrose team who is currently ranked 15th...

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John C. Williams, 53

Posted by on May 24, 2019 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on John C. Williams, 53

Published in the May 24, 2019 edition. WAKEFIELD — John C. Williams, 53, a resident of Wakefield, passed away on Sunday, May 19, 2019 at Winchester Hospital. John was born in Melrose on November 28, 1965, one of three children of William “Bill” Williams and Patricia R. (Ahearn) Mahoney. He grew up in Wakefield, and graduated from Wakefield High...

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Mary Rose Anjim, 73

Posted by on May 23, 2019 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Mary Rose Anjim, 73

Published in the May 23, 2019 edition. WAKEFIELD — Mary Rose Anjim, 73, of Wakefield, died Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at her residence surrounded by family. Born in Damascus, Syria on September 30, 1945 she was the daughter of the late Habib and Hneneh (Abou-Hamad) Sulaiman. Mary Rose was raised in Damascus, Syria where she was a caretaker to her...

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Annie Belle Benedetto, 99

Posted by on May 21, 2019 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Annie Belle Benedetto, 99

Published in the May 21, 2019 edition. WAKEFIELD — Annie Belle (Taylor) Benedetto, 99, a long-time resident of Wakefield, passed away peacefully, at Sunrise Assisted Living of Lynnfield, on May 17, 2019. Annie Belle was born in New London, N.C. on October 3, 1919. She was the cherished daughter of the late Cicero and Rosa Belle Taylor, and sister...

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