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PHOTO: Ready for trick or treaters

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Published October 18, 2019

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Household Hazardous Waste collection Oct. 26

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Published October 18, 2019 MELROSE — On Saturday, October 26, the City of Melrose is hosting a Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day. The event will be held at the DPW City Yard and Recycling Center at 72 Tremont Street. From 8 – 11:45 a.m. you can drop off certain toxic household items that are not allowed in the trash. Proof of residency is required. Fees for Melrose residents will primarily be determined by actual estimated total volume of hazardous waste not volume of containers themselves according to the following...

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Walk Against Violence and Candlelight Vigil Sunday

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Published October 18, 2019 MELROSE — Fall is here and it’s time for MAAV’s Annual Walk Against Violence and Candlelight Vigil. This year’s event, which will be the 24th annual, will be held on Sunday, October 20 at 4 p.m. at the Melrose Veteran’s Memorial Middle School. The Walk and Candlelight Vigil is MAAV’s largest annual fundraiser and community awareness event. The theme of this year’s event is “Take a Stand. Take a Step.” This simple statement conveys a powerful message: that we must take a stand against domestic violence,...

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MACS annual exhibit and sale Saturday

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Published October 18, 2019 MELROSE — This year, the Melrose Arts and Crafts Society will be holding its Annual Exhibit and Sale, Saturday, October 19 at the First Congregational Church, 121 West Foster St., Melrose from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. All year, members have been busy making items for the exhibit. A quilt, raffle baskets and an afghan will be raffled. Tickets are available at The Lucky Cat Yarns, 167 West Emerson St., Melrose; Mary Roses Quilts and Treasures, 4 Brande Ct., Reading and at the exhibit. There...

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Following is an update from Mayor Gail Infurna on the impact of the overnight nor’easter on Melrose.

Posted by on Oct 17, 2019 in Melrose News | Comments Off on Following is an update from Mayor Gail Infurna on the impact of the overnight nor’easter on Melrose.

Posted on: Thursday, October 17, 2019 We initially had power outages to 2,891 households, mostly on the west side of the tracks as well as the Mount Hood area. National Grid has restored power to some of those areas already. The Roosevelt School, the library, and the Milano Center all now have power. Please check on your neighbors, especially if they are elderly or in poor health. There has been some minor flooding due to leaves blocking catch basins. DPW has been clearing them on an ongoing basis. We...

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Front Page: October 18, 2019

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Melrose is cheeseburger heaven

Posted by on Oct 10, 2019 in Melrose News | Comments Off on Melrose is cheeseburger heaven

Published October 11, 2019 The following is another in a series of “Around Town” articles. MELROSE — Melrose has been buzzing about it all year. No, not the mayor’s race, but the first-ever pursuit of an equally important topic: Where can you get a decent cheeseburger in Melrose? Around Town can now confirm that the verdict is in. With no reservations or call-ahead necessary, our intrepid man-about-town took on this assignment with an empty stomach and eyes wide open. With the assistance of his friend Kevin, who also has a...

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Curbside recycling of clothing, shoes, home goods set to begin

Posted by on Oct 10, 2019 in Melrose News | Comments Off on Curbside recycling of clothing, shoes, home goods set to begin

Published October 11, 2019 MELROSE — Beginning in early November, Melrose residents can recycle clothing, shoes and household items with free curbside pick-up. During the launch at the end of October, every resident will receive a mailer with program information along with two (2) Pink Simple Recycling bags. Simply place your pink bag(s) beside your recycling bin before 7 a.m. on your regularly scheduled trash/recycling collection day. Simple Recycling will leave behind replacement bags for future use. All collected clothing, shoes and home goods are diverted from the waste stream,...

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Black Lab ‘Tinker’ gives emotional support to Melrose High students

Posted by on Oct 10, 2019 in Melrose News | Comments Off on Black Lab ‘Tinker’ gives emotional support to Melrose High students

Published October 11, 2019 By GAIL LOWE MELROSE — When the stresses of life threaten to overwhelm, students at Melrose High School can take comfort in Tinker, a two-and-a-half-year-old female black Labrador Retriever. Tinker is a trained assistance dog, and it is her job to be a supporting, loving member of the school, according to Guidance Counselor Jeff Bolduc, co-advisor of the Youth Action Team, a school-based club that works with the Melrose Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition. The organization’s purpose is to provide information and help students make healthy...

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PHOTO: The grand tour

Posted by on Oct 10, 2019 in Melrose News | Comments Off on PHOTO: The grand tour

Published October 11, 2019

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