News

Hopkins Street Bridge: Phase Two Construction Details

Read the full release from MassDOT, including next steps in the project.

Traffic Alert: National Grid Work on Montrose Ave.

From 1/20 to 1/24, National Grid will be working near 175 Montrose Ave.

Absentee Ballots Available For “Special Primary Election”

This Election is for Precincts 4, 5 and 6 only.

Town of Wakefield Winter Newsletter

Updates and information from our municipal departments.

Special State Primary Election for Precincts 4, 5, and 6: February 4, 2020

Special State Primary Election to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of State Rep. Paul Brodeur

Town Administrator Public Office Hours

The Town Administrator is pleased to announce the following formal weekly office hours reserved for the public.

Nomination Papers Available Jan 2 for April Election

The election packet contains all the information needed to seek election or re-election on April 28, 2020.

Curbside Christmas Tree Collection

Trees will be collected from January 6 to January 31 on residents’ recycling-pickup days.

Kathleen Kelly standing next to painted Grinch on Town Hall entrance

From the Tax Collector ... aka “the Grinch”

The fiscal year 2020 actual real estate and personal property tax bills are due and payable February 3, 2020.

Massachusetts School Building Authority votes to invite Wakefield into the 2019-2020 Eligibility Period

The 270-day Eligibility Period formalizes and streamlines the beginning of the MSBA's grant approval process.

Merchant and Resident Parking Permit Applications Available

Permits are valid from January 1 through December 31, 2020.

Special State Primary and Special State Election Dates Announced

Special State Election has been scheduled to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Rep. Brodeur.

Mental Health Support Available to Residents

The stress of the holidays can be overwhelming, but support is available.

New Traffic Pattern on Common Street

After review by the Traffic Advisory Committee, the Town Council voted to change the traffic pattern of Common Street.

Wakefield Submits Service Pilot Proposal to MBTA

The MBTA recently provided local communities with the opportunity to propose new service pilots for the bus and commuter rail.

Treasurer Releases Latest List of Uncashed Checks

According to MGL Chapter 200A, checks issued by the Town are void if not cashed within three years from the date of issue.

Water Street Lot Improvements

The Water Street parking lot, adjacent to Omelette Headquarters restaurant, will soon benefit from some improvements.

JRM Will Provide Refuse and Recycling Services Beginning September 30

Beginning September 30, 2019, JRM Hauling and Recycling will be servicing the Town for both trash and recycling management. Little will... more ››