WAKEFIELD — Town Administrator Stephen P. Maio would like to share tips to help residents alleviate their stress and panic surrounding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) while practicing social distancing.
The North Shore and Merrimack Valley superintendents of schools have collaborated to make a timely and unified decision about school closure that they feel is in the best interests of their faculty, staff, students, and families. This decision was made after significant conversations among school leaders, local public health officials, and state officials. State officials have today urged that municipalities should make decisions based on their local circumstances, and given the rapidly changing COVID-19 crisis, which the World Health Organization has this week labeled a global pandemic.
Wakefield Police Department is investigating after a call for possible barricaded subject in a home was determined to be a hoax and an attempt to elicit a large police response.
WAKEFIELD — Police Chief Steven A. Skory, Fire Chief Michael Sullivan and Middlesex County District Attorney Marian T. Ryan report that the Wakefield Police and Fire Departments responded to a fatal incident involving a tree service today.
READING — Deputy Chief David Clark reports that a motorist is under arrest and police departments in two communities are investigating after at least five total vehicles were damaged in two crashes in Wakefield and Reading, allegedly caused by the same drunk driver.
Remains located outside a residence on Lakeshore Drive in Wakefield on Monday have been positively identified by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner
The Middlesex District Attorney’s Office and Wakefield Police Department are investigating the apparent discovery of human bones on residential grounds.
Chief Steven Skory reports that the Wakefield Police Department cited a driver following a Sunday evening crash.
WAKEFIELD — Northeast Metro Tech Carpentry students recently completed a project to help some of their younger peers exercise their creativity while staying organized.
WAKEFIELD — Superintendent David DiBarri would like to invite freshmen interested in attending Northeast Metro Tech to attend an open house later this month.