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Son shot after mother found dead on Otis St.

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Published January 20, 2021 Pamela Wood was a popular Greenwood School speech therapist WAKEFIELD – Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Wakefield Chief of Police Steven Skory confirmed that yesterday morning’s incident at a home on Otis Street is being investigated as a homicide. At approximately 9:55 a.m. yesterday, Wakefield police responded to a home on Otis Street to perform a well-being check after being notified that the victim, identified as Pamela Wood, 61, of Wakefield, did not show up for work at Greenwood Elementary School where she worked...

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Front Page: January 20, 2021

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Front Page: January 19, 2021

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Woman killed, man wounded on Otis Street

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Published in the January 19, 2021 edition. WAKEFIELD — A woman was killed inside an Otis Street home this morning and a man was shot and injured by responding officers. According to the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office and Wakefield Police, they are investigating the incident. Wakefield Police responded to the Otis St. residence around 10:15 a.m. and located a woman deceased in what appears to be a homicide. Additional officers were called to the scene. During the incident a male was shot by Wakefield police. The man was transported to an...

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Vacant downtown site eyed for bank building

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Published in the January 19, 2021 edition. By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — Another blighted property in the downtown area appears to be headed for a major upgrade. The former Tuckers Auto Supply and Wakefield Motor Gallery property at the corner of Main and Richardson streets has been purchased by Robert Santonelli, who would like to build a new Santander Bank branch on the site. Santonelli would retain ownership of the 500 Main St. property and would construct the bank building and lease it to Santander. Santander would like to relocate from its current location...

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Front Page: January 18, 2021

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Design work for PSB underway

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Published in the January 18, 2021 edition. By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — A laser scan survey of the Public Safety Building was completed last week under the auspices of project architect HKT, Shane Nolan of owner’s project manager LeftField told the Permanent Building Committee during a Zoom meeting last week. The laser scan will be used by designers to create models and drawings for the building expansion and renovation project. Both Police Chief Steven Skory and Fire Chief Michael Sullivan said that the laser scan survey resulted in little or no disruption...

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Front Page: January 15, 2021

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Salem St. projects review continues

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Published in the January 15, 2021 edition. By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — One of the two proposed residential building projects on Salem Street appears close to wrapping up the permitting process with the Zoning Board of Appeals, while the other looks to be heading back to the drawing board. A number of outstanding issues with a proposed 30-unit condominium building at 610 Salem St. were addressed at the ZBA meeting Wednesday night. The board is expected to review a list of conditions for the project as well as an operation...

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Front Page: January 14, 2021

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