Regulations on peddlers changed

Posted by on Jul 20, 2018 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Regulations on peddlers changed

Published in the July 20, 2018 edition By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — The Town Council has modified local regulations governing hawkers and peddlers by removing the requirement that they move on a regular basis. The requirement that they move every few hours was deemed impractical and difficult for police to enforce. In 2013, in response to a proliferation of...

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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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WMHS Dance Team wins multiple awards at UDA camp

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Six Wakefield All-Americans named Published in the July 20, 2018 edition BOSTON — The Wakefield High School Dance Team Program recently attended the Universal Dance Association overnight camp at Emmanuel College. At camp, each dancer learned three routines over the course of three days as well as attended team and individual technique classes. During the last day of camp,...

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Concessi grand slam powers High Life to 11-3 win over Expos

Posted by on Jul 20, 2018 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Concessi grand slam powers High Life to 11-3 win over Expos

Published in the July 20, 2018 edition By DAN BYRNE WAKEFIELD—In Twi League action on Wednesday, the High Life took on the Expos at Moulton Field. The High Life were coming off a big 17-2 win over the Brewers last Friday, and were looking to get their record back over .500 with a win against the Expos. Led by...

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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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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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