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117-Year-Old Melrose Home Hits Market

Address: 86-88 Lake Ave, MelrosePrice: $899,900Square Feet: 5242Bedrooms: 13Bathrooms: 7 BathsBuilt: 1900Features: Duplex featuring 2 great townhouse living areas that are bigger than most single families... 3rd floor is currently connected to either unit so it could be used as a great teenager or y

PATCH - 2017-11-21 05:04:48

Melrose potluck hosts many cultures, debuts new HRC symbol

The Melrose Human Rights Commission unveiled its new logo amid a celebration of the foods and cultures of all Melrosians at its 15th annual International Welcome Potluck, held at the Lincoln School on Thursday, Nov. 16. The dinner saw residents share dishes representative of their homeland or herita

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-20 23:21:57

Melrose police log, Nov. 6-12

The following are excerpts from the Melrose Police Log for Monday, Nov. 6 to Sunday, Nov. 12. All persons are presumed innocent unless found guilty in a court of law. Nov. 6 6:57 a.m.: Caller reported finding needle on Bay State Rd. Police disposed of needle. 8:02 p.m.: Police served a harassment pr

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-20 23:15:45

'Share with Shane' toy drive returns to Melrose for the holidays

The 10th annual Holiday Share with Shane drive is back in Melrose. For the past 10 years, Melrose teen Shane Correale has been collecting toys to donate to Children's Hospital. The Share with Shane basket is back again at Starbucks, 521 Main St., Melrose. At age 7, Correale was diagnosed with Chiari

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-20 18:09:46

Melrose Thanksgiving Game Is Just Appetizer

MELROSE, MA - The Melrose Red Raiders will play Nashoba at Gillette Stadium for the Division 4 state championship on Dec. 2 at 11 a.m. The only question now is whether they will be introduced as the undefeated Red Raiders. Melrose hosts Wakefield Thanksgiving morning at 10:15. This will be the 102d

PATCH - 2017-11-20 17:11:37

One day, 100 ways to be kind in Melrose

The following was submitted by Maribeth Darwin. 100 ideas for Melrose Random Acts of Kindness Day, Nov. 20, 2017: 1. Hold the door 2. Buy someone coffee 3. Cook a meal for a family in your neighborhood 4. Leave quarters in the Laundromat 5. Donate old towels to A Better Companion for doggy baths 6.

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-20 15:58:01

Melrose Emergency Fund: Give a Gift of Hope in 2017

Here's the good news: Unemployment is down in Massachusetts, and job creation is up. But that's small consolation to those who remain unemployed, under-employed or who lack the funds to keep themselves and their families feeling fully secure when it comes to food, healthcare and other basic needs. I

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-20 15:38:04

Q&A: Dina Martinez of Melrose's Naked Feet Yoga

Dina Martinez, originally from Honduras, is the daughter of two farmers. At age 17 she moved to the United States, and upon arriving, spoke no English. She sought to adapt to her new environment and went on to attend Merrimack College, where she learned English and became more familiar with our cult

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-20 13:40:00

Body of Felix Desautels-Poirier, 25, found at Arcata Marsh

The body of the missing 25-year-old Canadian man Felix Desautels-Poirier was found this afternoon at the Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary by his father, according to Arcata Police Chief Tom Chapman. No foul play is suspected at this time, Chapman said. "At this moment, everything is pointing towa

EUREKA TIMES-STANDARD - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

Humboldt in the New Wrinkle Trailer

The trailer for director Ava DuVernay's adaptation of A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle, part of which filmed here in Humboldt County, dropped during the American Music Awards last night. At last, the Venn diagram circles of movie buffs, sci-fi/fantasy nerds, YA fiction nuts, Humboldt boosters

NORTH COAST JOURNAL - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

Persistence doubled brings pet owners joy

MCKINLEYVILLE - For pet owners, having a vet who is trustworthy, who listens, who is available, and who is kind is the Holy Grail. If you've ever looked at the shelves and shelves of client files at a vet's office, you'll realize that you are just one of many who need the services of a good veterina

MADRIVERUNION.COM - 2017-11-20 15:49:58

Humboldt Bay Fire Chief Resigns

Humboldt Bay Fire website The sudden resignation of Humboldt Bay Fire Chief Bill Gillespie, announced this morning by the Humboldt Bay Fire Joint Powers Authority Board of Directors, wasn't accompanied by much in the way of explanation. Eureka City Councilmember Kim Bergel, who sits on the JPA boar

NORTH COAST JOURNAL - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

Arcata Police Log: Photon-gathering technique addressed with threats

5:48 a.m. If the shoplifter at a Uniontown shopping center goes to hell with a handbasket, it will be full of the groceries he stole. He was last seen hellbound on a "bicycle bicycle." 7:11 a.m. A woman's "boyfiend" [a Freudian sic if there ever was one] left the Plaza hotel where they were staying,

MADRIVERUNION.COM - 2017-11-19 16:32:30

3/4 cent sales tax brings Arcata millions for roads, cops

ARCATA - Whenever you buy something taxable in Arcata, three-fourths of one cent of the sales tax helps catch bad guys and smooth the streets. That less-than-a-penny increment may not seem like much, but in the 2016/2017 fiscal year it brought in more than $2 million, with all the funds dedicated to


Man robbed at knife-point while holding toddler in Eureka

EUREKA, CA. - A man is robbed by knife-point outside Redwood Capital Bank, while holding a toddler. At one Monday afternoon, a man was getting out of his vehicle to go to the bank on the 400 block of G Street with the child in his arms when he was threatened with a knife and had his wallet stolen. T

KIEM-TV.COM - 2017-11-21 04:11:18

Two arrested in Loleta for alleged possession of narcotics, cannabis, pistol

A Humboldt County Sheriff's Office sergeant seized this .22 caliber pistol along with hypodermic syringes, marijuana and methamphetamine during a Loleta traffic stop on Saturday. Humboldt County Sheriff's Office - contributed The following is from a press release issued by the Humboldt County Sheri

EUREKA TIMES-STANDARD - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

Jasper County deputy shot 5 times lives to tell the story

A deputy is back on the job - this time, with a uniform and badge and five bullet wounds underneath. Jasper County Deputy Justin Smith was shot in April after responding to a domestic call in Hardeeville, SC. Jasper County deputies and Hardeeville Police officers responded to the scene. The suspect

WTOC.COM - 2017-11-21 02:29:39

Jesus Rivera | Island Packet

Jesus "Jessie" Agosto Rivera, 75, formerly of the Hazel Farm community of Lady's Island, died Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, in Seabrook. Memorial services will be at 4 p.m. Tuesday in Helen Galloway's Memorial Chapel of Chisholm Galloway Home for Funerals, Beaufort. Jesus "Jessie" Agosto Rivera, 75, former

ISLAND PACKET ONLINE - 2017-11-19 21:08:57

Thanks to Irma, Beaufort and Jasper had school on Saturday. Did anyone show up?

For the first time in at least five years, Beaufort County School District held class last Saturday, a designated weather makeup day to recover the first of two days the district lost from Tropical Storm Irma in September. About seven in every 10 students rolled themselves out of bed - 15,316 of the

ISLAND PACKET ONLINE - 2017-11-21 01:45:00

May River students raise big bucks to help sick classmate

Photos show how four Bluffton neighborhoods grew The Beaufort County School District says Bluffton's growth will soon cause overcrowding at two of it's newest elementary schools. These neighborhoods - Cypress Ridge, Heritage at New Riverside and Lawton Station - fall into Pritchardville Elementar

ISLAND PACKET ONLINE - 2017-11-20 08:00:00