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Government


Robert J. Dolan
Robert J. Dolan (politician)
Robert J. Dolan is Mayor of Melrose, Massachusetts, sworn in on January 7, 2002.He graduated from Melrose High School, received his BA in Political Science from Fordham University, his Masters in Public Administration from Northeastern University...

 (D) is the mayor. Melrose is represented in the Massachusetts House of Representatives by Paul Brodeur (D). Katherine Clark (D) is the state senator for wards 1 through 5 and Thomas McGee (D) is the state senator for wards 6 and 7. Melrose is part of the seventh Congressional district of Massachusetts, represented by Edward J. Markey (D) in the United States House of Representatives
United States House of Representatives
The United States House of Representatives is one of the two Houses of the United States Congress, the bicameral legislature which also includes the Senate.The composition and powers of the House are established in Article One of the Constitution...

. The current U.S. senators
United States Senate
The United States Senate is the upper house of the bicameral legislature of the United States, and together with the United States House of Representatives comprises the United States Congress. The composition and powers of the Senate are established in Article One of the U.S. Constitution. Each...

 from Massachusetts are John Kerry
John Kerry
John Forbes Kerry is the senior United States Senator from Massachusetts, the 10th most senior U.S. Senator and chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. He was the presidential nominee of the Democratic Party in the 2004 presidential election, but lost to former President George W...

 (D) and Scott P. Brown
Scott P. Brown
Scott Philip Brown is an American politician and the junior United States Senator from Massachusetts. Brown previously served as a member of the Massachusetts General Court, first in the State House of Representatives and then in the State Senate .Brown is a member of the Republican Party, and...

 (R).

Melrose is served by an eleven-member Board of Aldermen. Four At-Large Aldermen (currently Donald L. Conn, Jr., Ronald Seaboyer, MaryBeth MacAteer-Margolis, and Jackie Lavender Bird) are elected by the entire city, while the seven Ward Aldermen, elected by voters in their individual wards, are John N. Tramontozzi (Ward 1), Monica Medeiros (Ward 2), Francis X. Wright, Jr. (Ward 3), Robert A. Boisselle (Ward 4), Gail M. Infurna (Ward 5), Peter D. Mortimer (Ward 6) and William H. Forbes, Jr. (Ward 7). As of the 2007 election, the mayor shall be elected to a four year term and sit as a member of the School Committee. All aldermen are elected to two-year terms. City elections are held in odd-numbered years.
Voter Registration and Party Enrollment as of August 25, 2010
Party Number of Voters Percentage
Democratic
Democratic Party (United States)
The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party. The party's socially liberal and progressive platform is largely considered center-left in the U.S. political spectrum. The party has the lengthiest record of continuous...

6,801 35.84%
Republican
Republican Party (United States)
The Republican Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Democratic Party. Founded by anti-slavery expansion activists in 1854, it is often called the GOP . The party's platform generally reflects American conservatism in the U.S...

2,263 11.93%
Unaffiliated 9,816 51.73%
Minor Parties 86 0.41%
Total 18,976 100%

Demographics



As of the census
Census
A census is the procedure of systematically acquiring and recording information about the members of a given population. It is a regularly occurring and official count of a particular population. The term is used mostly in connection with national population and housing censuses; other common...

of 2010, there were 26,983 people, 11,213 households, and 7,076 families residing in the city. The racial makeup of the city was 91.1% White, 2.4% African American, 0.1% Native American, 3.8% Asian, 0.9% from other races
Race (United States Census)
Race and ethnicity in the United States Census, as defined by the Federal Office of Management and Budget and the United States Census Bureau, are self-identification data items in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify, and indicate whether or not they are...

, and 1.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.5% of the population.
There were 11,213 households out of which 28.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.4% were married couples
Marriage
Marriage is a social union or legal contract between people that creates kinship. It is an institution in which interpersonal relationships, usually intimate and sexual, are acknowledged in a variety of ways, depending on the culture or subculture in which it is found...

 living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.9% were non-families. 31.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 3.05.

In the city the population was spread out with 23.5% under the age of 20, 4.0% from 20 to 24, 27.4% from 25 to 44, 29.2% from 45 to 64, and 15.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41.9 years. For every 100 females there were 88.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.4 males.

As of the census
Census
A census is the procedure of systematically acquiring and recording information about the members of a given population. It is a regularly occurring and official count of a particular population. The term is used mostly in connection with national population and housing censuses; other common...

of 2000, the median income for a household in the city was $62,811, and the median income for a family was $78,144. Males had a median income of $50,644 versus $39,517 for females. The per capita income
Per capita income
Per capita income or income per person is a measure of mean income within an economic aggregate, such as a country or city. It is calculated by taking a measure of all sources of income in the aggregate and dividing it by the total population...

 for the city was $30,347. About 1.6% of families and 3.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.7% of those under age 18 and 7.1% of those age 65 or over.

