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Front Page: January 18, 2019

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Making census sense

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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 completing the census form are located on the reverse side of the census form. Please be aware that the census form cannot be used to register to vote nor can...

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Front Page: January 17, 2019

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Sailing takes me away…

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School needs hashed out

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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 a passionate debate over the need for a new high school and whether the town should consider moving forward on its own without state assistance. Lyons noted that Wakefield will...

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Chetwynd to be honored at MLK Day celebration

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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 is “Participation,” one of the key themes of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which celebrated its 70th anniversary last month. Wakefield resident Tarae Howell will be the keynote speaker....

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Front Page: January 16, 2019

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Front Page: January 15, 2019

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Town Council approves first budgets for FY 2020

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Published in the January 15, 2019 edition. By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — The town budget season officially got underway last night as the Town Council reviewed and approved 18 FY 2020 departmental budgets. Fiscal Year 2020 begins July 1, 2019. All budgets are also scrutinized by the Finance Committee before going to Annual Town Meeting in the spring. As has been customary for many years, Town Accountant Kevin Gill presented the breakdown of the numbers for each budget. Several town department heads along with Town Administrator Stephen P. Maio...

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Front Page: January 14, 2019

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