Memorial Day programs set

Posted by on May 25, 2018 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Memorial Day programs set

Published in the May 25, 2018 edition. WAKEFIELD — On Monday we remember those who have died fighting in our nation’s wars. Memorial Day 2018 ceremonies begin at Moulton Park at 10 a.m. with an event hosted by the West Side Social Club. The West Side’s program dates back to the end of World War II. At the time,...

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Parents attend session on youth vaping

Posted by on May 24, 2018 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Parents attend session on youth vaping

Published in the May 24, 2018 edition. By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — Vapes, Juuls, e-juice and pods. Those terms might be unfamiliar to you, but your kids know what they are. Last night, several dozen local parents attended two separate one-hour seminars at the Galvin Middle School on one of the most concerning new trends among youth: vaping. Vaping...

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The vaping lot

Posted by on May 24, 2018 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on The vaping lot

By MARK SARDELLA It’s been an open secret for some time that vaping is a serious problem at Wakefield High School and at high schools everywhere. Vaping, if you don’t already know, is short for “vaporizing,” in which cartridges containing nicotine or even marijuana, are vaporized rather than smoked. This is what e-cigarettes do. There are various devices used...

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Wakefield baseball picks up huge road win over Saugus

Posted by on May 25, 2018 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Wakefield baseball picks up huge road win over Saugus

Warriors play in Peabody’s Geanoulis Tournament this weekend Published in the May 25, 2018 edition. By DAN PAWLOWSKI SAUGUS — It wasn’t exactly a must-win, but the Wakefield High baseball team played that way yesterday in Saugus as they put together a great game in all phases to beat the Sachems, 4-2, in an exciting game at World Series...

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Warriors conclude season with win over Watertown

Posted by on May 25, 2018 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Warriors conclude season with win over Watertown

By DAN PAWLOWSKI WAKEFIELD — The WMHS girls’ tennis team ended the season on a great note Wednesday as they beat Watertown at the Dobbins Courts, 4-1. The Warriors, despite knowing that even with a win they would end up one game short of the tournament with a 7-9 record, played one of their best matches of the season...

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Warriors put up a good fight to end regular season

Posted by on May 24, 2018 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Warriors put up a good fight to end regular season

Waiting to hear on possible tournament berth Published in the May 24, 2018 edition. By NOAH GREIF WAKEFIELD — In what could have been their last match of the season, the Warrior boys’ tennis team showed no signs of fatigue. On Monday, Wakefield faced off against one of the top teams in the Liberty division, Winchester, who won the...

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Blanche R. Cardavelli

Posted by on May 25, 2018 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Blanche R. Cardavelli

Published in the May 25, 2018 edition. NEW PORT RICHIE, Fla. — Blanche R. Cardavelli, of New Port Richie, Florida, formerly of Wakefield, passed away on May 19, 2018. Beloved wife of the late Augustino Cardavelli. Daughter of the late Helen McMullin and Roy O’Connell. Mother of Carole McCarthy of Reading, the late Marcia Sargent, David Cardavelli of Holiday,...

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Patricia Ann Lucey, 67

Posted by on May 25, 2018 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Patricia Ann Lucey, 67

Published in the May 25, 2018 edition. WAKEFIELD — Patricia Ann Lucey, 67, of Wakefield, died on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at the Tuft’s Medical Center in Boston. Born in Wakefield on December 6, 1950, she was the daughter of the late John and Alice (Pizzano) Lucey. She was a lifelong Wakefield resident and for the last 32 years...

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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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