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PHOTO: Traveling to a pitch across the pond

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Published December 6, 2019

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Special election for House seat March 3

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Published December 6, 2019 WAKEFIELD — The special election to fill the vacant 32nd Middlesex seat in the state House of Representatives will be held Tuesday, March 3, with a primary set for Tuesday, February 4. State officials announced the dates Monday. The March 3 special election for the House seat, which covers all of Melrose, Wakefield’s precincts 4, 5 and 6, and a sliver of Malden, will come during the 2020 state presidential primary. The 32nd Middlesex vacancy was created when state Rep. Paul Brodeur resigned after being elected...

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Fire claims Cleveland Street garage

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Published December 6, 2019 MELROSE — Fire officials still don’t know what caused an early-morning garage fire on Cleveland Street a couple of Sundays ago, but one thing is for certain: the blaze did quite a bit of damage. According to Fire Chief Ed Collina, eight vehicles, a pop-up camper, a vinyl fence around the property, everything that was inside the garage and a little bit of the residence suffered in the aftermath of the November 24 blaze. Additionally, Firefighter Dana Kent — a member of the first responding crew on...

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Get your tree before the Super Bowl

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Published December 6, 2019 MELROSE — Come to buy your Christmas tree early before the Superbowl gets underway. The hours have not changed due to the game.  The Melrose High School Marching Band’s Annual Christmas Tree Sale will take place on Friday, December 6 – Sunday, December 8 in the high school parking lot.  The fresh Christmas trees are delivered directly from Nova Scotia. Wreaths (decorated and plain), kissing balls, poinsettias, and sweet treats will be on sale for this weekend only. This is the band’s largest fundraiser for...

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Front Page: December 6, 2019

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Emergency Fund appeal kicks off

Posted by on Nov 27, 2019 in Melrose News | Comments Off on Emergency Fund appeal kicks off

Published November 29, 2019 MELROSE — Melrose has a new mayor, but one holiday tradition will not change: As one of his first acts in office, Mayor Paul Brodeur is opening the annual appeal for donations to the Melrose Emergency Fund. “I feel very fortunate to have been able to talk to so many of you personally over the last year,” said Brodeur. “Melrose is a great city, and one of the things that makes it so great is the caring attitude we have for one another. We support...

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Home for the Holiday next weekend

Posted by on Nov 27, 2019 in Melrose News | Comments Off on Home for the Holiday next weekend

Published November 29, 2019 MELROSE — Next weekend the Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Home for the Holidays extravaganza in the city’s various business districts. This year, Home for the Holidays is made possible through the generous sponsorship of Edward Jones Investments and The Kim Perrotti Team – Leading Edge Real Estate, and organizers thank them for their support of this community event. A weekend-long, community-wide open house, Home for the Holidays offers something for everyone. From cookie decorating and “reindeer rides” to tastings, specials, sales and...

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Local man charged in dog’s death

Posted by on Nov 27, 2019 in Melrose News | Comments Off on Local man charged in dog’s death

Published November 29, 2019 MELROSE — A Mount Zion Road man was charged last week after reportedly beating his sick dog to death with a rock and burying the animal in the backyard. Police said Adam Crook, 44, of 14 Mount Zion Rd. faces a charge of animal cruelty. According to Chief Michael Lyle, police went to the neighborhood on Saturday, November 23, for a report of an incident of animal cruelty. Upon arrival, police initiated an on-scene investigation and learned that a neighbor, later identified as Crook, allegedly...

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Small Business Saturday Nov. 30

Posted by on Nov 27, 2019 in Melrose News | Comments Off on Small Business Saturday Nov. 30

Published November 29, 2019 MELROSE — On Saturday, November 30, the Melrose Chamber of Commerce wants to share Small Business Saturday with you. This national campaign happens the Saturday after Black Friday and reminds us all to support local small businesses. This holiday shopping tradition, backed by American Express, celebrates small businesses like the ones right here in Melrose. And it wouldn’t be a celebration without loyal customers joining us. Think of a few stores, restaurants or businesses that you would miss if they disappeared and plan to spend money...

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PHOTO: Bare trees

Posted by on Nov 27, 2019 in Melrose News | Comments Off on PHOTO: Bare trees

Published November 29, 2019

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