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Deadlines Approach for Discounted Compost Bin and Rain Barrel Purchase Programs

The purchase deadlines, July 7 and 9 respectively, were extended from their original spring dates.

National Grid Construction Update: Week of July 6

View traffic impacts of this construction. Connect with the National Grid outreach team at 1-844-646-8427.

Nahant Street Yardwaste Site Will Return to its Regular Schedule in July

As of July 15, permits will again be required.

Outdoor Dining Program Extended

The June 22 vote amended the public-space program to seven days a week.

Wakefield Housing Authority Board of Commissioners Vacancy

Apply for this position by July 20, 2020

Town Election Official Results: June 23, 2020

The Town Clerk’s office has just released the official results from the June 23, 2020 Town Election.

New Discount Program for Senior Property Owners

Wakefield will match 100% of the Senior Circuit Breaker Income Tax Credit received by Wakefield residents.

Wakefield Hosted Town Meeting June 20, 2020

Four of the twenty-eight articles on the Warrant were postponed indefinitely by their sponsors: Article 15, Article 26, Article 27, Article... more ››

Town Hall Open to the Public Beginning June 15

Town Hall will reopen to the public on Monday, June 15 by appointment only.

Town Council Approves Outdoor Dining, Retail as Businesses Enter Phase 2

A plan was developed to allow restaurants to utilize designated public spaces for outdoor dining.

Large-Item Disposal: Options for Residents

Residents with curbside trash-pickup service have several options when they need to dispose of a large item.

A Message from Town Council Chair Ann Santos

As leaders for the Town of Wakefield, we denounce the egregious actions of four members of the Minneapolis Police Department.

Spring Newsletter Now Available

Read about the Spaulding Park improvements, the Beebe Library’s digital archive, election information, and more.

Free Curbside Textile Recycling Service Launching June 15

About 84 percent of old clothes, shoes, belts, handbags, and textile items end up in a landfill or an incinerator.

Town Offers Discounted Compost Bins Through July 7

Composting is a process that turns organic materials like food, leaves, and yard waste into soil enrichment.

Emergency Fund an Option for Wakefield Residents

The goal of the fund is to offer one-time aid that helps an individual or family get back on its feet.

Rain Barrel Purchase Program Returns This Spring (Updated dates)

The Department of Public Works (DPW) is offering barrels for $69, with an additional $10 off for the first 100 barrels sold.

Be Sure You're Registered with Wakefield’s CodeRED e-alert System

This ultra high-speed communication system is used by Wakefield's Public Safety leaders.

Wakefield Battles Recycling Contamination: Back to Basics

JRM will be stickering recycling bins containing recycling contamination.

Wakefield’s “Open Checkbook” Now Live

The tool provides taxpayers a view into Wakefield’s expenditures for fiscal year 2020.