In case you missed them, here's Wakefield Patch's top five headlines from April 30 to May 4, 2012. Click on each headline to read the full story:
A student from Wakefield's Nazareth Academy served as the state's "Governor for a Day" in April.
The 13-year-old's quick response to seeing flames in his neighbor's backyard helped save his neighbor's home from further damage.
Article 3 of the May 14 Town Meeting warrant articles asks voters if they will restore and repair athletic fields and facilities at Wakefield Memorial High School.
About a percentage point less Wakefield residents were without jobs in March 2012 as compared to a couple of months ago.
Wakefield Police said a Wakefield man stole a 40 ounce beer from a Water Street liquor store and threatened to assault employees with it.
And an additional bonus story:
If approved at town meeting as part of overall contract negotiations, the Wakefield Police department will have an educational incentive program similar to those of other town departments.