Wednesday, December 5, 2012
A bomb threat recently written in a restroom at Melrose High School triggered school and emergency officials to investigate the incident Wednesday afternoon, according to a press statement issued by Superintendent Cyndy Taymore's office.
A bomb threat recently written in a restroom at Melrose High School triggered school and emergency officials to investigate the incident Thursday afternoon, according to a press statement issued by Superintendent Cyndy Taymore's office. "It was brought to the attention of school officials at approximately 12:40 p.m. (Wednesday) that a message was written in the male restroom on the third floor of Melrose High School indicating a bomb threat with tomorrow’s date – 12/6/12," reads the statement. "School officials contacted the Melrose Police Department, along with the Melrose Fire Dept. After a brief phone consultation with the Police Chief, it was recommended to contact NEMLEC. NEMLEC was contacted and STARS - School Threat Assessment …
Melrose High School issued an automated call shortly before 3 p.m. Wednesday about a bomb threat made against the school for Thursday, according to a report from a reader.
Updated at 3:52 p.m. Dec. 5 Melrose Public Schools will be issuing a press statement regarding the reported bomb threat Thursday afternoon, according to the Superintendent's office. Initial Report Melrose High School issued an automated call Wednesday afternoon about a bomb threat made against the school for Thursday, according to a report from a reader. In the automated call put out shortly before 3 p.m., High School Principal Marianne Farrell stated students can not use backpacks and they must enter through the main entrance Thursday, according to the report. Calls made by Melrose Patch to the High School went unaswered Thursday.
Sunday, September 2, 2012
The anonymous call early Saturday afternoon said that an explosive device was located within a secure area of the hospital.
Thursday, May 26, 2011
Students were led outside as a precautionary measure around 10:30 this morning; a search of the building has uncovered nothing.
(Editor's Note: This article was updated at 2:43 p.m. with comments from Melrose Police Chief Mike Lyle.) The discovery of a written bomb threat led to the evacuation of Melrose High School on Thursday morning, according to Mayor Rob Dolan. Melrose Police Chief Mike Lyle said a student found the written threat in a men's bathroom on the first floor of the school and brought it to the attention of a school monitor. "It said 'bomb' in chicken scratch and then said 'in school' and then today’s date: '5-26-2011,'" Lyle said. "The restrooms are checked daily and any graffiti in the bathroom is cleaned daily, so they knew it happened this morning." School officials learned of the threat at 10:20 a.m., Dolan said, adding that "anything …