Jan Oberg wins $24,200 in Wakefield's 50/50 drawing


July 10, 2018

P.J. Glisson/Daily Globe

THE WINNER of Wakefield's 4th of July 50/50 prize of $24,200 is Jan Oberg, of Wakefield, third from right. Shown with her during a check presentation Monday in the municipal building are, from left, Marco Movrich, John Granato, Amy Tarro, Brian Oberg (Jan's husband), Oberg, Joanne Popkowski and Dale White.



WAKEFIELD - When Wakefield's Fourth of July parade was cancelled last Wednesday due to lightning, it was disheartening for anyone who had worked hard to set it up.

"Six months of planning and meetings," said parade chair Ann Marie Cooney in a later phone interview. Nevertheless, she said canceling was the right action to assure the safety of everyone expecting either to watch or participate in the event.

The Fourth of July parade had been ready to go, with prospective viewers lining the parade route in advance. However, just as the parade was close t...

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