Melrose Swap Day Information

Clean Up & Clean Out: Swap Day & Community Cleanup Saturday, October 2nd

Zero Waste Melrose and Keep Melrose Beautiful join forces for a day of green events.

The leaves may be starting to turn, but Melrose is keeping things green with the return of Zero Waste Melrose’s... more ››

Melrose Encourages Residents - Plan to Vote!

Election Day is November 2nd

The Melrose Elections Office reminds residents that the municipal election is Tuesday, November 2, 2021.  Voters can cast their ballots in... more ››

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Melrose Cultural Council Announces Start of 2022 Grant Cycle and Accepting Applications for New Members

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

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Lynn Fells Parkway Temporarily Closed Wednesday, September 22

Lynn Fells Parkway will be closed to traffic from 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM from Vinton St. to Tremont St.

On Wednesday, September 22 from 8:30 AM – 2:30 PM, Lynn Fells Parkway will be closed to all traffic from Vinton St. to Tremont St. A signed... more ››

Walk on October 10th to Support Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

Join members of the Melrose Community for the annual Breast Friends Walk to support breast cancer awareness and research.

TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Expect Delays Sunday Afternoon on Main St.

Boston’s Wounded Veteran Motorcycle Ride Comes Through Melrose

On Sunday, 9/19, a motorcycle ride will come through Melrose via Wakefield on Main Street around 1:15 PM – 1:30 PM. The riders will travel... more ››

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Melrose School Nurses to Be Honored at Unveiling of USPS “Thank You!” Stamp

As part of the US Postal System’s celebration of the National First Day of Issue for the USPS “Thank you!” stamp, local and regional USPS... more ››

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New Small Businesses Pop Up in Downtown Melrose

Mayor Brodeur cut the ribbon on Mothership of All Design on September 8th

MELROSE, MA—Melrose welcomed four local brands to the downtown business district last week as part of... more ››

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Melrose DPW Motor Oil/Gas/Antifreeze Collection Event! Saturday 9/18

Where: the City Yard at 72 Tremont StreetWhen: Saturday, September 18 8AM – NoonFor: Melrose ResidentsMotor Oil/Gasoline/Antifreeze: First... more ››

West Nile Virus Risk Elevated for Melrose

Take precautions to avoid mosquito bites

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has announced that Middlesex County has been elevated to high risk of West Nile Virus (WNV).... more ››

Update 9/9/2021: Water Main Break on Penney Road

Update: 9/9/2021: Water Service has been restored to the Penney Road area. Residents nearby may experience water discoloration or air in... more ››

DEI Survey

Melrose Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Survey Open Until October

The City of Melrose continues to seek feedback in community-wide needs assessment

MELROSE, MA—On August 4, 2021, the City of Melrose released a city-wide survey seeking community feedback to identify strengths and... more ››

Melrose 9/11 commemoration

On Saturday, September 11, 2021 at 8:30 a.m., the City of Melrose will hold a remembrance ceremony commemorating the 20th anniversary of... more ››

City Hall Closed

City Hall Closed Monday 9/6 in Observance of Labor Day

On Monday, September 6, all municipal buildings will be closed with the exception of Police and Fire Stations in observance of Labor Day. ... more ››

Citywide Water Flushing & Hydrant Testing

Notice to Residents

The City’s 2021 flushing program will begin on September 13th and will run through early November. This program is undertaken to improve... more ››

West Nile Virus Risk Elevated for Melrose

Take precautions to avoid mosquito bites

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health announced yesterday that a human case of West Nile virus (WNV) has occurred in Middlesex... more ››

Melrose Recreation Fall

Melrose Recreation Department Releases Fall 2021 Program

The Melrose Recreation Department has released its brochure of fall programs. 

City of Melrose Launches Temporary Pilot Program on Lower Main St

The temporary protected bike lane is part of the Complete Streets Program.

MELROSE—As part of the Complete... more ››

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VaxBus Returns to Melrose Monday 8/30

Melrose is proud to once again host the #TrustTheFacts VaxBus on Monday, August 30th from 2 PM - 7 PM at 360 Lynn Fells Pkwy, Melrose, MA... more ››

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REMINDER: Foundation Work for the Lynn Fells Parkway Bridge Continues August 28-30

Lynn Fells Parkway Travel will be Detoured Haverhill Commuter Rail Line Service Diversion

The MBTA's contractor for the Lynn Fells Parkway Bridge Replacement will once again close Lynn Fells Parkway beneath the bridge to erect... more ››