Essex St. mixed-use project rejected

Posted by on Jan 23, 2020 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Essex St. mixed-use project rejected

Published January 24, 2020 MELROSE — Some heavy city hitters stood shoulder-to-shoulder with developer Mark Carroll as he proposed a total redevelopment of the tired commercial building across Essex Street from City Hall.  According to Carroll representatives last summer, the proposal took over three years to plan. Carroll and his team had produced a “Melrose compatible” façade for a...

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Commission on Disability housekeeping matter before City Council

Posted by on Jan 23, 2020 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Commission on Disability housekeeping matter before City Council

Published January 24, 2020 CITY COUNCIL NOTEBOOK MELROSE — The city’s  Commission on Disability is getting closer to realty. The City Council approved its creation a while ago, and now the Melrose Commission on Disability must be added to the city’s Administrative Code. That request was moved to the council’s Appropriations Committee at a meeting Tuesday and a public hearing...

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Share views on superintendent search

Posted by on Jan 23, 2020 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Share views on superintendent search

Published January 24, 2020 MELROSE — On Thursday, January 16, the Melrose School Committee discussed and announced major aspects of the Superintendent Search process including: the timeline, the composition of the Screening Committee, and multiple tactics to solicit a broad range of community feedback. The Committee is pleased to provide information about two ways to share your views on...

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Red Raider hockey prevails in thriller over Wakefield

Posted by on Jan 23, 2020 in Melrose Sports, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Red Raider hockey prevails in thriller over Wakefield

Erases 4-1 deficit for a 7-5 victory Published January 24, 2020 By JENNIFER GENTILE STONEHAM—The Melrose Red Raider hockey team is back in the winning column after taking down Wakefield in a raucous free-for-all game on Monday at Stoneham Arena that saw Melrose score two unanswered goals in the final minutes to snatch a 7-5 win. Melrose’s Quinn McCarthy...

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Boys’ hoop back on track after Freedom wins

Posted by on Jan 23, 2020 in Melrose Sports, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Boys’ hoop back on track after Freedom wins

Published January 24, 2020 By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—The Melrose Red Raider basketball team is enjoying a record of 7-3 after two critical Middlesex Freedom wins this week. They currently sit second in the Freedom league behind undefeated Burlington.  On Friday, they hosted the Wilmington Wildcats (1-8) and ran away with a 70-37 victory. Melrose senior captain Charlie Borstel and...

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Melrose flips past Burlington for third straight win

Posted by on Jan 23, 2020 in Melrose Sports, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Melrose flips past Burlington for third straight win

Published January 24, 2020 By JENNIFER GENTILE SAUGUS—The Melrose High gymnastics team earned their third straight win with a victory over Burlington on Tuesday and a 137.8-127.0 sweep over Arlington last Friday evening at the YMCA Metro-North in Saugus. Melrose is now enjoying a winning record of 3-2 as they wind down regular season with an eye on the league meet...

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Gertrude Petrino, 89

Posted by on Jan 23, 2020 in Melrose Obituaries, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Gertrude Petrino, 89

Published January 24, 2020 MELROSE — Gertrude “Trudy” Rose (DeSandis) Petrino, 89, passed away at home surrounded by family and friends in Rockport on January 10, 2020. Trudy was born in Malden on June 28, 1930 to the late Joseph and Josephine (Lauro) DeSandis. She was raised in Everett. Trudy lived in Melrose for over 60 years. She also...

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Robert W. Wong, 98

Posted by on Jan 23, 2020 in Melrose Obituaries, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Robert W. Wong, 98

Published January 24, 2020 MELROSE — Robert W. “Bob” Wong, 98, longtime Melrose resident, passed away Saturday, January 18, 2020 at Massachusetts General Hospital.  Born in Boston on November 25, 1921, Bob is one of five children of the late Edward and Helen (nee Low) Wong. In his youth, Bob enjoyed swimming, woodworking, and working on cars. He would...

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Josephine G. Bulman, 75

Posted by on Jan 23, 2020 in Melrose Obituaries, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Josephine G. Bulman, 75

Published January 24, 2020 STONEHAM — Josephine G. Bulman, 75, of Stoneham, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at her home. Josephine was born on October 10, 1944 in Malden, one of six children of the late Francis E. and Evelyn H. (nee Grover) Joughin. She grew up in Malden and...

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