COVID Booster Clinic - September 29th

By Appointment Only, Ages 12 and Up

The Melrose & Wakefield Health & Human Services Departments will be holding a COVID Booster Clinic:When: Thursday... more ››

City of Melrose Health and Human Services announces Art Contest Winners

Theme “What makes you happy?” embraced by Melrose elementary and middle school students

The Melrose Health and Human Services (HHS) Department hosted an art contest for youth in Melrose this summer and received a plethora of... more ››

Melrose Porchfest 2022

Melrose Porchfest Returns this Saturday, September 24th

This Saturday, September 24th, from 2:00pm – 6:00pm, the sound of live music will again be heard throughout the neighborhoods of Melrose,... more ››

New Regional Veterans Services Director Welcomes Veterans At Mobile Food Markets

Roseann Trionfi-Mazzuchelli was recently named by Mayor Paul Brodeur as the new Veterans Services Officer (VSO) and Regional Director for... more ››

City of Melrose Launches Series of Free Mental Health First Aid Training Courses for the Community

Mayor Paul Brodeur has announced the City of Melrose will offer the community free Mental Health First Aid Training Courses... more ››

Municipal Buildings Closed Temporarily

Municipal Buildings Will Close Temporarily on September 20 for All-employee Trainings

As part of the administration’s commitment to providing ongoing diversity, equity and inclusion training and staff development, Anti-... more ››

Vietnam-era Veterans Returning From Tour of Washington, D.C., Will Receive Warm "Welcome Home" September 15

The community is encouraged to line Main Street at 6:30 p.m. to give these Vietnam-era Veterans the formal “Welcome Home” they deserve.

A total of 42 Melrose, Saugus and Wakefield Vietnam-era Veterans will return home from an escorted tour of Washington, D.C., this Thursday... more ››


Meet Your City at the Victorian Fair

Meet your City this Sunday, September 11 at the Annual Victorian Fair taking place on Main Street from 11 a.m. —4... more ››

Recovery Month

City Raises Awareness for National Recovery Month

A key focus of Recovery Month is to celebrate all people that make the journey of recovery possible by embracing the tagline, “Recovery is For Everyone: Every Person, Every Family, Every Community.”

Mayor Paul Brodeur and Health & Human Services (HHS) Director Anthony Chui are teaming up to rally the community to recognize... more ››


Mayor Brodeur Invites Community to Ceremony Commemorating Anniversary of September 11

Mayor Paul Brodeur welcomes the community to join him and community partners for a brief ceremony to commemorate the 21st anniversary of... more ››


Get Out & Vote, Melrose!

Mayor Paul Brodeur encourages all Melrose residents 18 years and older, who have not already done so, to get out and vote in tomorrow's... more ››

pitch perfect

Melrose Creative Alliance Invites Creative Melrosians to Networking Event

The free networking event is designed to help creatives learn about local funding for their creative community projects.

The Melrose Creative Alliance and partners are inviting creative Melrosians to “Pitch Perfect”, a free... more ››

Happy Labor Day

All Municipal Buildings Closed Monday 9/5 in Observance of Labor Day

On Monday, September 5, all municipal buildings will be closed with the exception of Police and Fire Stations in observance of Labor Day. ... more ››


Melrose Cultural Council Accepting Grant Proposals

September 1 through October 17 for the 2023 Calendar Year

The Melrose Cultural Council (MCC) is seeking proposals for community-oriented arts, cultural, and interpretive sciences events with broad... more ››

Kindergarten Class of 2035

Mayor Brodeur Hosts Kindergarten Welcome Party

The Mayor's Office Wishes Everyone a Great First Day of School!

Mayor Paul Brodeur and the Melrose Recreation Department held the annual Kindergarten Welcome Party for the City’s incoming Kindergarteners... more ››

Back to School Supplies

Annual Back to School Supplies Drive Organizer Delivers 80 Back Packs to Melrose Public Schools

The drive, which is in its 12th year, continues to grow with record donations received in 2022.

In cooperation with the Mayor’s Office, Edward Jones Financial Advisor Chris Cinella delivered 80 backpacks and school supplies to Melrose... more ››

Basket of CharlieCards

CharlieCards Available at Mayor Brodeur's Office

Senator Jason Lewis' Office Provided Mayor Brodeur with Over 200 Charlie Cards to Distribute to Community Members

Mayor Paul Brodeur's Office will serve as a location to pick up CharlieCards for commuters hoping to take advantage of the free MBTA... more ››

MHS Band Students to Host Car Wash Fundraiser This Sunday, August 28

Get your car washed between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. and show your support for the Melrose High School Band.
Free Moving Showing at Milano Center

Milano Center to Host Free Showing of Movie “Worth”, Guest Speaker Kenneth Feinberg

In remembrance and in honor of the anniversary of September 11th, the Milano Center will host a showing of the movie “Worth” on Thursday,... more ››

Douglas Macdonald

Sad News: Melrose Resident and Community Leader Doug MacDonald Passes Away at Age 81

A Message from Mayor Brodeur

Dear Melrose community members,