School Committee candidates on division over logo

Posted by on Apr 21, 2021 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on School Committee candidates on division over logo

Published April 21, 2021 WAKEFIELD — To help inform voters ahead of the April 27 Town Election, the Daily Item posed two questions to the candidates running for School Committee and two questions to those running for Town Council. We are running their responses in four installments this week. Today, we present the responses to our first question to School...

read more

Town Council hopefuls on economic recovery

Posted by on Apr 20, 2021 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Town Council hopefuls on economic recovery

Published in the April 20, 2021 edition. WAKEFIELD — To help inform voters ahead of the April 27 Town Election, the Daily Item posed two questions to the candidates running for Town Council and two questions to those running for School Committee. We will be running their responses in four installments this week. We begin today with our first...

read more

Rosemarie Galvin is new SPED Director

Posted by on Apr 19, 2021 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Rosemarie Galvin is new SPED Director

Published in the April 19, 2021 edition. By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — Rosemarie Galvin will be the new Director of Special Education for the Wakefield Public Schools. The School Committee last week approved Superintendent Douglas Lyons recommendation that Galvin be appointed to fill the position. Lyons said that Galvin is currently Director of Special Education at the Community Charter...

read more

Boys’ track edged by Melrose in season finale

Posted by on Apr 21, 2021 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Boys’ track edged by Melrose in season finale

Cosgrove finishes season undefeated in shot put  Published April 21, 2021 WAKEFIELD — After bouncing the day and time around for the Wakefield vs. Melrose boys’ “indoor” track meet, the weather pushed it to Saturday morning only to be met with freezing rain conditions. The boys were faced with a strong Melrose team who took an early lead while the Warriors...

read more

History made: Wakefield volleyball earns playoff win over Reading

Posted by on Apr 20, 2021 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on History made: Wakefield volleyball earns playoff win over Reading

Published in the April 20, 2021 edition. By DAN PAWLOWSKI WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield High volleyball team beat Reading 3-2 in the first round of the Middlesex League playoffs last night at the Charbonneau Field House, setting up a quarterfinal matchup against Lexington on the road today at 4 p.m. In their first ever playoff game (and win) Wakefield...

read more

Wakefield volleyball to meet Reading in playoffs tonight

Posted by on Apr 19, 2021 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Wakefield volleyball to meet Reading in playoffs tonight

Published in the April 19, 2021 edition. By DAN PAWLOWSKI WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield High volleyball team concluded their regular season on Saturday with a home loss to Melrose, just four days after the Red Raiders won the first matchup at Melrose High 3-1.  The Warriors concluded their regular season with a 6-4 record while Melrose finished undefeated to...

read more

Donald Boesen, 93

Posted by on Apr 19, 2021 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Donald Boesen, 93

Published in the April 19, 2021 edition. BILLERICA — Donald H. “Don” Boesen, a 55 year resident of Wakefield and formerly of Charlestown and Wisconsin, entered into eternal life on Friday, April 16, 2021 at his son’s home in Billerica. He was 93 years of age. Don was born in Marinette, Wisconsin on June 26, 1927, a son of the...

read more

Joan M. Havey, 86

Posted by on Apr 14, 2021 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Joan M. Havey, 86

Woman of deep faith worked for Wakefield schools Published April 14, 2021 PEABODY — Joan M. (Boisvert) Havey, age 86 of Peabody, formerly of Wakefield, died on Sunday, April 11 at her residence at Brooksby Village. She was born on August 29, 1934 and was the daughter of the late Charles and Madeline (Richards) Boisvert. Joan was the devoted...

read more

Dominic C. Intravaia, 85

Posted by on Apr 13, 2021 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Dominic C. Intravaia, 85

Published in the April 13, 2021 edition. NORTH READING — Dominic C. Intravaia, 85, of North Reading, passed away peacefully surrounded by his daughters on April 6, 2021. Dominic was born in the West End of Boston on August 2, 1935. He was the son of Giovanni and Leonarda (DeGrande) Intravaia. He was a devoted husband to his wife...

read more