News

Looking for a Fun Summer Event? Mark your Calendar for Friday, July 15th, 2022

Boston 25 Morning News Zip Trip team will be broadcasting live from Wakefield’s Lower Common.

Paving Operations Early Next Week

UPDATE: This work is now scheduled for Wednesday, June 29.

Pedestrian and Bike Plan: Upcoming Infosession on July 14

This is the second in the series of public meetings for this project. 

Upcoming Sidewalk Construction on Cordis St. and Kimball Ave.

Work is tentatively scheduled to commence on Monday, June 13, 2022. 

Master Plan Workshop June 29

This virtual session will review two of the eight Master Plan topics: Historic & Cultural Resources and Housing.

Public Safety Leaders Reinforce Wakefield's Training Protocols

Walsh and Skory outline some of the trainings in which Wakefield's public safety teams have participated.

Upcoming Paving Preparations on Forrester Rd. and Pleasant St.

Please seek alternative routes and allow additional time if you commute takes you through this area.  

Wakefield’s John Couture and Elton Sawyer Receive the 2022 Public Works First Responder Award

The pair received the award from the New England American Public Works Association.

Annual Town Report for 2021

Now available in the vestibule at Town Hall while supplies last.

Free Starter Kits Available Through Partnership with Black Earth Compost

The next 50 residents who enroll in the program will receive a free starter kit.

Temporary Public Safety Building Entrances on Princess Street

Public entrances will be temporarily moved to the south side of the building on Princess Street.

Upcoming Water Main Improvements to North Ave.

Work is tentatively scheduled to begin on April 27, 2022, weather permitting.

Public Works Spring Calendar and Collection Dates

See the Public Works 2022 calendar, including leaf and hazardous waste collection and the Yardwaste Site schdule.

Local Town Councilors Named to Massachusetts Municipal Association Committees

Councilors Smith-Galvin and Chines have been selected to join two of the organization's policy committees. 

Health Department Spearheads Outreach Initiative

The initiative aims to increase awareness and utilization of public-health and human-service resources.

Have a Suggestion for Use of ARPA Funds?

If you were unable to attend the Dec. 16 infosession but have a suggestion, let us know.

Self Care Resources for 2022

Resources for those looking to focus on self care in the New Year.

Tax Rate Set for Fiscal Year 2022

Although the residential tax rate was lowered, the average single-family home valuation increased 7.6%.

Wakefield Awarded $2 Million MassWorks Grant for Water System Upgrades

The $2 million infrastructure grant will fund upgrades along North Ave, Quannapowitt Pkwy, and Lowell Street. 

Town Councilor Peter J. May

Wakefield Mourns the Death of Town Councilor Peter J. May

Town Councilor Peter J. May passed away at age 62.

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