Education



The Melrose School district
Melrose Public Schools
Melrose Public Schools is a school district located in Melrose, Massachusetts. The district controls several schools in the city and is led by superintendent Joseph Casey...

 runs several schools including The Franklin Early Childhood Center, five elementary schools (Roosevelt, Lincoln, Winthrop, Hoover, and Horace Mann), Melrose Veterans Memorial Middle School (MVMMS), and Melrose High School. The city also has a private elementary school, St. Mary's, run by one of the city's Catholic churches of the same name. The Winthrop School is among the average-sized schools in Melrose, with an average three classes per grade, while the Lincoln School has the largest student population of the elementary schools. The Hoover School is second smallest to the Horace Mann School which educates about 270 children per year. The Franklin Early Childhood Center houses preschool, pre-k and multiage programs enrolling about 240 three to five year old learners. MVMMS is school to about one thousand eleven through fourteen-year-olds and is the winner of the 2002 Massachusetts Department of Education's Compass School Award, the 2007 Massachusetts Technology Collaborative's Green School Award (for its use of solar energy), and the 2008 New England League of Middle Schools' Spotlight School Award.

Health care


There are many health care facilities located in Melrose. Melrose-Wakefield Hospital
Melrose-Wakefield Hospital
Melrose-Wakefield Hospital is a 234-bed non-profit hospital located in Melrose, Massachusetts...

, a 234 bed non-profit
Non-profit organization
Nonprofit organization is neither a legal nor technical definition but generally refers to an organization that uses surplus revenues to achieve its goals, rather than distributing them as profit or dividends...

 hospital
Hospital
A hospital is a health care institution providing patient treatment by specialized staff and equipment. Hospitals often, but not always, provide for inpatient care or longer-term patient stays....

, was home to the world's first cochlear implant
Cochlear implant
A cochlear implant is a surgically implanted electronic device that provides a sense of sound to a person who is profoundly deaf or severely hard of hearing...

 and laser surgery
Laser surgery
Laser surgery is surgery using a laser to cut tissue instead of a scalpel. Examples include the use of a laser scalpel in otherwise conventional surgery, and soft tissue laser surgery, in which the laser beam vaporizes soft tissue with high water content...

 and it was among the first hospitals in the country to offer same day surgery. In addition to the hospital, there are many pediatricians, specialists, dentists and dermatologists. Also, the city's Milano Senior Center provides social, recreational, health, and educational programs for Melrose’s senior citizens.

Transportation


The city of Melrose is located seven miles north of Boston. Although no highways actually run through Melrose, the city has access to many nearby highways including Route 1
U.S. Route 1 in Massachusetts
In the U.S. state of Massachusetts, U.S. Route 1 is a major north–south state highway through Boston. The portion of US 1 south of Boston is also known as the Boston-Providence Turnpike, and portions north of the city are known as the Northeast Expressway and the Newburyport Turnpike.-Route...

 in Saugus
Saugus, Massachusetts
Saugus is a town in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States, in the Greater Boston area. The population was 26,628 at the 2010 census.-History:Saugus was first settled in 1629. Saugus is an Indian name believed to mean "great" or "extended"...

, Interstate 93
Interstate 93
Interstate 93 is an Interstate Highway in the New England section of the United States. Its southern terminus is in Canton, Massachusetts, in the Boston metropolitan area, at Interstate 95; its northern terminus is near St. Johnsbury, Vermont, at Interstate 91...

 in Stoneham
Stoneham, Massachusetts
Stoneham is a town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts. Its population was 21,437 at the 2010 census, down from 22,219 in 2000. The town is the birthplace of Olympic figure skating medalist Nancy Kerrigan and is the home of the Stone Zoo.- History :...

, and Route 128/Interstate 95
Interstate 95
Interstate 95 is the main highway on the East Coast of the United States, running parallel to the Atlantic Ocean from Maine to Florida and serving some of the most populated urban areas in the country, including Boston, Providence, New Haven, New York City, Newark, Philadelphia, Baltimore,...

 in Wakefield
Wakefield, Massachusetts
-History:-Geography:The diagram above shows what is to the east, west, north, south, and other directions of the center of Wakefield. Towns with population above 25,000 are in bold italics.-Demographics:-Notable residents:...

. The city is also served by the MBTA. Service includes five bus routes
MBTA Bus
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority operates a large number of bus lines in the greater Boston area. Some routes are for transport within the city; others bring passengers from surrounding areas to stops on the rail lines of the MBTA.The MBTA also operates bus rapid transit service; see...

