State to Postpone April 15 Tax Deadline

Posted by on Mar 27, 2020 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on State to Postpone April 15 Tax Deadline

Posted on: Friday, March 27, 2020 By MATT MURPHY State House News Service BOSTON — The April 15 deadline for filing state income tax returns will be postponed until July 15 under a deal announced Friday between Gov. Charlie Baker and legislative leaders. The change, which requires legislation, means the state tax deadline will now align with the new...

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Standing with Asian Americans in our community

Posted by on Mar 26, 2020 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Standing with Asian Americans in our community

Published March 27, 2020 This is an open letter to all of Melrose from Mayor Paul Brodeur, Police Chief Mike Lyle, Supt. of Schools Cyndy Taymore, the Board of Directors of the Melrose Alliance Against Violence and the Melrose Clergy Association. The COVID-19 virus has brought a lot of uncertainty into our lives. As situations worsen in the job...

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She is now State Rep. Lipper-Garabedian

Posted by on Mar 26, 2020 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on She is now State Rep. Lipper-Garabedian

Published March 27, 2020 BOSTON – Early Wednesday afternoon, Kate Lipper-Garabedian of Melrose was sworn in as state representative of the 32nd Middlesex District representing Malden, Melrose and Wakefield. Lipper-Garabedian, formerly a Melrose city councilor, ran a grassroots campaign in the March 3 special election to replace former state representative and current Mayor of Melrose Paul Brodeur. She was sworn in at...

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Spring sports will look drastically different

Posted by on Mar 26, 2020 in Melrose Sports, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Spring sports will look drastically different

MIAA votes to start 4/27, end 6/20 & reduce schedule Published March 27, 2020 By JENNIFER GENTILE FRANKLIN—The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) held a meeting on March 19 to adjust the schedule of the 2020 spring sports season, which remains suspended in light of the COVID-19 outbreak. They had previously announced that the planned start date for the spring...

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From great expectations to wait expectations

Posted by on Mar 26, 2020 in Melrose Sports, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on From great expectations to wait expectations

Melrose lax coach & captains brace for uncertain future Published March 27, 2020 By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—At the end of last season, the Melrose Red Raider lacrosse team anticipated a return that might have found them as one of the top teams in the division, if not the state. They came off a season in which they only lost...

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Melrose Little League offering college scholarship

Posted by on Mar 26, 2020 in Melrose Sports, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Melrose Little League offering college scholarship

Published March 27, 2020 MELROSE—Even in these times of uncertainty, it’s important to think about the future. Melrose Little League is proud to again offer the annual scholarship to a graduating high school senior and a Melrose Little League alumni. Melrose Little League seeks to implant firmly in the children of Melrose the ideals of good sportsmanship, honesty, loyalty,...

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Paula Gange, 97

Posted by on Mar 26, 2020 in Melrose Obituaries, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Paula Gange, 97

Published March 27, 2020 STONEHAM — Paula (Raso) Gange, 97, a resident of Stoneham, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on Tuesday, March 17, 2020. Paula was born in Boston on July 19, 1922, one of two daughters of the late Salvatore and Josephine (Augello) Raso. A Medford girl, Paula was raised in Medford and graduated...

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George G. MacLeod, 89

Posted by on Mar 26, 2020 in Melrose Obituaries, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on George G. MacLeod, 89

Published March 27, 2020 MELROSE — George Graham MacLeod “Graham,” 89, of Melrose, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family.   Graham had married his beloved wife Marian in the First Baptist Church of Everett on March 18, 1951. They had been married 67 years when he lost her in February, 2018. He is survived by his four children,...

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Gertrude Hirschfeld, 95

Posted by on Mar 26, 2020 in Melrose Obituaries, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Gertrude Hirschfeld, 95

Published March 27, 2020 MELROSE — Gertrude (Noonan) Hirschfeld, 95, of Melrose passed away on Friday, March 13, 2020 at her home. She is the wife of the late William W. Hirschfeld.  Gert was born January 26, 1925 in Medford, only daughter of the late Thomas P. and Mary E. (Collins) Noonan. She was raised in Medford and graduated...

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