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Special Town Election

Tuesday June 26, 2018

A Special Town Election has been set for Tuesday June 26, 2018 to reconsider Article 8 from the Spring 2018 Town Meeting regarding the Public Safety Building redesign and renovations.

Special Election Documents & Video:

Please Note:

The voting will take place at the GALVIN MIDDLE SCHOOL, 525 Main Street, Wakefield, MA 01880. There will be signage directing voters to the individual precincts.


Wakefield Recreation Spring/Summer 2018 Program Guide

- Now Available -

Wakefield Recreation 2018 Spring/Summer Program Guide is now online for your viewing pleasure.

Wakefield Recreation 2018 Spring/Summer Program Guide - PDF

If you have any question or concerns, please email us at kburke@wakefield.ma.us or dmcgrath@wakefield.ma.us.

Karen Burke
Dan McGrath
Wakefield Recreation


Experience Wakefield


Movies by the Lake - 2018 Schedule

Click Here for the 2018 Schedule


Notification to Businesses - Plastic Bag Reduction Bylaw
February 9, 2018
Dear Business Operator

As you may know at the November 2017 Town Meeting, The town of Wakefield adopted a Plastic bag Reduction Bylaw (attached). This Bylaw will be implemented on July 1, 2018. For retail stores occupying a finished space of 2500 square feet or less the Bylaw will take effect on September 1, 2018. With the passage of this Bylaw, Wakefield has taken an important step in reducing litter and protecting our environment, particularly waterways including Lake Quannapowitt. The purpose of this letter is to inform the public and local businesses well in advance of the implementation date.
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Coyotes in Wakefield and Massachusetts

The following are common questions and answers about coyotes living in Massachusetts.

Q. Where do coyotes live?
A. Coyotes can be found in nearly every town/city in Massachusetts.

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Upcoming Events!

Wednesday June 20, 2018 Community Meeting - Hurd School Future Options
Tuesday June 26, 2018 Special Town Election
June 28, 2018 Movies by the Lake - Men in Black
Wednesday July 4, 2018

Parade Information

(Wakefield Independence Day Committee)

Childrens Events, Concerts on the Common & Fireworks

(West Side Social Club)

July 12, 2018 Movies by the Lake - Moana
July 26, 2018 Movies by the Lake - Jaws
August 9, 2018 Movies by the Lake - E.T.
Saturday August 18, 2018 Festival Italia
August 23, 2018 Movies by the Lake - Wonder Woman

More Dates & Events

Wakefield Community Calendar