Making census sense

Posted by on Jan 18, 2019 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Making census sense

Published in the January 18, 2019 edition. WAKEFIELD — Time to identify yourself. The census forms have arrived at the 12,021 households in town. If you did not receive a census form, it can be downloaded from the Town Clerk’s website under the “applications and forms” link. These forms will be accepted provided that they are signed. Instructions for...

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School needs hashed out

Posted by on Jan 17, 2019 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on School needs hashed out

Published in the January 17, 2019 edition. By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — The several dozen parents and citizens who came out for last night’s State of the Schools report and budget forum got a chance to hear about the district’s budgetary needs and priorities. But following School Superintendent Douglas Lyons presentation, the question and answer session quickly turned into...

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Chetwynd to be honored at MLK Day celebration

Posted by on Jan 16, 2019 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Chetwynd to be honored at MLK Day celebration

Published January 16, 2019 WAKEFIELD — The late Bill Chetwynd will be honored with a special Founder’s Award at this year’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration on Monday, January 21 at 10 a.m. at the Galvin Middle School. The event is hosted by the Wakefield Human Rights Commission in partnership with the Wakefield Public Schools. This year’s theme...

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Wakefield wins at Bruins’ Warrior Ice Arena

Posted by on Jan 18, 2019 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Wakefield wins at Bruins’ Warrior Ice Arena

Elwell nets game winner for first varsity goal Published in the January 18, 2019 edition. BOSTON — When Scott Elwell picked up the puck at the red line and started up a 2-on-1, it wasn’t exactly business as usual. On his stick was the weight of a 1-1 tie game in the third period. Elwell cruised past the spoked “B”...

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Warrior gymnasts beat Stoneham, Fenwick to start season 3-0

Posted by on Jan 17, 2019 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Warrior gymnasts beat Stoneham, Fenwick to start season 3-0

Published in the January 17, 2019 edition. STONEHAM — The WMHS gymnastics team, still buzzing after their huge win over Melrose to start the season, defeated Stoneham in an evenly-matched competition and followed that up with a non-league win over Bishop Fenwick, bringing their overall record to 3-0 to start the season. Although Wakefield won each event the Warriors...

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Wakefield wrestling takes down Triton

Posted by on Jan 16, 2019 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Wakefield wrestling takes down Triton

Published January 16, 2019 By RYAN MARSH WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield Warrior wrestling team faced off against the Triton Vikings this past Wednesday, January 9 at the Charbonneau Field House. Wakefield was ready to dictate this match and catch a quick win. In order to get the victory, the Warriors had to fire on all cylinders. To start off...

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Theresa D. McCauley, 47

Posted by on Jan 17, 2019 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Theresa D. McCauley, 47

Published in the January 17, 2019 edition. WAKEFIELD — It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Theresa Diane McCauley, 47, who passed away on January 9, 2019. Theresa was a native of Wakefield, Massachusetts. Theresa is survived by her fiancé Eric Valle, her mother Susan McCauley, her sons Ian and Nick, six aunts, five uncles and...

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Robert D. Woods, 90

Posted by on Jan 16, 2019 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Robert D. Woods, 90

U.S. Navy veteran of WWII Published January 16, 2019 WAKEFIELD — Robert D. Woods, 90, of Wakefield, formerly of Saugus, died on Sunday, January 13, 2019 surrounded by his family at his home in Wakefield. He was the loving husband of Maureen C. Courtenay of Wakefield and the late Ann (Rinaldo) Woods. Born in Tilton, N.H., he was the...

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Joseph L. Butler, 94

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U.S. Navy veteran of WWII Published January 16, 2019 NORTH HAMPTON, N.H. — Joseph L. Butler, 94, of North Hampton, passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at the New Hampshire Veterans Home in Tilton, N.H. He was born on September 26, 1924 in Wakefield, Mass., the son of the late Oscar G. and Ellen (Gerrior) Butler. Joe...

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