Monday, May 6, 2013
Check out some of the top stories on Melrose Patch last week.
Here are some of the top stories on Melrose Patch last week: Melrose Business to Help Boston Marathon Bombing Victim from Stoneham: Melrose-based Beacon Hill Wine & Gourmet will be raising money for Marc Fucarile, a Boston Marathon bombing victim from Stoneham. Madison Ave of Melrose to Host Fashion Show Friday: The fashion show is slated for 6:30 p.m. on Friday, May 3 at the Mt. Hood Clubhouse. Burbine Pleads Not Guilty to Sexual Abuse Charges in Essex County: John Burbine, a former Wakefield resident, is facing 100 child sex charges in Middlesex County also has case in Essex County after accuser came forward. Complete Election Results for Senate Primary in Melrose: Republican candidate Gabriel Gomez, a former Navy SEAL, and longtime …
Friday, May 3, 2013
Melrose-based Beacon Hill Wine & Gourmet will be raising money for Marc Fucarile, a Boston Marathon bombing victim from Stoneham.
Melrose-based Beacon Hill Wine & Gourmet will be raising money for Marc Fucarile, a Boston Marathon bombing victim from Stoneham, according to store owner Rebecca Beraldi. Charitable Cause Beraldi, of Andover, will be having a fundraiser to benefit Fucarile on June 1 at her store, which has been in Melrose for 3 1/2 years. Fifteen percent of the store's total sales for that day, as well as all donations received from raffles, will go directly to Fucarile, she said. "The fun part of it all will be starting at noon (on June 1)," she said. "We're going to have a beer vendor, a wine vendor and I have two food vendors but I'm hoping to get three more. "I'm very pleased with the generosity. I have not soliticed donations for raffles. We were …
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Dozens of police vehicles escorted the body of slain MIT police officer Sean Collier to a private funeral service at Puritan Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Peabody Wednesday afternoon.
More than 30 American flags, veterans from across Massachusetts and Connecticut, Peabody police officers and state troopers solemnly greeted the motorcade bearing the body of Sean Collier as it arrived in Peabody Wednesday afternoon. Collier, a 26-year-old MIT police officer who was allegedly shot and killed by the two Boston Marathon bombing suspects on April 18, was laid to rest at Puritan Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery. The motorcade, which included three departments Collier was affiliated with -- MIT, Cambridge and Somerville, accompanied Collier's family from the site of a memorial service at MIT earlier today. That service was attended by thousands of police officers and Vice President Joe Biden. Peabody police were not involved in the …
Sunday, April 21, 2013
Dr. David Miller said he was "cautiously optimistic" about Winchester native and MBTA Officer Richard Donohue Jr.'s recovery after he was wounded during a shoot-out with the Boston Marathon bombing suspects early Friday morning.
During a press conference Sunday afternoon at Mount Auburn Hospital, Dr. David Miller said he was "cautiously optimistic" about Winchester native and MBTA Officer Richard Donohue Jr.'s recovery after he was wounded during a shoot-out with the Boston Marathon bombing suspects early Friday morning. Following the conference, Dr. Russell Nauta, professor of surgery at Mount Auburn Hospital, explained what happened to Donohue Jr. "He was shot through the anterior thigh and there was an entrance wound and no exit wound so the bullet remains in the leg," Nauta said, adding that there were no fractures and partial transection of three out of the four blood vessels that are in the leg. "There was bleeding from the wound that led to cardiac arrest …
Saturday, April 20, 2013
The Boston Red Sox would play a doubleheader against the Kansas City Royals Saturday, one day removed from a citywide manhunt that shut Boston down entirely.
A man reached out from the stream of people making the trek from Kenmore Station to Fenway Park Saturday morning to shake the hand of a military police officer standing guard. “God bless you,” he said meaningfully. The Boston Red Sox would play a doubleheader against the Kansas City Royals beginning at 1 p.m. The second game was supposed to be played Friday night, but was postponed while the city was in lockdown mode as a manhunt for the second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings ensued. Boston rejoiced after that suspect, Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, was taken into custody in Watertown before 9 p.m. Friday. As Kenmore Square awoke Saturday morning there was a feeling of calm amid significantly heightened security. Boston University students …
Hundreds of people gathered on the Boston Common and cheered from sidewalks around the city Friday night following the apprehension of the marathon bombing suspects.
After a day of eerie quiet, Boston got loud Friday night. Check out these videos of people celebrating the end of a citywide lockdown and the apprehension of two suspects in Monday's Boston Marathon bombing with songs, cheers, screams and "thank yous".
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Congressman attended Wednesday night's vigil for those impacted by the Boston Marathon bombings.
U.S. Congressman Edward Markey (D-Malden) talked of more than one "healing process" for Medford after attending Wednesday evening's prayer vigil at Grace Episcopal Church meant to honor those impacted by Monday's bombings at the Boston Marathon. Medford is grieving after the loss of native Krystal Campbell, who was killed in the bombings. "Every religion, every race came here today in order to actually help the healing process for the (Campbell) family and help the healing process for the city that is feeling a great deal of pain right now," Markey said. Markey represents Melrose. Watch the video above for more of Markey's comments.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Patty Campbell called her daughter Krystle a wonderful person, hard worker.
Patty Campbell, the mother of Krystle Campbell, delivered a brief, emotional statement Tuesday evening on her daughter, who was killed in Monday's bombing at the Boston Marathon. "We are heartbroken at the death of our daughter, Krystle Marie," Patty Campbell said from the porch of the family's home at 25 Park St. in Medford. "She was a wonderful person, everybody who knew her loved her." Patty Campbell spoke to dozens of media members and was joined on her porch with her son, Billy, and brother, John Reilly. "We couldn't have asked for a better daughter," Patty Campbell said. "She was such a hard worker in everything she did...This doesn't make any sense." After concluding her remarks, a reporter asked Campbell to further describe what …
Saturday, March 16, 2013
Governor Deval Patrick met with educators and children at the Franklin Early Childhood Center Friday afternoon in Melrose.
Governor Deval Patrick paid educators and children at the Franklin Early Education Center a visit Friday afternoon in Melrose. Patrick, who was greeted in the lobby by parents, children as well as local and state officials, took a tour of the center before sitting down to read Dr. Seuss's "Sneetches on Beaches" to a small group of students. The children appeared to be enjoying themselves during the governor's visit, laughing at different points during the reading, engaging with him by answering his questions and also having him answer a couple of theirs. Prior to his trip to the Early Childhood Center, Patrick said he has visited Memorial Hall a couple times, Melrose High School, Melrose Veterans Memorial Middle School and other locations …
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
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 Division 2 North MIAA tournament.
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 to no. 5 Brighton in the semifinals of the Division 2 North MIAA tournament. With just a few ticks left on the game clock, senior captain Samual Jean-Gilles (16 points) hoisted a three pointer but the shot would not fall and Melrose's remarkable run ended just shy of the finals. While Brighton (18-6) advances to the championship round to play either Wakefield or North Andover Saturday at Tsongas Arena in Lowell, Melrose finishes the season with an overall record of 22-1. During the tournament, Melrose beat no. 16 ranked Arlington 76-52 in the first round and no. 8 New Mission 69-65 …