Continuity in school admin

Posted by on Jun 20, 2018 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Continuity in school admin

Published in the June 20, 2018 edition By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — The executive team that will assist new School Superintendent Doug Lyons in running the Wakefield Public Schools was solidified last week when the School Committee approved the contracts for two key members of the administrative team. The contract of School Business Adminstrator Michael Pfifferling was renewed for...

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Robbery at gunpoint leads to car chase, shooting

Posted by on Jun 19, 2018 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Robbery at gunpoint leads to car chase, shooting

Published in the June 19, 2018 edition. WAKEFIELD — Wakefield Police and State Police are investigating after a 28-year-old Wakefield man reported being robbed at gunpoint by two masked men in the parking lot of his apartment building on Hopkins Street at about 3:30 this morning. The victim pursued the robbers in his car to Route 93, where he...

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School fees, tuitions adjusted

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Published in the June 19, 2018 edition. By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD – As the current school year ends, the School Committee was thinking ahead to the 2018-2019 school year as they reviewed and adjusted tuitions and activity fees for next school year. Last week, School Business Administrator Michael Pfifferling discussed the recommended fee changes with the School Committee. The...

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Wakefield baseball celebrates season at banquet

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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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Warriors put Wakefield on the map at New Balance Nationals

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Boys’ track team to be honored at State House tomorrow Published in the June 19, 2018 edition. By DAN PAWLOWSKI GREENSBORO, N.C. — Representatives from the Wakefield Memorial High School track and field team traveled to Greensboro, North Carolina over the weekend to compete against the best in the country at the New Balance Nationals outdoor meet. The Warriors had...

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Townies senior Babe Ruth tops Medford in home opener

Posted by on Jun 18, 2018 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Townies senior Babe Ruth tops Medford in home opener

Published in the June 18, 2018 edition. By DAN PAWLOWSKI WAKEFIELD — The Townies Senior Babe Ruth team started their home-opener off on the right foot as they beat Medford 6-4 on Thursday. Wakefield’s bats were in midseason form in this one as they scored four runs in the first two innings. Pat Roche entered in the 3rd and...

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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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Frances M. Anderson, 92

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Enjoyed summers at York Beach Published in the June 20, 2018 edition ATKINSON, N.H. — Frances (”Frannie”) M. Anderson, 92, of Atkinson, N.H., formerly a longtime resident of Wakefield, passed away Monday, June 8, 2018, at home with her family. She was the wife of the late Donald H. Anderson. Born and raised in Saugus she was the daughter...

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Francine Curran, 72

Posted by on Jun 19, 2018 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Francine Curran, 72

Published in the June 19, 2018 edition. WAKEFIELD — Francine Burke Curran, 72, formerly of Lawrence and Methuen, died after a long battle with dementia on Monday, June 18, 2018 at Wakefield Center, Wakefield. She fought to the end. She was born on November 17, 1945 to the late Mary Josephine (Keenan) Burke and Francis Burke. She leaves behind...

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