ZBA OK with Water St. changes

Posted by on Oct 15, 2019 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on ZBA OK with Water St. changes

Published in the October 15, 2019 edition. By MARK SARDELLA  WAKEFIELD — The Zoning Board of Appeals was mostly happy with changes made to the exterior design of a proposed 16-unit mid-rise apartment building that Anthony Arcari wants to build at 259 Water St. The lot is on the east corner of Water and Del Carmine streets. The home...

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Have your carved pumpkin judged

Posted by on Oct 14, 2019 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Have your carved pumpkin judged

Published in the October 14, 2019 edition. WAKEFIELD — The West Side Social Club 4th of July Committee and the Middlesex Concert Band (MCB) are hosting a new event, “Pumpkin Fest,” on Sunday, October 20 that is guaranteed to provide an afternoon of family fun. The event, held at Moulton Park, is slated to begin at 1:30 p.m. The main...

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Wakefield hosts marching band competition Saturday

Posted by on Oct 11, 2019 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Wakefield hosts marching band competition Saturday

Published in the October 11, 2019 edition. WAKEFIELD — This Saturday, October 12, Wakefield will host a New England Scholastic Band Association (NESBA) competition at Landrigan Field. Twenty-one bands will compete in six different divisions starting at 3 p.m. In addition, the Boston University marching band will close the evening with what will surely be a crowd pleasing performance. Wakefield,...

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Warriors fall to Winchester 21-7 under rainy Landrigan lights

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Published in the October 15, 2019 edition. By DAN PAWLOWSKI WAKEFIELD — If you could see it through the sideways rain at Landrigan Field on Friday night you would have noticed one key difference in Winchester’s 21-7 win over Wakefield: consistent execution. Senior quarterback Tommy Degnan rushed for all three of Winchester’s scores and the visitors put on a...

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Warriors play undefeated Winchester tough

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Published in the October 14, 2019 edition. By DAN PAWLOWSKI WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield High volleyball team knew their matchup with 12-0 Winchester would be their biggest challenge of the season. The Warriors, coming off a tough three-match run in which they fell to Burlington, Woburn and Belmont, dropped three sets against Winchester, but that wasn’t nearly the whole story. Wakefield...

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Warriors hold on for clutch win in first race on Kelly Ledoux-Walsh Trail

Posted by on Oct 11, 2019 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Warriors hold on for clutch win in first race on Kelly Ledoux-Walsh Trail

Published in the October 11, 2019 edition. WAKEFIELD — Kelly Ledoux-Walsh was a big part of the cross-country program when she was at Wakefield High School. Now she will continue to be a big part of the program as Kelly’s Trail was unveiled in her memory on Monday to kick off the home opener. Facing Burlington, the athletes had...

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Philip A. Perrone, 87

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Published in the October 15, 2019 edition. CRYSTAL RIVER, Fla. — Philip (Phil) Anthony Perrone, 87, of Crystal River, Fla. passed away October 10, 2019 under the loving care of his family and Vitas Hospice. Philip was born on June 7, 1932 in Wakefield, Mass. to the late Anthony and Susan (DeCecca) Perrone. He attended Wakefield public schools and...

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Sandra Margaret Henry-Alvarez, 58

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Published in the October 14, 2019 edition. WAKEFIELD — Sandra Margaret Henry-Álvarez, 58, a shining light to all who knew her, departed this earth on Saturday, Oct 5, 2019 at the Sawtelle Hospice Home in Reading. Sandra was born in Port Huron, Mich. on October 2, 1961 to Harvey Josiah Henry of Port Huron, Mich. and Maria del Carmen...

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Deloris Day Pelletier, 92

Posted by on Oct 11, 2019 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Deloris Day Pelletier, 92

Published in the October 11, 2019 edition. WAKEFIELD — Deloris Day Pelletier, 92, a lifelong Wakefield resident, died on Monday, October 7, 2019 at the Advinia Care in Wilmington. Doll was the beloved wife of the late Donald A. Pelletier and the loving mother of Susan P. Taylor and Sandra P. Gass both of Wakefield, and the late Sally J....

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