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  1. Marjorie E. (Fisher) Bidmead, 98Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Cape Cod Times

    Marjorie E. Bidmead, age 98, of Sandwich, passed away April 17, 2015, at the Cape Regency Health Care Center in Centerville after a brief illness. She was born in Wakefield, MA., on July 2, 1916, but lived most of her life in Winthrop, MA as a homemaker, where she and her husband Philip raised their children.

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  2. High School Softball: Weekly Super Six rankings for Division 2 North/SouthRead the original story

    Saturday | Boston Herald

    ... me at dventura@bostonherald.com DIVISION 2 NORTH 1. Burlington (3-1) 2. Tewksbury (3-3) 3. Danvers (4-1) 4. Wakefield (7-1) 5. Reading (3-1) 6. North Reading (3-1) DIVISION 2 SOUTH 1. Case (8-0) 2. Bishop Stang (4-0) 3. Apponequet (3-1) 4. ...

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  3. Upcoming Open Houses in WakefieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Patch.com

    State Police said the three victims were in a vehicle that crashed into a tree and burst into flames Thursday night. State Rep. Brian Mannal, D-Barnstable, is at the center of a state Supreme Court case regarding free speech in political campaigns.

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  4. Massachusetts 4-H Volunteer Honored for Lifetime Dedication by National 4-H CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Patch.com

    ... community and ambassadors for positive citizenship. She works with the Nifty Needles and Mass Maniacs 4-H clubs in Wakefield. Emily Oneschuk, a member in Brown's 4-H club, stated, "Joanne has had a larger impact on me than anyone in my life, ...

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  5. Designer Lawn Sprinklers of Wakefield Donates to Blossoms at the BeebeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Patch.com

    Fred Brizee, second from right, owner of Designer Lawn Sprinklers of Wakefield, presented his company's donation as a Kentucky Bluegrass sponsor of the upcoming Blossoms at the Beebe.

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  6. HD Physical Therapy Recognizes National Parkinson's Awareness MonthRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | PR Log

    PRLog - April 21, 2015 - WAKEFIELD, Mass. -- This April, millions of people around the world will recognize April as Parkinson's Disease Awareness Month.

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  7. The tranSMART Foundation to Highlight Its Award-Winning Open-Source...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Market Wire

    ... new therapies and diagnostic tools. Founded to steward the tranSMART platform, the Foundation is headquartered in Wakefield, Massachusetts with Centers of Excellence in Ann Arbor, Mich.; London, England; Boston, Mass.; and Amsterdam, Netherlands. ...

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  8. Ernest A. Masiello, at 88,a of Melrose, businessmanRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Boston Herald

    Born and raised in Melrose, where he was a lifelong resident, Mr. Masiello had spent his summers at Bow Lake in New Hampshire since 1959 and winters in Deltona, Fla., since 1976. Mr. Masiello was the president and owner of Crystal Motors in Wakefield since 1952.

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  9. Marketing Jobs Around WakefieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Patch.com

    The first place winner in the men's race had a time of 2:09:17 while the victor in the women's circuit ranked with a 2:24:55 finish. Amy Harff, 17, wanted to share her love of art and poetry, so she created "The Art of Giving" and has delivered hundreds of cards so far.

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  10. Wakefield Police, Departments Across State Honor DispatchersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Patch.com

    Police Departments across Massachusetts have been commemorating National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week , which ran from April 12-18 this year. Police departments from across the state, including Wakefield, took time to talk to and photograph some of their on-duty dispatchers, who work hard every day to answer 911 calls, dispatch police and fire units, and talk to people when they need help the most.

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  11. Schools Roundup: Silver Lake's Barone already in formRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 18 | Boston Herald

    ... In other nonleague softball action yesterday, Emma Kraus went 4-for-5 with four RBI and four runs scored to lift Wakefield (5-0) past Woburn , 13-5. ... Isabelle Hanewich hit a walkoff single in extra innings as Bishop Feehan (3-2) edged Franklin , ...

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  12. Wakefield Flags at Half-Staff Monday for MA Soldier Killed in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Patch.com

    Wakefield flags will be at half-staff Monday, April 20 in honor of a Massachusetts killed in Afghanistan this month. Spc. John M. Dawson , 22, of Whitinsville, died April 8 in an attack in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, according to the Department of Defense.

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  13. Stinger Staging Steps Up To Martin Audio MLARead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | ProSoundWeb

    Based in Wakefield, MA, Stinger Staging is a versatile full service AV production, installation, management and communications company that recently purchased a Martin Audio MLA Mini loudspeaker system to enhance its capabilities for a wide range of events. "In terms of shows, we do about 50% music and 50% corporate," says company principal Chaz Loews.

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  14. Spring Staycations Ideas to get off the couch and get movingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Boston.com

    ... 1-mile jogs and "fun runs" to marathons and ultra-distance runs. You can race for a cause - like the MADD Dash in Wakefield (Saturday, April 25) or the Strut for Strays 5k in Newbury (May 31) - but if you're mostly in it for the post-race beer tent, ...

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  15. Prosecutors plan to retry man on negligent homicide in crashRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Prosecutors plan to retry a man on a negligent homicide charge in the fatal car crash of a retired New Hampshire judge in 2013, after jurors deadlocked on the charge in January. Ryan Marchant of Wakefield, Massachusetts, was found not guilty of another negligent homicide charge, as well as being under the influence of alcohol and causing an accident on Route 4 in Durham.

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  16. Marchant to be retried for negligent homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Prosecutors have decided to retry Ryan Marchant on a negligent homicide charge for allegedly causing the death of a retired New Hampshire judge in a 2013 auto accident after the jury deadlocked on the charge in January. Marchant, 24, of Wakefield, Mass., was found not guilty of being under the influence of alcohol and causing an accident on Route 4 in Durham on Feb. 23, 2013 that killed retired Candia District Court Judge Bruce Larson, 74. The jury was deadlocked on a second negligent homicide charge of Marchant causing Larson's death by driving at an unsafe speed and passing in a no-passing zone.

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  17. Wakefield To Receive State Funds For Road RepairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Patch.com

    Streets and sidewalks in Wakefield may start looking less raggedy in upcoming months, as Massachusetts has awarded the city $680,046 in state transportation funds to see to such repairs. "Especially after the toll this winter has taken on our communities' infrastructure, it is critical for state government to be a supportive partner with local governments in ensuring that our neighborhoods are safe for motorists, bicyclists, and pedestrians."

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  18. Obituary: Amy Spollett, 94, of MelroseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Patch.com

    "Mrs. Amy Spollett, a lifelong resident of Melrose and longtime social activist, passed away peacefully surrounded by family at Bear Hill Nursing Center in Wakefield, on Monday, April 13, 2015, at age 94. "Amy was born in Melrose, one of two children of the late Benning L. and Ethel Wentworth. She was raised in Melrose, graduated from Melrose High School, Class of 1939, and from Bridgewater Teacher's College in 1943.

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  19. Mayo Clinic and Optum360 Partner to Improve Experience for PatientsRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Freshnews

    WAKEFIELD, Mass. & ROCHESTER, Minn. -- -- Optum360 and Mayo Clinic announced today that they are partnering to develop new revenue management services capabilities aimed at improving patient experiences and satisfaction while reducing administrative costs for health care providers.

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  20. Food Service Jobs Around WakefieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Patch.com

    Fire crews battled a 'stubborn fire' in an attic at a home on Placid street in Newton, MA, Monday morning. It definitely was not a smart move to attempt to drive a car down the stairway from Mack Park, according to Salem, Mass.

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