Wednesday, January 16, 2013
The Lincoln Elementary School project was expected to happen in 2014; however, a recent $25,000 donation from the owner of a Dunkin' Donuts in Melrose has helped pushed the project's timetable to 2013.
While it appeared renovation work would not begin until 2014, a recent donation from a Melrose business has the Lincoln Elementary School playground project on track for this year. George Scrivanos, franchisee of the Dunkin Donuts location at 348 Main St., and Dunkin' Donuts made a $25,000 donation to the Lincoln School playground project, according to Mayor Rob Dolan. During a recent press conference, Dolan said he will propose the city contribute an additional $10,000 toward the project. "Mr. Scrivanos and Dunkin' Donuts stepped up to the plate as a major contributor to the skate park several years ago, and once again he has shown his generosity in making this project a reality," Dolan said in a press statement. The playground project is…
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Wyoming Lodge and the Grand Lodge of Massachusetts recently made the donation the city.
Paul C. Blasi, Master of the Wyoming Lodge AF & AM, and former Master Richard Pitts recently presented Mayor Rob Dolan with a donation of $1,000 for the Melrose Emergency Fund, according to a city press statement. The donation was made by the Wyoming Lodge and the Grand Lodge of Massachusetts, according to the statement. "The Masons have been a pillar of our community for many years," Dolan said in the statement. "They have worked quietly over the years to make Melrose a better place in many ways. This donation is very much appreciated, and it will help us achieve our goal that no Melrose child will go cold or hungry this year." "Growing up in Melrose, I passed the Masonic Hall many times without knowing what they did there," Blasi said in…
Monday, August 30, 2010
A special one-off boot camp event was held on Saturday to raise funds for the non-profit the supports people with intellectual disabilities and their families.
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Monday, August 30, 2010
On Saturday, Melrose Boot Camp Trainer Joy Fay held a special fitness session at Fred Green Field, with proceeds going to benefit EMARC, a non-profit that provides and promotes services and support for people with intellectual disabilities and their families. Watch our video report from the Saturday fundraiser below.