Despite His Name, Sylvester is a Lover Not a Fighter
My name is Sylvester, but my last name is Reed, not Stallone. While I think I have the charisma of a movie star, I would rather be the lead in a romantic comedy, not a bang 'em up fighter flick like Rambo or Rocky.
Mon May 20, 2013
2013 Festival by the Lake Offers Day of Fun Activities
The following was provided by the Wakefield Center Neighborhood Association: The Wakefield Center Neighborhood Association will hold its annual Festival by the Lake on Saturday, June 8, from 10am to 4pm on Wakefield's Lower Common.
Then and Now: A Navy Man Writes Home From Wakefield
I don't write about local history every week on Wakefield Patch, but from time to time I find an item that's worth sharing.
Sat May 18, 2013
Stolen 'No Parking' Sign and a Stubborn Smoker Reported
Wakefield Police responded to these and other calls for service on Tuesday, May 14, 2013.
That's Sylvester, but not Stallone
Sylvester Is a Lover, Not a Fighter My name is Sylvester, but my last name is Reed, not Stallone.
A Look at the Possible Bike Trail Route
Many local residents have been very interested in the progress of a proposed rail trail that would run through Lynnfield's Reedy Meadow, linking downtown Wakefield with trails running through Peabody and beyond.
Wakefield Comedians Lending Their Talents to PTO Fundraiser
Two Wakefield parents are lending their talents as stand-up comedians to tonight's "Laugh at Ourselves" fundraiser for the Greenwood PTO.
Five Things: Lots to Do in Wakefield This Weekend
Today is Friday, May 17th. Here are five things worth knowing today. Home, Health and Garden Show: This Sunday, May 19th, there's a Home, Health and Garden show at the Americal Civic Center at 467 Main Street in Wakefield.
Two Alarm Fire Damages Salem Street Home
A home behind the Willow Tree Garden and Flower Center on Salem Street in Wakefield was damaged in a two-alarm fire early Thursday afternoon.
Fri May 17, 2013
Local Dog-Lover Goes Pro
Local resident Nancy Dow has turned a lifelong love of animals into a new business serving area pet owners - The bow WOW! dog walking and boarding service, serving residents of Stoneham, Wakefield, Lynnfield and Melrose.
Melrose Coach England Basketball Hall of Fame
A coaching legend who spent time at Melrose High School will reportedly be inducted next month into the New England Basketball Hall of Fame.
Wed May 15, 2013
What's the Going Rate For a Lawn Service in Wakefield?
This week: How much do lawn services cost? How much do you pay for your lawn service? And what does that cover - just mowing, or does it cover weeding, pruning, planting? Please share in the comments below - we promise we won't judge you! And if you've got a lawn service you love, tell us that too.
Tue May 14, 2013
Fund Established for Wakefield Family After Last Week's Fire
A fund has been set up for the Wakefield family who lost their home in a fire last week.
Quannapowitt Yacht Club Open House is Saturday
Today is Tuesday, May 14th. Here are five things worth knowing. Quannapowitt Yacht Club : This Saturday morning at 9 a.m., the Quannapowitt Yacht Club holds the first of several open house events.
Mon May 13, 2013
Brothers who lost legs in Boston heal in tandem
Paul and J.P Norden were in separate hospitals for weeks before J.P., who is 33, joined his 31-year-old brother at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Boston on Friday.
Ronny Cox Wraps Up Linden Tree Season
The Linden Tree Coffeehouse's 28 th season finale will feature an encore visit from singer songwriter and actor Ronny Cox .
Lifelong Love of Animals Becomes a New Business
Wakefield resident Nancy Dow has turned a lifelong love of animals into a new business serving area pet owners - The bow Wow! dog walking service.
Thu May 09, 2013
Five Things: Several Ways to Do Something Good Locally
Today is Thursday, May 9. Here are five things worth knowing today. West Side Social Club Blood Drive: Today from 1 to 7:30 p.m., the West Side Social Club continues its blood drive to benefit kids at Boston Children's Hospital and the Jimmy Fund Clinic.
Banker & Tradesman
NAI Brokers Two Waltham Office Deals For 35K SF
NAI Hunneman's suburban brokerage team has brokered two deals in Waltham, one on Main Street and one at Bay Colony.
Man Arrested After Alleged Auto Repair Scam Reported
Wakefield Police responded to these and other calls for service on Tuesday, May 7, 2013.