Hearing tonight on water, sewer rates

Posted by on Jun 14, 2021 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Hearing tonight on water, sewer rates

Published in the June 14, 2021 edition. By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — Tonight’s Town Council agenda includes a public hearing on the proposed FY 2022 water and sewer rates. Public Works Director Joseph Conway will present the new rates as recommended by the Advisory Board of Public Works. The Water and Sewer Divisions are self-sustaining enterprise departments. Their operations...

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Public Safety Building plans fine-tuned

Posted by on Jun 11, 2021 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Public Safety Building plans fine-tuned

Published in the June 11, 2021 edition. By MARK SARDELLA The designers of the soon-to-be expanded and renovated Public Safety Building recently went through the building one more time with members of the Police and Fire Departments to look at every single space and fine tune the project plans. Janet Slemenda of HKT Architects reported on that exercise at...

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CC&F project seen helping with Lake cleanup

Posted by on Jun 10, 2021 in Local Headline News, Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield News | Comments Off on CC&F project seen helping with Lake cleanup

Published in the June 10, 2021 edition. By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — The $1.3 million that Cabot Cabot & Forbes has pledged to provide to the town for Lake improvement projects will go a long way toward accomplishing that goal, Town Engineer Bill Renault told the Zoning Board of Appeals last night. CC&F is seeking Special Permits from the...

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Wakefield lax beats undefeated Melrose in semifinals

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THE WARRIORS celebrate their 9-8 overtime win against rival Melrose in the Middlesex League Tournament semifinals at Fred Green Memorial Field. Melrose entered the game 11-0. The Red Raiders beat Wakefield twice in the regular season. (WMHS Athletics Photo) Published in the June 14, 2021 edition. By MARIA O’DONNELL MELROSE — In the second round of the Middlesex League Tournament,...

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Middlesex League tournament updates

Posted by on Jun 11, 2021 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Middlesex League tournament updates

Published in the June 11, 2021 edition. Eight Wakefield High spring sports teams competed in the Middlesex League Tournament yesterday. All teams, who matched up only against Freedom Division opponents during the regular season, played the Liberty Division yesterday.  The girls’ and boys’ track and field teams had multiple Warriors stand out at the league meet in Burlington. The...

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Middlesex League playoffs start today

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Published in the June 10, 2021 edition. WAKEFIELD — The Middlesex League playoffs begin today for multiple Wakefield High spring sports teams.  The girls’ and boys’ spring track teams will compete in the Middlesex League championship meet at 3:30 p.m. in Burlington. The girls’ finished the regular season with a record of 2-3 and had multiple strong showings at...

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Elaine J. Pyburn, 87

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Published in the June 14, 2021 edition. LYNNFIELD — Elaine J. Pyburn, a lifelong Lynnfield resident died Saturday, June 12 in Lynnfield at age 87. She was born in Lynn on August 24,1933 and was the daughter of the late Herman H. and Gunhild (Nordstom) Hammer. She was a graduate of Wakefield High School. A career bookkeeper, she worked...

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Karen Ramsdell, 67

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Published in the June 11, 2021 edition. WAKEFIELD — Karen Ramsdell, of Wakefield, passed away at age 67 on Friday, June 4, 2021. Karen was born on April 2, 1954 and was a graduate of Arlington High School, class of 1972. Karen continued her education at Northeastern University and had a successful career in sales and marketing in various...

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Lloyd E. Stevenson, 82

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Published in the June 11, 2021 edition. WAKEFIELD — Lloyd Erling Stevenson of Wakefield passed away on May 28, 2021 at age of 82 after a lengthy battle with Multiple Myeloma. He was the beloved husband of the late Marjorie Keene Stevenson. Lloyd was the devoted father of Craig Stevenson and his wife Diane of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Todd Stevenson and...

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