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Front Page: January 17, 2020

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A new day dawns

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Published January 17, 2020 MELROSE — Much of the city’s elected leadership changed hands at the beginning of November and Monday night, it celebrated its achievement while looking ahead at all the work there is to do. Led by new Mayor Paul Brodeur, the City Council and School Committee took part in an inaugural ceremony in Memorial Hall that ushered in a new era just in time for the history page to flip to the start of another decade. Brodeur talked, in part, about the need to take a...

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Democratic Rep. hopefuls air their views

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Published January 17, 2020 By MARK SARDELLA  WAKEFIELD — You would have been hard-pressed to find much disagreement among the three Democratic candidates running for State Representative as they outlined their positions during a forum hosted by the Wakefield Democratic Town Committee last Wednesday night at Brightview Senior Living in Wakefield. Mat Helman of Malden, Kate Lipper-Garabedian of Melrose and Ann McGonigle Santos of Wakefield are running to fill the remainder Paul Brodeur’s term as 32nd Middlesex District State Representative. Brodeur resigned the seat after he was elected Mayor...

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Community celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Jan. 20

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Published January 17, 2020 MELROSE — The Melrose Human Rights Commission invites the community to celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. by participating in the annual MLK Day of Service at the Melrose Unitarian Universalist Church (70 W. Emerson St.), beginning at 9:30 a.m. Monday January 20, followed by the annual evening Community Potluck at the Melrose First Congregational Church (121 W. Foster St.) beginning at 5:30 p.m. The Day of Service is sponsored by the Commission and a number of community partners and it includes a variety...

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Front Page: January 10, 2020

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Supt. search process outlined

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Published January 10, 2020 MELROSE — The search for the city’s next chief educational officer picked up steam this week, with the School Committee choosing the consultant that will help find Cyndy Taymore’s successor. Taymore, who has been the superintendent of the Melrose public schools since 2012, will retire at the end of June. The school board decided that UMass Boston’s Edward J. Collins Jr. Center for Public Management will help lead the search for the next schools’ leader. Of the three consulting outfits that submitted proposals, Collins was the...

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Emergency Fund appeal tops $40K

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Published January 10, 2020 MELROSE — Total donations to the Melrose Emergency Fund topped $40,000 this week, ending the annual fundraising appeal on a high note. “I have been amazed and touched by our community’s response to this year’s fundraiser,” said Mayor Paul Brodeur. “It has been truly heartwarming to see people coming together to help their neighbors. You are what makes our community strong. Thank you from the bottom of my heart.” Recent donors to the Emergency Fund include the following individuals and organizations: • Shelley and Stephen Finley...

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Casey LeBlanc, cancer survivor, nominated Woman of the Year

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Published January 10, 2020 MELROSE — Melrose resident Casey LeBlanc had every reason to celebrate the New Year when the calendar page turned to 2020. LeBlanc recently learned that the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society nominated her to become 2020 Woman of the Year. The philanthropic competition supports blood cancer research among a group of motivated and dedicated people in communities throughout the country. A Man of the Year is also named at the close of the competition. The man and woman who have raised the most funds during a...

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Fundraiser planned

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Published January 10, 2020 Melrose Police Officer Mike Plumer again will be running the Boston Marathon this year for the Mass. Down Syndrome Congress and has committed to raise $10,000 for the charity. To help meet that goal, Plumer and his wife have organized a family-friendly fundraising event at the Nightshift Brewery in Everett. The event takes place on Tuesday, January 21 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. All ticket sales go directly to the cause. There will be raffle prizes and some activities for children. The following link will allow you...

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PHOTO: Single Use

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Published January 10, 2020

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