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Question on Water
There was a big ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday at the Top of the Tank - a new underground reservoir that can provide emergency water to 22 communities (including Stoneham, Winchester, Revere...). It's an impressive accomplishment and facility - however Melrose...
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Last Post: Jun 20, 2016 8:18am
by Curious
Water Commission Contacts
Have a complaint about your water rates ? No need to go to an Aldermen's meeting. In the name of transparency, here are the members of the committee and their email addresses. Chair: John Scenna, Director of Public Works, jscenna@cityofmelrose.org Patrick...
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Last Post: May 4, 2016 2:33pm
by Village Voice
ANOTHER OVERRIDE ? WAKE UP MELROSE
Excerpts from The Atlantic's May issue cover story: "The secret shame of the middle class" by neal gabler "Since 2013, the federal reserve board has conducted a survey to 'monitor the financial and economic status of American consumers.' The answer to one question...
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Last Post: May 1, 2016 6:00pm
by Arnold Koch
Coalition Forming for a Better Melrose
There are some community members joining with a couple of our civic leaders to call for action in returning Melrose to a more civil and decent community, where our elected and paid officials will be held accountable. The recent direct abuses of two of our elected off...
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Last Post: Dec 17, 2015 12:02pm
by Take Back Melros...
water
I agree, the water bills are out of sight. How is a senior to keep up with all the increases! And to the person who says "go green"how do you know they don't have a water bucket. Don't make assumptions, this is a tough world and finances make it tougher.
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Last Post: Nov 15, 2015 2:48pm
by resident
Thank you Bob Burgess Editor of the Melrose Weekly News!
Kudos to Bob Burgess of the Melrose Weekly News for devoting an entire page of the paper to the City-wide election results. It's interesting and very telling that Dolan does not have the support he thinks he does. 1861 people left the ballot "blank". That's 22.6 perc...
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Last Post: Nov 10, 2015 8:06am
by patricia wright
road work
When are you going to order repaving of Main St from W wyoming to Pine Banks? Our houses shake and have cracks in the walls from the trucks and the cracks in the street!
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Last Post: Nov 4, 2015 10:46pm
by resident
Bullet Voting
Remember folks the ballot will say "VOTE FOR NOT MORE THAN THREE" for the School Committee and "VOTE FOR NOT MORE THAN FOUR" for Alerman-at-Large. However, you don't have to vote for 3 on the SC and 4 At-Large. If you really like a candidate as compared to the others...
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Last Post: Nov 2, 2015 11:09am
by Bullet voting
Where Does Each Candidate for Alderman Stand on the Override?
Does anyone have a list of where each candidate for alderman running in this November's election stands on the override? Information on the school committee contestants would be appreciated too. I posted on the school committee board already but if anyone knows,...
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Last Post: Oct 21, 2015 9:38am
by I Want to Be an ...
False Twitter Account Info Removed
I was informed that there was a string called "Election" with a false Twitter account disparaging Alderman Marybeth McAteer Margolis. It has been removed.
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Last Post: Sep 21, 2015 12:09pm
by patricia wright
MFD
Massachusetts to be the First Sanctuary State?
Although this may not be an immediate city issue, however,if passed, it certainly will financially affects us all. If you can believe it, Democrat Rep. Byron Rushing from Boston, just introduced a bill which would make Massachusetts the first sanctuary state in the n...
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Last Post: Aug 14, 2015 8:50am
by MFD
Parking Bond
Front page of Free Press quotes MBMM being worried about "the costly undertaking" of another taxpayer bond. "Thorough consideration" was never done when GIC was appropriated in secret for BOA members. She must be getting worried that MZ will beat her this time and...
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Last Post: Aug 6, 2015 12:53pm
by Defeat MBMM
Primative Drain Clearing
Faced with major street flooding, most the storm drains are still not opened except for Main St. and some others. It's not surprising wheb you consider that DPW crews are being sent out with long poles to stick them into up to four foot banks probing for the drains...
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Last Post: Mar 5, 2015 12:02pm
by Flood Watcher
WLocal/JSacco: Alderman Peter Mortimer Explains Retirement
http://melrose.wickedlocal.com/article/20141024/NEWS/141027629 Alderman Peter Mortimer explains retirement By Jessica Sacco / jsacco@wickedlocal.com Posted Oct. 24, 2014 @ 8:46 am An alderman’s unusual move to hold on to state health care benefits left so...
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Last Post: Oct 24, 2014 9:15am
by GIC-takers
Health Reform
Disgusted Oct 2, 2014 - 4:25PM Health Reform Last week, the Mass Taxpayers Foundation (MTF) released its latest report on municipal retiree health insurance. As expected the report finds that the cost of municipal health insurance plans is unsustainable, and as...
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Last Post: Oct 3, 2014 4:34pm
by Disgusted
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