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  • Laurie's 9:09
    Laurie's 9:09 in Wakefield
    For those on the North Shore, or for those escaping Boston, Wakefield is a prettylittle town, with a LOT of Italian restaurants. Until last year, at least, when Laurie’s 9:09 came to town.Newton Marriott’s Laurie Rizzo and avid Beatles...
  • Dr Andrew Wakefield and wife Carmen Wakefield hug austistic teenager Josh Edwards.
    Why was the autism debate not allowed on Univ. of Wisconsin La Crosse campus?
    British journalist Brian Deer came to the University of Wisconsin La Crosse to speak as part of a lecture series in Life Sciences. He presented his version of a current controversy in medicine: the link to vaccines and autism. Mr. Deer claims that...
  • Wakefield's Black Sheep Inn
    Wakefest - Aug. 23 -26
    Come as you art!That's the clever title affixed to the opening event of Wakefest - a three-day exhibition of artists from (you guessed it!) Wakefield.A decade or so ago,this placid, woodsy Quebec community, twentyminutes from Ottawa, enjoyed a...
  • Sam Bridges
    Sam Bridges: An inspiring young man both on and off the field
    In third grade, Sam Bridges stepped onto a lacrosse field for the first time. In ninth grade, he started in net for the Wakefield Memorial High School varsity team. After a standout season between the pipes, Sam fully expected to return as the...
  • Red Sugar Cafe
    Red Sugar Cafe
    Driving through the Boston suburb of Wakefield you are wondering why you are doing this. “Can’t I find Thai food closer to home” you ask yourself. Probably not like Red Sugar Café’s!Found on a side road in an unassuming...
  • Dinwiddie Torando Track
    More tornadoes confirmed in Virginia
    First the count was five, went up to eight after a survey team and now the count it up to ten confirmed tornadoes in Virginia from the Saturday April 16, 2011 storms. The National Weather Service Office out of Wakefield conducted a survey of the...
  • Vaccine-Autism Link
    Study Linking Vaccine to Autism a Fraud
    The first study to link a childhood vaccine to autism was based on doctored information about the children involved, according to a new report on the widely discredited research. The British Medical Journal (BMJ), an international peer reviewed...
  • Look for Tim Wakefield to keep throwing wiffle balls to the Royals tonight
    Tim Wakefield a lock for quality start tonight
    Who has the best team batting average in the American League? Would you guess the Kansas City Royals? You’d be right if you did. But looking at the matchup I see a great start for Tim Wakefield tonight. With the exceptions of Billy Butler...
  • Dr. Andrew Wakefield tells his side of the story, for the first time.
    Wakefield's autism, vaccine controversy: an inside look
    Twelve years ago Dr. Andrew Wakefield suggested a possible link between vaccines, gastrointestinal illness and autism, sparking wide spread hysteria. He has been under an investigative thumb ever since. His controversial research is viewed by many...