Melrose News

Senior sign-up for discounts on Oct. 22, 23

Posted by on Oct 16, 2018 in Melrose News | Comments Off on Senior sign-up for discounts on Oct. 22, 23

Posted on: Tuesday, October 16, 2018 MELROSE — The City of Melrose will once again hold two sessions for seniors to sign up for a variety of discounts and tax exemptions on Monday, October 22, from 2 – 4 p.m. and Tuesday, October 23, from 10 a.m. – 12 noon at Memorial Hall. Last year, more than 125 qualifying seniors came to Memorial Hall and took advantage of this opportunity with various city departments. These sessions offer a relaxed atmosphere where residents can speak directly with city departments to learn...

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Last day to register to vote is tomorrow

Posted by on Oct 16, 2018 in Melrose News | Comments Off on Last day to register to vote is tomorrow

Posted on: Tuesday, October 16, 2018 The last day to register to vote in the November 6 mid-term election is Wednesday, October 17, at 8 p.m. Those wishing to register to vote may come to the Elections Office at City Hall or register to vote...

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Override update: Feedback and next steps

Posted by on Oct 11, 2018 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Override update: Feedback and next steps

Published in the October 12, 2018 edition The following was submitted by the mayor. By MAYOR GAIL INFURNA As you know, I have announced that I will propose a Proposition 2 ½ override to go on the ballot in the spring. I am doing this because I think it is necessary for the city’s continued financial health, and I have asked you for your input on the question before we move forward. We have now held two listening sessions, collected over 1,000 questionnaires, and had many comments submitted via...

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Businesses’ ‘Trick or Treat’ Oct. 31

Posted by on Oct 11, 2018 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Businesses’ ‘Trick or Treat’ Oct. 31

Published in the October 12, 2018 edition MELROSE — The Melrose Chamber of Commerce’s annual Trick or Treat at Melrose Businesses will be held on Wednesday, October 31 from 3:30 – 5 p.m. Sponsored by Bell & Izzi and MMTV, with support from the City of Melrose, this event brings together businesses on Main Street, Essex Street, West Foster Street, Corey Street, West Wyoming Avenue, West Emerson Street and Franklin Street. Join us for a fun afternoon with our youngest trick or treaters. Children in Grade 3 and younger are...

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Trivia night at UU Church Saturday

Posted by on Oct 11, 2018 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Trivia night at UU Church Saturday

Published in the October 12, 2018 edition MELROSE — Think you know trivia? Get a team together or come solo for a lively evening with Boston’s most popular trivia experts, Stump! This Pub and Trivia night will be held Saturday, October 13 at  7 p.m. at the Melrose UU Church, 70 West Emerson Street (across from the Melrose Public Library). Admission is $10. There will be raffles, food and lots of fun. This is a 21+...

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‘When I Grow Up’ performed Friday

Posted by on Oct 11, 2018 in Melrose News | Comments Off on ‘When I Grow Up’ performed Friday

Published in the October 12, 2018 edition MELROSE — Come join Melrose Drama as we kick off the 2018-2019 season with our annual cabaret, “When I Grow Up!” The Cabaret will be held on October 12 at 7 p.m. at the Center for the Performing Arts, 350 Lynn Fells Parkway in Melrose at the Middle School. All tickets are $10 and will be sold at the door. More information can be found at melrosedrama.wordpress.com “When I Grow Up” will feature the talents of Melrose Drama’s high school and middle...

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PHOTO: Follow the yellow tree road

Posted by on Oct 11, 2018 in Melrose News | Comments Off on PHOTO: Follow the yellow tree road

Published in the October 12, 2018 edition

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Front Page: October 12, 2018

Posted by on Oct 11, 2018 in Melrose News | Comments Off on Front Page: October 12, 2018

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Casino to fund study here?

Posted by on Oct 5, 2018 in Melrose News | Comments Off on Casino to fund study here?

Published in the October 5, 2018 edition MELROSE — The aldermen decided this week to have one of their committees review a request from city officials on how to spend some money coming from the Encore Boston Harbor Casino project in Everett. Director of Public Works John Scenna wrote in the request that the city has been approved to receive a Community Mitigation Fund Grant of up to $100,000 from the Mass. Gaming Commission because Melrose has been determined to be a neighboring community of the casino development. “The...

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MCC accepting proposals

Posted by on Oct 5, 2018 in Melrose News | Comments Off on MCC accepting proposals

Published in the October 5, 2018 edition MELROSE — The Melrose Cultural Council (MCC) is now accepting proposals for community-oriented arts, humanities, and science programs that take place between January 1 and December 31, 2019. Applications must be submitted online by Monday, October 15. The online application is available at www.melroseculture.org under the “Apply Now” tab. The MCC supports a variety of artistic projects and activities in Melrose including exhibits, festivals, field trips, short-term artist residencies, and performances in schools, workshops, and lectures. Priority is given to Melrose organizations...

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