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Front Page: March 15, 2019

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Causes of potholes and what to do about them

Posted by on Mar 7, 2019 in Melrose News | Comments Off on Causes of potholes and what to do about them

Published March 8, 2019 MELROSE — Even though we have had a relatively mild winter, the return of potholes is an annual spring event. Here’s a quick guide to what causes potholes and what to do about them. Potholes are created when water from rain and melting snow gets into cracks in the roadway on warm days and freezes when the temperature drops. The water expands when it freezes, and pressure from roadway traffic causes the pavement to break and form a “pothole.” This winter, as in the past...

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Mayor to host budget Q&A on March 13

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Published March 8, 2019 MELROSE — Mayor Gail Infurna will host a question-and-answer session regarding the FY 2020 budget from 7-8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 13, at the Learning Commons at Melrose High School. City department heads will be part of the panel as well. “We are doing this as one more way to open up this process to the community,” Infurna said. “We started out with the listening sessions and the community-wide survey last fall, and since then I have been meeting with individual groups and providing information...

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Board backs one pot shop

Posted by on Mar 7, 2019 in Melrose News | Comments Off on Board backs one pot shop

Published March 8, 2019 MELROSE — Route 99 it is. The aldermen, for all intents and purposes, decided this week to allow one adult recreational marijuana business within city borders. The Appropriations Committee voted 9-2 on an amended motion to cap the total of recreational pot shops at one in Melrose after agreeing that a plan to bring one to downtown Main Street was not such a great one. City planners, looking at the coming wave known as the legalized marijuana business, originally sought to limit the pot shops to...

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Surprise guests at Band Night Thursday

Posted by on Mar 7, 2019 in Melrose News | Comments Off on Surprise guests at Band Night Thursday

Published March 8, 2019 MELROSE — Melrose Public School’s annual Band Night will take place on Thursday, March 14 from 7-8:30 p.m. in the Melrose Veterans Memorial Middle School Auditorium. We are excited to announce two special guests this year. You will be surprised at who you see join the students on stage. You don’t want to miss it. Don’t miss upcoming performances by the Youth Band, MVMMS Band, MHS Concert Band, and Jazz Band. More than 180 talented students will be performing. Suggested donations to the Band are adults...

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Brendan Carroll putting on ‘An Irish Celebration’ March 16

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Published March 8, 2019 MELROSE — Brendan Carroll is throwing an Irish party at Memorial Hall and everyone is invited. On Saturday, March 16, at 3 p.m. and again at 7:30 p.m., the longtime Melrose resident, County Tipperary native and noted tenor will co-host “An Irish Celebration” along with The Friends of Memorial Hall.  Brendan, whose wife is from Dublin, has produced and performed several shows in Melrose and around the New England, including the Victorian Fair and Rotary events. He has performed as a soloist and as project manager...

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PHOTO: Perfect form

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Front Page: March 8, 2019

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Home, condo prices fell here last month

Posted by on Feb 28, 2019 in Melrose News | Comments Off on Home, condo prices fell here last month

Published March 1, 2019 MELROSE — Bucking a state trend, single-family home and condo sale prices fell here last month from where they were a year ago, according to a report released this week. Massachusetts single-family home and condominium prices reached all-time highs for the month of January. However, sales volume plunged by double digits last month to a four-year low, according to a new report from The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman. That was not the case in Melrose, where 13 single-family homes sold for an average median...

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Melrose High’s second quarter honor roll

Posted by on Feb 28, 2019 in Melrose News | Comments Off on Melrose High’s second quarter honor roll

Published March 1, 2019 MELROSE — Melrose High School Principal Jason Merrill has announced the honor roll for the second quarter.   Excellence – Class of 2019 Anderson, Roisin; Andre, Dylan; Bidgood, Kate; Bolton, Jonathan; Cronin, Morgan; Fleming, Lucy; Garnier, Noah; Kenawell, Aidan; Kiggins, Julia; Konstanty, Grace; Lytje, Maya; Madden, Brigid; Maffie, Daniel; Maguire, Zachary; Peters, Sarina; Spencer, Abbey; Stone, Jillian; Summersby, John; Tysall, Nicola and Weaver, Madison.   High Honors – Class of 2019 Abramson, Lauren; Allwood, Sara; Bryer, Abigail; Catalini, Mia; Cunningham, Lily; Darwin, Russell; Duff, Sophie; Holmberg, Ciara; Kahler, Anna; Mackowski, Sarah; Maggio, Alexander; McGillicuddy, Maeve; McNeely, Jake; Melville, Sophia; Murphy, Cian; Murphy, Fiona; Murphy, Jeremiah; Nerden, Elise; Norris, Alyssa; Overlan, Stefanie; Pashoian, Lily; Rocha, Matthew; Strike, Madelyn; Surzhko, Vitaliy and Weiss, Adam.    Honors – Class of 2019 Aguiar Jr.,...

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