Design work for PSB underway

Posted by on Jan 18, 2021 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Design work for PSB underway

Published in the January 18, 2021 edition. By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — A laser scan survey of the Public Safety Building was completed last week under the auspices of project architect HKT, Shane Nolan of owner’s project manager LeftField told the Permanent Building Committee during a Zoom meeting last week. The laser scan will be used by designers to create models and...

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Salem St. projects review continues

Posted by on Jan 15, 2021 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Salem St. projects review continues

Published in the January 15, 2021 edition. By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — One of the two proposed residential building projects on Salem Street appears close to wrapping up the permitting process with the Zoning Board of Appeals, while the other looks to be heading back to the drawing board. A number of outstanding issues with a proposed 30-unit condominium...

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Local businesses honored

Posted by on Jan 14, 2021 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Local businesses honored

Published in the January 14, 2021 edition. BY MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — Two local businesses were recognized at this week’s Town Council meeting after they were honored at MassEcon’s 17th Annual Team Massachusetts Economic Impact Awards. Batten Brothers Signs in Greenwood and Carols Cafe on Tuttle Street were honored recently by MassEcon, a statewide non-profit alliance of private and public sector...

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Warrior girls’ hoop can’t find rhythm in loss to Watertown

Posted by on Jan 13, 2021 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Warrior girls’ hoop can’t find rhythm in loss to Watertown

Published January 13, 2021 By DAN PAWLOWSKI MIA FORTI hit a clutch 3 in the 4th quarter and collected four rebounds against Watertown on Saturday. (Dan Pawlowski File Photo) WATERTOWN — The Wakefield High girls’ basketball team couldn’t get comfortable on the road in their second game of the season Saturday against Watertown.  The Raiders and Warriors played to...

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Another Warrior-Wildcat boys’ hockey classic

Posted by on Jan 11, 2021 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Another Warrior-Wildcat boys’ hockey classic

Wilmington comes back from three down to tie 3-3 Published in the January 11, 2021 edition. By DAN PAWLOWSKI STONEHAM — A better Monday than a Friday; the Sasquatch; an uneventful trip to CostCo. Add to that list of things that don’t exist: a boring Wakefield vs. Wilmington hockey game.   The Warriors hosted the Wildcats on Sunday morning at...

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Strong senior class ready to lead Wakefield gymnastics in ’21

Posted by on Dec 30, 2020 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Strong senior class ready to lead Wakefield gymnastics in ’21

Published in the December 30, 2020 edition. By DAN PAWLOWSKI WAKEFIELD — Over the course of just a few years, the Wakefield High gymnastics team transformed from a group struggling to hold their own against an overwhelmingly talented Middlesex League to one of the elite programs in the region.  In fact, if you wanted to pick an exact timeframe, three years would...

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Dr. Harold Dexter, 97

Posted by on Jan 18, 2021 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Dr. Harold Dexter, 97

Published in the January 18, 2021 edition. LACONIA, N.H. — Dr. Harold “Gup” Dexter, 97, died on the evening of Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, at the Taylor Community in Laconia. Mary Dexter, his wife of 74 years, was, as always, by his side, holding his hand in the hours before his death. Known as “Gup” to his family and...

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Alan Tapper, 86

Posted by on Jan 18, 2021 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Alan Tapper, 86

Published in the January 18, 2021 edition. SPRINGFIELD — On Wednesday, January 13, 2021 the world lost Alan Tapper, lately of Loomis Lakeside of Springfield, MA. He was the son of William and Freda Tapper, brother of Jerome, Mortimer, Fred and Rosalyn, and beloved father to Judith, Richard and Rob. Alan was also a loving and generous grandfather to Lucas,...

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Lillian Boyle

Posted by on Jan 18, 2021 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Lillian Boyle

Published in the January 18, 2021 edition. NORTH ANDOVER — Lillian Boyle, formerly of Wakefield, passed away on Jan. 14, 2021, at Mary Immaculate in Lawrence. The daughter of the late Edward and Julia (Danylo) Nowak. She was predeceased by her brother Edward Nowak Jr. and sister Virginia J. Crowley. She is survived by her son Kevin F. Boyle and...

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