Clark gets $900K for local schools

Posted by on Apr 8, 2021 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Clark gets $900K for local schools

Published April 9, 2021 MELROSE – Katherine Clark was able to get $900,000 for the school district she once served. The one-time Melrose School Committeewoman — now one of the most powerful people in Washington, D.C. — announced recently that the American Rescue Plan includes $900,000 for the Melrose Public School district, a portion of the over $3.1 billion...

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Mayor Brodeur announces Earth Week celebration

Posted by on Apr 8, 2021 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Mayor Brodeur announces Earth Week celebration

Published April 9, 2021 MELROSE — In celebration of 10 years as a Green Community, Mayor Paul Brodeur is collaborating with several community groups to put on Earth Week, a series of social and educational events to drive green initiatives in the city of Melrose.  “I am so proud of the strides our community has taken toward a more sustainable future,” said...

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Schools’ budget hearing Tuesday

Posted by on Apr 8, 2021 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Schools’ budget hearing Tuesday

Published April 9, 2021 MELROSE — At the Melrose School Committee meeting scheduled for Tuesday, April 13, 2021, they will hold a public hearing on the School Department’s FY22 budget. The public is invited to attend. The public hearing will begin at 7:00 p.m. and will be conducted via remote participation. All remote meeting links are posted on the...

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Melrose spikers burn Red Devils 

Posted by on Apr 8, 2021 in Melrose Sports, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Melrose spikers burn Red Devils 

Volleyball (6-0) sweeps Burlington in battle of unbeatens Published April 9, 2021 By JENNIFER GENTILE BURLINGTON—The Melrose High girls’ volleyball team remains the lone undefeated team in the Middlesex Freedom League after sweeping rival Burlington, 3-0, in sets of 25-23, 25-14 and 25-20 on Tuesday, April 6 at Burlington High. Both teams came into the game undefeated (Melrose 5-0 and...

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Gridmen keep winning streak alive in first home game since 2019

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Published April 9, 2021 By DAN PAWLOWSKI MELROSE — For three quarters of a sunny, Saturday springtime football game at Fred Green Field, the 2-0 Wilmington Wildcats looked like a team determined to snap Melrose football’s 17-game winning streak dating back to the 2018 season.  Mirroring UCLA basketball’s National Semifinal snail-paced strategy against undefeated Gonzaga later the night, Wilmington slowed...

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Melrose track girls remain undefeated

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Still the team to beat after Wilmington win Published April 9, 2021 By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—The Melrose High girls track team may be on par for another undefeated season after nabbing a 74-26 win over Wilmington on Saturday, April 3 at Wilmington High, their third straight, plus a 75-25 win over Watertown on March 27. Melrose remains an unblemished 3-0...

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Wesley E. Lord, 84

Posted by on Apr 8, 2021 in Melrose Obituaries, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Wesley E. Lord, 84

Published April 9, 2021 NORTH READING — Wesley E. Lord, 84, of North Reading, died peacefully in his sleep on Sunday, April 4, 2021 after a period of declining health. He was born in Boston, Mass. to Clifton and Mary (Hogan) Lord and grew up and attended school in Melrose. After graduation, he enlisted and served in the U.S....

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Jo Ann Mayers

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Published April 9, 2021 MELROSE — Jo Ann (Hanson) Mayers died at Melrose-Wakefield Hospital on March 31, 2021. Jo Ann devoted many years as a Camp Fire Girl leader. Most of her girls are still together today. She was a crossing guard for many years at the Winthrop School before becoming a labor and delivery nurse at Melrose-Wakefield Hospital....

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Alfred R. Wong, 66

Posted by on Apr 1, 2021 in Melrose Obituaries, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Alfred R. Wong, 66

Published April 2, 2021 WAKEFIELD — Alfred R. “Al” Wong, of Wakefield, and formerly of Melrose, died on Sunday, March 28, 2021 at Tufts Medical Center at the age of 66. Born on June 9, 1954, Al was one of four children of Wing G. and Marie C. (Hong) Wong. He grew up in Melrose graduating from Melrose High...

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