Saturday, December 29, 2012
With all the fresh snowfall from the first blizzard of the year, now is the time to take advantage of these sledding hot spots.
With more than a foot of snow on the ground and schools closed once again, it's the perfect time to head out to sled or snow tube. Several locations in the Melrose area are perfect winter wonderlands. However, you'll need to bring your own sledding equipment to these five popular sledding destinations:
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Melrose Mayor Rob Dolan recently announced that the City of Melrose and Golf Management Corporation (GMC) have agreed to a five-year contract for the management of Mount Hood, according to a press statement.
Melrose Mayor Rob Dolan recently announced that the City of Melrose and Golf Management Corporation (GMC) have agreed to a five-year contract for the management of Mount Hood, according to a press statement. The contract was approved Tuesday night by the Melrose Board of Aldermen. "GMC has been an excellent partner at Mount Hood for the past ten years, and I am pleased that we will continue our relationship with them," Dolan said in the statement. "This new contract will allow us to continue the progress that has been made during the past decade." GMC has held the Mount Hood contract for the past 10 years, according to the statement. The contract includes a few new elements: The Park Commission and GMC will be looking at the feasibility …
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
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With the Melrose Park Commission voting 3-2 to rescind a recent dog ban at Mt. Hood, we'd like to know: Do you support the Park Commission's decision to rescind Mt. Hood dog ban? Let us know where you stand on the compromise reached between stakeholders and the commission by posting a comment in the comments section below.
On Monday the Park Commission voted 3-2 to rescind the total dog ban at Mount Hood.
The Melrose Park Commission narrowly voted to rescind a total dog ban at Mount Hood, according to multiple sources. On Monday the Commission voted 3-2 to overturn the dog ban, as dogs will be allowed in the park but not on the fairways or greens, according to Mayor Rob Dolan's blog. "The ban has been replaced by a compromise, and now dog owners as well as Golf Management, Inc., and city staff must all do their part to ensure that all parties—dog walkers, golfers, and those who are simply out for a stroll—can enjoy Mount Hood," wrote Dolan. "This means that dogs must be on a leash at all times, and dogs are not allowed at all on the fairways, greens, or roughs of the golf course. "Golf Management has the primary responsibility for …
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
The networking event will be held at the Mount Hood Clubhouse on Tuesday, May 8 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Melrose Chamber of Commerce members are invited to an After Hours Event at the Mount Hood Clubhouse on Tuesday, May 8 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. hosted by Mount Hood Golf Club and Melrose Patch. Meet Melrose Patch Editor Daniel DeMaina and Ad Manager Jill Carey, who can show you how to claim your business' free Patch Directory listing—one of the first results when people search online for your business—use Patch to get the word out about your business and connect with your customers. Attendees can also see the see the renovated Mount Hood Club House, meet the Mount Hood Staff, enjoy the food from the new Mount Hood kitchen and network with friends from the Melrose business community. Chamber members can register online for the event. Any …
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Barbecue at Mount Hood; softball equipment drive; National Little League night at Liberty Bell.
Get Melrose Patch each morning in your inbox with our daily newsletter! 1) Chill: Not really, but it'll feel colder after the last two days. Sunny, with a high near 59. North wind between 8 and 11 mph. Tonight, partly cloudy, with a low around 45. Southeast wind at 7 mph becoming west. (Forecast by the National Weather Service.) 2) Break to your crib change your clothes once more, cause you're invited to a barbecue that's starting at: Noon! That doesn't rhyme. Sorry Fresh Prince. After the cancellation of the Winter Festival in February, the city looked to do something during spring vacation instead. So today from noon-2 p.m. at Mount Hood is a barbecue open to the public. There will be a passenger train giving kids rides (pictured), a …
Friday, February 24, 2012
The 84th Academy Awards are being held on Sunday, Feb. 26.
Movies nominated for Best Picture this year include: A complete list of nominations can be found here.
Wednesday, July 13, 2011
While most people who spoke at Monday's Park Commission meeting said they'd like to see a dog park in Melrose, several residents spoke out against creating it near First Pond at Mount Hood.
Plans to build a dog park at Mount Hood Memorial Park face serious setbacks as neighborhood residents voiced their concerns about traffic, noise, dog waste, and several other issues at the Melrose Park Commission public hearing on Monday night. Most of the residents who spoke at the hearing said they were in favor of a dog park, but several residents said they were against the proposed location. The current proposal developed by the Melrose Park Department and the Melrose Dog Society details plans to build a dog park near First Pond along Stillman Road. Nearby residents along Phillips Circle, Stillman Road and Slayton Road said they were most concerned about noise from dog barking, as well as dog waste, trespassing, and a surge in traffic …
Thursday, June 30, 2011
“Oh beautiful, for spacious skies, for fun events nearby.” That’s how it goes, right?
Staying in town this weekend? Here are some great holiday weekend events to check out. Fireworks Displays Friends of the Fells Art Show A Night of Horroritica July 4th Concert at Mount Hood Memorial Park Sisters of Swing: The Story of The Andrews Sisters