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Week of 11/29: Melrose Curbside Yard Waste Collection

Curbside yard waste collection is dealing with large volumes this week. If your pickup is missed on your trash day, please leave it out,... more ››

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November 20th is Melrose Random Acts of Kindness Day!

Tomorrow, Melrose will celebrate our sixth annual Random Acts of Kindness Day. On this day, Melrosians look for ways to honor kindness in... more ››

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Resources for Those in Need this Thanksgiving Season

Pantry of HopeFirst Baptist Church561 Main St., Melrose781-665-4470Pantry is open on Tuesdays, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.Please call... more ››

Register Now for COVID-19 Clinic for Children Ages 5-11 Next Saturday, November 20

Registration is now open for a pediatric COVID-19 vaccination clinic for Melrose and Wakefield residents ages 5 - 11 years that will be... more ››

Main Street Paving Notice and Detour Map for Monday, November 15

MAIN STREET PAVING NOTICE Dates of Construction (Weather Permitting):Monday,... more ››

Veterans’ Day Observance - TOMORROW

In observance of Veterans' Day, City of Melrose offices will be closed tomorrow, Thursday, November 11.

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Family Flu Clinic (ages 5+) this SATURDAY

The Wakefield and Melrose Health Departments will be holding a Family Flu Clinic for adults and children aged 5 years and older on... more ››

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Melrose Joins MBTA Youth Pass Program

The City of Melrose is pleased to announce that Melrose has joined the MBTA’s Youth... more ››

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Melrose Community Power Program (MCP) Public Information Meeting this WEDNESDAY

The City of Melrose is holding a virtual public information meeting to share updates and answer questions about the continuation of the... more ››

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Melrose High School Senior, Kate Sikkema, Launches Composting Video and Educational Material for her Eagle Scout Project

Kate Sikkema, a senior at Melrose High School and member of BSA Troop 635, recently embarked on a plan to bring awareness about Food Waste... more ››

REMINDER: Rodent Control Update Webinar TONIGHT

The Mayor's Office, in conjunction with the Health Department and the Mystic Valley Public Health Coallition, will be hosting a webinar ... more ››

Melrose Veterans’ Day Events

The City of Melrose's Veterans' Day Ceremony will be held on Thursday, November 11, 2021 starting at 11:00 a.m.

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TODAY: Vote in the Municipal Election

Polls are open from 7 AM – 8 PM. All residents will vote at the temporarily consolidated polling location - Melrose Veterans Memorial... more ››

TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Main Street (Sylvan Street to Mt. Vernon Street)

Roadway work will be continuing on Main Street from Sylvan Street to Mt. Vernon Street throughout this week and next. Following completion... more ››

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Residential Curbside Container Questionnaire

The City of Melrose is gathering information about current residential curbside trash and recycling containers, and would welcome your... more ››

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Pumpkin Composting Event at the City Yard, Saturday, November 6, 8:00 am - Noon

Saturday, November 6, Melrose DPW will be collecting pumpkins for composting! The event will run from 8 AM – 12 PM.

Rodent Control Update Webinar on Thursday, November 4

The Health Department will be hosting a webinar on Thursday, November 4, 2021 at 7:30 PM to provide an update on rodent control in Melrose.

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Health Department Offers Tricks for Making the Halloween Season Less of a Treat for Rodents

If you plan to decorate with a pumpkin or carve a jack o’ lantern this fall, remember that many pests like rats, squirrels, and insects ... more ››