9th Essex hopefuls show their differences

Posted by on Sep 24, 2018 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on 9th Essex hopefuls show their differences

Published in the September 24, 2018 edition. WAKEFIELD — The two men running to represent half of Wakefield on Beacon Hill batted around several issues during a televised forum last week, staking their ground as the November 6 general election approaches. Incumbent state Representative Donald H. Wong, the Saugus Republican, squared off Wednesday at the Galvin Middle School’s Veterans...

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WCNA’s Memorial Common fence repair continues

Posted by on Sep 24, 2018 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on WCNA’s Memorial Common fence repair continues

Published in the September 24, 2018 edition. WAKEFIELD — On Saturday, members of the Wakefield Center Neighborhood Association continued repair work on the Memorial (Upper) Common fence. Town Administrator Steve Maio stopped by and visited with the work crew. The original fence was installed many decades ago. Years of winter storms, corrosion and occasional collisions had degraded or destroyed...

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Lynnfield man faces weapons charges

Posted by on Sep 24, 2018 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Lynnfield man faces weapons charges

Published in the September 24, 2018 edition. WAKEFIELD — Police arrested a 34-year-old Lynnfield man on multiple charges, including carrying a dangerous weapon, after he was seen with a rifle in the Montrose area Saturday morning. Starting at about 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, police received several 911 calls about a man with a patrol rifle. The first call said the...

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Welcome back: Warriors earn 16-9 win over Wilmington in first league game

Posted by on Sep 24, 2018 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Welcome back: Warriors earn 16-9 win over Wilmington in first league game

Published in the September 24, 2018 edition. By DAN PAWLOWSKI WAKEFIELD — The boys are back. Following the return of seniors Danny Marinaccio, Derek Dimascio and Billy O’Keefe, the Wakefield Warriors (1-2) shut down the Wilmington (2-1) offense on their way to a 16-9 victory, their first of the 2018 season and first for new head coach John Rafferty....

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Hungry boys’ XC team hopes to three-peat as state champs

Posted by on Sep 20, 2018 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Hungry boys’ XC team hopes to three-peat as state champs

Published in the September 20, 2018 edition. By DAN PAWLOWSKI WAKEFIELD — There once existed a time when the Wakefield cross country team were underdogs. Even last year, when the Warriors were reclassified to the large Div. 3, a repeat of their D4 state championship in 2016 seemed more like a faint possibility than a good chance. Now, a...

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Girls’ soccer eyes state tournament in 2018

Posted by on Sep 19, 2018 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Girls’ soccer eyes state tournament in 2018

Published in the September 19, 2018 edition By DAN PAWLOWSKI WAKEFIELD — The 2018 Wakefield High girls’ soccer team has a unique blend of youth and experience as they work towards their goals this season. With seven seniors, eight juniors, two sophomores and four freshmen, the Warriors seemed to be leaning more towards a learning year when they started...

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Mary E. Maguire, 93

Posted by on Sep 24, 2018 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Mary E. Maguire, 93

Published in the September 24, 2018 edition. WAKEFIELD — Mary E. Maguire, 93, of Wakefield, passed away peacefully on Thursday September 20, 2018 at Oosterman’s Rest Home in Melrose. She was the daughter of the late John and Maria (Nunes) Souza and the devoted wife of the late Francis J. Maguire. A resident of Greenwood for the past 91...

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Judith J. Kaufman, 82

Posted by on Sep 24, 2018 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Judith J. Kaufman, 82

Published in the September 24, 2018 edition. WAKEFIELD — Judith J. Kaufman, 82, of Wakefield, died Friday, September 21, 2018 at the Wakefield Center. Born in Lynn on June 15, 1936 she was the daughter of the late Sisto and Mary (Petronella) Camponescki. Mrs. Kaufman was raised in Wakefield and was a graduate of St. Joseph School. She had...

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Edward E. Haradon III, 78

Posted by on Sep 24, 2018 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Edward E. Haradon III, 78

Published in the September 24, 2018 edition. READING — Edward E. Haradon III, 78, of Reading, died September 7, 2018, following a lengthy illness. Born in Stoneham, raised in Wakefield, he was the son of the late Ella and Edward Haradon Jr. Eddie was a graduate of Wakefield High School in the class of 1958 and he attended Essex...

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