Melrose News

Senator Jason Lewis Announces Constituent Feedback Survey

Posted by on Dec 13, 2018 in Melrose News, Wakefield News | Comments Off on Senator Jason Lewis Announces Constituent Feedback Survey

Posted on: Thursday, December 13, 2018 BOSTON — With a new legislative session beginning in January, State Senator Jason Lewis is preparing his policy agenda and priorities, and is seeking feedback from constituents on the issues that are most important to them and their families. Senator Lewis invites you to fill out a brief survey, which can be found at this link. The survey should only take a few minutes to complete and all responses will be anonymous. To gather further input from his constituents, Senator Lewis will be...

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Educators stand in support of override

Posted by on Dec 13, 2018 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Educators stand in support of override

Published December 14, 2018 MELROSE — On Wednesday morning before schools opened across the city, members of the Melrose Education Association demonstrated their support for OneMelrose and the campaign to pass a Proposition 2 ½ override in April. “It is never too early to do the necessary work of making sure that voters fully understand the issues and the urgency around this vote,” said Melrose Education Association President Lisa Donovan. The Aldermen approved the Proposition 2 ½ override question for the April 2 ballot. The override will generate revenues needed...

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Kindergarten registration information

Posted by on Dec 13, 2018 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Kindergarten registration information

Published December 14, 2018 MELROSE — Melrose Public Schools invites families of students entering kindergarten in the 2019-2020 school year to participate in the following events: KINDERGARTEN OVERVIEW AND INFORMATION NIGHT – Wednesday, January 16, 2019 (Snow Date Thursday, January 17), Melrose Veterans Memorial Middle School Auditorium from 7 – 8:00 p.m. Meet and greet with school department personnel and building principals who will provide an overview of the kindergarten registration process and answer any questions. SCHOOL TOUR NIGHTS: • Tuesday, January 22: Lincoln School and Roosevelt School (Snow Date Thursday, January 24) • Wednesday, January...

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Beethoven Society Christmas concert Sunday

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Published December 14, 2018 MELROSE — The Beethoven Society of Melrose will present a Christmas Concert. This free concert will be held at the Melrose Highlands Congregational Church, 355 Franklin Street in Melrose on Sunday, December 16 at 3 p.m. Ladies and Friends performing “Happy Holly Days.” Ladies and Friends include Christine Corbett, Jane Corrigan, Jean Dancewicz, Carolina Lanney, Brendan Carroll and Tom Risser. They have been performing for several years. The program will include seasonal favorites and new and unique holiday songs. The Society’s performances are partly supported...

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Front Page: December 14, 2018

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Police probe ‘smash and grab’ at Madison Ave

Posted by on Dec 6, 2018 in Melrose News | Comments Off on Police probe ‘smash and grab’ at Madison Ave

Published December 7, 2018 MELROSE — On the same day the city rang in the holidays with its annual seasonal extravaganza, Grinches were found to have smashed their way into downtown merchant Madison Ave, taking designer handbags valued at over $16,000. Police continue to investigate this so-called “smash and grab” robbery as well as window damage to other businesses and Melrose High reported Friday, November 30. At approximately 3:45 a.m., police responded to Madison Ave of Melrose, 523 Main St., on a report that one of the storefront windows...

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Taxes going up

Posted by on Dec 6, 2018 in Melrose News | Comments Off on Taxes going up

Published December 7, 2018 MELROSE — With action taken this week by the aldermen, the average single family homeowner’s property tax bill will rise about $176. On Monday, the board approved a so-called minimum residential factor that will make the residential tax rate about $10.81 per $1,000 of value for fiscal year 2019. The commercial property rate will be $18.82, increasing the average commercial property’s tax bill about $71.  The tax rate can change slightly during the final approval process of the state Department of Revenue.  According to information supplied by...

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Marching Band Christmas tree sale begins Friday

Posted by on Dec 6, 2018 in Melrose News | Comments Off on Marching Band Christmas tree sale begins Friday

Published December 7, 2018 Marching Band Christmas tree sale begins Friday MELROSE — The Melrose High School Marching Band’s Annual Christmas Tree Sale will take place on Friday, December 7 to Sunday, December 9 in the high school parking lot. The fresh Christmas trees are delivered directly from Nova Scotia. Wreaths (decorated and plain), kissing balls and treats will be on sale for one weekend only. This is the band’s largest fundraiser for the year. Arrive early for best selection. Thank you for supporting the band. Hours of operation:...

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PHOTO: Cel-e-brate good times!

Posted by on Dec 6, 2018 in Melrose News | Comments Off on PHOTO: Cel-e-brate good times!

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Front Page: December 7, 2018

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