Override update: Feedback and next steps

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Published in the October 12, 2018 edition The following was submitted by the mayor. By MAYOR GAIL INFURNA As you know, I have announced that I will propose a Proposition 2 ½ override to go on the ballot in the spring. I am doing this because I think it is necessary for the city’s continued financial health, and I...

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Businesses’ ‘Trick or Treat’ Oct. 31

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Published in the October 12, 2018 edition MELROSE — The Melrose Chamber of Commerce’s annual Trick or Treat at Melrose Businesses will be held on Wednesday, October 31 from 3:30 – 5 p.m. Sponsored by Bell & Izzi and MMTV, with support from the City of Melrose, this event brings together businesses on Main Street, Essex Street, West Foster Street,...

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Trivia night at UU Church Saturday

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Published in the October 12, 2018 edition MELROSE — Think you know trivia? Get a team together or come solo for a lively evening with Boston’s most popular trivia experts, Stump! This Pub and Trivia night will be held Saturday, October 13 at  7 p.m. at the Melrose UU Church, 70 West Emerson Street (across from the Melrose Public Library). Admission...

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Red Raider golf team drives way into post season

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At 6-2-1, talented Melrose qualifies for North Sectional Published in the October 12, 2018 edition By JENNIFER GENTILE  MELROSE—The Melrose Red Raider golf team will see a post season after clinching a playoff spot in a 40.5-31.5 victory over Lexington on Oct. 4, 2018 at Bellevue Golf Club in Melrose. At 6-2-1 the Red Raiders are still in the hunt...

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Melrose High girls’ swim team are forever Buddies

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Published in the October 12, 2018 edition By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—Each October, members of the Melrose High swim team take part in a cause that is dear to their heart: the Annual Buddy Walk & Family Festival at Lake Quannapowitt in Wakefield. This year it was held on Sunday, October 7 and once again drew thousands, including the Lady...

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Stoneham spoils Melrose’s league reign

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Red Raiders (3-2) take a hit with a 40-14 loss Published in the October 12, 2018 edition By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—There is a new sheriff in town in the Middlesex Freedom League football division.  For several years, the Stoneham Spartans have been chipping away at the Melrose Red Raiders. Last season, Melrose required overtime to prevail against them, 44-38, and...

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Mark Sutton, 64

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Published in the October 12, 2018 edition MELROSE — Mark Upham Sutton, 64, most recently of Seattle, Washington died on January 15, 2018. He was born in Winchester, Virginia on July 1, 1953 and lived in Moorefield, West Virginia until age three, when his family moved to Michigan. As a child, teenager and young adult, he spent many enjoyable...

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Richard F. LaRocque, 71

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Published in the October 12, 2018 edition PEABODY — Richard F. “Richie” LaRocque, 71, of Peabody died at the Sawtelle Family Hospice House on Oct. 6, 2018. Richie was born in Cambridge, raised in Somerville and attended Somerville High School. After high school, Richie proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He resided in...

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Joan C. Milo, 82

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Published in the October 12, 2018 edition DANVERS — Joan C. Milo, 82, passed away at Blueberry Hill Healthcare in Beverly on October 1, 2018. Joan was born in Melrose on September 2, 1936 to the late Daniel and Jeannette (Paprazynski) Lawton. She was raised in Melrose, graduated from St. Mary’s Grammar and High School and received her associates...

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