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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SMWs unite!

Posted by on Jun 21, 2018 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on SMWs unite!

Published in the June 21, 2018 edition. By MARK SARDELLA If there’s anyone more insufferable than a Social Justice Warrior, it’s a Social Media Warrior. However irritating they may be, at least SJWs can usually parrot some tired talking points in defense of their positions. All Social Media Warriors care about is being one of the cool kids. They’ll say...

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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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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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Warriors put Wakefield on the map at New Balance Nationals

Posted by on Jun 19, 2018 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Warriors put Wakefield on the map at New Balance Nationals

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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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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Frances M. Anderson, 92

Posted by on Jun 20, 2018 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Frances M. Anderson, 92

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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