Polls open tonight until 8

Posted by on Apr 24, 2018 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Polls open tonight until 8

Published in the April 24, 2018 edition. WAKEFIELD — On a great morning to cast ballots in the 2018 municipal election, 649 voters had done so by 10 a.m. today as Wakefield residents head to the polls to choose a couple of selectmen, two School Committee members, a moderator, a tax collector, a Planning Board member, an assessor, three Beebe...

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SC hopefuls have their say

Posted by on Apr 23, 2018 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on SC hopefuls have their say

Published in the April 23, 2018 edition. WAKEFIELD — As part of the Daily Item’s coverage of the 2018 Town Election, we posed two questions to the candidates for School Committee. The five candidates for two open seats are Colleen E. Guida, James A. Horne, Aimee J. Purcell, Susan Veilleux and Robert E. Vincent. We first asked the candidates...

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Visual Arts Night at Americal Tuesday

Posted by on Apr 20, 2018 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Visual Arts Night at Americal Tuesday

Published in the April 20, 2018 edition. WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield Public Schools Visual Arts Department and the Arts Collaborative of Wakefield invite you to Visual Arts Night at the Americal Civic Center on Tuesday, April 24, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. It is very exciting to have both events occur at the same time in the same building....

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Warrior boys’ tennis team dominates Wildcats

Posted by on Apr 24, 2018 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Warrior boys’ tennis team dominates Wildcats

Secure third victory with 5-0 sweep By NOAH GREIF WAKEFIELD — Despite the setting sun, the Warriors never faced any darkness on Monday night at Dobbins Courts. Wakefield took on a small but talented Wilmington team, and came up with five strong matches. The Warriors remain undefeated in the Middlesex League Freedom Division, and are 3-1 on the season....

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Wakefield edges Burlington on Pugsley walk-off

Posted by on Apr 23, 2018 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Wakefield edges Burlington on Pugsley walk-off

Strong performance by Shaw puts Warriors at 2-1 Published in the April 23, 2018 edition. By NOAH GREIF WAKEFIELD — The Warriors finished off their April vacation on a high note with a big win against Burlington at Walsh Field on Saturday afternoon. The team fought hard until the end, winning on a walk-off by senior Tyler Pugsley. The...

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Warriors struggle against Lexington

Posted by on Apr 20, 2018 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Warriors struggle against Lexington

WMHS nine (1-1) shut out by Minutemen, 9-0 Published in the April 20, 2018 edition. By NOAH GREIF WAKEFIELD — While other WMHS spring squads have been practicing this week, the baseball team has been trying to catch up on regular season games, putting them in a pickle. Field conditions at Walsh Field have not been ideal, forcing a delay...

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Matthew P. Desrosier, 42

Posted by on Apr 24, 2018 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Matthew P. Desrosier, 42

Published in the April 24, 2018 edition. WAKEFIELD — Matthew P. Desrosier, 42, of Wakefield died on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at his residence after a long battle with heart disease. Born in Lynn on July 2, 1975, he was the son of Mary (Daley) Desrosier and the late Phillip J. Desrosier. Matthew was a graduate of Lynn Technical...

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Jessica J. Gutowski, 95

Posted by on Apr 23, 2018 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Jessica J. Gutowski, 95

Published in the April 23, 2018 edition. LYNNFIELD — Jessica J. “Jessie” (Pokorski) Gutowski, 95, beloved wife of the late Eugene M. Gutowski passed into eternal rest on Friday, April 20, 2018. Born in 1922, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Antoinette (Horodzscna) Pokorski. Jessie graduated from Jamaica Plain High School and continued her education at...

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John W. Browne, 83

Posted by on Apr 20, 2018 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on John W. Browne, 83

Published in the April 20, 2018 edition. CALAIS, Maine — John William Browne, 83, passed away on April 18, 2018 at a hospital in Bangor, Maine. He was born January 9, 1935 in Winchester, Mass., son of William and Helen (Dennehy) Browne. John had spent his early years in Wakefield, Mass. where he graduated from Wakefield High School, class...

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