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Wakefield Council decides to create alcohol use policy


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WAKEFIELD - The Wakefield City Council voted Monday evening to create a policy that will provide guidelines regarding how alcohol may be consumed on city property.

The action came after strong encouragement from City Manager Rob Brown, City Attorney Ray O'Dea and Mayor Dale White.

In a written document to staff, Brown said the increased use of the newly remodeled community gym in the past year led to a report that alcohol had been served on the property last spring.

"In short, the way we allow alcohol in the building and on city property does create an e...

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