New Resident Directory

Have you ever moved to a new place and found yourself completely lost? Here at City Hall, we are determined to make sure this does not happen to new residents of Melrose. Please peruse this guide where you will find ample information for your use. Welcome to Melrose!

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Emergency Info

All EMERGENCIES: 911

Fire Department

576 Main St.
Emergency: 911
Emergencies Also: 781-665-1313
All Other Business: 781-665-0500
Hearing Impaired: 781-662-0606

Police Department

56 West Foster St.
Emergency: 911
Business Line: 781-665-1212
Hearing Impaired: 781-662-0607
Community Policing: 781-979-4481

Poison Information Center

Emergency: 1-800-682-9211
Regular: 1-617-355-6089
Lead Poisoning Prevention: 1-800-532-9571

Melrose Wakefield Hospital

585 Lebanon St.
Emergency: 781-979-3300
Regular: 781-979-3000

Melrose Animal Clinic

Regular: 781-662-4888

Hazardous Substance or Spills: MassDEP

Regular: 1-888-304-1133

Click here for a printable emergency sheet.

Addictions

Alcoholics Anonymous: 617-426-9444
Gamblers Anonymous: 718-642-8321
Substance Abuse Service: 617-624-5111

Other Useful Emergency Numbers

Battered Women Shelter: 1-800-899-4000
Child at Risk Hotline: 1-800-792-5200
Disabled Abuse Hotline: 1-800-426-9009
Elder Abuse Hotline: 1-800-922-2275
Parental Stress Hotline: 1-800-632-8188
Rape Crisis Hotline: 617-492-7273
Suicide Prevention: 617-247-0220

School Info

Melrose Public Schools

Main Number: 781-662-2000

Superintendent
Cyndy Taymore
781-662-2000

Parent-Pupil Services
360 Lynn Fells Parkway
781-979-2150

The Bridge: A School/Community Partnership
(school volunteer organization)
781-979-2299

Local Public Schools

Northeast Regional Vocational High School
Hemlock Rd., Wakefield
781-246-0810

Mystic Valley Regional Charter School
Melrose Campus: 781-979-0022
Malden Campus: 781-338-0222

Local Private Schools

St. Mary’s School (Pre-K to 8th grade)
4 Myrtle St.
781-665-5037

Melrose Montessori School (Pre-K to 1st grade)
70 W. Emerson St.
781-665-0621

School Cancellations

Radio: WBZ (1030 AM), WRKO (680 AM), WCRB (99.5 FM), WBUR (90.9 FM)
TV: Channels 4, 5, 7

Nursery/Day Care Centers

ChimeTime Children’s Center
561 Main St.781-665-0131

Highlands Nursery School
355 Franklin St.
781-665-4202

Melrose Day Care Center
121 W. Foster St.
781-662-6539

YMCA Child Care
106 Main St.
781-665-8522

Houses of Worship

Church of  Christ
409 Upham St.
781-665-787

Faith Evangelical Church
200 Franklin St.
781-662-8226

First Baptist Church
561 Main St.
781-665-4470

First Church of the Nazarene
2 Short St.
781-662-9628

First Congregational Church
121 W. Foster St.
781-665-2111

First United Methodist
645 Main St.
781-662-7060

Green Street Baptist
179 Green St.
781-665-7331

Incarnation of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ
429 Upham St.
781-662-8844

Melrose Highlands Congregational Church
355 Franklin St.
781-665-4200

Melrose Unitarian Universalist Church
70 W. Emerson St.
781-665-7504

Most Blessed Sacrament Church
1155 Main St., Wakefield
781-245-2080

St. Mary of the Annunciation
46 Myrtle St.
781-665-0152

Temple Beth Shalom
21 East Foster St.
781-665-4520

Temple Emmanuel
120 Chestnut St., Wakefield
781-245-1886

Trinity Episcopal Church
131 W. Emerson St.
781-665-3890

Redeemed Christian Church of God
316 Upham St.
781-665-0750

Seven Mile Road
84 Green St.
781-313-3421

City Information

Department of Public Works

For information about Melrose’s trash, recycling and yard waste program including drop off options, special item collection and hazardous waste disposal, visit the Department of Public Works page.

Utilities

DIG SAFE

Call 811

AT&T

Residential Local & Long Distance: 800-222-0300
Business Long Distance: 800-222-0400
Internet Services: 800-967-5363

Comcast

Internet/Digital Phone: 800-266-2278
Residential Customer Service: 888-633-4266
Store Locations: 580 Main St. Reading, 41 Marble St. Revere, 55 Jackson St. Saugus, 922 Waltham St. Lexington, 300 Commercial St. Malden

Sprint

Customer Service: 866-866-7509
Business Sales/Service: 844-305-4990

Direct TV

Satellite Services: 855-567-1669

Verizon

All Services: 855-855-9542
fios.verizon.com

National Grid (Electric & Gas)

CustomerService@us.ngrid.com

Electricity Contacts

Power Outages & Emergencies: 1-800-465-1212
Hazard Identification Hotline: 1-888-625-3723
Customer Support: 1-800-322-3223

Gas Contacts

Gas Emergencies: 1-800-233-5325
Customer Support: 1-800-233-5325

Utilities Complaints

800-392-6066

Fun

Parks

  • Athletic Field: Lynn Fells Parkway
  • Bishop Square: Trenton & Washington St.
  • Bowden Park: West Emerson St
  • Colby Park: Lynn Fells Parkway
  • Common Park: Laurel & Foster St.
  • Conant Park: Conant Rd.
  • Crystal St.: Crystal & Lynn Fells Parkway
  • Drinkwater Park: Porter St. & Ellis Farm Rd.
  • Dunton Park: Franklin St.
  • Ell Pond: Main St.
  • Franklin Field: Green Leaf Place off Franklin St.
  • Gooch Park: Florence & Maple St.
  • Hesseltine: Rear Horace Mann School
  • Knoll: LynnFells Parkway
  • Lebanon Park: Lebanon St.
  • Lincoln: Rear Lincoln School
  • Lynde Park: Lynde St.
  • Mary Foley Park: Grove & Myrtle St.
  • Mary Livermore Park: Upham St. & Felton Place
  • Messanger’s Place: Roosevelt School
  • Mt. Hood: Slayton Rd
  • Sewall Woods: Sewall Woods Rd.
  • Swains Pond: Swain’s Pond Ave.
  • Thompson Park: Main St.
  • Tremont St.: Tremont St.
  • Warren Park: Warren St.
  • Washington Park: Between Malvern & Lynde St.

Melrose YMCA

497 Main St.
Hours: Monday-Thursday 6am-10pm, Friday 6am-9pm, Saturday 6:30am-5pm
Tel. 781-665-4360
Fax: 781-665-4491

Melrose Public Library

69 W. Emerson St.
Adult Library
Hours: Monday-Thursday 10:00am-9:00pm
Friday-Saturday 10:00am-5:00pm
781-665-2313
Children’s Library
Hours: Monday-Thursday 10:00am-8:00pm
Friday-Saturday 10:00am-5:00pm
781-665-2314