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Wakefield looks into renaming streets


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WAKEFIELD — The city of Wakefield is looking into changing some of the names of city streets after a mix-up with similar street names recently lead to a prolonged delay in response by emergency services, according to city manager Robert Brown.

Brown said that within the city several of the street names are duplicated, such as Fifth Avenue and, Fifth Street, or are very similar such as Eddy Park Road and Eddy Street. To rename the streets would impose some inconvenience on affected residents. Once a street is renamed, the residents would be required to...

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