Visual Arts Night at Americal Tuesday

Posted by on Apr 20, 2018 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Visual Arts Night at Americal Tuesday

Published in the April 20, 2018 edition. WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield Public Schools Visual Arts Department and the Arts Collaborative of Wakefield invite you to Visual Arts Night at the Americal Civic Center on Tuesday, April 24, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. It is very exciting to have both events occur at the same time in the same building....

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The civics lesson

Posted by on Apr 19, 2018 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on The civics lesson

Published in the April 19, 2018 edition. By MARK SARDELLA Terms that perfectly capture their intended meaning often end up as clichés. They are overused because no other words serve the purpose quite so well. The term “politically correct” has become something of a cliché. This provides cover to those accused of politically correctness, as they are able to dismiss the...

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Selectman hopefuls share ideas

Posted by on Apr 19, 2018 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Selectman hopefuls share ideas

Published in the April 19, 2018 edition. The Daily Item posed two questions to the candidates for Board of Selectmen in the April 24 Town Election. Incumbents Paul R. DiNocco and Brian E. Falvey are being challenged by Deborah M. Butler and Julie Smith-Galvin. Two will be elected. Question 1: The town has a pretty healthy Rainy Day account. Are...

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Warriors struggle against Lexington

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WMHS nine (1-1) shut out by Minutemen, 9-0 Published in the April 20, 2018 edition. By NOAH GREIF WAKEFIELD — While other WMHS spring squads have been practicing this week, the baseball team has been trying to catch up on regular season games, putting them in a pickle. Field conditions at Walsh Field have not been ideal, forcing a delay...

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Laxmen working hard to overcome adversity

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Warriors (2-4) focused on improving every day By DAN PAWLOWSKI WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield boys’ lacrosse team has been synonymous with success throughout head coach Andrew Lavalle’s first three years in town. Except Wakefield’s understanding of prosperity isn’t necessarily typical. “You have to define success at the beginning of the season,” said Lavalle. “Our definition isn’t the same as...

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Girls’ track and field beats Watertown

Posted by on Apr 18, 2018 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Girls’ track and field beats Watertown

Warriors start season 2-0 Published in the April 18, 2018 edition WATERTOWN — The Wakefield girls’ track and field team had another very good showing in Watertown for their second dual meet of the season on Friday as they brought home a 104-32 victory over the Raiders. The Warriors needed some new athletes to rise to the occasion as...

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John W. Browne, 83

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Published in the April 20, 2018 edition. CALAIS, Maine — John William Browne, 83, passed away on April 18, 2018 at a hospital in Bangor, Maine. He was born January 9, 1935 in Winchester, Mass., son of William and Helen (Dennehy) Browne. John had spent his early years in Wakefield, Mass. where he graduated from Wakefield High School, class...

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Marilyn Babine, 75

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Published in the April 20, 2018 edition. MIDDLETON — Marilyn (Fender) Babine, of Middleton, passed quietly on April 9, 2018 after a long struggle. Marilyn was born in Winchester on June 12, 1942, the daughter of the Marie (Davies) Fender and William Fender. A graduate of Wakefield High School in 1960, she continued her education at Sullins College and...

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Eileen T. Layton, 85

Posted by on Apr 19, 2018 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Eileen T. Layton, 85

Published in the April 19, 2018 edition. PEABODY — Eileen T. Layton, 85, of Peabody, formerly of Tewksbury and Somerville, died Tuesday, April 17, 2018 in Wilmington. Born in Somerville on December 4, 1932 she was the daughter of the late John and Margaret (Driscoll) Canty. Mrs. Layton was raised in Somerville and was a graduate of St. Clements...

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