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Friday, February 8, 2013
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Monday, December 31, 2012
Here's a handy list for your holiday needs. If we missed a location, let us know in the comments.
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
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.
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. On Dec. 19 members of the Melrose Police Department Honor Guard drove to Rustburg, Va. along with nearly 100 other police departments to meet with 5-year-old Virginian Nathan Norman, who has terminal brain cancer and has a love of law enforcement and Christmas, according to the statement. "The convoy drove single file with blue lights on (during) the 12-hour trip, picking up other agencies along the route from throughout Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey and Pennsylvania (for) a three-mile-long line of holiday greeting," reads the statement. Nathan was surprised the …
Tuesday, December 25, 2012
Schools and municipal buildings will be closed on Dec. 25.
Here's a look at what will be open and closed for Christmas in Melrose: Christmas (Tuesday, Dec. 25):
Friday, December 21, 2012
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Wednesday, December 19, 2012
App will allow residents to report quality of life issues instantly.
Reporting quality of life issues will be just a finger-tap away in the city of Melrose, thanks to a new smart phone app expected to launch in the spring of 2013. The app—Commonwealth Connect—by company SeeClickFix, will give residents the ability to report "quality of life" issues in Melrose by taking photos and submitting them, along with information, through the app. What issues fall under quality of life? With the app, residents will be able to track the progress of the "work order," which is submitted to the appropriate city department. The app has been in use in the city of Boston under the name CitizensConnect since 2009. “I am a strong believer that government is here to help people,” said Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino in a …
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.
Sunday, December 16, 2012
Check out some of the top posts for Melrose this week.
Here are some of the top posts for Melrose this week: