Thursday, February 14, 2013
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With Valentine's Day here, we'd like to know: What is the best Valentine's Day gift you have received? Did your husband buy you flowers? Did a child make you a decorative and meaningful card? Let us know what your favorite Valentine's Day gift was by posting a comment below.
Diane DeSimone, a Melrosian and owner of Winchester-based Pondview Florist, has seen sales jump recently with Valentine's Day Thursday.
A Melrose woman's floral business in Winchester may have done well before Valentine's Day Thursday, but sales may grow to be even stronger on the holiday. It may not come as a great surprise that flower sales typically pick up around the time of Valentine's Day, but if you have aspirations of buying roses on the holiday from Pondview Florist you might want to call ahead and see if there are any left in stock. “I have not looked at the numbers yet, but business has been fabulous really,” said Diane DeSimone, a Melrose resident and owner of Winchester-based Pondview Florist. “We’re pretty much sold out of roses right now. It’s been a great holiday.” Marc Picariello, a Stoneham resident and floral designer for Pondview Florist, said says the …
Check out the 5 Things column for Thursday, Feb. 14.
Here is the 5 Things column for Thursday, Feb. 14: 1. Valentine's Day: Thursday is Valentine's Day. How will you be spending the day? Let us know by posting a comment below. 2. In case you missed it: A Melrose man and four other Massport employees were arraigned Wednesday in Boston on charges of receiving a corrupt gift in an alleged taxi cab bribery case. 3. Rate the plows: We'd like to know: How would you rate the job the Melrose plows did during the blizzard of 2013? Post your comment here. 4. Presidents Day: Calling all Melrose businesses! We want to know if you will be open or closed on Presidents Day and are running any deals on Feb. 18. Let us know by posting a comment here. 5. 'Like' us! Joining our growing following on Facebook …
Friday, February 1, 2013
Melrose High School students will be running a Peanut Butter Valentines collection drive in February to benefit the Servant's Heart Food Pantry at Faith Evangelical Church.
Melrose High School students will be running a Peanut Butter Valentines fundraiser in February to benefit the Servant's Heart Food Pantry at Faith Evangelical Church. For the entire month of February, the Peanut Butter Valentines group is asking Melrosians to donate containers of peanut butter and jelly, canned fruit and vegetables and other currently dated canned goods. Items can be dropped off at any of the collection sites, including: Peanut Butter Valentines Event Melrose High School students will have a Peanut Butter Valentines donation table in the lobby of Shaw’s from noon to 4 p.m. at the Shaw's Supermarkets, 34 Essex St. About the Cause "A Servant’s Heart Food Pantry provides groceries to over 200 hungry families and provides a …
Sunday, January 27, 2013
From Charlotte's Web to Where the Wild Things Are, share these classic books with your children and encourage their love for reading.
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Sunday, January 27
“Where’s Pa Going with that Axe?” The Enduring Quality of Children’s Classics By Anita Silvey Courtesy of James Patterson's Read Kiddo Read Foundation The opening line of E. B. White’s Charlotte’s Web— “Where’s Pa going with that axe?”—has now been read by adults to eager young listeners for more than 60 years. Madeleine L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time and Ezra Jack Keats’s The Snowy Day have been picked up with enthusiasm for more than 50 years. For 75 years, parents have shared The Hobbit, and this year Maurice Sendak’s Where the Wild Things Are turns 50. These books and others like them (Eric Carle’s The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Virginia Lee Burton’s Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel, and L. M. Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables) bring …