The Prop. 2½ override campaign is on

Posted by on Jun 21, 2018 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on The Prop. 2½ override campaign is on

Published in the June 22, 2018 edition MELROSE — The drumbeat in support of an override of the tax hike-limiting Proposition 2 1/2 will continue, according to Mayor Gail Infurna this week. The mayor, who called for an override in early May, writes in a column this week that there simply is not enough money coming in to match...

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Rebecca Parris to be honored June 30

Posted by on Jun 21, 2018 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Rebecca Parris to be honored June 30

Published in the June 22, 2018 edition MELROSE — Many music lovers in the Boston area are mourning the passing of longtime jazz vocalist Rebecca Parris. She was scheduled to perform in Melrose at Temple Beth Shalom’s “Keeping Jazz Alive” concert series on June 30. Berklee bass professor Bruce Gertz, who organized the concert, says the show will go on,...

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Koutoujian addresses Rotary Club

Posted by on Jun 14, 2018 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Koutoujian addresses Rotary Club

Published in the June 15, 2018 edition MELROSE — Middlesex Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian addressed the Melrose Rotary Club on Thursday, June 7, at Memorial Hall, discussing innovative initiatives the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office has launched for incarcerated military Veterans with the Housing Unit for Military Veterans (HUMV) and young adult offenders – ages 18-24 – with the People Achieving Change...

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The most “Super” year of all for Melrose sports

Posted by on Jun 21, 2018 in Melrose Sports, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on The most “Super” year of all for Melrose sports

A look back at Melrose High’s historic run of 2017-18 Published in the June 22, 2018 edition By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—The caps have been tossed, the cleats put away and now it’s time to reflect on the most momentous athletic year of all for Melrose High School. No, you weren’t imagining things. Melrose sports were that good this year. From winning the...

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Red Raider lacrosse earns All-American & Coach-of-Year honors

Posted by on Jun 21, 2018 in Melrose Sports, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Red Raider lacrosse earns All-American & Coach-of-Year honors

Published in the June 22, 2018 edition MELROSE—After a dominating 18-2 season, the Melrose Red Raider lacrosse team has earned multiple honors by the Eastern Mass Lacrosse Coach’s Association.  Three Red Raiders, Matt Rocha, Jack Wells and Cam Rosie, were named All- American and their coach Matt James, was named Coach-of-the-Year. The quartet helped the league champion Red Raiders...

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End of the road for Red Raider lacrosse team

Posted by on Jun 14, 2018 in Melrose Sports, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on End of the road for Red Raider lacrosse team

Melrose (18-2) exits playoffs early after Reading upset Published in the June 15, 2018 edition By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—You could see the pain visible in the faces of the young Melrose Red Raider lacrosse players who walked off Melrose’s Fred Green Field on Tuesday in a position they were unaccustomed to this season: losing. No. 1 seeded Melrose, a top 5...

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Hazel M. Martel, 92

Posted by on Jun 21, 2018 in Melrose Obituaries, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Hazel M. Martel, 92

Published in the June 22, 2018 edition MALDEN — Hazel M. (Amirault) Martel, 92, of Malden, formerly a 42 year resident of Melrose, passed away on June 13, 2018. Hazel was born in Malden on June 12, 1926 to Deremie and Annie (LeBlanc) Amirault. She was raised in Malden and graduated from the Cheverus High School. Hazel worked as...

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Heather N. Ostertog, 41

Posted by on Jun 21, 2018 in Melrose Obituaries, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Heather N. Ostertog, 41

Published in the June 22, 2018 edition MELROSE — Heather Noelle Ostertog, 41, of Melrose, passed away on June 16, 2018 at the Lahey Hospital in Burlington. She was born in Milford on December 31, 1976. Heather went through the Milford School system and went to Northeastern University, graduating with a Civil Engineering degree. She earned a masters degree...

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Eleanor M. O’Brien, 85

Posted by on Jun 21, 2018 in Melrose Obituaries, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Eleanor M. O’Brien, 85

Published in the June 22, 2018 edition MELROSE — Eleanor M. (Kiley) O’Brien, 85, a lifelong resident of Melrose passed away suddenly at Melrose-Wakefield Hospital on June 12, 2018. Eleanor was a graduate of St. Mary’s Elementary School and St. Mary’s High School. She enjoyed being a devoted wife and home maker and raising her children. In later years...

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