Wakefield ups the ante to block promoting Exit 42 to MarketStreet

Posted by on Jun 22, 2017 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off

Published in the June 21, 2017 edition By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — As part of an amendment to a 2008 agreement allowing sewage from Lynnfield’s MarketStreet development to come through Wakefield’s system, the town of Wakefield will seek to include a clause reaffirming an earlier zoning decision that MarketStreet will, in all of its marketing, advertise only Route 128 Exit 43 in Lynnfield for access to the complex, and not Exit 42 in Wakefield. The move comes in the wake of news that the MarketStreet Advisory Committee (MSAC), a panel of...

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Development of department head evaluation process underway

Posted by on Jun 22, 2017 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off

Published in the June 21, 2017 edition By MAUREEN DOHERTY LYNNFIELD — The Board of Selectmen is advancing an initiative to develop a performance evaluation tool and process for department heads in town. Selectmen Chairman Chris Barrett gave a first reading of his draft proposal on the subject at the board’s June 12 meeting for discussion and review by his fellow board members as well as Town Administrator Jim Boudreau. Boudreau will be meeting with various department heads in town this week to discuss the proposal and gather their input....

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Winners announced in Villager’s Coloring Contest

Posted by on Jun 22, 2017 in Local Headline News, Lynnfield News, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off

Published in the June 21, 2017 edition By MAUREEN DOHERTY LYNNFIELD — The panel of judges at the Lynnfield Villager had a tough time choosing the winners of the newspaper’s second annual Geraniumfest and Kids’ Day coloring contest. But after much debate, they selected the artwork submitted by 6-year-old Alyssa Attubato in the 6-and-under age group and 9-year-old Olivia Sieve among the 7- to 12-year-old age group. Both girls, who reside in Lynnfield, received $50 gift certificates to Meletharb’s Ice Cream at the Four Corners in Wakefield for...

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LHS’s Mitchell places in top five at national track championships

Posted by on Jun 23, 2017 in Lynnfield Sports, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off

Published in the June 21, 2017 edition By MAUREEN DOHERTY GREENSBORO, N.C. — Kate Mitchell, a junior at Lynnfield High School, placed fifth in the girls’ 800-meter run in the Emerging Elite division of the New Balance National Outdoor Track and Field Championships. At the event held in Greensboro, N.C. on Sunday, June 18, Mitchell set a new personal record (PR) of 2:12.52. She placed second in her heat, which was the third heat. A total of 28 athletes competed in the 800-meter event. Mitchell posted splits of 1:04.997 in the opening lap and...

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O’Brien, Hamm named to CAL softball All-Stars

Posted by on Jun 23, 2017 in Lynnfield Sports, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off

Published in the June 21, 2017 edition By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI LYNNFIELD — Two members of the Lynnfield High softball team were recently named to the Cape Ann League All-Star team. Haley O’Brien made the CAL First-Team All-Stars while Kathleen Hamm made the CAL Second-Team. O’Brien hit a team-high .383 with 14 runs batted in. The junior pitcher also went 7-10 in the circle with an earned-run average of 3.84. She struck out 159 batters this season. Hamm, a senior first baseman, hit .333 with 12 RBI. “I am absolutely proud of both of them,” said...

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Register now for LAA’s 50th annual 4th of July Road Race

Posted by on Jun 22, 2017 in Lynnfield Sports, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off

Published in the June 21, 2017 edition LYNNFIELD — The Lynnfield Athletic Association’s 50th annual Fourth of July 5K Road Race returns on Tuesday, July 4 beginning at 9 a.m. The race starts and finishes at Lynnfield Town Hall, 55 Summer St. Runners will head down Summer Street and will turn right onto Walnut Street. Participants will then turn left onto Thomas Road, and will turn left back onto Summer Street and head back to Town Hall. This is a family-friendly event. Awards are given in a variety of age groups ranging from 10 and under to...

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Albert Carrasco, 87

Posted by on Jun 22, 2017 in Lynnfield Obituaries, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off

U.S. Marine served in Korean War Published in the June 21, 2017 edition GLOUCESTER — Albert R. “AI” Carrasco, 87, of Gloucester, husband of Anne M. (Simon) Carrasco, passed away, on Saturday, June 17, 2017, with his loving family at his side. Al was born in Roslindale, Massachusetts on January 14, 1930, and was the son of the late Rossiter C. and Frances V. (Richter) Carrasco. He was a graduate of Roslindale High School with the Class of 1947. Al enlisted with the U.S. Marines, attaining the rank of Sgt., and was extremely proud to have...

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Carolyn H. Miller, 80

Posted by on Jun 15, 2017 in Lynnfield Obituaries, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off

Shared laughter and good times with family and friends Published in the June 14, 2017 edition FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Carolyn Hope Miller, 80, passed on June 5, 2017 at the Holy Cross Catholic Hospital in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Surrounded by her children, Pamela, Scott and Jay, she passed peacefully with them at her bedside with the gentle melody of Frank Sinatra playing in the background. Carolyn Hope Cummings was born on September 1, 1936 to Chester and Rose Cummings in Melrose, Mass. She married Edwin Miller in July 1961 in Melrose and...

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Deborah Ann Visco

Posted by on Jun 1, 2017 in Lynnfield Obituaries, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off

LHS graduate had a thirst for life Published in the May 31, 2017 edition NORTH ANDOVER — Deborah Ann Visco, of North Andover and formerly of Lynnfield and Bradford, passed away on Sunday, May 28, at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center 17 months after a Stage IV ovarian cancer diagnosis. Deborah astounded doctors, family and friends with her drive to both beat cancer and live an active and purposeful life despite the diagnosis. She shared her life for nearly four decades with Terry Dunham adding cat, Maks, to the household more recently. She...

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