Inside the Budget 5: Investment and Debt Management

Posted by on Aug 16, 2018 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Inside the Budget 5: Investment and Debt Management

Published in the August 17, 2018 edition By MAYOR GAIL M. INFURNA This is the fifth in a series of articles explaining the city’s budget. MELROSE — Some people have asked why the city had money to build modular classrooms when, at the same time, we don’t have money for other needs such as hiring new teachers to address our...

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City offers rat control tips

Posted by on Aug 9, 2018 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on City offers rat control tips

Published in the August 10, 2018 edition MELROSE — The city, like just about every community in the immediate area, has a rodent problem. This week, officials beat the informational drum as they continue to handle calls regarding rodents seen all over Melrose. The rodents are mostly rats, and according to Health Director Ruth Clay, the population of those...

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5th Junior Police Academy another success

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Published in the August 10, 2018 edition MELROSE — Chief Michael L. Lyle has announced that the Melrose Police Department’s annual Junior Police Academy was a great success. The program, now in its fifth year, consists of three separate one-week sessions in June and July, which are held at Melrose Veterans Memorial Middle School, with outdoor activities on Fred...

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Chris McCormack (MHS ’84) to be inducted into Plymouth State Hall of Fame

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Published in the August 17, 2018 edition By DAN PAWLOWSKI PLYMOUTH, N.H. — Trust us when we tell you Chris McCormack earned this. The Melrose native and member of the MHS class of 1984 will be inducted into the Plymouth State Athletic Hall of Fame. The University’s 34th induction ceremony will recognize the accomplishments of the 2018 class on...

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MHS Athletic Hall of Fame accepting nominations for Class of 2019

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Published in the August 17, 2018 edition MELROSE — The Melrose High School Athletic Hall of Fame is accepting nominations for its 17th Annual Banquet and Induction Ceremony to be held on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at Memorial Hall in Melrose. Any student-athlete, coach, contributor or team are eligible for induction. To be eligible, student-athletes must have graduated in 2013...

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Americans crush Malden in finale to keep playoff hopes alive

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Can’t slow down Andre during Wednesday’s one-game playoff Published in the August 10, 2018 edition By DAN PAWLOWSKI MELROSE — It was a tale of two games.  But Wednesday night’s “wild card” play-in game if you will, was one chance to make it into the the Intercity League’s playoffs.  The Melrose Americans and Andre Chiefs played at Maplewood Park...

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Kathleen M. Sylvain, 73

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Published in the August 17, 2018 edition SAUGUS — Kathleen M. “Kitty” (Faragi) Sylvain, 73, of Saugus, passed away at the Melrose Wakefield Hospital on August 8, 2018. Kitty was born and raised in Saugus and attended Saugus schools. She was the beloved wife of Robert Sylvain for over 50 years. Loving mother of Robert A. Sylvain and his...

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Thomas M. Loftus, 77

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Published in the August 17, 2018 edition MELROSE — Thomas M. Loftus, 77, a longtime resident of Melrose, passed away into eternal life peacefully at home on Monday, August 13, 2018. Tom was born in Somerville on October 30, 1940, one of seven children of the late Redmond and Catherine (Flaherty) Loftus. Raised in Dorchester and East Boston, Tom...

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Linda L. O’Donnell, 60

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Published in the August 17, 2018 edition MELROSE — Linda L. (Perry) O’Donnell, 60, of Melrose, passed away after a lengthy illness at home on August 12, 2018. Linda was born and raised in Melrose and a graduate of Melrose High School, Class of 1976. She went on to earn her degree from Bunker Hill College and also received...

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