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Wakefield council approves sale of land near Sunday Lake


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WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield City Council voted on Monday evening to sell a parcel of land overlooking Sunday Lake to Timothy and Nichole Lynott for their bid of $10,101.

The land is adjacent to the Lynott’s property at 202 Chicago Mine Road.

“My family and I have lived on the adjoining parcel of property since 1986, for 38 years,” said Lynott in a letter to the council dated Jan. 18.

“We have maintained a walking trail on the property over the years so we can easily access the park and beach at Sunday Lake. Unfortunately, over the years, trees have grown u...