Inside the Override: The Beebe School

One of the questions that people have asked me since we sent the override question to the Board of Aldermen is what our plans are for the... more ››

New Apartments Aren't Bringing Many New Students

Over the past 10 years, Melrose has seen a building boom that has been greater than any in recent decades, with four new multi-family... more ››

Raiders Rumble is Fast Approaching!

The iRaiders are hosting their seventh Raiders Rumble! We are excited to host this event on Saturday December 8th from 8:30 am until 4:00... more ››

2018-2019 Snow Shoveling List

Looking for someone to shovel your snow? Here is the list we received from Melrose High School of students who are willing to shovel, and... more ››

Complete Streets Update

Water Main Work Will Affect West Wyoming Traffic Starting December 5

Water main upgrades will take place on West Wyoming Avenue at the intersection of Florence Street, starting on Wednesday and running... more ››

City Yard Will Be Open December 8

Given the record rainfall that we have had this fall and the lack of rain-free Saturdays in November, the DPW has added an additional... more ››

Home for the Holidays is Coming Up this Friday 11/30 and Saturday 12/1!

Brought to you by the Melrose Chamber of Commerce and Presenting Sponsors Edward Jones Investments and The Kim Perrotti Team Leading Edge,... more ››

MHS Band Christmas Tree Sale December 7, 8, 9

Melrose Drama Presents 'Our Town' November 30 & December 1

Come join Melrose Drama as we proudly present Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play “Our Town.” Performances will be on November... more ››

National Grid Update on Essex Street

I met with National Grid representatives on Tuesday about the manhole covers that exploded on Essex Street last weekend. I asked them... more ››

Thanksgiving Game Moved to Wednesday

Melrose and Wakefield have decided to move the Thanksgiving Day Game to Wednesday November 21st at 5:30 pm due to the weather.  

Thanksgiving Game Tickets Available Now!

Tickets for the 59th Annual Thanksgiving Day Classic are now available at the Mayor's Office. Tickets are $5 for students and senior... more ››

New Information on Essex Street Explosion

Here is the latest news from National Grid:

National Grid Statement on Essex Street Explosion

Here is a statement we received today from National Grid.

National Grid Investigating Cause of Essex Street Explosion

An explosion on Essex Street last night blew off two manhole covers and shattered windows, but National Grid does not believe gas was the... more ››

Compost Food Waste at the Melrose Farmers Market on November 18

At the Harvest Market on November 18 at Memorial Hall, Melrose residents will be able to drop off food scrap generated in their homes in a... more ››

Melrose Parent University is November 17