Monday, April 29, 2013
Find out what else is happening in Melrose on Monday, April 29.
Here is the latest 5 Things column for Monday, April 29 in Melrose: 1. Blood drive: There is an American Red Cross blood drive slated for 2 p.m. Monday at VFW Post 1506, Lt. Norman Prince Post. 2. Library programs: Here is a look at what is going on at Melrose Public Library Monday, according to the library website: 3. Just for yucks: There will be a comedy/sketch writing course, one of five scheduled, at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the YMCA. The five-part workshop costs $150. 4. Knitting class: There is a Fair Isle knitting skills workshop slated for 7 p.m. Monday at the YMCA. The cost is $25. 5. In case you missed it: Check out the latest Home of the Week on Melrose Patch.
Monday, March 25, 2013
A look at what is happening in Melrose on Monday, March 25.
Here is the Melrose Patch 5 Things column for Monday, March 25: 1. Local sessions: Here is a look at the meetings scheduled for Monday in Melrose, according to the city's website: 2. Cloudy day: It is expected to be cloudy Monday, with temperatures peaking around 43 and a low of about 32, according to the National Weather Service's forecast for Melrose. There is a 20 percent chance of precipitation during the day, and a 40 percent chance of precipitation at night, according to the forecast. 3. Blood drive: There is a American Red Cross blood drive slated for 2 p.m. Monday at the VFW Post 1506, Lt. Norman Prince Post. 4. Library programs: Here is a look at the library programs scheduled for Monday at Melrose Public Library, according to …
Monday, January 14, 2013
Hand washing is one of the ways to keep kids healthy.
[Editor's note: The following information is from the American Red Cross.] Health officials are reporting widespread influenza outbreaks in 47 of 50 states, up from just a week ago. One age group hit particularly hard is children, and the American Red Cross has some steps parents can teach their kids to help them avoid getting sick. Washing Hands Kids have a way of picking up colds and other illnesses. Parents should teach children proper hand washing techniques and how to correctly cover coughs or sneezes. Wash hands withsoap and warm water. When using soap and water: If using an alcohol-based hand sanitizer: Safety Steps The most important thing parents can do is get children six months of age or oldera flu vaccine as recommended by the …
Monday, December 17, 2012
The American Red Cross will be having a blood drive from 2-7 p.m. at the VFW Post 1506, Lt. Norman Prince Post, 428 Main St., Melrose.
Check out the Five Things column for Monday, Dec. 17 in Melrose.
Here are five things to know for Monday, Dec. 17: 1. Wet weather: Rain is expected throughut the day Monday in Melrose, according to the National Weather Service's forecast for the city. Temperatures may reach a high of about 45, according to the forecast. 2. Meeting time: The Melrose Board of Aldermen is slated to meet at 7:45 p.m. Monday at the Aldermanic Chamber of City Hall, according to the city website. Check out the meeting's agenda here. 3. Donate life: The American Red Cross will be holding a blood drive from 2-7 p.m. Monday at the VFW Post 1506, Lt. Norman Prince Post, 428 Main St. 4. Get fit: If you like Zumba, check out these $4 sessions held at 1:30 p.m. every Monday in the Milano Senior Center. 5. Tis the season: Visit our …
Monday, April 30, 2012
City budget deliberations continue; Fells birds hike; American Red Cross blood drive.
Get Melrose Patch each morning in your inbox with our daily newsletter! 1) It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen: Sunny, with a high near 61. North wind around 9 mph. Tonight, a chance of showers, mainly after 3 a.m. Increasing clouds, with a low around 44. South wind between 7 and 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. (Forecast by the National Weather Service.) 2) The so-called real world of men and money and power hums merrily along: The aldermen's Appropriations Committee meets tonight at 7:30 p.m. as the aldermen continue going through next year's budget proposal. Among the budgets before the committee tonight are the various Public Works budgets and amendments to the city ordinances relating…
Monday, March 26, 2012
Blood drive; toddler bedtime program at library; Planning Board meets on Upham Street development.
Get Melrose Patch each morning in your inbox with our daily newsletter! 1) Windy, W-I-N-D-Y: Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. Breezy, with a northwest wind between 15 and 25 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph. Tonight, clear, with a low around 22. Blustery, with a northwest wind between 15 and 20 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. (Forecast by the National Weather Service.) 2) Give a little bit: The American Red Cross is holding a blood drive at the VFW Prince Post from 1:30-7 p.m. In March, all presenting donors will receive a coupon for a free lunch pack at Cumberland Farms, which includes a freshly prepared sandwich, any size fountain soda or frozen beverage, and a 1.5 oz. bag of Cumberland Farms brand chips. 3) I want you to move: The…
Monday, February 27, 2012
Blood drive; naptime music program for toddlers at the library; aldermen meet.
Get Melrose Patch each morning in your inbox with our daily newsletter! 1) My guess is I'm in for a cloudy and overcast: A slight chance of showers after 4 p.m. Increasing clouds, with a high near 49. Light wind becoming south between 13 and 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent. Tonight, a slight chance of showers before 10 p.m. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 35. West wind between 10 and 13 mph. (Forecast by the National Weather Service.) 2) Well I met you at the blood bank: The American Red Cross wil hold a blood drive today at the VFW Prince Post from 2-7 p.m. In February, all presenting donors will receive a coupon for a free tax preparation at participating Liberty Tax Service offices in…
Monday, November 28, 2011
A city-owned gas station proposal, a Park Commission meeting and a blood drive today.
Check the traffic out there before heading out the door! Today is Monday, Nov. 28—491 years ago today, after sailing through the dangerous straits below South America that now bear his name, Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan enters the Pacific Ocean with three ships, becoming the first European explorer to reach the Pacific from the Atlantic—and here are Melrose's five fast facts for the day: 1) Clouds interpose, waves roar, and winds arise: Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Southwest wind between 8 and 11 mph. Tonight, patchy fog after 11 p.m. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Southwest wind around 6 mph. (Forecast by the National Weather Service.) 2) Got fuel to burn, got roads to drive: The last song ever played in…
Friday, September 23, 2011
Amazing Grace Golf Tournament today; donate blood on Monday; and more.
Today is Friday, Sept. 23—136 years ago today, Billy the Kid was arrested for the first time after stealing a basket of laundry—and here are Melrose's five fast facts for the day: 1) Long as I remember the rain been comin' down: Well, only a couple of days, really. Showers likely today and tonight, mainly after 1 p.m. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 70. Southwest wind at 7 mph becoming east. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent. Tonight, low around 65. (Forecast by the National Weather Service.) 2) It's in the hole! The 7th Annual Amazing Grace Golf Tournament is today at Mount Hood Golf Course, and anyone is welcome to attend the silent auction and raffle after the tournament. Also, the luncheon only is available for $30. 3) I want …