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The real story of our earliest days

Posted by on Nov 12, 2020 in Melrose News | Comments Off on The real story of our earliest days

Published November 13, 2020 Being thus arrived in a good harbor, and brought safe to land, they fell upon their knees and blessed God of Heaven who had brought them over the vast and furious ocean, and delivered them from all the perils and miseries thereof again to set their feet on the firm and stable earth.— William Bradford, Of Plimouth Plantation, 1620-1647 Early Pilgrims gather to thank their God. (Courtesy Photo) By ARNOLD KOCH According to Lisa Wolfinger, director of The History Channel’s “Desparate Crossing: The Untold Story of the...

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Weekly News hears

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Published November 13, 2020 That every year some individual or local group comes up big for the Gately Funeral Home’s October fundraiser in support of the Melrose Veteran’s Fund.  One year a local woman who wanted to remain anonymous gave $1,000. Another year, local Girl Scouts raised money for the event. Because of the novel coronavirus, the fundraising dinner could not be held at Giacomo’s in 2020 but plenty of people kicked in to help raise $6,600, which includes a match from the Gatelys. Wendy Golini donated $1,501 in memory of her...

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PHOTO: Don’t walk. Admire.

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ALL ALONG Main Street decorative hanging planters beautify the sidewalks. (B. McCoubrey Photo) Published November 13,...

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Front Page: November 13, 2020

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Biden, Clark impressive winners here

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Published November 6, 2020 Melrose Unofficial Results – Presidential Election Nov. 3, 2020Download THE LINE STRETCHED all the way down Melrose Street as voters waited to cast their ballot Tuesday morning at the middle school gym. (Amanda Jaggers Photo) MELROSE — Former Vice President Joe Biden and Democratic running mate Kamala Harris scored an impressive win in Melrose during this week’s quadrennial election, besting the Republican team of incumbent President Donald J. Trump and Mike Pence 12,847 votes to 4,508. Of 21,082 registered voters in Melrose, 17,815 participated either Tuesday or during...

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Check out some art work Saturday

Posted by on Nov 5, 2020 in Melrose News | Comments Off on Check out some art work Saturday

Published November 6, 2020 MELROSE — The community is invited to a socially-distant celebration of public art in Melrose. Join organizers on Saturday, November 7 (rain date Sunday, November 8th) from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. to meet artists, see works in progress and completed installations, and participate in fun activities along the way. The event will start centrally with a welcome at the Ell Pond Park gazebo along Main Street and then attendees can branch off north and south to visit sites at their own pace. Silvia Lopez Chavez...

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Eight local nonprofits supported by CSB

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Published November 6, 2020 MELROSE — Eight nonprofits in Melrose and surrounding communities have received $100,000 in donations from the Cambridge Savings Charitable Foundation. The funds were distributed thusly: Melrose Family YMCA, $30,000; Melrose Farmers Market, $20,000; Melrose Alliance Against Violence, $15,000; Bread of Life, $10,000; Malden YMCA $10,000; Follow Your Art Community Studios, $5,000; Friends of Middlesex Fells, $5,000; and Melrose Symphony Orchestra, $5,000. This summer, Cambridge Savings Bank (CSB) launched an initiative that encouraged the Melrose community to partner with the bank to identify nonprofits in the...

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PHOTO: White Halloween

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THERE WAS at least one bonus to last week’s snowfall — lovely shading on the trees Saturday. (Raj Das ED Photography, LLC Photo) Published November 6,...

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Vietnam Reflection Area dedicated Nov. 11

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Published November 6, 2020 MELROSE — The City of Melrose will dedicate the new Vietnam Reflection Area at the Knoll on Wednesday, Nov. 11, Veterans Day. The ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. Please wear masks and maintain social distancing. If you have questions, contact the Melrose Veterans’ Services Office at...

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Front Page: November 6, 2020

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