The Melrose Police Department reports that Railroad Bridge on Melrose Street is closed from Tremont Street to Belmont Street due to potential flooding from the forecasted storm.
Boston’s Sixth Annual Wounded Vet Ride will be coming through Melrose on Saturday, May 14.
Melrose Police Business Phone Lines Down Due to Verizon Issue
911 Up and Running, As is 781-662-4216 For Police Non-Emergency Business
The friendly little dog seen above was found on Ellsworth Avenue near Tremont Street at approximately 5 a.m. Friday. He is currently staying at the Melrose Police Department, but he has no tags. If this is your dog or you recognize the dog seen above, please contact Melrose Police at 781-665-1212.
Bike Safety Bicyclists, keep yourself and others safe by obeying traffic rules! Pedestrian Safety Don’t be a distracted walker! Whether you’re in the city, or the suburbs, be aware of your surroundings so you don’t put yourself or drivers in danger. Common sense saves lives!
National Grid will launch an aerial inspection of all high-voltage power lines beginning Monday, June 8, 2015 through mid-August, 2015. Using continuous infra-red imaging, the Aerial Inspection Program will cover all transmission lines across Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire and Vermont. Safety will be the #1 priority in all areas of this work. Melrose is […]
Police Chief Michael L. Lyle reports that the Melrose Police Department is receiving reports of citizens being contacted by scammers identifying themselves as Internal Revenue Service agents. The callers are threatening residents with lawsuits and demanding that residents wire money for unpaid taxes through pre-paid debit cards, Western Union, Money Gram or bank money transfers. The scammer is very […]
Melrose Police Chief Michael Lyle is warning Melrose residents to be on guard against a potential scam regarding “Air Duct Cleaning.” A resident reportedly received an aggressive solicitation by phone call from a person claiming that they needed to make an appointment to check and clean the air ducts in their home to make sure […]
A Melrose resident reported receiving a phone call from an 800 number yesterday claiming to be a Bank of America agent, asking to speak to the resident about an account. The caller asked for the resident’s social security number to “verify” the account, and thankfully the resident refused. Chief Lyle reminds residents NOT to give […]
The Melrose Police Department is partnered with The Executive Office of Public Safety and Security’s Highway Safety Division to discourage citizens of the Commonwealth from driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, particularly during the holidays. The PSA above will run from December 22-December 31, 2014 on major news channels. This holiday season, if […]