No override would impact school sports, other areas

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Published March 15, 2019 MELROSE — The painting of a bleak landscape without money raised through an override of Proposition 2 1/2 continued this week before the School Committee, as members heard that freshman sports would be eliminated, three junior varsity coaching posts would be axed, software and technology spending would be slashed 20 percent, and both the middle school and the high...

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Polymnia brings Haydn’s ‘Creation’ to life

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Published March 15, 2019 By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — For those who like music spiced with a bit of history – or vice versa – last Saturday’s Polymnia Choral Society production of Franz Josef Haydn’s The Creation was a doubly rewarding experience. The sanctuary of Wakefield’s First Parish Congregational Church was a fitting venue in which to experience Haydn’s oratorio depicting...

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‘An Irish Celebration’ at Memorial Hall Saturday

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Published March 15, 2019 MELROSE — Brendan Carroll is throwing an Irish party at Memorial Hall and everyone is invited. On Saturday, March 16, at 3 p.m. and again at 7:30 p.m., the longtime Melrose resident, County Tipperary native and noted tenor will co-host “An Irish Celebration” along with The Friends of Memorial Hall.  Brendan, whose wife is from Dublin,...

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End of the road for Melrose girls’ hoop

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Falls to Tewksbury, 52-49, in semifinal heartbreaker Published March 15, 2019 By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—The Melrose High girl’s basketball team saw their Div. 2 North tournament run end in semifinals on Wednesday, March 6 at Tewksbury High against #2 seed Tewksbury (19-3) in a down-to-the-wire thriller, 52-49. The Middlesex Freedom Champs went into the bracket as the third seed,...

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Tysall competes in New Balance Nationals

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Freshman track star is just getting started Published March 15, 2019 By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—In just two seasons as a Melrose High School athlete, freshman Charlotte Tysall has given the MA high school running world notice. The track and field (and cross country) star has already become an All Conference runner for Melrose High, and on Saturday, March 9,...

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Melrose Athletic Hall of Fame announces its newest class

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Published March 15, 2019 MELROSE—The Melrose High School Athletic Hall of Fame has announced its new class of inductees for its 17th annual Induction Ceremony to be held at Memorial Hall on September 21, 2019. This year’s Hall of Fame class includes; The 1923, 1941 & 1942 hockey teams (state, New England and North American champions) The 2012 volleyball...

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Jennifer Andre, 49

Posted by on Mar 14, 2019 in Melrose Obituaries, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Jennifer Andre, 49

Published March 15, 2019 MASHPEE – Jennifer Beth Andre, 49, of Mashpee, formerly of Melrose, died unexpectedly at the Cape Cod Hospital on March, 1, 2019. Jennifer was born on Oct. 26, 1969 in Melrose. She was a beautiful baby and loving child. Jenny led an eventful life. She traveled throughout the U.S. and visited the U.K. She enjoyed...

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Meiling Hong, 91

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Published March 15, 2019 MALDEN — Meiling (Wong) Hong, 91, a longtime resident of Malden, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 6, 2019, at the Sawtelle Family Hospice House in Reading.   Meiling was born in Boston in 1928, one of nine children of the late Wong Jee and Woo Suen Gail. While visiting the Hoiping district of China in...

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William A. Reale Jr., 55

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Published March 15, 2019 MELROSE — William A. Reale Jr., 55, longtime Melrose resident, passed away from a sudden illness on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at Melrose-Wakefield Hospital.  Bill was born on December 26, 1963 in Malden, one of four children of the late William A. and Ann M. (Shea) Reale. He grew up in Malden and graduated from...

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