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National Grid’s Wakefield-to-Woburn Line Updates: week of February 19

Connect with National Grid's project outreach team at 1-844-646-8427.

MassDOT Announces Night Work on Hopkins Street Bridge

Traffic impacts include temporary lane closures on I-95/Route 128.

Presidential Primary Early Voting Schedule Announced

Early voting will take place from February 24 to February 28, 2020.

Excise Tax Payments Due March 6

Payments can be made online or via check made out to the Town of Wakefield. 

Seeking Residents for Town Boards and Committees

Are you looking for a unique way to get involved here in town?

A Message from the Health Department: 2019 Novel Coronavirus Update

The Health Department is following developments concerning the 2019 Novel Coronavirus.

Annual Town Meeting: May 4, 2020

Petitions must be received at the Town Administrator’s office on or before 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 26, 2020.

Hopkins Street Bridge: Phase Two Construction Details

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

Town of Wakefield Winter Newsletter

Updates and information from our municipal departments.

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.

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.

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 ››