Caroline E. Pinette, 28

May 28, 2021 by

Published in the May 28, 2021 edition. WAKEFIELD — Caroline E. Pinette, RN, BSN, of Wakefield, passed away peacefully at the age of 28 on May 24, surrounded by her loving family and friends, after a long and courageous battle with adrenal cancer. She is the beloved daughter of Carole and Jay Pinette and cherished “sissy” of Kathleen Pinette. She was predeceased by her Grandpa and “Nana P”, Jim and Betty Ann Pinette of Arlington, and her “Papa” Martin/Matty Long of Wakefield. She is survived by her “Nana L” Eleanor Long of Wakefield as well as a large and loving extended family of aunts, uncles, cousins and many lifelong friends from Wakefield, St. Anselm College and Ellison 14 at MGH. She was also the cherished Godmother of Evey Bromwell and Harry Ochs. The family is...

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Water pact with Lynnfield in the works...

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Published in the May 28, 2021 edition. By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — The towns of Wakefield and Lynnfield will hammer out the details of an infrastructure project that will allow the Lynnfield Center Water District (LCWD) to meet its demand by drawing supplemental MWRA water through the Wakefield system via a connection in the area of Bay State Road. Following an extensive study of options for supplementing its water supply, it was recommended that the LCWD pursue an interconnection with the town of Wakefield. Doing so would enable the district to draw up to an additional 25 percent of its current supply capacity from the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority through the Wakefield water system. After DPW Director Joseph Conway reviewed the details of the project at this week’s Town Council meeting, the council voted to...

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BOH rescinds 3 of 4 COVID-19 mandates...

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By MAUREEN DOHERTY Posted on: Friday, May 28 at 10:30 a.m. NORTH READING — On Friday morning the North Reading Board of Health (BOH) voted to rescind three of the four local COVID-19 orders that have defined the lives of everyone in town for the past 14 months. The three-member board of Chairman Gary Hunt and members Pam Vath and Karen Martin opted to leave in place the March 19, 2020 Town Emergency Declaration until at least June 15, 2021. This is the date the board has scheduled its next meeting specifically to evaluate the results of the relaxing of standards statewide two weeks after the Memorial Day holiday. The June 15 meeting date also coincides with the date which Gov. Charlie Baker has set as his goal to rescind the statewide State of...

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