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New 40B eyed for Greenwood

Posted by on Jul 18, 2018 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on New 40B eyed for Greenwood

Published in the July 21, 2018 edition By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — The town got its first look at “Greenwood Station,” a 27-unit 40B apartment building proposed for 998-1000 Main Street when the developer’s representative gave an introductory presentation to the Town Council Monday night.  The site is within 2500 feet of the Greenwood commuter rail stop and on MBTA Bus Routes 136 & 137, providing access to the Oak Grove MBTA Orange Line Station. It is across the street from Greenwood Plaza, an existing commercial development. The site...

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Front Page: July 18, 2018

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Front page: July 17, 2018

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Row, row, row your boat

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Published in the July 17, 2018 edition.

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Clash over kiosks

Posted by on Jul 17, 2018 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Clash over kiosks

Published in the July 17, 2018 edition. By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — Last night’s Town Council meeting became a bit unruly at times as a large crowd showed up for a discussion of four informational kiosks planned for the downtown area and near the Lake. Of particular concern to some was a proposed four-sided kiosk with an electronic component that would be located on the edge of the Lower Common, near the intersection of Church Street and Lake Avenue. The idea of placing the kiosk at that location was...

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Busy season for the playground

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Published in the July 16, 2018 edition.

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Kiosks back before Council tonight

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Published in the July 16, 2018 edition. WAKEFIELD — A plan to deploy way-finding kiosks as a way to help drive lake-walkers to the downtown area has caused such a stir that the Town Council has placed the matter on its agenda for tonight’s meeting. The specific bone of contention appears to be the location one of the proposed four kiosks, which would have a digital component. The plan to place it on the edge of the Lower Common, near the corner of Common Street and Lake Avenue has brought...

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Front Page: July 16, 2018

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Front Page: July 13, 2018

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Police: Catalytic converter thief nabbed

Posted by on Jul 13, 2018 in Wakefield News | Comments Off on Police: Catalytic converter thief nabbed

Published in the July 13, 2018 edition. WAKEFIELD — Local law enforcers teamed up to catch a man they believe responsible for a rash of recent catalytic converter thefts near the downtown. Early this morning, police arrested 37-year-old Christopher M. Towle, described as a homeless Wakefield man, after an officer came upon him near a parked pick up truck in the lower garage at 27 Water St. Other officers located a bag containing a reciprocating saw where Towle had been seen. He has been charged with possessing burglarious tools...

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