Public Safety Building rehab heads to polls

Posted by on May 23, 2018 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Public Safety Building rehab heads to polls

Published in the May 23, 2018 edition By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — It’s not over until it’s over, as they say.  The vote on Article 8 at Annual Town Meeting to fund an $8 million rehab and expansion of the Public Safety Building will now be going to a Special Election. A group of residents has collected the required...

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SC in Boston tonight

Posted by on May 22, 2018 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on SC in Boston tonight

Published in the May 22, 2018 edition. By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — For their meeting tonight, the School Committee will head into Boston where they will be treated to dinner hosted by METCO families at Bethel AME Church in Jamaica Plain at 6:30 p.m. followed by their regular meeting at 7:30 p.m. The meeting with METCO families is an annual spring...

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WMHS Memorial Day Assembly May 25

Posted by on May 22, 2018 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on WMHS Memorial Day Assembly May 25

Published in the May 22, 2018 edition. WAKEFIELD — On Friday, May 25, Wakefield Memorial High School will hold its annual Memorial Day Assembly from 9:30 a.m. to 10:40 a.m. in the Charbonneau Field House. Veterans from every branch of the U.S. military will be recognized for their bravery and courage in their service to our nation both at...

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Seventh inning comeback bid falls just short for Warriors

Posted by on May 23, 2018 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Seventh inning comeback bid falls just short for Warriors

Published in the May 23, 2018 edition By DAN MARGARITA WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield High softball team hosted Haverhill last night and lost 9-7 on a drizzly day at Vet’s Field. “I hate losing and I know these kids hate losing,” said Wakefield coach Rich “Coach Q” Quattrocchi. Haverhill took an immediate lead with two runs in the first...

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Warriors honored at boys’ lax senior night

Posted by on May 22, 2018 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Warriors honored at boys’ lax senior night

Wakefield awaits postseason seedings Published in the May 22, 2018 edition. By DAN PAWLOWSKI WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield High boys’ lacrosse team displayed the type of effort and grit yesterday that the  13 seniors have been known for over the last four years, but they fell just short to St. John’s Shrewsbury on Senior Night at Landrigan Field, 8-7....

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Warriors power through Stoneham on Senior Night

Posted by on May 21, 2018 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Warriors power through Stoneham on Senior Night

Published in the May 21, 2018 edition. By NOAH GREIF WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield boys’ tennis team continued to impress, with two well-played matches under the lights of Dobbins Courts on Wednesday and Thursday. The Warriors fought hard against Melrose, an undefeated Freedom team, but ultimately lost 4-1. Wakefield recovered well the next day on senior night, defeating Stoneham...

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Pauline B. Teixeira

Posted by on May 22, 2018 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Pauline B. Teixeira

Published in the May 22, 2018 edition. BRENTWOOD, N.H. — Pauline B. Teixeira, of Brentwood, N.H. passed away on May 20, 2018 at the Rockingham County Nursing Home in Brentwood. She was born in Boston, the daughter of the late William A. and Marie (LaRose) Bembery. Pauline was a former longtime resident of Wakefield, Mass. and worked for many...

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Leo L. Pistorini, 94

Posted by on May 22, 2018 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Leo L. Pistorini, 94

Published in the May 22, 2018 edition. WILMINGTON — Leo L. Pistorino, 94, of Wilmington, formerly of Melrose, died at the Melrose Wakefield Hospital on May 15, 2018. Leo was born and raised in Somerville and a graduate of Somerville High School, Class of 1942. After high school, Leo proudly served his country in the Army Air Corp during...

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Lena A. Peach, 81

Posted by on May 21, 2018 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Lena A. Peach, 81

Published in the May 21, 2018 edition. WAKEFIELD — Lena A. “Palmira” Peach, 81, a longtime resident of Wakefield, died Saturday, May 19, at her residence. Born in Avellino, Italy on August 16, 1936, she was the daughter of the late Luigi and Carmella (Della Polla) Perillo. Lena was born and raised in Italy before moving to the United...

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