Taxes abated after owner cleans up hazardous site

Posted by on Jul 19, 2018 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Taxes abated after owner cleans up hazardous site

Published in the July 19, 2018 edition. By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — The town will forgive $38,000 in back taxes owed after the new owner the property at 13-15 Albion St. agreed to clean up hazardous waste on the site. Town Administrator Stephen P. Maio explained the rationale for the deal at Monday’s meeting of the Town Council. He...

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Kiosk chaos

Posted by on Jul 19, 2018 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Kiosk chaos

Published in the July 19, 2018 edition. By MARK SARDELLA This whole business of letting a group of citizens work their butts off for months or years on some worthy project only to have others swoop in at the eleventh hour and scuttle all that effort is getting a little old. We saw it with the Public Safety Building....

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New 40B eyed for Greenwood

Posted by on Jul 18, 2018 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on New 40B eyed for Greenwood

Published in the July 21, 2018 edition By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — The town got its first look at “Greenwood Station,” a 27-unit 40B apartment building proposed for 998-1000 Main Street when the developer’s representative gave an introductory presentation to the Town Council Monday night.  The site is within 2500 feet of the Greenwood commuter rail stop and on...

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Collins, Merchants walk off for second time in three days

Posted by on Jul 19, 2018 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Collins, Merchants walk off for second time in three days

Published in the July 19, 2018 edition. By DAN PAWLOWSKI WAKEFIELD — It was nothing for Ryan Collins and the 2018 Merchants. They’ve been here before. Three days before actually. Ryan Collins followed up his walk-off base hit on Sunday against the Melrose Americans with another walk-off knock last night at Walsh Field for a 3-2 win against the...

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Twelve Wakefield residents cycle toward $52 million goal in the 2018 Pan-Mass Challenge

Posted by on Jul 18, 2018 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Twelve Wakefield residents cycle toward $52 million goal in the 2018 Pan-Mass Challenge

Published in the July 18, 2018 edition NEEDHAM — On Aug. 4 and 5, twelve riders from Wakefield will cycle up to 192 miles in the Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC) with the goal of topping last year’s record-breaking gift and raising $52 million for critical cancer research and patient care at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. During PMC weekend, over 6,300 cyclists...

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Leahy, Brewers shut out Expos; pull even for first in Twi League

Posted by on Jul 17, 2018 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Leahy, Brewers shut out Expos; pull even for first in Twi League

Published in the July 17, 2018 edition. By DAN PAWLOWSKI WAKEFIELD — The Brewers are too talented and too experienced to let an opportunity like this pass them by. Looking to tie the Expos for first in the Twi League, the Brew Crew gave the ball to Tom Leahy, (WHS ‘08) who despite spending most of his current time...

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Scott A. DiMella, 51

Posted by on Jul 18, 2018 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Scott A. DiMella, 51

Devoted family man, amazing father Published in the July 18, 2018 edition WAKEFIELD — Scott A. DiMella, 51, of Wakefield, died Saturday, July 14, 2018 at his home surrounded by his family. Born in Boston on February 16, 1967 he was the cherished son of Deirdre (Dragon) DiMella of Springfield and Frederick DiMella and Valerie (Rose) of Waterford, Conn. Scott...

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William P. Cosgrove, 82

Posted by on Jul 17, 2018 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on William P. Cosgrove, 82

Published in the July 17, 2018 edition. CHARLESTOWN, R.I. — William P. Cosgrove, 82, of Charlestown, R.I. and formerly of Oakville, Conn. died peacefully surrounded by his loving family on July 13, 2018. He was the beloved husband of the late Helen (Gordon) Cosgrove. They were married for 42 years before her death in 2002. Born in Manhattan, N.Y. on...

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Joseph W. Bowers, 80

Posted by on Jul 13, 2018 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Joseph W. Bowers, 80

Published in the July 13, 2018 edition. MANCHESTER, N.H. — Joseph W. Bowers, 80, of Manchester, N.H. died July 10, 2018 at his home after a period of declining health. He was born in Cambridge, Mass. on December 19, 1937 to Clarence and Ethel Bowers. He grew up in Cambridge and lived in Wakefield, Mass. for 46 years before...

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