Community garden, playground proposal OK’d

Posted by on Apr 3, 2020 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Community garden, playground proposal OK’d

Published in the April 3, 2020 edition. By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — At some point, the town will have a community garden and at some point, the Spaulding Street Playground will re-open and will have a new entrance. The Town Council approved both projects at its meeting last week.  The two initiatives were discussed in detail at the Town Council’s...

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Creativity explodes during COVID-19

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Wakefield family uses music to raise spirits Published in the April 3, 2020 edition. By GAIL LOWE WAKEFIELD — A well-known North Shore couple have taken their musical talents to Facebook. Pianist Corey Jackson channels singer Michael Crawford, while his wife Sarah channels Sarah Brightman. Based on positive responses from family and friends, they are helping people get through...

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Remember the Emergency Fund

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Published in the April 3, 2020 edition. Most of the following information comes from the town’s website.  Times are exceptionally hard for some Wakefield residents. If you are in such a situation, consider applying for Wakefield’s Emergency Fund. The goal of the fund is to offer one-time aid that helps an individual or family get back on its feet....

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‘Being on a team should never be taken for granted’

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Pandemic gives new perspective to Pappas, Warrior track Published in the April 3, 2020 edition. WAKEFIELD — We all know this is bigger than sports.  Thoughts are with the sick and gratitude is with healthcare workers on the front line.  Even in regards to what an extended absence has meant to students especially for Wakefield High’s class of 2020, sports...

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Four All-Stars named for Wakefield girls’ hockey

Posted by on Apr 2, 2020 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Four All-Stars named for Wakefield girls’ hockey

Boudreau is Freedom co-MVP Published in the April 2, 2020 edition. WAKEFIELD — The Warriors got some good news after the Middlesex League’s girls’ hockey coaches met to vote on All-Stars after the season. Wakefield, who finished the campaign with a record of 8-8-4, earning a trip to the Div. 2 State Tournament, had four All-Stars in the Freedom Division:...

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Sweeney named to list of top RB’s in New England

Posted by on Apr 1, 2020 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Sweeney named to list of top RB’s in New England

Published April 1, 2020 Wakefield’s Aidan Sweeney was recently named to football preseason watch list. Sweeney was one of 12 running backs from the class of 2022 named on the Excel Sports Academy of New England’s top high school/prep players in the region. Also making the list were Jayden Clerveaux of Everett, Camryn Edward of Norwalk (CT), James Guy,...

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Robert Weathers

Posted by on Apr 2, 2020 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Robert Weathers

Published in the April 2, 2020 edition. WAKEFIELD — It is with great sorrow we say good bye to Robert “Irish” Weathers, loving husband and father to his family and friend to many. He passed away peacefully in his sleep with his wife Sandy at his side on March 30, 2020. He will be greatly missed by all that...

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Carol Joyce Moore, 72

Posted by on Apr 1, 2020 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Carol Joyce Moore, 72

Deeply involved in the Marblehead community Published April 1, 2020 MARBLEHEAD — Carol Joyce Moore, 72, of Marblehead, died on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 after a brief illness. She passed away at home, surrounded by her loving family. Born in East Wirral, England on April 21, 1947 she was the daughter of the late Joseph Hopkins and Louise Denningham....

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Christopher Mirasolo Sr., 91

Posted by on Mar 31, 2020 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Christopher Mirasolo Sr., 91

Published in the March 31, 2020 edition. WAKEFIELD — Christopher Mirasolo Sr., 91 years young,  of Wakefield passed away peacefully after a courageous fight with Alzheimers Disease, in his home surrounded by his family and two granddogs, Huey and Captain, on Saturday, March 21, 2020. Chris was born on February 3, 1929 to the late Joseph and Elizabeth Mirasolo....

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