: 106, 131, 132, 136 and 137. There are three commuter rail
MBTA Commuter Rail
The MBTA Commuter Rail serves as the regional rail arm of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, in the United States. It is operated under contract by the Massachusetts Bay Commuter Railroad Company a joint partnership of Veolia Transportation, Bombardier Transportation and Alternate...

 stations: Wyoming Hill
Wyoming Hill (MBTA station)
Wyoming Hill is a rail station on the MBTA's commuter rail system in Melrose, Massachusetts. It is located in Wyoming Square and is close to Downtown Melrose. Service to the station is provided by the Haverhill Line from Boston and Haverhill, Massachusetts. There is no handicap accessibility...

, Melrose/Cedar Park
Melrose/Cedar Park (MBTA station)
Melrose/Cedar Park is a rail station on the MBTA's commuter rail system in Melrose, Massachusetts. The station is in walking distance to both the DCR's Lloyd Memorial Swimming Pool and the Melrose Public Library. Service to the station is provided by the Haverhill/Reading Line from Boston to...

, and Melrose Highlands
Melrose Highlands (MBTA station)
Melrose Highlands Station is a rail station on the MBTA's commuter rail system in Melrose, Massachusetts, USA. The station is located in the Melrose Highlands business district...

. Oak Grove
Oak Grove (MBTA station)
Oak Grove Station is an MBTA station on the Orange Line, located in the northern part of Malden, Massachusetts near the intersection of Winter Street and Main Street, and adjacent to the city of Melrose....

, the northern terminus of the MBTA's Orange Line
Orange Line (MBTA)
The Orange Line is one of the four subway lines of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. It extends from Forest Hills in Jamaica Plain, Boston in the south to Oak Grove in Malden, Massachusetts in the north. It meets the Red Line at Downtown Crossing, the Blue Line at State, and the Green...

, is located in Malden
Malden, Massachusetts
Malden is a suburban city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 59,450 at the 2010 census. In 2009 Malden was ranked as the "Best Place to Raise Your Kids" in Massachusetts by Bloomberg Businessweek Magazine.-History:...

 on the Melrose city line. Oak Grove is primarily a park-and-ride station with 788 parking spaces.

Media



Melrose has two weekly newspapers: the Melrose Free Press and the Melrose Weekly News. There is also a daily online news site, Melrose Patch. Melrose Massachusetts Television (MMTV) is a Public-access television
Public-access television
Public-access television is a form of non-commercial mass media where ordinary people can create content television programming which is cablecast through cable TV specialty channels...

 cable TV station available to all customers and broadcasts Government-access television (GATV) community notices as well as resident produced Public-access television
Public-access television
Public-access television is a form of non-commercial mass media where ordinary people can create content television programming which is cablecast through cable TV specialty channels...

 cable TV content.

Starting with Governor Deval Patrick
Deval Patrick
Deval Laurdine Patrick is the 71st and current Governor of Massachusetts. A member of the Democratic Party, Patrick served as an Assistant United States Attorney General under President Bill Clinton...

's tax initiative program, Melrose has become a popular place to shoot films. In the fall of 2009, the Ben Affleck
Ben Affleck
Benjamin Géza Affleck-Boldt , better known as Ben Affleck, is an American actor, film director, writer, and producer. He became known with his performances in Kevin Smith's films such as Mallrats and Chasing Amy...

 movie The Town
The Town (2010 film)
The Town is a 2010 crime film starring, co-written, and directed by Ben Affleck adapted from Chuck Hogan's novel Prince of Thieves. The film opened in theaters in the United States on September 17, 2010 at number one with more than $23 million and positive reviews...

captured many key scenes in a historic bank on Main Street downtown, while around the same time, Cameron Diaz
Cameron Diaz
Cameron Michelle Diaz is an American actress and former model. She became famous during the 1990s with roles in the movies The Mask, My Best Friend's Wedding, and There's Something About Mary. Other high-profile credits include the two Charlie's Angels films, voicing the character Princess Fiona...

 and Tom Cruise
Tom Cruise
Thomas Cruise Mapother IV , better known as Tom Cruise, is an American film actor and producer. He has been nominated for three Academy Awards and he has won three Golden Globe Awards....

's movie Knight & Day shot scenes on the Fellsway. The same month, a documentary for PBS
Public Broadcasting Service
The Public Broadcasting Service is an American non-profit public broadcasting television network with 354 member TV stations in the United States which hold collective ownership. Its headquarters is in Arlington, Virginia....

 about the Scopes Trial
Scopes Trial
The Scopes Trial—formally known as The State of Tennessee v. John Thomas Scopes and informally known as the Scopes Monkey Trial—was a landmark American legal case in 1925 in which high school science teacher, John Scopes, was accused of violating Tennessee's Butler Act which made it unlawful to...

 was also shot in the Aldermanic Chamber of Melrose City Hall. The city was also referred to as "fancy pants Melrose" in Ben Affleck's film Gone Baby Gone
Gone Baby Gone
Gone Baby Gone is a 2007 American crime drama-mystery film directed by Ben Affleck and starring his brother Casey Affleck. The screenplay by Ben Affleck and Aaron Stockard is based on the novel of the same name by Dennis Lehane, author of Mystic River and Shutter Island...

