Emergency Fund relaunched

Posted by on Aug 6, 2020 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Emergency Fund relaunched

Published August 7, 2020 MELROSE — These are tough times, as everyone knows. And Mayor Paul Brodeur wants to do something to help. Brodeur this week announced the relaunch of the Melrose Emergency Fund, used to assist residents who need it. He said, “We all know it is important to support each other in these challenging times. The COVID-19 pandemic...

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MEA leader urges remote learning for now

Posted by on Aug 6, 2020 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on MEA leader urges remote learning for now

Published August 7, 2020 MELROSE — As administrators work to retool their return to instruction plan for the 2020-21 academic year, they are being urged by the teachers’ union not to open school buildings until it’s safe to do so. Lisa Donovan, president of the Melrose Education Association, wrote in a letter that for the time being, remote learning...

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Sidewalk Saturdays this month

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Published August 7, 2020 MELROSE — The Melrose Chamber of Commerce and Presenting Sponsor Gately Funeral Home invite the public to shop, eat and do business during Saturdays in August. Come to downtown Melrose and Franklin Square/Franklin Street to support your local businesses in a safe and socially distant way outside, but don’t forget your mask. There will be...

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Action heats up in Melrose Little League

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Published August 7, 2020 Majors Cardinals 8 Athletics 0 Monday July 27, Conant Park The Athletics were rolling heading into their meeting vs the Cardinals on July 27,  scoring 10 runs per game while winning four consecutive games. The Cardinals continued their “dirty bird” style of play limiting opponents with solid defense and excellent pitching. Nick Berry pitched the opening...

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Plenty of scoring last week in Melrose Little League

Posted by on Jul 30, 2020 in Melrose Sports, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Plenty of scoring last week in Melrose Little League

Published July 31, 2020 Majors: Athletics 12 Marlins 2 Wednesday July 22, Lewis Monk Field Cadel McKeown and Michael Martin combined to pitch the Major League Athletics to a 12-2 victory over the Marlins at Lewis-Monk Field on Wednesday night. This victory extends the Athletics win streak to four games. All nine Athletics had at least one hit and...

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MIAA pushes fall sports start date to Sept. 14

Posted by on Jul 23, 2020 in Melrose Sports, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on MIAA pushes fall sports start date to Sept. 14

Published July 24, 2020 The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association’s Board of Directors held a virtual meeting on Tuesday to discuss a variety of topics, most notably options for the state’s high school fall sports season. While no concrete decisions about specific sports were made, the board heard a proposal from the MIAA COVID-19 Task Force and, per their recommendation, passed...

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Paul L. Abare, 69

Posted by on Aug 6, 2020 in Melrose Obituaries, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Paul L. Abare, 69

Published August 7, 2020 MELROSE — Paul Louis Abare, 69, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 while vacationing with his family in the Outer Banks, North Carolina. He was the beloved husband of Mary (Brown) Abare for 46 years. Paul is survived by his two daughters and son-in-law: Julie and Ryan Schmitt of Melrose,  and Katherine Abare...

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Anne T. Butler, 96

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Published August 7, 2020 MELROSE — Anne T. (Doherty) Butler, 96, a longtime resident of Melrose, and more recently of Wells, Maine, died on Wednesday July 29, 2020 at her daughter’s home in Wells, following a brief illness. She led a full life. Anne T. Doherty was born in Dorchester on April 27, 1924. She grew up in Dorchester,...

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Joan F. Grover

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Published August 7, 2020 WAKEFIELD — Joan F. (Manganaro) Grover of Wakefield, formerly of Melrose, passed away surrounded by her loving family at home on August 1, 2020. Born in Everett, on December 6, 1931 to John and Caroline Manganaro, she was a resident of Melrose for 78 years forming lifelong friendships in her family home on Rockwood Street...

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