People Dining in Melrose

Outdoor Dining & Seating Returns to the Melrose Restaurant Scene

Mayor Broder’s Office is pleased to announce outdoor dining is returning to Melrose as the City is once again supporting what has become a... more ››

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In Case you Missed it: Watch or Listen to the Community Forum Around Results of Racial Climate Survey & Focus Groups

Last week, Mayor Paul Brodeur and the City’s diversity, equity and inclusion (DE) consultant, Rick Pinderhughes of VISIONS Inc., hosted a... more ››


Construction Alert: MBTA to Conduct Concrete Work on Bridge over Lynn Fells Parkway This Thursday

On Thursday, June 30, the MBTA will conduct concrete work on the bridge over Lynn Fells Parkway in Melrose. While the work will begin in... more ››

Green Rising

Green Rising: A Midsummer Celebration of the Public Art Installation at Bowden Park Tomorrow

Visit Bowden Park, adjacent to Cedar Park Commuter Rail Station, tomorrow, Saturday June 25 to join the Green Man Community Mosaic Mural celebration featuring drums, dancing, poetry, music, earth-honoring, a plant swap and surprise visitations!

The public is invited to join Melrose Artist Lisa Tiemann this Saturday, June 25th at Bowden Park to celebrate the installation of the... more ››

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Melrose Recreation Department to Host Annual Fourth of July Parade Around Common Park  

And on the evening of the Fourth, the Mt. Hood Park Association’s 35th Annual July 4th Concert will take take place at 6:45 p.m. in front of the clubhouse at Mount Hood Memorial Park.

The Melrose Recreation Department will host its Annual Fourth of July Bike & Carriage Parade around Common Park on Monday, July 4 at 10... more ››

MBTA meetings alerts

MBTA to Host Two Upcoming Virtual Public Meetings Including Tonight's Better Bus Meeting

The MBTA will host two upcoming meetings that are relevant to the Melrose community. Tonight, June 22, the MBTA will host the Bus... more ››

Community Forum

Happening TOMORROW: Community Forum to Discuss Results of Racial Climate Survey & Focus Groups -- Help Melrose Grow --

The Forum will Take Place on WEDNESDAY, June 22 from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. VIA Zoom

In collaboration with the City’s diversity, equity, and inclusion consulting partner, VISIONS Inc., Mayor Paul Brodeur is pleased to... more ››

Volunteers Needed

City of Melrose Calls for Volunteer Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) Members

The City of Melrose is looking for Melrose residents to volunteer on the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) as the Board has... more ››

No Trash Delay This Week 6/20 - 6/24

Curbside Trash and Recycling is NOT Delayed This Week

Trash and Recycling for the City of Melrose is not delayed this week and residents should put their trash and recycling... more ››

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Melrose’s Summer Block Party is This Friday

Block Party goers will enjoy live music by Melrose based musicians Jesse DeLaurier, The Paul Rutley Experiment, Sam Chetkin, The Emersons and DJ Frixx.

Join Mayor Paul Brodeur in kicking-off summer at the upcoming Mayor’s Summer Block Party happening in Downtown Melrose this Friday, June 17... more ››


All Municipal Buildings Will be Closed on 6/20 in Observance and Celebration of Juneteenth

Juneteenth, also known as Emancipation Day or Freedom Day, represents the end of slavery in the United States.

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Mayor Brodeur Invites Residents to Community Forum to Discuss Results of Racial Climate Survey & Focus Groups

The forum, which will feature a Q&A session, will serve as a safe place where an open discussion around the results of Melrose’s Racial Climate Survey and Community Focus Groups can take place.

In collaboration with the City’s diversity, equity, and inclusion consulting partner, VISIONS Inc., Mayor Paul Brodeur is pleased to... more ››

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Locals to Headline This Weekend’s Opening Doors Festival, Honor “One Community, Open to All”

“The festival is part of an ongoing effort to help make Melrose ‘One community, open to all’ — a process that begins with representation and inclusion,” said Opening Doors Project Co-Founder, Alastair Moock.

The Opening Doors Project, a Melrose-based nonprofit, is pleased to... more ››


City of Melrose to Celebrate Juneteenth with Flag Raising, Performances & Remarks on Monday, June 20

In collaboration with the North Shore Juneteenth Association (NSJA), the City of Melrose will host its second-annual Juneteenth flag... more ››

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City Aims to Enhance Public Services Through Accounting System Upgrade

 As part of the City’s efforts to enhance the services it provides to the public, the City’s accounting system will undergo an upgrade on... more ››

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Are You an Electric Vehicle Owner? Join Melrose's EV Showcase Pop-Up Event!

During the showcase, interested EV owners are invited display their electric vehicles - their e-bikes, plug-in-hybrids, and other electric vehicles - and share their wealth of EV knowledge with the community.

The City of Melrose and Melrose Energy Commission are calling all Electric Vehicle owners... more ››

gun awareness weekend

Mayor Brodeur Declares First Weekend in June to be Gun Violence Awareness Weekend in Melrose

The proclamation, which is intended to raise awareness about gun violence, invites community members, who wish to join the cause, to wear orange from June 3 to June 5, 2022.


Lynn Fells Bridge

MBTA’s Lynn Fells Parkway Bridge Replacement Project to Resume June 7, 2022

As part of Mayor Brodeur’s efforts to keep residents informed, his office has announced that the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority... more ››


Show Your Pride: Join Mayor Brodeur & Melrose Human Rights Commission for Upcoming Pride Events

The Melrose community is invited to two upcoming “Show Your Pride” events, hosted by Mayor Brodeur and the Melrose Human Rights Commission... more ››

Melrose Pop-Up

City of Melrose Launches Second Phase of Pop-Up Project to Support Entrepreneurs

A grant from the Massachusetts Office of Business Development provides the City the opportunity to activate its vacant commercial properties and support entrepreneurs through Project Pop-Up.

The City of Melrose will continue its successful pilot program known as Project: Pop-Up to fill vacant storefronts with small... more ››