Class of 2021 steps into the future

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Published June 11, 2021 MELROSE — Forecasted thunderstorms never materialized on Friday, June 4, allowing for an impressive celebration of Melrose High’s Class of 2021 in front of family and friends at Fred Green Memorial Field. From Ferdinand Eyong Akombi to Marissa Mae Zelten, 232 seniors took one of life’s steps during the annual MHS commencement exercise, which this year was...

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Weigh in on housing policy, development in Melrose

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Published June 11, 2021 MELROSE – Do you, your family, or your friends face challenges with housing in Melrose? Do you want to help shape the future of housing and residential development? The City of Melrose and the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) ask you to join us and plan for a better housing future. We need your help...

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Brodeur plan would make park spaces inclusive, equitable, age-friendly

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Published June 11, 2021 MELROSE — On Wednesday night, June 9, the City Council’s Appropriations Committee was scheduled to discuss an order advancing equity and access to recreation in Melrose by making a substantial investment in parks and infrastructure. Mayor Paul Brodeur’s #MelrosePlays Initiative includes provisions for three projects: an inclusive playground, critical improvements to the girls’ softball field...

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Red Raider lacrosse boys are league champs

Posted by on Jun 9, 2021 in Melrose Sports, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Red Raider lacrosse boys are league champs

Unbeaten Melrose reaches 10-0 after Wakefield win Published June 11, 2021 By JENNIFER GENTILE WAKEFIELD—The Melrose Red Raider boy’s lacrosse team are once again Middlesex League champs. This after completing a successful 10-0 regular season campaign in the Middlesex Freedom League, culminating in back-to-back wins over Wakefield this week. This is Melrose’s 5th Middlesex League title and their second straight one—their last being...

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Tennis girls clinch Middlesex Freedom League

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First time since 2013 & 2nd title ever Published June 11, 2021 By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—It’s been a historical season for the Melrose High girls’ tennis team, who have clinched the Middlesex Freedom league with a nearly flawless record of 9-1, thanks to a clutch 3-2 win over Wakefield on Monday at the Crystal Street courts in Melrose. It...

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Baseball seniors come up clutch

Posted by on Jun 9, 2021 in Melrose Sports, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Baseball seniors come up clutch

Carrieri, Melrose ruins Wakefield’s perfect season Published June 11, 2021 By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—Just days after taking it on the chin from the undefeated Wakefield Warriors in a super competitive 3-2 loss, the Melrose Red Raider baseball team got revenge in an impressive 6-1 win at on Sunday at Walsh Field in Wakefield, spoiling the Warriors otherwise perfect season...

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E. Phyllis Greene, 95

Posted by on Jun 10, 2021 in Melrose Obituaries, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on E. Phyllis Greene, 95

Published June 11, 2021 MELROSE — E. Phyllis (Cheever) Greene, a lifelong Melrose resident, passed away peacefully in Peabody on Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at age 95. Phyllis was born in Woburn on December 23, 1925; one of four daughters of the late Louis M. and Elizabeth M. (Walker) Cheever. A graduate of Melrose High School, Phyllis was married...

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James F. McCarthy III

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Published June 11, 2021 MELROSE — James F. McCarthy III of Melrose, formerly of Dracut, passed away peacefully, on June 4, 2021 with his son by his side. He was born in Stoneham on May 8, 1947 to the late James F. McCarthy Jr. and Marie W. (Davis) McCarthy. He was raised in Melrose and graduated from Melrose High...

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Norma J. Marcotti, 91

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Published June 11, 2021 MELROSE — Norma J. (Gradone) Marcotti, longtime resident of Melrose, passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 6, 2021, with her family by her side. She was 91. Born on June 26, 1929, in Winthrop, Norma was one of eight children of the late Michael and Josephine (DeNunzio) Gradone. She grew up in Somerville, graduating from...

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