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Melrose architect mentors young woman from Romania

Posted by on Aug 22, 2019 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Melrose architect mentors young woman from Romania

Published August 23, 2019 This is another in a series of “Around Town” articles that highlight various people and businesses in Melrose. MELROSE — Melrose will soon have its first passive sustainable house, designed and built by local architect Jay Bradley. Assisting Bradley on the project is Diana Matei of Cluj, Transylvania, Romania. A recent graduate with a masters degree in Architecture from the Technical University of Cluj, Matei secured an internship to work for Bradley on his most recent project in town. The Weekly News caught up with Matej...

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School starts Wednesday

Posted by on Aug 22, 2019 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on School starts Wednesday

Published August 23, 2019 MELROSE — The beginning of the 2019-20 academic year is now less than a week away, and Superintendent Cindy Taymore this week announced the following school hours. Elementary: Grades Kindergarten-5 The school day begins at: 8:03 a.m. and ends at 2:20 p.m. On Wednesday, August 28 (only):      • All students in grades 1-5 will meet their teachers at 7:53 a.m.in the designated area. They will line up by class and enter the building at 8:03 a.m.      • Kindergarten students will meet their teachers at 8:20 a.m. in the...

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Groundbreaking for the Condos at the 87

Posted by on Aug 22, 2019 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Groundbreaking for the Condos at the 87

Published August 23, 2019 By JIM SHAER MELROSE — Continuing the growth of residential units in or near downtown Melrose, Sterling Construction & Development LLC of Chelsea broke ground last week on an eight-unit condominium project for Essex Street.   The “Condos At The 87” are being constructed under the supervision of developer Richard Arnone, Jr. The project was designed by architect Dan Dilullo, who is also a Melrose resident.   Joining Arnone and Dilullo at the groundbreaking ceremony were Melrose Mayor Gail Infurna, City Planner Denise Gaffey and John Bulman and...

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Seeking questions for mayoral hopefuls

Posted by on Aug 22, 2019 in Melrose News | Comments Off on Seeking questions for mayoral hopefuls

Published August 23, 2019 Members of the local media are preparing questions for a debate between the five people running in the September 17 mayoral preliminary election, and we would like the public’s input. If you have a question you would like us to ask Jackie Lavender Bird, Monica Medeiros, Paul Brodeur, Mike Zwirko or Manisha Bewtra, email it to us at melroseweeklynews@rcn.com. The question should be relevant to the mayor’s race. The televised debate is set for Wednesday, September 4. The deadline for questions is noon on Friday, August...

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PHOTO: Fly over

Posted by on Aug 22, 2019 in Melrose News | Comments Off on PHOTO: Fly over

Published August 23, 2019

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Front Page: August 23, 2019

Posted by on Aug 22, 2019 in Melrose News | Comments Off on Front Page: August 23, 2019

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PHOTO: The band plays on

Posted by on Aug 15, 2019 in Melrose News | Comments Off on PHOTO: The band plays on

Published August 16, 2019

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Interim DPW director named

Posted by on Aug 15, 2019 in Melrose News | Comments Off on Interim DPW director named

Published August 16, 2019 MELROSE — The list of those wishing to succeed John Scenna as DPW director was lean, to say the least. So Mayor Gail Infurna turned to an experienced hand to run the show for the time being. On Tuesday, she named former Wakefield DPW Director Richard Stinson the interim director of Melrose’s Department of Public Works. Stinson will temporarily succeed John Scenna, who is leaving Melrose early next month to become the head professional in the department that runs the Lynnfield Center Water District. Stinson retired...

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It’s time to shop locally and save on state sales tax

Posted by on Aug 15, 2019 in Melrose News | Comments Off on It’s time to shop locally and save on state sales tax

Published August 16, 2019 MELROSE — At Melrose Oriental Rug and Marty’s Furniture, you can save a bundle this weekend. The same goes for Carpet Trades, Maestranzi Brothers, Boston Appliance and Gardner Mattress, to name just a few more. The annual sales tax holiday is here and for some, it’s the most wonderful time of the year. Shoppers have already been scoping out what they want to purchase without paying the state’s 6.25 percent sales tax. The two-day tax suspension Saturday and Sunday will allow consumers here to avoid...

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Police host another great NNO, bike rodeo

Posted by on Aug 15, 2019 in Melrose News | Comments Off on Police host another great NNO, bike rodeo

Published August 16, 2019 MELROSE — The Melrose Police Department hosted a successful National Night Out and Bicycle Safety Rodeo this week according to Police Chief Mike Lyle. Held on the first Tuesday in August, National Night Out is a nationwide campaign designed to strengthen the relationship between police and fire officials and residents in order to foster partnerships and improve safety in neighborhoods. As part of the festivities, the Dills Court parking lot, across from the police station on West Foster Street, was lined with public safety and...

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