It’s Brodeur and Medeiros

Posted by on Sep 19, 2019 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on It’s Brodeur and Medeiros

Published September 20, 2019 MELROSE — State Rep. Paul Brodeur and Alderman-at-Large Monica Medeiros will face off in November’s mayoral race after getting the most votes in Tuesday’s preliminary election. Brodeur topped the five-candidate ticket with 2,576 votes, followed by Medeiros’ 2,397. Jackie Lavender Bird, formerly an at-large alderman and one-time director of Community Services for current Mayor Gail...

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How override funds funds are being used

Posted by on Sep 19, 2019 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on How override funds funds are being used

Published September 20, 2019 MELROSE — In April 2019, the Melrose community voted to approve a vital investment in our students and educators via an operational override for the Melrose Public Schools. With the School Committee’s subsequent completion of the fiscal year 2020 budget process last spring and contract negotiations, those funds are now being deployed throughout the District, at...

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City applies for DEP grant for sewer work

Posted by on Sep 19, 2019 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on City applies for DEP grant for sewer work

Published September 20, 2019 MELROSE — The City of Melrose recently applied for a $60,000 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) grant to allow it to better keep track of sewer maintenance and pinpoint possible trouble spots. DPW submitted the application for an asset management grant in August 2019, and the outcome will be announced in November. The grant...

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Red Raiders club Malden in season opener

Posted by on Sep 19, 2019 in Melrose Sports, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Red Raiders club Malden in season opener

Starts off season with a 46-6 win Published September 20, 2019 By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—It wasn’t much of a contest on Friday, Sept. 13 but a scary nightmare for Malden when the Melrose Red Raider football team kicked off their season on the road beating the Golden Tornadoes, 46-6, under the lights of MacDonald Stadium to start their season...

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Volleyball girls come up aces over Belmont

Posted by on Sep 19, 2019 in Melrose Sports, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Volleyball girls come up aces over Belmont

4-0 Melrose starts Freedom League play this week Published September 20, 2019 By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—The Melrose High girl’s volleyball team remains undefeated following a 3-1 victory over Belmont on the road on Thursday, Sept. 12 at Belmont High. At 4-0, Melrose looks like team to beat in the Middlesex League and beyond.  Melrose senior captain Emma Randolph led...

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Field hockey soars past Spartans

Posted by on Sep 19, 2019 in Melrose Sports, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Field hockey soars past Spartans

7-0 shutout over Stoneham a key league win Published September 20, 2019 By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—The Melrose High field hockey team has already collected two wins in their early 2019 campaign, thanks to a 7-0 blanking against Stoneham on Friday, Sept. 14 on the road.  Melrose enjoyed an abundance of scoring and some strong defense. Despite the lopsided score, Melrose coach Erin...

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Beatrice Wadland, 97

Posted by on Sep 19, 2019 in Melrose Obituaries, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Beatrice Wadland, 97

Published September 20, 2019 MELROSE — Beatrice Towner (Flagg) Wadland, 97, lifelong Melrose resident, died peacefully at the home of her daughter, Judy, in Wakefield on Monday September 9, 2019.  Born on February 12, 1922 in Melrose, Beatrice is one of two children of the late Arthur Samuel and Glenna Beatrice (Towner) Flagg. She graduated with the class of...

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Donald A. Batson, 90

Posted by on Sep 19, 2019 in Melrose Obituaries, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Donald A. Batson, 90

Published September 20, 2019 WEST NEWBURY — Donald A. Batson, 90, a resident of West Newbury and formerly of Melrose, passed away peacefully in Newburyport on Thursday, September 12, 2019. Born in Bath, Maine on April 3, 1929, Don was one of three sons of the late Linwood T. and Edna M. (Sprague) Batson. He was raised in Somerville...

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Stephen E. O’Neil, 71

Posted by on Sep 12, 2019 in Melrose Obituaries, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Stephen E. O’Neil, 71

Published September 13, 2019 CONCORD, N.H. — Stephen E. O’Neil, 71, of Concord, N.H., formerly of Melrose, died at home on August 29, 2019. Stephen was the devoted son of the late Walter R. and Anne E. (Chaisson) O’Neil. Caring brother of James O’Neil and his wife Linda of Hampton, N.H., Anne O’Neil, Patricia O’Neil, both of Sorrento, Fla....

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