A fractured union

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Published January 15, 2021 MELROSE — Congresswoman Katherine Clark, the Prospect Street Democrat, doesn’t pull any punches when it comes to President Donald J. Trump and what happened in Washington last week. “He is a traitor,” she said in the aftermath of the violent protest urged on by Trump on Wednesday, Jan. 6 as he continued to cling to...

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Men4MAAV host ‘Raising Boys to Men’ program Jan. 26

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Published January 15, 2021 MELROSE — The Men4MAAV (Melrose Alliance Against Violence) is hosting a program entitled “Raising Boys to Men,” a free virtual discussion of strategies for raising boys to exhibit healthy masculinity, on Tuesday, Jan. 26, from 7-8:30 p.m. on Zoom. It’s a one-hour panel featuring local experts followed by a 30-minute question-and-answer session that will focus...

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MBTA: Weekend train service ends here Jan. 23

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Published January 15, 2021 BOSTON – The MBTA is reminding customers that, as of Jan. 23, 2021, MBTA commuter rail schedules take effect which were approved in December 2020 by the MBTA’s Fiscal and Management Control Board (FMCB). It represents an increase in weekday service levels from the current schedule and provides more than 50 percent of weekday service...

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Red Raider hoop edged by Arlington

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Tough Spy Ponders team pulls away in 70-60 loss Published January 15, 2021 By JENNIFER GENTILE IT WAS an exceptional effort by Melrose guard Chris Paul, who had 14 points and numerous assists against Arlington, who topped Melrose 70-60 last weekend. (Jennifer Gentile photo) MELROSE—It wasn’t a regularly scheduled game but ended up being must-see viewing. In a last-minute...

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Gymnasts edged by Tanners in season opener

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Published January 15, 2021 By JENNIFER GENTILE LUCY HANNON helped lead Melrose in all-around efforts during their season opener against Woburn last Saturday. (Michelle Dell Isola photo) MELROSE—The Melrose Red Raider gymnastics team started their season off with a narrow loss against the Woburn Tanners last Saturday morning at Woburn High. Melrose compiled a score of 127.15 versus Woburn’s...

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What to watch this week

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Watertown on tap for most MHS teams Published January 15, 2021 MELROSE—Last week proved a hiccup for some MHS teams who were scheduled to play their second rounds of play against Stoneham High School. But because of Stoneham COVID-19 numbers, the Spartans postponed athletic play, leaving hockey and girls’ hoop high and dry.  However, this week, most teams will...

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Paul A. Blake, 69

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Published January 15, 2021 MELROSE — Paul Arthur Blake, 69, died at his Newburyport home after a long battle with lung disease on Jan. 7, 2021. Paul was born on Jan. 10, 1951, in Melrose, the son of the late Kenneth and Claire (Goggin) Blake. Paul was the beloved father of Ryan J. Blake and his wife Megan of...

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Sharon L. Charbonnier, 75

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Published January 15, 2021 MELROSE — Sharon L. (Piper) Charbonnier, 75, of Melrose, passed away at the Kaplan Family Hospice House on Jan. 7, 2021.  Sharon was born in St. Johnsbury, Vt., and a graduate of St. Johnsbury Academy and Trinity College. She resided in Melrose for many years and worked at Royce Mailing Services in Melrose. Sharon loved...

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Michael J. McDonough, 87

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Published January 15, 2021 MELROSE — Michael J. McDonough, 87, of Melrose, formerly of Rinn, Carraroe, County Galway, Ireland, passed away peacefully in the presence of his loving family on Jan. 5, 2021, at MelroseWakefield Hospital. Always ready with a joke and a kind word, Michael will be dearly missed by his family and many friends. Michael loved his...

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