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PHOTO: Winter blanket

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Council opens TM warrant Monday

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Published January 24, 2020 WAKEFIELD — In its second official gathering of 2020, the Town Council on Monday will continue hearing the fiscal year 2021 spending plans of municipal departments and are expected to talk about allowing members of town committees, boards and commissions to remotely participate in meetings, among many other matters. The Town Council meets in the big studio at the WCAT facility at the rear of Wakefield Memorial High beginning at 6:30 p.m. At 7:05 p.m. councilors will hold a public hearing on a Municipal Gas and Light...

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Front Page: January 24, 2020

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Front Page: January 23, 2020

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Decision close on 259 Water St.

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Published in the January 23, 2020 edition. By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — The Zoning Board of Appeals appeared ready to issue a decision last night on Anthony Arcari’s application for Special Permits and site plan approval to construct a 16-unit mid-rise apartment building at 259 Water St., but ultimately decided to hold off until its next meeting on Feb. 12 so that a few last-minute changes could be incorporated into the final plans. Attorney Brian McGrail and Arcari were on hand for last night’s meeting along with Peter Sandorse...

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Wakefield native writing town’s Civil War history

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Published January 22, 2020 WAKEFIELD — Civil War historian Tom A.C. Ellis grew up in Greenwood and lived in Wakefield until he joined the U.S. Army in 1965. He has written a number of books about the connections of various Massachusetts towns to the Civil War, including Marlborough, Hudson, Natick, Hopkinton, Medway and Millis. Now, he is turning his attention to his old home town of Wakefield. So far, he’s spent one year full-time researching and writing a book on the history of Wakefield’s participation in the Civil War. Over...

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Front Page: January 22, 2020

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Food Pantry honored at MLK Day celebration

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Published January 21, 2020 By GAIL LOWE WAKEFIELD — Awards were presented to a benevolent Wakefield non-profit organization and two outstanding Wakefield residents at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King Day celebration, held inside the Galvin Middle School auditorium on Monday morning, Jan. 20. The theme for this year’s event was “Anybody Can Serve.” Award introduction was made by Rich Greif, chairman of the Wakefield Human Rights Commission (WHRC). Receiving the Student Service Award was Jasmine Vogtli for the Sustainable Wakefield Program she helped form...

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Front Page: January 21, 2020

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Front Page: January 20, 2020

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