Melrose News

PHOTO: Waiting for the starting bell

Posted by on Aug 17, 2017 in Melrose News | Comments Off

Published in the August 18, 2017 edition

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School starts August 30

Posted by on Aug 17, 2017 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off

Published in the August 18, 2017 edition MELROSE — It won’t be much longer now. Following is some important back to school information. The first day of school for Melrose Public School children entering kindergarten through grade 12 is Wednesday, August 30. Melrose Public Schools are closed on Friday, September 1, and Monday, September 4, in observance of Labor Day. School will resume on Tuesday, September 5 at its normal time. School hours Elementary (grades kindergarten to 5): The school day begins at 8:15 a.m. and ends at 2:22 p.m.  On...

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Fund set up to help attack victims

Posted by on Aug 17, 2017 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off

Published in the August 18, 2017 edition MELROSE — Eastern Bank located at 441 Main St., Melrose, has set up an account in the name of Carol Ferreira a/k/a “The Ferreira Family Fund” to benefit both Carol Ferreira and her 81-year-old mother Bernadette Ferreira, victims of a brutal attack which took place over the course of several hours earlier this month. Donations can be made at any bank branch of Eastern Bank or mailed to the 441 Main St., Melrose address. The victims, Carol and Bernadette Ferreira were hospitalized due to the injuries...

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Ferreira captured

Posted by on Aug 10, 2017 in Local Headline News, Melrose News, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off

Published in the August 11, 2017 edition WESTBOROUGH — John C. Ferreira, the 54 year old suspected of viciously attacking his mother and sister in their Vinton Street home, has been apprehended by Westborough Police. According to a source, he was still in a Toyota he allegedly stole from his mother’s 99 Vinton St. home. Ferreira also had the same Rottweiler with him that he did when he left the city after the Friday attack. He faces serious charges: attempted murder, armed kidnapping with serious bodily injury, assault with a dangerous weapon...

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8 Ford Explorer cruisers are recalled

Posted by on Aug 10, 2017 in Melrose News | Comments Off

Published in the August 11, 2017 edition MELROSE — The Ford Motor Company has recalled SUV style police cruisers built from 2013 to 2017 because carbon monoxide has been entering the passenger compartment through a faulty seal on the tailgate. As a result, Melrose Police will rotate eight of their Ford Explorers out of service immediately so they can be fixed. Local police will also have carbon monoxide detectors installed in all their vehicles, a spokesman said. In Massachusetts, the carbon monoxide issues first struck in Auburn, where one...

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PHOTO: A Tranquil scene

Posted by on Aug 10, 2017 in Melrose News | Comments Off

Published in the August 11, 2017 edition

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AUDIOLOGISTS CORNER: Sound advice

Posted by on Aug 9, 2017 in Melrose News | Comments Off

Published in the August 11, 2017 edition This was submitted by Atlantic Audiology. Happy summer! Here in New England, we know how to appreciate our hot, hazy days of summer. We spend a lot of time outside, enjoying the sunshine. For many of us, that means yard work and gardening. Most of us will enjoy a cookout and fireworks display for the 4th of July. What do these activities have in common? Loud noises that we need to protect our ears from! Loud noises, like lawn mowers, weed-whackers, music and fireworks, can be very damaging to our...

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Ferreira captured

Posted by on Aug 8, 2017 in Melrose News | Comments Off

Posted on August 8, 2017 WESTBOROUGH — John C. Ferreira, the 54 year old suspected of viciously attacking his mother and sister in their Vinton Street home, has been apprehended by Westborough Police. According to a source, he was still in a Toyota he allegedly stole from his mother’s 99 Vinton St. home. Ferreira also had the same Rottweiler with him that he did when he left the city after the Friday attack. He faces serious charges: attempted murder, armed kidnapping with serious bodily injury, assault with a dangerous weapon (one on a...

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Total concentration

Posted by on Aug 3, 2017 in Melrose News | Comments Off

Published in the August 4, 2017 edition.

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Father assaulted with baseball bat

Posted by on Aug 3, 2017 in Melrose News | Comments Off

Published in the August 4, 2017 edition. MELROSE — Police recently dealt with everything from motor vehicle accidents to a nasty little neighborhood dispute on Howard Street. Also, on Monday, July 31, police arrested an 18 year old Someville man who apparently struck a Lynde Street father in the head with an aluminum baseball bat. According to police, they were called around 12:10 a.m. and told of a fight in the street near the corner of Summer Street. Apparently, a girl had a few friends over and her father asked that they leave. She became...

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