Update on downtown upgrade

Posted by on Dec 13, 2019 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Update on downtown upgrade

Published in the December 13, 2019 edition. By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — You may not have heard much about it recently, but that doesn’t mean the Envision Wakefield downtown infrastructure upgrade project isn’t still moving forward. VHB, the civil engineering consulting firm that the town has retained for the design of the project, will be meeting with the Massachusetts Department of...

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Finally!

Posted by on Dec 12, 2019 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Finally!

State invites WMHS into Eligibility Period Published in the December 12, 2019 edition. BOSTON — If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. That simple cliche certainly proved true for advocates of a new or vastly improved Wakefield Memorial High, as the town’s outdated flagship academic facility was accepted into a state building program after being rejected three straight...

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Worker killed in tree-removal accident

Posted by on Dec 11, 2019 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Worker killed in tree-removal accident

Published December 11, 2019 WAKEFIELD — A 34-year-old man was killed yesterday in a tragic accident involving a company doing tree work in Greenwood. Wakefield Police and Fire went to 37 Greenwood Street at approximately 11 a.m. on Tuesday for a report of a man who had been seriously injured while performing work for an independent tree company in...

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Winter season tips off tonight

Posted by on Dec 13, 2019 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Winter season tips off tonight

Published in the December 13, 2019 edition. WATERTOWN — The winter sports season begins tonight for Wakefield Memorial High School. The girls’ and boys’ basketball teams start their season against Watertown today while the hockey teams drop the puck in Reading tomorrow night. The boys’ basketball team kicks things off with a 5:15 p.m. tip at Watertown High. The Warriors...

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Girls’ XC celebrates season at banquet

Posted by on Dec 12, 2019 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Girls’ XC celebrates season at banquet

Published in the December 12, 2019 edition. STONEHAM — The girls’ cross country team celebrated their 2019 season at Bear Hill Country Club on Dec. 2. The Warriors finished the season with a 4-1 record in the Freedom Division. Wakefield was led by a pack consistently including Elina Olmedo, Sammy Seabury, Olivia Lucey and Devon Jellison. Leaders like captains Lucey...

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Mike Geary called on to lead Wakefield boys’ hockey

Posted by on Dec 11, 2019 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Mike Geary called on to lead Wakefield boys’ hockey

Published December 11, 2019 By DAN PAWLOWSKI WAKEFIELD — Mike Geary is the new head coach of the Wakefield High boys’ hockey team. Geary coached the Essex Tech boys’ hockey squad for the last three seasons, helping create the new program up from scratch. The Hawks’ first varsity season in 2016-17 resulted in a 2-14-3 record but Geary quickly built the...

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Enrico S. Palmerino, 89

Posted by on Dec 12, 2019 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Enrico S. Palmerino, 89

Published in the December 12, 2019 edition. WAKEFIELD — Enrico Sabatino “Henry” Palmerino, 89, of Wakefield, passed away Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at his home. Born in Bridgeport, Conn. on January 7, 1930 he was the son of the late Nicola and Francis Palmerino. Henry was raised in Wakefield and was a graduate of Wakefield High School, Class of...

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Jeannine F. Gilpatrick, 86

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Loved to travel with her husband Published December 11, 2019 BELLEVUE, Ohio — Jeannine F. Gilpatrick, 86, formerly of Lewiston, Maine and Wakefield, Mass.  passed away Saturday, December 7, 2019 in nursing care in Bellevue, Ohio following a lengthy illness. She was born March 2, 1933 in Lewiston, Maine, the daughter of Hector and Bernadette (Pelletier) Therriault. Jeannine’s family...

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Barbara Adams, 77

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Enjoyed travel, mahjong, knitting and crafting Published December 11, 2019 WAKEFIELD — Barbara Adams, 77, of Wakefield, formerly of Lynnfield and Malden passed away on December 9, 2019. Barbara was the devoted wife of the late Daniel Weiner. She is survived by her loving daughter Lori and Rick Michaud and her cherished sister Diane Elefson and family, Gerri Weiner,...

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