Sunday, May 12, 2013
Find out what other stories made headlines in the Melrose region this week.
Here is a look at some of the stories making headlines in the Melrose region this week: Medford Bank Robbed, Malden Man Arrested: Medford Police charged Robert Cornejo, 26, of Malden with armed robbery while masked for allegedly robbing the East Cambridge Savings Bank at 243 Salem St. Wednesday afternoon. Cornejo allegedly made off with a bag of cash but a dye pack exploded inside the bag. Cornejo was arrested after police interviewed a woman driving a vehicle described as the getaway car. Town Looking to Impose Moratorium for Medical Marijuana Dispensaries: Last Fall, Town Meeting voted for a zoning bylaw that prohibited medical marijuana dispensaries in town. However, Attorney General Martha Coakley did not approve the bylaw given that …
Monday, April 22, 2013
Somber mood throughout Medford Monday for bombing victim's funeral, no protesters present.
A deep sadness permeated downtown Medford Monday for the funeral of Krystle Campbell, a native daughter killed one week ago in the bombings attacks at the Boston Marathon. The funeral brought out hundreds, lining both sides of High Street as traffic was shut down near St. Joseph's Church. So many came out that the church got to capacity with many still lined up past the St. Joseph's Social Center. While they came to pay their respects to Campbell, 29, who most recently lived in Arlington and worked as a restaurant manager, many also came to shield the family from a potential protest. The Westboro Baptist Church had threatened to picket the funeral, as they do at many high-profile events, to espouse their anti-gay views. Teamster Local 25…
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Congressman attended Wednesday night's vigil for those impacted by the Boston Marathon bombings.
U.S. Congressman Edward Markey (D-Malden) talked of more than one "healing process" for Medford after attending Wednesday evening's prayer vigil at Grace Episcopal Church meant to honor those impacted by Monday's bombings at the Boston Marathon. Medford is grieving after the loss of native Krystal Campbell, who was killed in the bombings. "Every religion, every race came here today in order to actually help the healing process for the (Campbell) family and help the healing process for the city that is feeling a great deal of pain right now," Markey said. Markey represents Melrose. Watch the video above for more of Markey's comments.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Patty Campbell called her daughter Krystle a wonderful person, hard worker.
Patty Campbell, the mother of Krystle Campbell, delivered a brief, emotional statement Tuesday evening on her daughter, who was killed in Monday's bombing at the Boston Marathon. "We are heartbroken at the death of our daughter, Krystle Marie," Patty Campbell said from the porch of the family's home at 25 Park St. in Medford. "She was a wonderful person, everybody who knew her loved her." Patty Campbell spoke to dozens of media members and was joined on her porch with her son, Billy, and brother, John Reilly. "We couldn't have asked for a better daughter," Patty Campbell said. "She was such a hard worker in everything she did...This doesn't make any sense." After concluding her remarks, a reporter asked Campbell to further describe what …
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Several outlets are reporting that Krystle Campbell, 29, is one of the three fatal victims.
A 29-year-old Medford native died in the Boston Marathon terror attacks yesterday, WCVB is reporting. Krystle Campbell was a 2001 graduate of Medford High, WCVB reported. The Boston Globe reported that Campbell was most recently an Arlington resident. Her father, William A. Campbell Jr., told Yahoo News that his daughter was at the finish line to cheer on her boyfriend who was running in the marathon. On WHDH, Medford Mayor Michael McGlynn said he spoke with Campbell's family within the last half-hour and offered the city's support and assistance. McGlynn said that her father called Campbell "the daughter everyone dreamed of having—loved life, very energetic and had a big smile." Campbell's LinkedIn profile listed her job as general …
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
While the town may not be spraying, Melrose and nearby communities are taking other measures to combat the spread of EED or West Nile Virus.
With West Nile Virus and eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) being found in dozens of locations in Massachusetts, Melrose and nearby communities are stepping up efforts to combat the spread of either virus. West Nile Virus Found in Melrose, Other Communities On July 24 testing revealed West Nile Virus in mosquito pools in Medford, Malden and Melrose, according to state data. For the second consecutive year the virus was discovered in Medford and Melrose. The virus was detected in mosquitoes near the Stoneham-Melrose border last year, while the virus was discovered in mosquito pools near Ravine Road. A week after being found in the City this year, all catch basins in Melrose were treated with a larvacide to prevent the breeding of mosquitoes …
Thursday, August 16, 2012
It's the first human case of WNV in Massachusetts this year.
An unidentified man from Middlesex County is this year's first person to be infected by the West Nile Virus in Massachusetts, according to the state's Department of Health and Human Services. The man is in his 60s and lives in a community north of Boston, according to a press statement from the Department of Health and Human Services Aug. 15. The man was diagnosed with West Nile Virus in late July, the statement said; he remains hospitalized but is recovering. Testing conducted on July 24 found the virus in mosquito pools in Medford, Malden and Melrose, according to state data. It is the second consecutive year the virus was found in Medford and Melrose. The virus was found in mosquitoes near the Stoneham-Melrose border last year, while …
Friday, January 13, 2012
Open houses in Melrose and nearby this Sunday.
Realtors: Add a photo or a video of your open house this weekend to this gallery! It's easy—just sign into your Melrose Patch account (or sign into Melrose Patch using your Facebook account). Click the "Upload photos & videos" button below the photos and follow the directions. The property's address, list price, open house time and other details can be included in the photo's caption. Address Price Details Time Agent 27 Line Road READING $345,000 Single Family, 5 Beds/1.5 Baths, 1184 sq. ft. 12pm - 1:30pm Peter Doyle of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Cambridge - Mass Ave. 192 Salem St. READING $599,900 Single Family, 3 Beds/2.5 Baths, 1872 sq. ft. 1pm - 3pm Priscilla Fitzgerald of Fitzgerald & Associates 13 Brooks Park MEDFORD $…
Saturday, September 24, 2011
Also in news from Melrose's neighbors: Reading residents talk drugs and denial; a Medford woman takes her fight against rats to city hall; and three options are presented for the Galvin Middle School Project in Wakefield.
Each Saturday, Melrose Patch will run a round-up with links to stories from surrounding communities that are of interest to Melrosians.
Friday, May 27, 2011
A sampling of five open houses in Melrose and nearby this Sunday.
91 Burget Ave., Unit 91 MEDFORD "House Hunt" is a weekly column featuring real estate open houses in Melrose. Photos and information compiled using MLS data, courtesy of Century 21 North Shore and Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage.