More apartments eyed for North Ave.

Posted by on Jun 22, 2018 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on More apartments eyed for North Ave.

Published in the June 22, 2018 edition. By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — The developer of “600 North,” the new 24-unit garden-style apartment building at 600 North Ave., directly across from Lakeside Office Park, is seeking to construct another complex next door at 598 North Ave. Last week, the Zoning Board of Appeals opened a new hearing on Jonathan Main’s application...

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On the rocks

Posted by on Jun 22, 2018 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on On the rocks

By GAIL LOWE A week after Harry and Meghan said their “I do’s” at Windsor Castle, husband Tony and I flew to London to immerse ourselves in all things royal, the city’s major attractions, including Westminster Abbey and the Tower of Big Ben (it’s been under repair recently so we didn’t see much of Ben) and the macabre (the...

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Centralized voting begins Tuesday

Posted by on Jun 21, 2018 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Centralized voting begins Tuesday

Published in the June 21, 2018 edition. WAKEFIELD — On Tuesday, voters will head to the polls to decide the fate of improvements to the town’s Public Safety Building. They will not, however, cast ballots at their old neighborhood polling places. The Special Election on June 26, a single question affair, will be held in the cafeteria of the...

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Unknowns get past Slappers in Twi League action

Posted by on Jun 22, 2018 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Unknowns get past Slappers in Twi League action

Published in the June 22, 2018 edition. WAKEFIELD — The Unknowns kicked off their 34th year of existence in the Twi League with a bizarre 6-2 win over the Slappers at Moulton Park on Wednesday. Adam Chanley went the distance for the Orange, allowing five hits and two runs over seven innings, while striking out seven. Slappers’ hurler Brian...

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Merchants send Maddogs home angry

Posted by on Jun 21, 2018 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Merchants send Maddogs home angry

Improve to 4-3-1; meet Reading on Sunday Published in the June 21, 2018 edition. By DAN PAWLOWSKI WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield Merchants hosted the Malden Maddogs last night at Walsh Field for their second matchup of the year. The Merchants crushed the Maddogs, 18-0 in Malden on June 1, but the newcomers to the Intercity League rode into Wakefield...

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Wakefield baseball celebrates season at banquet

Posted by on Jun 20, 2018 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Wakefield baseball celebrates season at banquet

Published in the June 20, 2018 edition LYNNFIELD — The WMHS baseball team celebrated their season and handed out awards on Monday at their banquet at Spinelli’s in Lynnfield. The Warriors finished 10-12 and made an appearance in the Div. 2 North Tournament after winning their final game of the season, 20-18 against Manchester-Essex to get their deciding 10th...

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Barbara J. Kilkelly, 67

Posted by on Jun 22, 2018 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Barbara J. Kilkelly, 67

Published in the June 22, 2018 edition. METHUEN — Barbara J. Kilkelly, 67, of Methuen, formerly of Wakefield, died Monday June 19, 2018 at the Lahey Clinic Medical Center of Burlington. Born in Somerville, November 25, 1950 she was the daughter of Thelma A. (Ghilardi) Bernard and the late Ernest H. Bernard. Barbara was a graduate of Tewksbury Memorial High...

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Robert F. Young, 80

Posted by on Jun 21, 2018 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Robert F. Young, 80

Published in the June 21, 2018 edition. WAKEFIELD — Robert F. “Bob” Young, 80, died peacefully Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at his home. Born in Melrose on June 4, 1938 he was the son of the late Robert F. and Dorothea (Velmure) Young. Bob was raised in Malden and was a graduate of Malden High School, Class of 1957. He...

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Robert T. Walsh, 91

Posted by on Jun 20, 2018 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Robert T. Walsh, 91

World War II veteran Published in the June 20, 2018 edition STONEHAM — Robert T. “Pic” Walsh, 91, of Stoneham, formerly of Wakefield died on June 16, 2018 at The Arbors of Stoneham. He was born on November 7, 1926 and was the son of the late Leo and Josephine (O’Donnel) Walsh. Pic was a lifelong Wakefield resident and...

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