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Front Page: 4/26/2018

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Condo sales are through the roof

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Published in the April 26, 2018 edition. WAKEFIELD — The town saw a 666 percent increase in condominium sales last month compared to the same time a year ago, according to information compiled by The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman. The number of single family home sales also increased in March 2018 from a year ago. Condos in Wakefield continue to prove attractive. The Warren Group report shows that in the first three months of 2018, 56 condos had been sold, 211 percent more than the 18 that had been sold...

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Board of Selectmen 1647-2018

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Published in the April 26, 2018 edition. By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD – The Board of Selectmen passed away with little fanfare this week after a bout with a virulent strain of political correctness. It was 371 years old. Born in 1647, the Board of Selectmen was the child of Lynn Village and Redding. It was later adopted by Reading, South Reading and Wakefield. The Board of Selectmen spent its entire career working for the town, overseeing the Police and Fire Departments, setting the tax rate and granting licenses to...

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Missing carnival worker located

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WAKEFIELD — The carnival worker who went missing from Wakefield last Saturday is no longer  missing, as police said today that he was located and spoken to by law enforcement in Nashville, Tennessee. He had previously been seen on security cameras at a couple of establishments in Boston on Sunday, but since police had not been able to speak with him, he remained officially listed as “missing.” Justin Allen Ball, 31, of Azle Texas was working at the traveling carnival that was held last week outside the Galvin Middle School....

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Front Page: 04/25/2018

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PHOTO: Colorful ceramics

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Under 20% do away with ‘selectmen’ at polls

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Published in the April 25, 2018 edition By BOB BURGESS WAKEFIELD — About 19.5 percent of Wakefield’s 18,390 registered voters turned out for yesterday’s annual municipal election, deciding the selectmen will become town councilors and more women should serve in elected offices. Retention of the Board of Selectmen title didn’t have a chance as those who argued to get rid of a gender-specific name in this age of inclusion and non-binary sexes carried the day, securing nearly 62 percent of votes cast. The Board of Selectmen was the only gender-specific board,...

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Front Page: 4/24/2018

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Polls open tonight until 8

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Published in the April 24, 2018 edition. WAKEFIELD — On a great morning to cast ballots in the 2018 municipal election, 649 voters had done so by 10 a.m. today as Wakefield residents head to the polls to choose a couple of selectmen, two School Committee members, a moderator, a tax collector, a Planning Board member, an assessor, three Beebe Library trustees, a member of the Board of Health and two commissioners to help oversee the management of the Wakefield Municipal Gas and Light Department. Also, voters will also answer this...

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Use neighborhood polling place today

Posted by on Apr 24, 2018 in Wakefield News | Comments Off on Use neighborhood polling place today

Posted on: Tuesday, April 24, 2018 Today we head to the polls for the 2018 municipal election. This will be the last time we vote at neighborhood polling places for the foreseeable future. Those locations are: Masonic Building, 372 Salem St. (for those in Precincts 1 and 7); Crystal Community Club, 71 Preston St. (Precinct 2 and 3); Most Blessed Sacrament Church Hall, 1155 Main St., Precinct 4); West Side Social Club, 4 Harrington Ct. (Precincts 5 and 6). The polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8...

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