The virus numbers keep rising

Posted by on Dec 4, 2020 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on The virus numbers keep rising

Published in the December 4, 2020 edition. WAKEFIELD — Positive COVID-19 cases keep rising throughout town. In the school system, for example, Supt. Doug Lyons and his team are wrestling with more cases while trying to keep buildings open. Yesterday, Lyons wrote: “I am writing to inform you that since our correspondence yesterday, we have 4 new cases to report....

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Doyle class quarantined

Posted by on Dec 3, 2020 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Doyle class quarantined

Published in the December 3, 2020 edition. The following was sent out yesterday by Supt. of Schools Doug Lyons. Dear Parents and Guardians, I am writing to inform you that since our last correspondence, in the 13 days (11-19 to 12-2), we have recorded 12 new COVID positive student cases and 4 new staff cases in the Wakefield Public...

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Holiday gift guide

Posted by on Dec 3, 2020 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Holiday gift guide

Published in the December 3, 2020 edition. By MARK SARDELLA What’s the perfect Christmas gift for a member of the Wakefield Memorial High School Class of 2020? Why, a copy of the Town of Wakefield 2020 Annual Street List, of course! This handsome volume features a graphic on the front cover offering congratulations to those who graduated in this...

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Cosgrove, Keefe, Leary named boys’ soccer All-Stars

Posted by on Dec 2, 2020 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Cosgrove, Keefe, Leary named boys’ soccer All-Stars

ERIC KEEFE Keefe named to Eastern Mass team Published December 2, 2020 WAKEFIELD — The Middlesex League’s boys’ soccer coaches recently voted on All-Stars for the 2020 season. Three Wakefield Warriors were named to the team: senior captain Logan Cosgrove, senior captain Eric Keefe and junior Michael Leary.  In addition to his second All-Star award of his high school...

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Olmedo, Seabury, Nett named XC All-Stars

Posted by on Dec 1, 2020 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Olmedo, Seabury, Nett named XC All-Stars

Published in the December 1, 2020 edition. WAKEFIELD — The Middlesex League’s girls’ cross-country coaches recently voted on All-Stars for the 2020 season. Three Wakefield Warriors were named to the Freedom Division All-Star team: senior captain Elina Olmedo, junior Samantha Seabury and sophomore Madison Nett. The Warriors finished the regular season with a 3-1 record for second place in...

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Six All-Stars named for Wakefield’s league champion XC team

Posted by on Nov 30, 2020 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Six All-Stars named for Wakefield’s league champion XC team

Published in the November 30, 2020 edition. WAKEFIELD — The Middlesex League’s boys’ cross country coaches met recently to vote on All-Stars for the 2020 season. Six Wakefield Warriors were named to the Freedom Division All-Star team: senior captain Jonathan D’Ambrosio, senior Colin Rudy, junior Thomas Dowd, junior Ajay Haridasse, sophomore Leith Jones and sophomore Ben Stratton.  The Warriors...

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Christine M. McGrail

Posted by on Dec 3, 2020 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Christine M. McGrail

Published in the December 3, 2020 edition. WAKEFIELD — Christine M. McGrail, a lifelong Wakefield resident, died on November 27, 2020. She was the devoted wife to Richard J. McGrail until his death in 1995 and the loving mother to Attorney Brian McGrail and his wife Melissa of Wakefield, Christine Marshall and her husband Laurence of Farmington Hills, Michigan,...

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Melissa DelRossi

Posted by on Dec 3, 2020 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Melissa DelRossi

Published in the December 3, 2020 edition. WAKEFIELD — Melissa “Mel” DelRossi — chocolate lover, rescue and shelter dog and cat collector, goofball, photographer, master of the ‘Carlton Dance’ — passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, November 25, 2020. She was born in Winchester, Massachusetts to William (Bill) Sullivan and the late Maureen (Moe) Keating on January 2, 1983. Melissa...

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William B. Lang, 76

Posted by on Nov 30, 2020 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on William B. Lang, 76

Published in the November 30, 2020 edition. WAKEFIELD — William B. “Bill” Lang, 76, of Wakefield passed away on Tuesday November 17, 2020 at Massachusetts General Hospital.  Born in Malden on March 8, 1944, Bill was one of six children of the late Bertil G and Annie E. (Hamilton) Lang. He grew up in Dorchester and graduated from South...

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