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Wakefield closes city offices

WAKEFIELD — Wakefield is looking to shut down city hall starting next week, according to city manager Robert Brown.

“We’re going to go back to a closure, probably until the peak is done,” Brown told the library board on Thursday. “The health department is saying the peak in the area is anticipated until late January, early February. So we will probably be shutting down until mid-February.”

Loraine Mussatti, president of the library board, asked if that would include pickleball, which takes place in the municipal building gym. Brown said that they will not be shutting down the gym.

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