Alleged Serial Gun-Wielding Robber Arrested: Stoneham Police have arrested a 19-year-old in connection with seven recent armed robberies in the area—including a Nov. 7 robbery at the Richdale convenience store on West Wyoming Avenue in Melrose—police announced in a press release on Thursday morning.
Ravine Road to Re-Open as Two-Way Street:Melrose Mayor Robert Dolan announced today that Ravine Road will be re-opened, pending some short construction slated to begin in the first week of December.
If all goes according to plan, he said, residents should have the road back to normal by Monday, Dec. 10.
Melrose Bond Rating Upgraded by S&P: The rating agency Standard & Poors gave Melrose an outstanding bond rating and upgraded its rating outlook from “stable” to “positive” as the City issued new bonds earlier this month.
“This is an important validation of the efforts we have made over the past ten years to continuously improve the financial picture of the City of Melrose,” said Mayor Rob Dolan. “These ratings demonstrate continued confidence in the city’s fiscal structure and practices by expert outside analysts. It’s like our financial report card—and we’re on the honor roll.”
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