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  1. A survivor's journeyRead the original story

    Friday Oct 12 | Daily Globe

    ... a $20 bill and said, "I can't be here (for the walk)." Others gave anonymous donations to the related account at Wakefield 's First National Bank. "We're very community-oriented," said Powell, who stressed she "really appreciated" everyone's ...

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  2. Robert L. Thompson, 78Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | The Wakefield Daily Item

    Robert L. Thompson, 78, of Wakefield died Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018 in Peabody. Mr. Thompson was born in Winthrop on November 27, 1939 and was the son of the late Donald L. and Emily Thompson.

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  3. Janet S. Hammond, 71Read the original story

    Wednesday Oct 10 | The Wakefield Daily Item

    Mrs. Hammond was born and raised in Wakefield and was a graduate of Wakefield High School, Class of 1965. She was a member of the First Baptist Church.

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  4. Just in: Wakefield High School Lets Out Early Due to Power OutageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 4 | ARLnow.com

    Students and staff at Wakefield High School are heading home early today, thanks to a power outage in the neighborhood. Due to a power outage in the area, @WHSHappenings is dismissing early.

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  5. Barbara Graves, 97Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | The Wakefield Daily Item

    Mrs. Graves was a graduate of Wakefield High School, Class of 1939. She was a lifelong member of the Greenwood Union Church in Wakefield, acted as treasurer for 13 years, helped and ran the Senior Citizen Group and was a member of the women's group.

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  6. Veronica 'Verna' SkolasinskiRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 2 | Daily Globe

    Verna was born on Oct. 10, 1919, in Wakefield , to Frank and Agnes Skolasinski. She graduated from Wakefield High School in 1937.

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  7. Duane 'Dewey' LaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | Daily Globe

    Duane "Dewey" Lane, 87, a lifelong resident of Wakefield , passed away suddenly Saturday evening, Sept. 29, 2018, at his home.

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  8. Doyle concerns addressedRead the original story

    Friday Sep 28 | The Wakefield Daily Item

    ... told the School Committee that today the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) will be visiting Wakefield High School. NEASC is a regional accreditation association providing educational accreditation for all levels of education. ...

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  9. Ronald J. Doucette, 85Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 28 | The Wakefield Daily Item

    ... the husband of Linda (Fellows) Doucette with whom he had shared 58 years of marriage. Born in Lynn and raised in Wakefield; he was the son of the late Joseph A. and Marion (LeBlanc) Doucette. Following graduation from Wakefield High School, he ...

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  10. Margaret E. (Bolen) StratmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 28 | Daily Globe

    Margaret was born on Oct. 11, 1921, in Wakefield , the daughter of William and Vivian Bolen. She attended Wakefield High School and graduated in 1939.

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  11. Julia (Kleimola) ZielinskiRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 27 | Daily Globe

    ... 1954, Julia married the love of her life, Anthony F. "Tony" Zielinski, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Wakefield . They made their home in Wakefield and were blessed with three children. Julie was a faithful member of Immaculate ...

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  12. Edward E. Haradon III, 78Read the original story

    Wednesday Sep 26 | The Wakefield Daily Item

    Edward E. Haradon III, 78, of Reading, died September 7, 2018, following a lengthy illness. Born in Stoneham, raised in Wakefield, he was the son of the late Ella and Edward Haradon Jr. Eddie was a graduate of Wakefield High School in the class of 1958 and he attended Essex Agricultural School.

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  13. Veterans, family, friends enjoy fall color ORV rideRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 26 | Daily Globe

    Wakefield - Off-road vehicle drivers lined up in Wakefield Saturday for the 5th annual Color Ride for Veterans, which was sponsored by the Western U.P. Trail Advocates. "You don't have to be a vet," said organizer Jim Spencer of the small fleet departing from VFW Post 9084.

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  14. 100 years ago today, Bessemer soldier died on first day of warRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 26 | Daily Globe

    ... was carried on for two months, Gedda was killed on the first day he arrived for battle. Dan Obradovich, of Wakefield , a former instructor at Gogebic Community College and a World War I historian, said Monday, "World War I is sort of a forgotten ...

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  15. Wakefield supports OCF for UP prisoner housingRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 25 | Daily Globe

    Wakefield - The Wakefield city council voted Monday in favor of a resolution supporting the continued operation of Marenisco 's Ojibway Correctional Facility as "a housing unit for Upper Peninsula prison inmates." The unanimous vote for Resolution No.

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  16. Mary E. Maguire, 93Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 24 | The Wakefield Daily Item

    Mary E. Maguire, 93, of Wakefield, passed away peacefully on Thursday September 20, 2018 at Oosterman's Rest Home in Melrose. She was the daughter of the late John and Maria Souza and the devoted wife of the late Francis J. Maguire.

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  17. WUPTA shares passion for western UP trailsRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 22 | Daily Globe

    Editor's Note: The following story is the second of a three-part series. Part 1, published on Friday, provided an overview of the status of an unnamed, multi-use trail connecting Wakefield to Marenisco .

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  18. Crystal Lumber closes after decades of serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | The Wakefield Daily Item

    ... an 83-unit apartment building. Company President Paul Gargano, son-in-law of former owner William Bloom Sr. and Wakefield High School graduate, Class of 1971, said he is "ready for retirement." Bloom's son, named for his father, joined the company ...

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  19. Marcia J. Phinney, 75Read the original story

    Wednesday Sep 19 | The Wakefield Daily Item

    Marcia J. Phinney, 75, a lifelong resident of Wakefield, passed away August 31, 2018. Born in Milford, she was the daughter of the late Charles N. and Ruth Phinney.

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  20. Kasey Gene OzzelloRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Daily Globe

    Kasey was born on Sept. 11, 1987, at Howard Young Medical Center in Woodruff, Wis., a son of Woodie Ozzello and Sheila Ozzello, of Wakefield , Mich.

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