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Feb 22, 2018 by

MELROSE — Like what you see online in the Melrose Weekly News? Then you’ll love to get these stories, photos, sports and more in our free print edition, available now at these Melrose retailers: • MILANO SENIOR CENTER – 201 West Foster Street • MELROSE CITY HALL – 532 Main Street • MELROSE COOP BANK – 638 Main Street • YMCA – 497 Main Street • LUCEY’S SERVICE STATION – 889 Main Street • MELROSE WEEKLY NEWS OFFICE – Wakefield Item Building (26 Albion Street, Downtown...

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PHOTO: Don’t look back

Feb 22, 2018 by

Published in the February 23, 2018

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Residence at Melrose Station celebrates grand opening...

Feb 22, 2018 by

Published in the February 23, 2018 edition MELROSE — The Residence at Melrose Station (www.residencemelrosestation.com), owned and operated by LCB Senior Living (www.lcbseniorliving.com) and located at 158 Essex Street in Melrose, held a ceremony to celebrate the grand opening of the brand new senior living community. The Residence at Melrose Station offers the area’s finest independent, assisted, and memory care living for local seniors. The building was constructed by Callahan Construction Managers, a frequent construction partner of LCB Senior Living. Over 200 attendees gathered at the event, including LCB associates from the company home office and several of their communities, associates from local senior living and care providers, community investors, local media and town and state officials. The ceremony featured several speakers, including State Senator Jason Lewis, State Representative Paul Brodeur, Melrose Mayor Gail...

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Top priority is keeping school kids safe...

Feb 22, 2018 by

Published in the February 23, 2018 edition MELROSE — When the city’s schools reopen Monday following the February break, educators will welcome students and staff back with a continued determination to keep everyone safe. A week after a gunman murdered 17 students and faculty at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, Supt. of School Cyndy Taymore assured the public that safety inside Melrose’s education facilities is job number one. In a text message, Taymore wrote, “The safety and well-being of our students and staff is the Melrose Public Schools’ first priority. Several years ago, in response to another school tragedy, we developed emergency management plans in conjunction with the city’s police, fire, and emergency management departments and with guidance from the Northeastern Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council (NEMLEC) STARS Team (School Threat Assessment and...

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Cultural Council announces local grants...

Feb 22, 2018 by

Published in the February 23, 2018 edition MELROSE — The Melrose Cultural Council announces the award of 25 Local Cultural Council (LCC) grants totaling $9,400 for events and programs that will take place in Melrose during the 2018 calendar year. Thirty-six applications were submitted. The deadline for submission was October 15, 2017. Grants have been awarded to first time applicants, established arts organizations, artists and schools. Events are scheduled in Memorial Hall, the Library, Milano Senior Center, leased and loaned spaces in churches, at parks, and regional theaters. Students in preschools, elementary, middle and high school will benefit from theater and education enrichment, classes and field trips with LCC grant funding. Grant Recipients for 2018: Applause Concerts; Beethoven Society of Melrose; Bobthegorilla Co. Film Festival; Delvena Theatre Company; Erika Nauda; Franklin Early Childhood Center; Greater...

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