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Wakefield Township cancels meetings


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WAKEFIELD — Members of the Wakefield Township Board of Trustees met in person one last time on Tuesday evening before voting to cancel their regular monthly meetings in both May and June.

“I think we’re in for hard times for half the summer, anyway,” said Township Supervisor John Cox, who also chaired the meeting at the township hall.

Cox was referring to the progression of COVID-19, an acronym based on the word “COronaVIRus”, with the “d” standing for disease and the 19 referring to the onset of the global illness at the end of 2019.

As members sat at t...