Thursday, February 21, 2013
Tell us how you feel about the recent snowstorms, including the blizzard of 2013, that have hit the Melrose region by posting a comment below.
With a couple feet of snow already on the ground in Melrose following the blizzard of 2013 and possibly more coming this weekend, we want to know: Have you had enough snow yet this winter? Are you a fan of winter and loving all the snow? Or are you a warm weather person that wants to see the snow melt as soon as possible? Let us know where you stand by posting a comment in the comments section below.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Readers discuss plowing efforts by city during blizzard of 2013.
After putting the question to you, our readers, about Melrose's job plowing city streets during the blizzard of 2013, reviews were mixed. Good Work By Melrose DPW A handful of readers were positive on the job done by the Melrose Department of Public Works to clear snow from city streets. Reader Laurie W wrote, "I was impressed by the DPW plowing nonstop all weekend, and have seen them come back through to widen streets as recently as last night. I work in Boston and have driven through neighboring communities during my commute. In terms of our major thoroughfares I strongly believe Melrose DPW did a great job compared to other communities." Fellow reader mdonahue agreed with Laurie W's take, adding, "...Our DPW should be applauded for the …
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Griffin, a 10-year-old black and white Tuxedo cat, returned home Tuesday afternoon, according to his owner.
Griffin, a 10-year-old black and white Tuxedo cat, returned home Tuesday afternoon, according to his owner. "Griffin is back!" wrote DeeDee Kearney, Griffin's owner, in an email to Melrose Patch Tuesday afternoon. "He came back today around 2:30 (p.m.)...definitely looks like he was stuck somewhere. He was very wet, muddy, hungry and cold. "I think, with the mild temperatures today, he was able to get out from wherever he was. We are so grateful, and thank you again for all of your help in spreading the word." Griffin went missing from a Tremont Street area home Friday night in Melrose during the blizzard of 2013, according to Kearney. Griffin went outside and normally returns quickly, especially in inclement weather, but this trip out he…
Are you satisfied or frustrated with how Melrose handled the area’s 5th largest snowstorm in history? Let us know by posting a comment below.
Now that the snow has fallen, and started to melt, it’s your time to rate how Melrose’s plows handled the more than two feet of snow that fell Friday and Saturday. Feel free to give praise or thanks, express frustrations or offer up constructive criticism in the comments below, and keep in mind, the blizzard was the 5th largest snowstorm in New England history. Melrose Storm Center PHOTOS: Blizzard of 2013 in Melrose