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PHOTO: Lake effect

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Published March 13, 2019

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Town Council OKs DPW budget

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Published March 13, 2019 By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — Public Works Director Richard Stinson presented his final DPW budget to the Town Council last night. Stinson announced in January that he will be retiring on June 30, 2019. The amount requested for the tax-supported portion of the FY 2020 DPW budget is $6,858,201, an increase of $233,513 over FY 2019. Stinson noted that the budget includes several added positions. One of the new positions is that of a Construction Inspector in the Engineering Division. Stinson stressed that this position will be mostly, if...

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Front Page: March 13, 2019

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PHOTO: A fitting farewell

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Published March 12, 2019

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Parking restrictions OK’d

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Published March 12, 2019 By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — The Town Council last night approved six recommendations from the Traffic Advisory Committee related to parking on various streets. TAC Chairman Lt. Steven Skory of the Wakefield Police Department presented the recommendations. The TAC recommended eliminating one parking space immediately to the south of the driveway at 894 Main St. and installing a “No Parking” sign 18 feet to the south of the driveway with an arrow pointing towards the driveway. Skory said that doing this would improve sight lines for drivers exiting...

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Front Page: March 12, 2019

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Next downtown upgrade meeting March 21

Posted by on Mar 11, 2019 in Wakefield News | Comments Off on Next downtown upgrade meeting March 21

WAKEFIELD — How do you envision Wakefield? Organizers were thrilled at the turnout for our February 12 public meeting where they provided an introduction to the downtown revitalization initiative and gave attendees the opportunity to voice their ideas. A second public meeting will take place Thursday, March 21 at 7 p.m. in the Galvin Middle School. VHB, the civil-engineering consulting and design partner, will provide an analysis of the feedback and data received thus far and review initial project concepts. Organizers value the unique perspective you bring to this initiative and hope to see...

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Front Page: March 11, 2019

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Front Page: March 8, 2019

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Lynnfield to decide rail trail fate

Posted by on Mar 8, 2019 in Wakefield News | Comments Off on Lynnfield to decide rail trail fate

Published in the March 8, 2019 edition. By DAN TOMASELLO Voters participating in Lynnfield’s municipal election on April 9 will get another chance to weigh in on the future of the rail trail planned to run from Main Street in Wakefield to Peabody. Late last month, the Lynnfield selectmen voted 2-0 to place a non-binding referendum that will ask townspeople if they are in favor of moving forward with the rail trail project. Selectmen Chairman Dick Dalton and Selectman Phil Crawford voted to place the question on the ballot....

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