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Saturday, May 18, 2013
Monday, May 13, 2013
Find out some of the top stories on Melrose Patch last week.
Here are some of the top stories on Melrose Patch last week: Pedestrian Killed in MBTA Bus Accident Identified: The Middlesex District Attorney's office has identified the pedestrian killed in the MBTA bus accident Tuesday night as Minor McLain, 88, a World War II veteran and Prisoner of War. 88-Year-Old Pedestrian Killed in MBTA Bus Accident: The incident happened shortly after 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 7 in the area of Franklin and Pratt Streets. Whole Foods Expects to Open By Late September: Whole Foods is expected to open at the former Johnnie's Foodmaster site sometime before late September, according to a company spokeswoman. Melrose High Makes Newsweek's Top-Rated School List: The magazine's 2013 rankings came out May 6.
Find out what is happening in Melrose on Monday, May 13.
Here is the 5 Things column for Monday, May 13 for Melrose: 1. Nice day: It is expected to be sunny, with temperatures peaking around 64 before dipping to an overnight low of about 39, according to the National Weather Service forecast for Melrose. 2. Historical Commission session: The Melrose Historical Commission is slated to meet from 7-8:45 p.m. Monday at Melrose Public Library, according to the library website. 3. Local meetings: Here is a look at the meetings scheduled Monday in Melrose, according to the city website: 4. New editor: Starting Monday, Editor Chris Caesar will be the new editor of Melrose Patch, as Mark Ouellette returns to Stoneham Patch. Previously, Caesar served as co-editor of Melrose Patch with Ouellette for a …
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Sunday, May 12, 2013
Check out the Home of the Week in Melrose.
[Editor's note: The following information is courtesy of the New England Moves website.] Here is a look at the Home of the Week on Melrose Patch: 77 Cochrane St. is on sale for $519,000. The three bedroom, 1 1/2 bath house is 2,016 square feet. The Garrison-style Colonial home sits on 0.15 acres. The home, which was built in 1940, features a central staircase, arched doorways with wood trim, hardwood floors and a screened-in porch. Check out the photos attached to take a glimpse of the property.
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Saturday, May 11, 2013
Find additional information and updates about Melrose area events and activities not always found on Melrose Patch.
Are you the manager or owner of a Melrose business listed on Melrose Patch? If so, claim your listing and enjoy the added perks.
When Melrose Patch launched a couple years ago, editors and freelancers ventured to local businesses to collect information for our directory. Now, more than a year later, our directory section is a spot where users can find descriptions, hours, accepted payment methods and much more for spots around town. All users can add events taking place at local spots, can rate the business on a scale of one to five stars, and can add a review. But owners of local businesses get extra bonuses when they claim a listing. Owners or managers should search for their business listing and select "claim you listing" in order to make updates to the page. A form will pop up asking for your name, contact information, and proof of ownership. Within a few days, …
Friday, May 10, 2013
Mark Ouellette, who has served as editor of Melrose Patch since August, will be taking over as editor of Stoneham Patch starting Monday.
After spending more than nine months as editor of Melrose Patch, I will be taking over the editorial duties at Stoneham Patch. I have enjoyed getting to know Melrosians either in person or via Melrose Patch's social networking platforms such as Facebook and Twitter. From day one it was always apparent just how much you cared about your community and the various activities happening in it, and I greatly appreciate all your help along the way whether it be blog submissions or news tips. Whether it was blizzard and election coverage, updates on Whole Foods' plans to take over Johnnie's Foodmaster or, most recently, the tragic death of a World War II veteran in a MBTA bus accident, there was always something happening in this busy city. While…
Find out what is happening May 11-12 in Melrose.
Here are 5 Things to know for the weekend of May 11-12 in Melrose: 1. Car wash: The Melrose High School softball team will be having a carwash at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the high school. 2. Sales galore: There will be a yard sale at 9 a.m. Saturday at First Congregational Church, UCC. 3. Clean-up time! A spring clean-up day will take place at 9 a.m. Saturday at Melrose Dog Park at Ell Pond. The park is located in the area of 330-360 Lynn Fells Parkway. 4. Film viewing: "The 11th Hour" will be shown at 7 p.m. Saturday at Melrose Unitarian Universalist Church. 5. Open houses: Check out a sampling of open houses slated for Sunday in Melrose. Here are some ways you can make the most of your visits to Melrose Patch: