Thursday, April 25, 2013
The Farmers' Market planning session is slated for 7-8:45 p.m. Thursday in the Trustees Room at Melrose Public Library.
Here is the Melrose Patch 5 Things column for Thursday, April 25: 1. Weather Forecast: It is expected to be cloudy Thursday morning before gradually clearing, with a high near 65 and an evening low around 39, according to the National Weather Service's forecast for Melrose. 2. Local meeting: Take a look at the municipal meetings slated for Thursday, according to the city website: 3. Library sessions: Here is a look at a library program scheduled for Thursday at Melrose Public Library, according to the library website: 4. Open mic night at Ab Fab: Sign-up starts at 7 p.m. Thursday and music starts at 7:30 p.m. at Absolutely Fabulous in Melrose. 5. In case you missed it: The city of Melrose will be hosting an informational session about …
Thursday, July 19, 2012
Adrian Gonzalez comes to Melrose; aldermen seek answers on Ward 2 pumping station emergency generator; farmers' market open today.
1) Who get lost when the sun goes down: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Northeast wind 8 to 11 mph. Tonight, partly cloudy, with a low around 60. North wind 5 to 8 mph. (Forecast by the National Weather Service.) 2) It must be a homer, Simpson, because the pitcher just went "D'OH!" Red Sox first basemen Adrian Gonzalez—who had a home run and 4 RBIs last night—comes to Melrose today for The Playstation Adrian Gonzalez Baseball Clinic. A-Gon will be at Melrose High School directing the clinic, providing instruction and give lectures about baseball and more. 3) Oh that would be me. I've been swimming in raw sewage. I love it: The aldermen's Health, Education and Welfare Committee and Public Works Committee meet tonight at 7:30 p.m. On the…
Thursday, July 5, 2012
Farmers' market; open mic night at Ab Fab; new summer cheerleading program.
Share your news and expertise by blogging on Melrose Patch! 1) Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Tonight, partly cloudy, with a low around 65. (Note: compiled in advance of this week. For most up-to-date forecast, check the National Weather Service.) 2) Farmers' Market open: The Melrose Sally Frank's Farmers' Market is open today from 1-7 p.m. 3) Open mic night at Ab Fab: Sign-up starts at 7 and music starts at 7:30. 4) New cheerleading program: The Melrose Recreation Department is running a new cheerleading program this summer. designed to teach participants the basic cheers, techniques, coordination, and fun. Session II starts July 19. 5) Thursday lineup: Here's today's lineup of weekly columns that run each Thursday on Melrose Patch: …
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Health benefits of laughter; farmer's market today; open mic tonight.
Share your news and expertise by blogging on Melrose Patch! 1) Just the smell on the summer can make me fall in love: Mostly sunny today with a high near 85. West wind between 10 and 13 mph. Tonight, patchy fog after 4 a.m. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southwest wind between 5 and 9 mph. (Forecast by the National Weather Service.) 2) I love to laugh, loud and long and clear: Laughter is infectious, inspires hope and lightens your burdens. It also strengthens our immune system and is a powerful antidote to stress, pain and conflict. Join the Milano Senior Center today at 1 p.m. to learn about the Health Benefits of Laughter. Presented by Hallmark VNA and Hospice—call 781-662-6886 to make a reservation. 3) Come we go down …
Thursday, June 14, 2012
Author Katherine Hall Page at the library; farmers' market opens for the season; special Father's Day lunch at the Milano Senior Center.
Share your news and expertise by blogging on Melrose Patch! 1) I can see clearly now the rain is gone: Mostly sunny today, with a high near 71. Northeast wind between 10 and 14 mph. Mostly clear, with a low around 54. North wind between 5 and 7 mph. (Forecast by the National Weather Service.) 2) Every day I write the book: As part of the Melrose Public Library's Author's Corner series, Katherine Hall Page visits the library tonight at 7:30 p.m. Page (pictured) is the author of the Faith Fairchild mysteries, the first of which, The Body in the Belfry, received the Agatha Award for best first mystery. She lives in Massachusetts with her husband and son. Books will be available for purchase and signing courtesy of Haley Booksellers. 3) This …
Friday, September 16, 2011
Each Friday, we round up our favorite blog posts of the week from Melrose Patch bloggers.
Every Friday we'll pick our favorite Melrose Patch blog posts from the week and compile them here. Check out all blog posts by going to the News tab at the top of the page and clicking on "Local Voices." If you want to share your thoughts about Melrose and the issues of the day, or want to share your expertise in a particular area, email me at email@example.com about blogging on Melrose Patch.
Thursday, September 15, 2011
The ides of September bring a Celtic singer/songwriter to the farmers' market, an adult book discussion club to the Melrose Public Library, and more.
Today is Thursday, Sept. 15—33 years ago today, Muhammad Ali defeated Leon Spinks to win the world heavyweight boxing title for the third time in his career, the first fighter ever to do so—and here are Melrose's five fast facts for the day: 1) Clouds roll by ... reeling is what they say: The clouds roll in today, and it'll get chilly tonight. A chance of showers and thunderstorms, peaking between 2 and 3 p.m. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a high near 74. North wind between 5 and 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. Tonight, a chance of showers, mainly before 11 p.m. Mostly cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 47. Northwest wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph. Chance of …
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Four locations were discussed at Monday's Park Commission meeting as possible homes for the Sally Frank's Farmers' Market.
After spending 16 years in the City Hall parking lot and the past year in front of the First United Methodist Church, the Sally Frank Farmers' Market finally has a new venue. After discussing four proposed locations with the market's organizers and residents, on Monday night, the Melrose Park Commission unanimously selected Bowden Park at Cedar Park as a long-term home. The market typically runs every Thursday from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. starting mid-June and ending in October. Organizers have said they need space to accommodate 15-20 vendors as well as space for patrons to move around the market comfortably Previous proposals to move the market to Mary Foley Park and, before that, to The Knoll didn't come to fruition and the the current …
Monday, September 12, 2011
Welcome new friends; Cub Scout registration and Park Commission meeting on farmers' market location tonight.
Today is Monday, Sept. 12—70 years ago today, the Lascaux cave paintings (15,000 to 17,000-year-old paintings) were discovered in France—and here are Melrose's five fast facts for the day: 1) Distant thunder rumble: A chance of showers and thunderstorms today, mainly after 4 p.m. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. West wind between 7 and 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. Tonight, partly cloudy, with a low around 61. West wind around 7 mph. (Forecast by the National Weather Service.) 2) Hi there! Good morning and salutations to everyone I met at the Victorian Fair yesterday at the Melrose Patch booth—it was nice to meet so many of you face to face. For those of you who learned about Melrose Patch yesterday, welcome! This "5 …
Wednesday, September 7, 2011
As part of a new campaign, posters are embedded with quick response (QR) code technology that you can scan with your smart phone to go straight to the online database of farmers markets.
Next time your looking for local produce, turn to the T. A new partnership between the Department of Agricultural Resources and the MBTA includes about 500 posters on the Orange Line and Red Line that are embedded with quick response (QR) code technology - where commuters can scan the image with their smart phones and be directed to the state's database of farmers markets. There are about 245 in Massachusetts, and 27 are accessible by public transportation in Boston, said DAR Commissioner Scott Soares. He, along with MBTA General Manager Jonathan Davis, unvielded the new “Massachusetts Agriculture Rides the T” campaign Tuesday afternoon at Back Bay Station. "This is a great example of how technology can connect customers to local food," …