• August 24 2018,  Lynnfield,  Wakefield

    September 2018 is a busy month at Temple Emmanuel of Wakefield

    The Board of Directors of Temple Emmanuel of Wakefield wish all in the area a sweet new year as school and community events start up their many fall gatherings. Visitors are always welcomed to participate in our programming from Shabbat and Holiday services, Pot luck Dinners, Continuing Education, Tot Shabbats, and Temple Reads, as well as other programming planned by the Social Committee or Sisterhood. The Temple’s first Shabbat celebration of the season is Saturday first  at 9:30am. At 7:30 pm  the Temple will launch the High Holidays,  with a Temple Emmanuel Open House and Congregational Social and a Selichot. Program led by Rabbi Greg Hersh.  The Selichot service sets…

  • August 24 2018,  Lynnfield,  Wakefield

    Upcoming events at the Wakefield Farmers Market

    The Wakefield Farmers Market (WFM) brings local farm fare, specialty foods and artisan products to Hall Park (next to Veterans Field, GPS 468 North Ave Wakefield MA) each Saturday from 9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. through October 13. Featuring live music, a balloon magician, cooking demos most weeks and a Kids’ Activity Tent – stocked with drawing materials plus hula hoops, jump ropes and sidewalk chalk – and special events throughout the season, it’s a great place to shop, have a picnic, play or just hang out on the shore of Lake Quannapowitt. On August 25, Julie Dougherty, with Woody Woodward on bass, will be back for her second visit to WFM…

  • August 17 2018,  Lynnfield,  Wakefield

    Wakefield Co-operative Bank holds Jeans Day for “A Healthy Lynnfield”

    Wakefield Co-operative Bank holds Jeans Day for “A Healthy Lynnfield”   Wakefield & Lynnfield, Mass. – Wakefield Co-operative Bank (WCB) employees wore jeans to work last month to benefit A Healthy Lynnfield. The bank’s President & CEO, Jeff Worth, doubled the amount of money given from employees with a personal contribution out of his own pocket, and he also provided an additional donation from the bank, bringing the total donation to $614. Every month, bank employees are encouraged to wear denim to work on designated “Jeans Days” in exchange for a small donation to a community organization. A Healthy Lynnfield was established in 2017 to increase awareness and provide education…

  • August 17 2018,  Lynnfield,  Wakefield

    Landscapes in neighboring Wakefield

    Landscapes in neighboring Wakefield  By Helen Breen   “The town of Wakefield is nearly as well known to the denizens of Lynnfield as its own territory, and the two have been intimately connected for two hundred and fifty years.”    So wrote our historian Thomas B. Wellman in his “History of the Town of Lynnfield, Mass.,” which was published in 1895. The bonds between the two towns have remained strong. From 1923 thru the late 1950s, Lynnfield students attended Wakefield High School before our new high school was built. The town still attracts Lynnfield folks who “walk the lake,” make grocery runs to Farm Land or frequent the town’s many…

  • August 17 2018,  Lynnfield,  Wakefield

    Tri-Town Chamber Golf Tournament to be held on September 24

    Tri-Town Chamber Golf Tournament to be held on September 24   The Wakefield Lynnfield Chamber of Commerce and the Stoneham Chamber of Commerce will host the 28th annual Tri-Town Golf Tournament on Monday, September 24 at the Ferncroft Country Club in Middleton. This foursome scramble format is great for golfers of all abilities and lends itself to networking with fellow members of the business community. The tournament is open to all golfers, Chamber members and nonmembers alike. The tournament begins at 6:30 a.m. with registration and continental breakfast, followed by a scramble start at 7:30 a.m. The fee is $175 per golfer, or $700 for a foursome, and includes 18…

  • August 17 2018,  Lynnfield,  Wakefield

    Lynnfield-Wakefield delegation secures $500,000 for rail trail

    Lynnfield-Wakefield delegation secures $500,000 for rail trail Feasibility study is included as part of $2.4 billion environmental bond bill   BOSTON – Members of Lynnfield and Wakefield’s legislative delegation have successfully secured a $500,000 funding earmark for the Wakefield-Lynnfield Rail Trail as part of a $2.4 billion environmental bond bill that was recently signed into law. House Minority Leader Bradley Jones, Jr. (R-North Reading), Representatives Paul Brodeur (D-Melrose) and Donald Wong (R-Saugus) and Senators Brendan Crighton (D-Lynn) and Jason Lewis (D-Winchester) noted the funding will be used to complete a feasibility study of the proposed rail trail, which would connect a 2.5-mile right of way along the former Newburyport Railroad…

  • August 17 2018,  Lynnfield,  Wakefield

    Wakefield Farmers Market News

    Wakefield Farmers Market News The Wakefield Farmers Market brings local farm fare, specialty foods, and artisan products to Hall Park (next to Veterans Field, GPS 468 North Ave Wakefield MA) each Saturday from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. through October 13, 2018. Featuring live music, a balloon magician, and cooking demos most weeks, and a Kid’s Activity Tent stocked with drawing materials, plus hula hoops, jump ropes, and sidewalk chalk, and special events throughout the season, it’s a great place to shop, have a picnic, play, or just hang out on the shore of Lake Quannapowitt. Betty’s Bounce will be back at the market on August 18 providing live music…

  • August 10 2018,  Revere,  Wakefield

    RBC reviews Wakefield’s single-use plastic bag ban

    Eleanor Vieira of the Revere Beautification Committee (RBC) and Joel Patterson, manager of Shaw’s Supermarket in Wakefield, met this week to discuss Wakefield’s recent adoption of the single-use plastic bag ban. They are pictured showing the new recyclable bags and no-cost paper bags that Wakefield allows businesses to distribute. Customers are allowed to purchase recyclable plastic bags at a cost of 10 cents per bag. The alternative to either of these bags is to bring one’s own reusable bag, which is the best option to reduce both the cost and the carbon footprint on the planet. Patterson said the transition away from single-use plastic bags was easy, as all residents…

  • August 10 2018,  Lynnfield,  Wakefield

    Wakefield Farmers Market News

    Wakefield Farmers Market News The Wakefield Farmers Market brings local farm fare, specialty foods, and artisan products to Hall Park (next to Veterans Field, GPS 468 North Ave Wakefield MA) each Saturday from 9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. through October 13. Featuring live music, a balloon magician, cooking demos most weeks, and a Kid’s Activity Tent – stocked with drawing materials, hula hoops, jump ropes, and sidewalk chalk – and special events throughout the season, it’s a great place to shop, have a picnic, play or just hang out on the shore of Lake Quannapowitt. On August 11, Eddie Dee returns. He has a vast repertoire of favorite songs that he compliments…

  • August 3 2018,  Revere,  Wakefield

    RBC reviews Wakefield’s single-use plastic bag ban

    Eleanor Vieira of the Revere Beautification Committee (RBC) and Joel Patterson, manager of Shaw’s Supermarket in Wakefield, met this week to discuss Wakefield’s recent adoption of the single-use plastic bag ban. They are pictured showing the new recyclable bags and no-cost paper bags that Wakefield allows businesses to distribute. Customers are allowed to purchase recyclable plastic bags at a cost of 10 cents per bag. The alternative to either of these bags is to bring one’s own reusable bag, which is the best option to reduce both the cost and the carbon footprint on the planet. Patterson said the transition away from single-use plastic bags was easy, as all residents…