Students set to head back to class

Posted by on Oct 16, 2020 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Students set to head back to class

Published October 16, 2020 MELROSE — Kids are going back to their school buildings beginning Monday after the COVID-19 virus caused a month’s delay in the city’s hybrid learning plan. Cohort 1 students report to class for the first time in 2020-21 after having been taught by their teachers remotely at home since the academic year began on September...

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Time for The Rise of the Pumpkin People

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Published October 16, 2020 MELROSE — Wicked Melrose will unleash The Rise of the Pumpkin People Oct. 17-31 in conjunction with the Melrose Rec Department. Melrose citizens and businesses are encouraged to decorate for fall with a pumpkin or scarecrow display. If you want your display on the Wicked Melrose map, fill out the form at http://bit.ly/WickedMelrose. And be...

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MEF seeks donations in time of change

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Published October 16, 2020 The following was submitted by Julia Motl Lowe, the co-chair for fundraising with the Melrose Education Foundation.  Dear Friends, The only constant is change — that phrase keeps rolling around my head these days. As we settle into our new back-to-school routines, we all know one thing for sure: there is more change ahead. As...

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Melrose golf is off to an unbeaten start

Posted by on Oct 14, 2020 in Melrose Sports, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Melrose golf is off to an unbeaten start

Red Raiders are 4-0 after Freedom League wins Published October 16, 2020 WILL PIERCE is among those who have helped Melrose High start at 4-0 this season. (file photo) By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—Don’t look now, but the Melrose Red Raider golf team appears to be the team to beat in the Middlesex Freedom League after starting the season at 4-0,...

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Soccer girls improve to 2-1 after Stoneham win

Posted by on Oct 14, 2020 in Melrose Sports, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Soccer girls improve to 2-1 after Stoneham win

Melrose also celebrate Senior Day at home Published October 16, 2020 UPPERCLASSMEN WERE celebrated on Senior Day at the start of the Melrose v. Watertown soccer game on Monday. Pictured from left are: captain Jenna Champagne, Andrea Mortimer, Ava Palumbo, Jocelyn Skane, Randi Sullivan, Haley Smith, Ella Fleming, Alyssa Champagne, and captain Grace Donahue. (Kristine Palumbo photo) By JENNIFER...

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Melrose girls’ XC sprints to season-opening victory

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Published October 16, 2020 THE MELROSE High girls’ cross country team picked up an opening day win over Stoneham last Saturday. (courtesy photo) By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—The Melrose High girls’ cross country team have entered the 2020 season with big expectations, and they fulfilled one by taking a 23-38 victory over Stoneham during their season-opener meet at Greenwood Park...

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Lorraine Bruno, 89

Posted by on Oct 15, 2020 in Melrose Obituaries, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Lorraine Bruno, 89

Published October 16, 2020 MELROSE — Lorraine Mary Lucy Bruno (Robichaud), 89, of North Andover, formerly of Melrose, died peacefully at home with her husband by her side on Oct. 6, 2020. She is survived by her beloved husband of 62 years and best friend, Pasquale E. Bruno. She was the loving mother of Patrick M. Bruno and spouse Kimberly,...

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Civita Cavicchio, 107

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Published October 16, 2020 MELROSE — Civita “Tina” Cavicchio, 107, longtime Melrose resident, passed away peacefully on Monday, Oct. 5, 2020, at Sunrise Assisted Living in Lynnfield. Born on Nov. 5, 1912, in Somerville, she was one of seven children of the late Anthony and Rose (Mitrano) Bertocci. At the age of 8, she and the family moved back...

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Thomas O. Dargan, 72

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Published October 16, 2020 MELROSE — Thomas O. “Tod” Dargan, 72, of Melrose, died at MelroseWakefield Hospital on Oct. 8, 2020. Tod was the beloved husband of Jane M. (Laskey) Dargan. Loving father of Seth R. Dargan and Katie Kelley and her husband Peter and the late Andrew Dargan, all of Melrose. Cherished grandfather of Luke and Kara Kelley....

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