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Pay hike for Melrose mayor passes first vote

MELROSE — Mayor Robert J. Dolan appears on his way to a bigger payday.

At a public meeting on Monday, during which residents and civic leaders packed City Hall to praise Dolan’s decade-long tenure as mayor, the Melrose Board of Aldermen took a first vote to approve a $25,000 pay raise for the mayor.

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