Brodeur takes mayor’s office by storm

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Published November 8, 2019 MELROSE — Paul Brodeur becomes the city’s next mayor in a week after receiving about 60 percent of the vote in Tuesday’s ground-shifting municipal election. Brodeur, currently a Beacon Hill lawmaker, bested Councilor-at-Large Monica Medeiros in each of the city’s 14 precincts. He was a vocal supporter of last April’s successful $5.18 million override of...

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City Council turnover was big

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Published November 8, 2019 MELROSE — As the dust settled after Tuesday’s game-changing city election, a few things are becoming clearer. Three incumbents will join a majority of newcomers on the City Council; Ward 7 Councilor winner Cory Thomas can expect a challenge to his four-vote victory, and longtime School Committee member Margaret ER Driscoll topped the entire ticket of hopefuls during...

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Veterans Day schedule of events

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Published November 8, 2019 MELROSE — Melrose Veterans Services has announced the following Veterans Day ceremonies on Monday, November 11. • Veterans Day Coffee – 9 a.m. at Memorial Hall • Main Street Honor Roll – 10 a.m. • Walking tour to Vietnam Memorial on Main St. • Continue the walking tour to The Knoll The Harold O. Young VFW Post 2394 on Chipman...

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400 wins for Melrose coach Scott Celli

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Whittier playoff win marks a milestone for Melrose ace Published November 8, 2019 By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—Hall of Fame volleyball coach Scott Celli earned his 400th victory as a Melrose Red Raider coach on Thursday, October 31 when his Melrose High volleyball team beat Whittier Tech, 3-0, in a Halloween victory during the opening round of the MIAA Div. 2 North...

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Spikers advance to semi’s after Classical win

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Emma Randolph breaks school record in scoring Published November 8, 2019 By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—The Melrose High girl’s volleyball team inched closer to the Div. 2 North Finals with a 3-0 win over Lynn Classical (19-3) to improve to 19-3 as they advance to semifinals against undefeated Lynnfield this week. At press time, Melrose was slated to battle the Pioneers on...

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Playoff opener victory for Red Raider football

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Published November 8, 2019 Burlington routed 48-9, Magicians appear tonight By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—The Melrose Red Raider football team shows no sign of slowing down as they blew away Burlington (3-5) in a 48-9 rout last Friday night at Fred Green Field in the opening round of the Div. 4 North playoffs. Melrose senior captain Chris Cusolito scored four...

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Francis S. Gallahue, 82

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Published November 8, 2019 WAKEFIELD — Francis S. “Frank” Gallahue, 82, of Wakefield died Sunday November 3, 2019 at the Oosterman’s Rest Home in Melrose. He was born in Quincy on November 18, 1936 and was the son of the late James and Marion (Foy) Gallahue. Frank was raised in Braintree and was a graduate of Archbishop Williams High School,...

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William J. Bennett, 80

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Published November 8, 2019 MELROSE — William J. ‘Bill” Bennett, 80, of Melrose passed away peacefully on the morning of Saturday, November 2, 2019. Bill was born on May 13, 1939 in Medford. He was the son of Margaret and Fredrick Bennett. After graduating from Melvin V. Weldon Vocational High School in 1957, Bill enlisted in the United States...

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Doreen E. Lam, 72

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Published November 8, 2019 MALDEN — Doreen E. (Shediac) Lam, 72, a longtime resident of Malden, passed away at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers, on Sunday, November 3, 2019. Born in Boston on July 29, 1947, Doreen was the daughter of the late L. Arthur, and G. Ida (Forcillo) Shediac. She was raised in Somerville where she...

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