Friday, May 10, 2013
The following information was supplied by the Melrose Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
[Editor's note: The following information was supplied by the Melrose Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.] The Melrose Police Department has an anonymous tip line: 781-665-TIPS (8477). To text a tip to the Melrose Police Department, text MELROSE to 847411 (TIP411). The tip line is sponsored by the Melrose Police and the Melrose Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition. The following is a sampling of entries from the Melrose Police log: Six Juveniles Arrested for Allegedly Vandalizing Middle School At 10:50 a.m. on April 29, Melrose Police responded to Melrose Veterans Memorial Middle School on a report of vandalism, according to a police log. Five 13-year-olds and one 14-year-old were …
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
The latest sponsor of the "Operation Thank You" Washington, D.C. trip is the Melrose Firefighters Local 1617.
[Editor's note: The following information derives from a city of Melrose press statement.] The newest sponsor of the "Operation Thank You" Washington, D.C. trip is the Melrose Firefighters Local 1617, according to a city press statement. Union Vice President Lt. Jay Morneault presented a check to the Melrose Veterans Memorial Middle School group earlier this month to help sponsor a Vietnam veterans experience in our nation’s capital. The Local 1617 joins a number of local residents and groups who have supported this year’s trip through private donations and the purchasing of fundraising calendars and bracelets. The group hopes to send Vietnam and veterans of other eras to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. free of charge as …
Monday, March 18, 2013
A look at what is happening in Melrose Monday, March 18.
Here is the Melrose Patch 5 Things column for Monday, March 18: 1. Solar panel proposal: Mayor Rob Dolan will be seeking the Melrose Board of Aldermen's approval to execute a power purchase agreement for the installation of solar voltaic panels on the roofs of the Veterans Memorial Middle and High Schools during the board's meeting at 7:45 p.m. Monday at City Hall in the Aldermanic Chamber, according to the city website. 2. Cloudy day: It is expected to be increasingly cloudy Monday, with temperatures peaking around 35 and lows in the upper 20s, according to the National Weather Service's forecast for Melrose. Snow is expected overnight. 3. Historical Commission session: The Melrose Historical Commission is slated to meet at 7 p.m. Monday…
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Mayor Rob Dolan and the Melrose Recreation Department are collaborating on a project to collect sporting equipment and apparel for the nation of Haiti.
Mayor Rob Dolan and the Melrose Recreation Department are collaborating on a project to collect sporting equipment and apparel for the nation of Haiti, according to a city press statement. Melrosian Rebecca Zama is heading up the project, according to the statement. "This is a wonderful opportunity to help the children of Haiti," said Dolan in the statement, "and I want to commend Rebecca for taking the initiative to do this. It is a big undertaking, but I know her efforts will make a difference in many children’s lives." In January 2010, an earthquake killed more than 300,000 people and displaced nearly a million in Haiti. Many of Haiti's schools and facilities were damaged, while residents were left without many basic supplies. "Our goal…
Friday, January 25, 2013
Check out the Melrose Patch 5 Things column for Friday, Jan. 25.
Here is the Melrose Patch 5 Things column for Friday, Jan. 25: 1. Movie time! The Flicks@Night film series will be showing "Who Framed Roger Rabbit" at 7 p.m. at Melrose Veterans Memorial Middle School (MVMMS). The winners of the Second annual MVMMS Filmmaker Contest will also be announced. Admission is $5 and children under the age of 11 must be accompanied by an adult. 2. Cold snap continues: Friday may become increasingly cloudy, with daytime highs near 20 before dipping to a low of 12 at night, according to the National Weather Service forecast for Melrose. There's a chance of snow around 11 p.m., according to the forecast. 3. Food pantry: The Servant's Heart Food Pantry is scheduled to open from 10-11:30 a.m. Friday at the Faith …
Thursday, June 14, 2012
Five MVMMS students raised over $9,000 so they could take Melrose's World War II veterans to visit their memorial in Washington as part of the Operation Resolve project.
Editor's note: This article was updated on Thursday at 10:15 a.m. to correct the name of the Comcast representative who donated to the trip in March. On May 30, 2011, Melrose Veterans Memorial Middle School held its annual Memorial Day assembly, at which Principal Tom Brow unveiled Operation Resolve—Melrose: a drive based on a national program to bring World War II veterans to visit their memorial in Washington, D.C. Five MVMMS students answered the call: Natalie Brogan, Miranda Lombardo, Isabelle Miller, Hannah Wells and Emma Wiklund, now all eighth graders, who formed a team to fundraise for the trip. A little less than a year and more than $9,000 dollars later, at 6:30 in the morning on May 11, the girls boarded a bus with 12 Melrose …
Friday, June 8, 2012
Polymnia's spring pops concert; jazz concert at Corithian Hall; dances for MVMMS students.
Share your news and expertise by blogging on Melrose Patch! 1) You know the summer's coming soon: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1 p.m. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Calm wind becoming southeast between 4 and 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent. Tonight, a chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2 a.m., then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. West wind between 7 and 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent. (Forecast by the National Weather Service.) 2) Hanging around Broadway and I think I saw your face: Devin McCall (pictured), Melrose High School senior and winner of Polymnia’s “Spotlight on High School Talent” contest, will sing with the choral group at its…
Thursday, May 31, 2012
DPW Day at the City Yard; Friends of the Fells annual meeting; 5th-to-6th Grade Parent Orientation Night.
Share your news and expertise by blogging on Melrose Patch! 1) The sun rising, dangling there, golden and fair, in the sky: Sunny, with a high near 76. Northwest wind between 7 and 11 mph. Mostly clear, with a low around 56. North wind between 10 and 13 mph. (Forecast by the National Weather Service.) 2) You're like boys with toys: It's DPW Day again today at the City Yard. Melrose residents are also invited to bring their children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews, ages 8 or younger, to join in the event between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. This year’s DPW Day will have a rodeo theme, and students will have the opportunity to win a sheriff’s badge by answering questions about the environment. 3) So nature deals with us, and takes away: The …
Thursday, May 17, 2012
Several middle school students ranked high in a recent bridge design contest.
Melrose Patch Whiz Kids of the Week: Seventh graders Dylan B., Connor A., Chloe S. and Matthew G. Melrose Patch wants suggestions from readers for individual kids, youth groups, teens, and even sports teams that wow us with their accomplishments. Submit your nomination by e-mailing email@example.com. Be sure to include all of the following information:
Thursday, May 3, 2012
The middle-school team recently competed in the MIT Science Trivia Challenge as part of the Cambridge Science Festival.
(Submitted by Evan H. Shu) Each week, Melrose Patch will seek suggestions from readers for individual kids, youth groups, teens, and even sports teams that wow us with their accomplishments. We want to hear about these amazing children and teens and select one each week as the Patch Whiz Kid. Submit your nomination in our comment box below or e-mail the information to firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to include all of the following information: