Albion St. upgrade plans aired

Posted by on Aug 7, 2020 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Albion St. upgrade plans aired

Published in the August 7, 2020 edition. By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD – Plans for a total facelift of Albion Street were outlined at meetings over the last couple of weeks. A meeting was held via Zoom on July 30 for the public to weigh in on various options for design and materials for the reconstruction project that is expected...

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Warriors forever

Posted by on Aug 6, 2020 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Warriors forever

Published in the August 6, 2020 edition. By MARK SARDELLA The writing has been on the wall for some time. The space on the Wakefield High School field house facade where the Wakefield Warrior logo was once proudly displayed has been conspicuously empty now for at least five years. Ever since an ill wind supposedly blew the Warrior off...

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Chamber’s Sidewalk Sale returns

Posted by on Aug 6, 2020 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Chamber’s Sidewalk Sale returns

Published in the August 6, 2020 edition. By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — With virtually all big public events canceled for the foreseeable future due to COVD-19, the local Chamber of Commerce is stepping up to host a series of three Sidewalk Sale dates aimed at providing events for residents to enjoy while also supporting local merchants. John Smolinsky, executive director of the...

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Next level Crusader: Wakefield’s Rivers to Holy Cross

Posted by on Jul 31, 2020 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Next level Crusader: Wakefield’s Rivers to Holy Cross

Published July 31, 2020 Wakefield resident Joe Rivers, a 2020 graduate of Bishop Fenwick High School, will be attending Holy Cross in the fall where he will remain a Crusader for the football team. Rivers will be studying economics at Holy Cross. Rivers was a standout two-way player for Fenwick, playing linebacker on defense and RB/WR on offense. He...

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Brewers crush Unknowns, take second in Twi League

Posted by on Jul 30, 2020 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Brewers crush Unknowns, take second in Twi League

Published July 30, 2020 By LUCAS SMITH WAKEFIELD — Twi League action continued on a picturesque Wednesday night at Moulton Field, as the Brewers took on the Unknowns in a highly anticipated matchup. Tom Caron started on the hill for the Unknowns. Brian Millea was on the mound for the Brewers, and he did not disappoint, pitching a complete...

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Loafers pick up important 7-0 win over Slappers

Posted by on Jul 28, 2020 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Loafers pick up important 7-0 win over Slappers

Published July 28, 2020 By DAN PAWLOWSKI WAKEFIELD — As far as regular season games go, it was as close to a wild-card play-in as it gets. The Loafers cruised to a 7-0 victory last night at Moulton Park behind 12 hits and a quality start from Dan Cardillo (5IP, 2H, 5K, 2BB, 0ER) to improve to 2-3 while...

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Next Level Warriors: Ryan Marcus to UMass Amherst

Posted by on Jul 27, 2020 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Next Level Warriors: Ryan Marcus to UMass Amherst

Published July 27, 2020 The following is a profile in a series celebrating Wakefield Memorial High School’s class of 2020 seniors who are continuing their athletic careers at the collegiate level. Created by WMHS senior Emma Lambiaso. Wakefield’s Ryan Marcus will be attending UMass Amherst this year where he will suit up for the Minutemen’s Men’s Basketball program. Marcus...

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Ronald T. Romanelli, 70

Posted by on Aug 6, 2020 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Ronald T. Romanelli, 70

Published in the August 4, 2020 edition. WILMINGTON — Ronald T. Romanelli , 70, of Wilmington passed away on Saturday, August 1, 2020 at the High Pointe House in Haverhill. He was born in Winthrop on July 18, 1950 and Ron was the only child of Edith (D’Avolio) and Carmen Romanelli. Ron was a longtime resident of Stoneham before moving...

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Scott Huard

Posted by on Aug 6, 2020 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Scott Huard

Published in the August 3, 2020 edition. WAKEFIELD — A sorrowful note: Department of Public Works employee Scott Huard lost his battle with Stage 4 cancer from 2018 to July 19, 2020. Scott was a graduate of Wakefield Memorial High School in the Class of 1987. Soon after graduating high school, Scott got a job at the DPW’s Highway...

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Luca Cresta, 90

Posted by on Jul 30, 2020 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Luca Cresta, 90

Enjoyed ballroom dancing, cooking and tending his garden Published July 30, 2020 WAKEFIELD — Luca Cresta was born on June 30, 1930 and passed away on July 28, 2020. He was born in Castelfranci Provence of Avellino, Region Campania, Italy. At the age of 21 he moved with his family to a bigger farm in Province of Pisa, Region...

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