Town election heats up

Posted by on Mar 5, 2021 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Town election heats up

Published in the March 5, 2021 edition. WAKEFIELD — Today is the last day for anyone interested in running for local elected office to get the paperwork necessary to run in the April 27 Town Election, and several races are shaping up for key positions. Yesterday morning, Ami Ruehrwein Wall of 206 Pleasant St. pulled nomination papers for a one-year term...

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Lowell Street project gets OK

Posted by on Mar 4, 2021 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Lowell Street project gets OK

Published March 4, 2021 By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — The Zoning Board of Appeals last week approved an eight-unit apartment building  at 404 Lowell St. The project was initially approved under a different owner in 2016. But that project never got any further than demolishing an old structure on the site. The property now has a new owner, Charles...

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Consultant to assist ConCom with Voke site review

Posted by on Mar 3, 2021 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Consultant to assist ConCom with Voke site review

Published March 3, 2021 By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — Due to the size and scope of the area involved, the Conservation Commission will hire a consultant to assist them in confirming the location of wetland areas following a presentation last week by an environmental scientist retained by Northeast Metro Tech. Andrea Kendall of LEC Environmental Consultants appeared at last week’s...

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Boudreau named girls’ hockey All-Star

Posted by on Mar 4, 2021 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Boudreau named girls’ hockey All-Star

Published March 4, 2021 By DAN PAWLOWSKI WAKEFIELD — The Middlesex League’s girls’ hockey coaches recently voted on All-Stars for the 2021 season. Wakefield’s junior goalie and associate captain Abby Boudreau made the list for the Warriors. Boudreau had another stellar season in net for Wakefield, her fourth as the starting goalie. She finished the season with a save percentage...

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Warrior gymnastics says goodbye to historic group of seniors

Posted by on Mar 3, 2021 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Warrior gymnastics says goodbye to historic group of seniors

Published March 3, 2021 By DAN PAWLOWSKI WAKEFIELD — It’s hard to describe what the nine seniors on the Wakefield High gymnastics team mean to the program. First off, its the largest number of seniors in the history of the team. It’s a group that decided to join a squad that was just struggling to survive four years ago. Captains...

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Purcell, Shinney named girls’ basketball All-Stars

Posted by on Mar 1, 2021 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Purcell, Shinney named girls’ basketball All-Stars

Published in the March 1, 2021 edition. By DAN PAWLOWSKI WAKEFIELD — The Middlesex League’s girls’ basketball coaches recently voted on All-Stars for the 2021 season. Two members from Wakefield High made the list: Junior Ashlee Purcell and sophomore Emma Shinney.  Purcell led the Warriors in scoring with 12.5 points per game and in steals with 5.3 per game.  “By...

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Dorothy B. Stokes, 90

Posted by on Mar 5, 2021 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Dorothy B. Stokes, 90

Published in the March 5, 2021 edition. WAKEFIELD — Dorothy B. Stokes, age 90, of Wakefield died Sunday, February 28 at her residence in Wakefield with good friends at her side. Born in Lynn on March 19, 1930 she was the daughter of the late Albert J. and Amanda E. (Helmuth) McGowan. She was the beloved wife of the...

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Dr. John Sardella, 93

Posted by on Mar 4, 2021 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Dr. John Sardella, 93

Published March 4, 2021 Educator, former selectman, Army veteran WAKEFIELD — Dr. John “Reggie” Sardella of Wakefield died peacefully with family at his side at the age of 93 on Feb. 26, 2021. He is former president of the student council at Wakefield High School, principal of the Wakefield Junior High School, assistant superintendent of the Wakefield Public Schools,...

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Andree J. Stewart, 80

Posted by on Mar 3, 2021 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Andree J. Stewart, 80

Longtime resident was a nurse, artist Published March 3, 2021 WAKEFIELD — Andree J. Stewart, age 80, a longtime Wakefield resident died Friday February 26 in Reading. She was born in New Brunswick, Canada on October 31, 1940 and was the daughter of the late Paul and Roseline (LeBlanc) Bujold. She spent her early years in Montreal, Canada and...

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