Melvin ‘Mel’ Grant

Melvin “Mel” Grant, 91, of Northampton, Mass., died Oct. 7.

Grant was a correspondent for many local newspapers.

He leaves two children, Brian and Susan; two grandchildren, Lily and Rachel; a sister.

The obituaries were written, at least in part, from published reports by Bulletin correspondents Ashleane Alabre, Sophie Cannon, Jenna Ciccotelli, Nico Hall, Georgeanne Oliver, Julia Preszler and Thomas Ward, undergraduate students at Northeastern University.