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PHOTO: They’re ready for a great night

Posted by on May 30, 2019 in Melrose News | Comments Off on PHOTO: They’re ready for a great night

Published May 31, 2019

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New leader named for MVMMS

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Published May 31, 2019 MELROSE — A Lowell educator has been named the next permanent principal of Melrose Veterans Memorial Middle School. Dr. Zachary Best succeeds Brent Conway. Assistant Principal Jamie Parsons had been serving as interim MVMMS principal for the 2018-19 academic year. Following is part of a release from Superintendent of Schools Cyndy Taymore about the new middle school principal. “Dr. Best brings to MVMMS a wide ranging experience across rural, suburban, and urban education settings. Currently, he is the Assistant Principal at the Butler Middle School...

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Class of 2019 graduates Friday

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Published May 31, 2019 MELROSE — About 250 members of the Melrose High Class of 2019 graduate Friday from Fred Green Memorial Field. The annual commencement exercise begins at 6 p.m. As relatives look on, the Class of 2019 will come onto the field as the Melrose High Band plays “Pomp and Circumstance.” Kelsey Rowe and George Taranowski will serve as masters of ceremonies. Lucy Fleming will sing the National Anthem. Supt. of Schools Cyndy Taymore will deliver the ceremony’s opening remarks. Cian Murphy will give the class’ welcoming address...

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Polymnia Choral Society to present ‘REVOLVER’

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Published May 31, 2019 MELROSE — For their 2019 Spring Pops concert on Saturday, June 1, Polymnia Choral Society will celebrate the Beatles, featuring the album REVOLVER in its entirety, including unforgettable songs such as “Yellow Submarine,” “Eleanor Rigby,” “Taxman,” “Good Day Sunshine,” and others. It promises to be another exciting, “don’t miss” Pops concert, at Memorial Hall, 590 Main Street, Melrose, at 7:30 p.m. Polymnia is pleased to welcome guest performer Jimmy Pou, celebrated George Harrison tribute musician. Portraying George Harrison, Jimmy toured the world as a member of...

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Farmers’ Market begins new season June 6

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Published May 31, 2019 MELROSE — The Melrose Farmers’ Market is entering its 26th year, connecting farmers, handmade food producers, artisans, non­profits and local businesses, entertainers, and educational groups to the Melrose community. The market runs every Thursday from June 6 to October 31, 2-7 p.m., then 2 -6 p.m. beginning in October. This year in addition to Dick’s Market Garden and Moonlight Farms, market goers will find more fresh produce from our winter market farmer, Oakdale Farm. The market will feature fresh, local produce, fresh fish, fine meats,...

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Front Page: May 31, 2019

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PHOTO: Welcome home!

Posted by on May 23, 2019 in Melrose News | Comments Off on PHOTO: Welcome home!

Published May 24, 2019

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A member of ‘The Greatest Generation’

Posted by on May 23, 2019 in Melrose News | Comments Off on A member of ‘The Greatest Generation’

Published May 24, 2019 This is another in the series of “Around Town” profiles and is a Memorial Day appreciation for a member of “The Greatest Generation.” MELROSE — Esther Parsons has lived in Melrose for 68 years. This remarkable woman of 97 hailed originally from Syracuse, N.Y. She married an Everett lad, George Parsons, and started a family in 1943 during WWII. After the war, she and her family moved to Melrose where she worked as a nurse for many years with area hospitals and the Melrose public schools....

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Memorial Day street closings

Posted by on May 23, 2019 in Melrose News | Comments Off on Memorial Day street closings

Published May 24, 2019 MELROSE — The 2019 Melrose Memorial Day Parade, honoring our veterans, is scheduled for Sunday, May 26. Parade participants will arrive at 1 p.m. to line up behind Memorial Hall. The parade steps off at 1:30 p.m., at Memorial Hall on Main Street. The parade will proceed down Main Street and left onto Sylvan Street into the Wyoming Cemetery. The following is a list of streets that will be temporarily closed and the detours that have been set up by the city: • City Hall...

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Sporting goods collection for Haiti

Posted by on May 23, 2019 in Melrose News | Comments Off on Sporting goods collection for Haiti

Published May 24, 2019 MELROSE — The Melrose Recreation Department is working on a special project to collect sporting equipment, sporting apparel, school supplies, and financial assistance for the nation of Haiti. Organizers will be holding the collection on Saturday, June 8 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon in front of Melrose City Hall, 562 Main St. Look for the white Recreation van.   They will be collecting for men, women, boys and girls:  All Sports Equipment: Balls, jerseys, cleats, socks, whistles, air pumps, coaches/referees uniforms School Supplies: Pencils, paper, folders, scissors, etc. Financial Assistance: Checks...

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