Janet Carroll

Apr 30, 2021 by

Published in the April 30, 2021 edition. WAKEFIELD — Janet F. Carroll (Newman), a life long resident of Wakefield, passed away April 28 after her brave battle with cancer. The family thanks Kaplan Family Hospice in Danvers for their care and compassion over the final days of Janet’s life. She passed peacefully surrounded by the love and comfort of her family. Janet is survived by her husband of 36 years John (Jack) Carroll. She leaves behind four children: her daughter Wendy Wheeler and husband Robert; her sons Jeff Dupuis; Matthew Bell and wife Adrienne; and daughter Caitlin McGrath and husband Sean. She was also the beloved Nana of eight grandchildren: Ryan, Caroline, Ethan, Emilie, Erik, Ella, Dylan and Griffin. Janet was the daughter of the late Gilbert and Frances Newman. Janet spent all of...

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Michael D. Hinds, 60

Apr 30, 2021 by

Published in the April 30, 2021 edition. SANFORD, Maine — Michael D. Hinds, 60, of Sanford, Maine passed away unexpectedly on Friday, April 23, 2021 at his residence in Sanford. He was born on September 4, 1960 in Boston, MA. His parents, the late Donald and Theresa (Doucette) Hinds adopted Michael when he was 6 months old. Michael grew up in Wakefield, MA and attended local schools. After high school Michael enlisted in the National Guard and proudly served his country for many years. Michael moved to Maine in the early 1990’s to be closer to family. From a very young age, Michael was interested in firefighting. He was curious to know everything about it. He lived out his lifelong passion by dedicating himself to fire service. He had currently been employed at the...

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Two parents sought for GMS principal search team...

Apr 30, 2021 by

Published in the April 30, 2021 edition. The following is from Supt. of Schools Doug Lyons. WAKEFIELD — An interview team is being formed to interview candidates for the Galvin Middle School Principal position. The interview team of (12) will be composed of: • 1 District Administrator • 1 Curriculum Coordinator • 1 District Principal • 1 Galvin Assistant Principal • 1 GMS Counselor • 2 GMS Parents • 2-4 GMS Classroom Teachers • 1 GMS School Admin Assistant We are looking for two parent volunteers to be part of this team. If you are interested in serving on this committee, please let me know as soon as time permits. The first interviews will be held via Zoom and will be scheduled as noted on the timeline below. We need to hear back by...

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