Move on to stop downtown pot shop

Posted by on Feb 21, 2019 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Move on to stop downtown pot shop

Published February 22, 2019 MELROSE — Peter Mortimer, the longtime Ward 6 alderman, isn’t crazy about bringing a recreational marijuana-related business to the downtown. Mortimer has filed an order, which the aldermen sent to their Appropriations Committee Tuesday night, that would limit the area where pot shops can operate to the Route 99 corridor only. Recently, residents decried allowing...

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Veteran Town Hall next week

Posted by on Feb 21, 2019 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Veteran Town Hall next week

Published February 22, 2019 MELROSE — The Melrose Veterans’ Advisory Board, in conjunction with the Veterans’ Services office, will host a Veteran Town Hall meeting on Thursday, February 28 at 8 p.m. at the Norman Prince VFW, 428 Main Street. All are...

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Arrest made in Donovan case

Posted by on Feb 15, 2019 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Arrest made in Donovan case

Posted on: Friday, February 15, 2019 MELROSE — Published reports Friday state that 55-year-old Edward Clark of Norwood has been arrested for leaving the scene of the accident that killed Allison Donovan in Somerville last Friday night. Clark’s black pickup truck, with front end damage, was spotted by Tufts University police Thursday. The officer notified Somerville police and investigators...

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Hockey girls are Freedom League champions

Posted by on Feb 21, 2019 in Melrose Sports, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Hockey girls are Freedom League champions

Published February 22, 2019 By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—The Melrose High School girls’ hockey team was crowned Middlesex Freedom League champs after a 6-2 victory over Burlington on Saturday, Feb. 16 at the Burlington Ice Palace. With playoffs poised to begin next week, the 13-4-2 Lady Raiders are ready to keep the celebration going into the postseason and have cracked Top...

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Melrose crowns two wrestling state champs

Posted by on Feb 21, 2019 in Melrose Sports, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Melrose crowns two wrestling state champs

Adrian & Herbert prevail; a trio advances to All States Published February 22, 2019 By JENNIFER GENTILE WAKEFIELD—It was a winning day for the Melrose Red Raider wrestling team, who crowned two state champions at the MIAA Div. 3 State Finals at Wakefield High on Saturday, Feb. 16. Juniors Hunter Adrian and Sean Herbert repeated their state titles with victories...

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Senior special for Red Raider hoop

Posted by on Feb 21, 2019 in Melrose Sports, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Senior special for Red Raider hoop

Kelley, Preziosa deliver in pre-playoff win over Wildcats Published February 22, 2019 By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—The Melrose Red Raider basketball team finished their regular season with a resounding 81-40 thumping over Wilmington on Thursday, Feb. 14 at the Melrose Middle School gym. On a night that honored the team’s seniors, it was a fitting performance for Melrose (10-8) who saw...

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Barbara S. Eversole, 56

Posted by on Feb 21, 2019 in Melrose Obituaries, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Barbara S. Eversole, 56

Published February 22, 2o19 MELROSE — Barbara S. Eversole, 56, of Melrose, died February 17, 2019 at the Sawtelle Hospice in Reading after a brief but brave battle with metastatic breast cancer. Barbara was born September 18, 1962, in Minneapolis, Minn., to the late Russell and Ilse (Dittman) Eversole and raised in North Salem, N.Y. She graduated from Washington State...

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Joseph A. Lettieri, 75

Posted by on Feb 21, 2019 in Melrose Obituaries, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Joseph A. Lettieri, 75

Published February 22, 2o19 WAKEFIELD — Joseph A. Lettieri, 75, a longtime resident of Wakefield passed away suddenly on February 18, 2019. Born in Boston on January 16, 1944, Joseph was raised in East Boston and graduated from English High School. He enlisted into the U.S. Air Force in 1967 and served his country faithfully during the Vietnam War....

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Freeman O. Dicks, 84

Posted by on Feb 21, 2019 in Melrose Obituaries, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Freeman O. Dicks, 84

Published February 22, 2o19 MELROSE — Freeman O. Dicks, 84, of Melrose, formerly of Reading, passed away on Friday, February 15, 2019.   Freeman is the father of Freeman P. Dicks. He leaves behind his close friend Clare McLaughlin of Billerica, his sister Jean Velasco and his brother Charles Dicks both of Florida and many loving nieces and nephews.   Family...

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