Melrose News

Clark gets $900K for local schools

Posted by on Apr 8, 2021 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Clark gets $900K for local schools

Published April 9, 2021 MELROSE – Katherine Clark was able to get $900,000 for the school district she once served. The one-time Melrose School Committeewoman — now one of the most powerful people in Washington, D.C. — announced recently that the American Rescue Plan includes $900,000 for the Melrose Public School district, a portion of the over $3.1 billion in emergency education funding to support Massachusetts schools and families. “When President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan into law last month, we knew that help was on the way....

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Mayor Brodeur announces Earth Week celebration

Posted by on Apr 8, 2021 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Mayor Brodeur announces Earth Week celebration

Published April 9, 2021 MELROSE — In celebration of 10 years as a Green Community, Mayor Paul Brodeur is collaborating with several community groups to put on Earth Week, a series of social and educational events to drive green initiatives in the city of Melrose.  “I am so proud of the strides our community has taken toward a more sustainable future,” said Brodeur. “The story of Melrose as a Green Community has, until now, been largely untold. Melrose’s Sustainability Manager, Martha Grover has spearheaded the majority of these efforts. We very much...

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Schools’ budget hearing Tuesday

Posted by on Apr 8, 2021 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Schools’ budget hearing Tuesday

Published April 9, 2021 MELROSE — At the Melrose School Committee meeting scheduled for Tuesday, April 13, 2021, they will hold a public hearing on the School Department’s FY22 budget. The public is invited to attend. The public hearing will begin at 7:00 p.m. and will be conducted via remote participation. All remote meeting links are posted on the City of Melrose web site at:...

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PHOTO: Same as it ever was

Posted by on Apr 8, 2021 in Melrose News | Comments Off on PHOTO: Same as it ever was

MEMBERS OF THE award-winning Melrose High Marching Band turned out Saturday to get behind the Red Raider football team. The musicians’ support was a real treat for the crowd inside and outside Fred Green Field, making it feel more like it once was and will be again. (Photo by Raj Das...

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Front Page: April 9, 2021

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Public health leader is retiring

Posted by on Apr 1, 2021 in Melrose News | Comments Off on Public health leader is retiring

Published April 2, 2021 MELROSE — Health Director Ruth Clay is retiring. The longtime public health official has for the past year been on the front line of the COVID pandemic, giving residents in both Melrose and Wakefield timely information and guidance as the world fought to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus. She said Wednesday that she planned on retiring in 2020 but would not because of the pandemic. “This is actually a little overdue,” Clay said of her announcement, made originally to staff in both the...

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Mask up Melrose

Posted by on Apr 1, 2021 in Melrose News | Comments Off on Mask up Melrose

Published April 2, 2021 MELROSE —Even as more residents become vaccinated, Melrose is seeing an increase in COVID-19 cases, in step with the rest of Massachusetts and the nation. Mayor Paul Brodeur joins Health Director Ruth Clay and Representative Kate Lipper-Garabedian in encouraging residents to continue doing their part in curbing the spread of the virus. All three officials are imploring the public to continue the tried-and-true mitigation efforts: diligent mask-wearing, practicing social distancing, hand washing, getting tested regularly, and cooperating with contact tracers. “We are now in the...

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Kristin Foote is chosen as next City Clerk

Posted by on Apr 1, 2021 in Melrose News | Comments Off on Kristin Foote is chosen as next City Clerk

Published April 2, 2021 MELROSE — The City Council named Kristin Foote the new City Clerk this week. At a special remote meeting Monday, council members chose their current Clerk of Committees as the successor to Amy Kamosa. A notary public and an attorney, Foote has served as the main resource for the 11-member City Council since 2018. She is the primary liaison between Mayor Paul Brodeur, residents and the city’s heads, boards and commissions. As Clerk of Committees, Foote is responsible for administrative, technical, logistical and strategic support as...

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PHOTO: Lift off

Posted by on Apr 1, 2021 in Melrose News | Comments Off on PHOTO: Lift off

THIS CANADA GOOSE stretches its wings. (Photo by Raj Das edphotos.com) Published April 2,...

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Front Page: April 2, 2021

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