Here are some of the top posts on Melrose Patch this week:
- Melrose Police Officers Visit Terminally Ill Child in Virginia: Melrose Police officers were among the more than 250 officers that recently traveled to Virigina to meet a terminally ill child, according to a police press statement.
- U.S. Rep. Markey to Run For Kerry's Senate Seat: After hinting that he'd make a run for Sen. John Kerry's seat should he be tabbed to be Secretary of State, U.S. Rep. Ed Markey will run for Senate in 2013, according to a Boston Globe report.
- MBTA Ridership Continues to Increase: According to figures released Wednesday, MBTA ridership increased for the 20th time in 22 months, with specific increases on subway lines.
- CRIME MAP: Reported Burglary Leads to Chase: Police arrested Daniel Ryan, 27, of Somerville, for allegedly breaking and entering on Albert Street.