Friday, May 10, 2013
Find out what is happening May 11-12 in Melrose.
Here are 5 Things to know for the weekend of May 11-12 in Melrose: 1. Car wash: The Melrose High School softball team will be having a carwash at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the high school. 2. Sales galore: There will be a yard sale at 9 a.m. Saturday at First Congregational Church, UCC. 3. Clean-up time! A spring clean-up day will take place at 9 a.m. Saturday at Melrose Dog Park at Ell Pond. The park is located in the area of 330-360 Lynn Fells Parkway. 4. Film viewing: "The 11th Hour" will be shown at 7 p.m. Saturday at Melrose Unitarian Universalist Church. 5. Open houses: Check out a sampling of open houses slated for Sunday in Melrose. Here are some ways you can make the most of your visits to Melrose Patch:
Monday, May 6, 2013
Red Raiders fall below .500 at 5-6.
It was a rough Friday for the Melrose High School baseball team, as Belmont tallied three runs in the first and eight in the second leading to a 12-1 loss on Friday at Brandon Grant Field in Belmont. Melrose falls just below the tournament line at 5-6 while Belmont goes over the .500 mark at 6-5. The afternoon started on a perfect note for the Marauders as the first three batters singled and scored on Marauders' clean-up hitter and pitcher Mike Richardson's double clearing the bases. Red Raider Jon Botelho's double in the fifth scored Melrose's only run of the evening.
Sunday, April 7, 2013
The show is slated for 2 p.m. Sunday at the Melrose Performing Arts Center located at Melrose Veterans Memorial Middle School.
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Friday, April 5, 2013
Former Melrose High School substitute teacher and resident Theresa E. (Healey) Haley, 74, passed away on March 31.
Monday, April 1, 2013
Here are several ways you can make sure your sports teams are highlighted on Melrose Patch this season.
Spring sports at Melrose High School kick off soon and we want to see your photos, videos and more during the season. Youth and recreational league action will also get underway in the coming weeks and we would love to see your contributions there as well. Here's how you can share news about your sports team this spring: 1. Start a blog about your sports team: Did you attend a game and want to write about what transpired during the game? Creating a blog post after each game is one way to make sure your team gets the coverage you would like to see. 2. Upload pictures and video of your team to our gallery: Did you take some great action shots during a baseball or softball game? Uploading them to our community gallery is easy. 3. Announce …
Sunday, March 24, 2013
Check out some of the top stories on Melrose Patch this week.
Here is a look at some of the top stories on Melrose Patch this week: Farrell Tabbed New Melrose High School Principal: Superintendent Cyndy Taymore appoints Marianne Farrell the new Melrose High School principal. Melrose Weighing Its Options After AG Says Mass. Towns Cannot Bar Marijuana Dispensaries: Attorney General Martha Coakley recently ruled that Massachusetts communities cannot prohibit medical marijuana dispensaries from opening in towns and cities but they can implement zoning regulations, according to the Boston Globe. Accused Child Molester's Wife to Stand Trial in August: Marian Burbine, the wife of accused serial child molester John Burbine, now has an expected trial date of Aug. 9. NH State Police Arrest Melrose Man on Drug …
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Superintendent Cyndy Taymore appoints Marianne Farrell the new Melrose High School principal.
Superintendent Cyndy Taymore announced Thursday that Marianne Farrell will be the new principal at Melrose High School. "I believe Marianne has both the depth and the vision that Melrose High School needs," Taymore said in a press statement. "I appointed her interim principal during the summer in order to have continuity and consistency at the high school. Since then, Marianne has shown true leadership in many ways. She has created positive relationships with staff, parents, and students. I feel that the building has a better culture as a result of her leadership. "Marianne has an incredible depth of knowledge about Melrose High School, its strengths and challenges. Now she is using that experience to build a stronger Melrose High School …
Monday, March 18, 2013
A look at what is happening in Melrose Monday, March 18.
Here is the Melrose Patch 5 Things column for Monday, March 18: 1. Solar panel proposal: Mayor Rob Dolan will be seeking the Melrose Board of Aldermen's approval to execute a power purchase agreement for the installation of solar voltaic panels on the roofs of the Veterans Memorial Middle and High Schools during the board's meeting at 7:45 p.m. Monday at City Hall in the Aldermanic Chamber, according to the city website. 2. Cloudy day: It is expected to be increasingly cloudy Monday, with temperatures peaking around 35 and lows in the upper 20s, according to the National Weather Service's forecast for Melrose. Snow is expected overnight. 3. Historical Commission session: The Melrose Historical Commission is slated to meet at 7 p.m. Monday…
Friday, March 15, 2013
With the asbestos abatement work completed, construction of the Melrose High School science labs began this week, according to City Planner Denise Gaffey.
With the asbestos abatement work completed, construction of the Melrose High School science labs began this week, according to City Planner Denise Gaffey. The science labs construction project began Monday at the high school, according to Gaffey. However, before the construction could get underway, Norwood-based contractor Southern Middlesex Industries needed to finish the abatement. "During (February) vacation all the asbestos abatement work was occurring and that was completed during school vacation as scheduled," Gaffey said, adding that school resumed operations Feb. 25. The 18,000-square-foot renovation project is expected to be completed by August 2013 for the start of the 2013-2014 school year, according to officials. A high school …
Sunday, March 10, 2013
Check out the top posts on Melrose Patch this week.
Here is a look at the top stories on Melrose Patch this week: Defending Champ Burlington Knocks Melrose From Postseason: A strong campaign by the Melrose High School boys' hockey team came to a close on Thursday in the semifinal round of the North Division 1 boys hockey playoffs, as Burlington won 3-0 at Chelmsford Forum. MBTA: Oak Grove Bike Cage Expected to Open in April: With the majority of work done at the Oak Grove “Pedal & Park” site, the bike cage is expected to open this spring, according to a MBTA spokeswoman. Melrose Falls in Semis to Brighton: The top ranked Melrose High School boys' basketball team saw their 22-game winning streak and playoff run come to an end Tuesday night in Woburn, losing 65-62 in the semifinals of the …