Melrose News

MHS students shine in competition

Posted by on Apr 19, 2018 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on MHS students shine in competition

Published in the April 20, 2018 edition MELROSE — Principal Jason Merrill is pleased to announce that seven students earned Boston Globe Scholastic Art and Writing Awards in this year’s competition. Members of Melrose High School’s Visual Arts Department submitted more than 30 outstanding student pieces to the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards in December. Winners were announced in late January. Pieces could be entered in 17 art categories, 11 writing sections, and a “future new” option that challenged the scope of the general art and writing categories. A...

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Guest speaker to present case for sustainability

Posted by on Apr 19, 2018 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Guest speaker to present case for sustainability

Published in the April 20, 2018 edition MELROSE — Most of us have heard claims that addressing climate change will hurt businesses and cost millions of jobs but the opposite is actually true. Armed with an understanding of what it means to be sustainable and how it can help their business or organization, business owners and organization leaders choose to adopt sustainable practices that improve their bottom line while combatting climate change.   To help bring businesses and others up to speed on how to do this, the Melrose Energy Commission...

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MEF spring fundraiser underway

Posted by on Apr 19, 2018 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on MEF spring fundraiser underway

Published in the April 20, 2018 edition MELROSE — Our famous pink flamingos are comin’ to town.  Don’t miss out on our most popular fundraiser for the Melrose Education Foundation. Your donation helps fund grants for all Melrose Public Schools. Our flock orders are flying in and the flamingos will begin landing on April 23.   Visit our website: www.melroseeducationfoundation.org to place your order today. Rumor has it a few flamingos are already flying around Melrose – check out our Facebook page to see if you can identify where they...

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PHOTO: Motorists make way

Posted by on Apr 19, 2018 in Melrose News | Comments Off on PHOTO: Motorists make way

Published in the April 20, 2018 edition

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Front Page: 04/20/2018

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PHOTO: iRaiders complete successful year

Posted by on Apr 12, 2018 in Melrose News | Comments Off on PHOTO: iRaiders complete successful year

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Are schools at a crisis point?

Posted by on Apr 12, 2018 in Melrose News | Comments Off on Are schools at a crisis point?

Published in the April 13, 2018 edition MELROSE — The School Committee this week passed along a spending plan for next year to Mayor Gail Infurna and the Board of Aldermen that has a significant hole in it. Before they started debating, then dicing and slicing, the fiscal year 2019 budget proposal over the last several weeks, the School Committee and administrators were looking at $33,305,048 needed to run the School Department in 2018-19. On Tuesday, they decided they could not responsibly close a $667,000 gap in the document and...

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Aerial application to control mosquito larvae next week

Posted by on Apr 12, 2018 in Melrose News | Comments Off on Aerial application to control mosquito larvae next week

Published in the April 13, 2018 edition MELROSE — The East Middlesex Mosquito Control Project will be conducting a helicopter application of the biological larvicide, Bti, to control mosquito larvae at wetland areas located adjacent to Pine Banks Park and Towners Pond. The helicopter application will take place between April 17 and 26. The Bti will be applied in a granular formulation by a helicopter flying low, directly over the wetlands. Residents do not need to take any special precautions for this application. Bti (Bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis) is a...

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Front Page: 04/13/2018

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PHOTO: One for me…

Posted by on Apr 5, 2018 in Melrose News | Comments Off on PHOTO: One for me…

Published in the April 6, 2018 edition

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