Here are some of the top posts in Melrose this week:
Melrose Faces Up To $100K Local Aid Cut in Governor's Proposal: Beyond local aid, the city could lose funding from the state for special education, homeless student aid and charter school reimbursements in the half-billion proposal Gov. Deval Patrick released Tuesday.
Melrose Mom Remembers Meeting Alleged Molester At Play Groups: Wakefield's John Burbine, who faces dozens of child sex abuse charges, didn't come off as the average caregiver, said local mom in a conversation with Wakefield Patch.
Melrose Victim in Child Sex Crime Linked To Wakefield Day Care Business: John Burbine, 49, is a level 1 sex offender accused of filming himself in various sexual activities with young children, including victims in Melrose.
Melrose Emergency Fund Tops $10K: Donations to the Melrose Emergency Fund have already reached over $10,000 this holiday season, according to a city press statement.