(2007).

Neighborhoods


  • Cedar Park
    Melrose/Cedar Park (MBTA station)
    Melrose/Cedar Park is a rail station on the MBTA's commuter rail system in Melrose, Massachusetts. The station is in walking distance to both the DCR's Lloyd Memorial Swimming Pool and the Melrose Public Library. Service to the station is provided by the Haverhill/Reading Line from Boston to...

  • Downtown Melrose
    Downtown Melrose
    Downtown Melrose is the central business district of Melrose, Massachusetts. It is known for its nineteenth century Victorian architecture and its many small family-owned stores. Downtown Melrose is generally classified as the area on Main Street from Grove Street to Essex/Upham Streets...

  • East Side
    East Side (Melrose)
    The East Side is a Melrose, Massachusetts neighborhood located on the east side of the city. It stretches roughly from Lebanon Street east to the Saugus, Massachusetts line and is positioned in between the Mt Hood neighborhood and the Horace Mann neighborhood .-Description:The area was mostly...

  • Franklin Square
  • Horace Mann
  • Melrose Highlands
    Melrose Highlands, Massachusetts
    Melrose Highlands is one of the oldest neighborhoods in the city of Melrose, Massachusetts. Its zip code was 02177, before the Highlands post office was closed; the Melrose zip code of 02176 is now used, although mail marked as 02177 is still deliverable....

  • Mount Hood
    Mount Hood Golf Club
    Mount Hood is an 18 hole golf club and park located in Melrose, Massachusetts. It was built in the 1930s on donated land as part of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's Works Progress Administration and once consisted of a ski area...

  • Oak Grove
    Oak Grove (MBTA station)
    Oak Grove Station is an MBTA station on the Orange Line, located in the northern part of Malden, Massachusetts near the intersection of Winter Street and Main Street, and adjacent to the city of Melrose....

    /Pine Banks
    Pine Banks
    Pine Banks is a park located in the cities of Malden and Melrose, Massachusetts. It was donated by former Mayor of Malden Elisha S. Converse to be used "forever as a public park"...

  • Wyoming
    Wyoming Hill (MBTA station)
    Wyoming Hill is a rail station on the MBTA's commuter rail system in Melrose, Massachusetts. It is located in Wyoming Square and is close to Downtown Melrose. Service to the station is provided by the Haverhill Line from Boston and Haverhill, Massachusetts. There is no handicap accessibility...


Notable residents



  • Brooks Atkinson
    Brooks Atkinson
    Justin Brooks Atkinson was an American theatre critic. He worked for The New York Times from 1925 to 1960...

    , born in Melrose, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, author, theater critic
  • Shawn Bates
    Shawn Bates
    Shawn William Bates is an American professional ice hockey center and is currently a free agent. He previously played in the National Hockey League for the Boston Bruins and New York Islanders.- College :...

    , professional hockey player
  • Andy Brickley
    Andy Brickley
    Andrew Brickley is a former professional hockey player, who spent 14 seasons playing in the National Hockey League, American Hockey League, and the International Hockey League...

    , professional hockey player, current game analyst on NESN's Bruins telecasts
  • Gary Cherone
    Gary Cherone
    Gary Francis Caine Cherone is an American rock singer-songwriter. He is best known for his work with the rock group Extreme, as well as his short stint as the lead singer for Van Halen on their 11th album Van Halen III and subsequent tour. In recent years he has released solo recordings. In 2007,...

    , rock singer
  • Will Cotton
    Will Cotton
    Will Cotton is an American painter. His work primarily features landscapes composed of sweets, often inhabited by human subjects...

    , American painter
  • Clarence DeMar
    Clarence DeMar
    Clarence Harrison DeMar was a U.S. marathoner, winner of seven Boston Marathons, and Bronze medalist at the 1924 Paris Olympics. He was known by the nickname "Mr. DeMarathon."...

    , American marathon runner (one of only two Americans to win three consecutive Boston marathons)
  • Geraldine Farrar
    Geraldine Farrar
    Geraldine Farrar was an American soprano opera singer and film actress, noted for her beauty, acting ability, and "the intimate timbre of her voice." She had a large following among young women, who were nicknamed "Gerry-flappers".- Early life and opera career :Farrar was born in Melrose,...

    , born in Melrose, Metropolitan Opera soprano, silent film star
  • Anna Eva Fay, Famous magician, mentalist, and spiritualist (1851-1927); close friend of Harry Houdini (Ehrich Weiss); 1st woman inducted into the prestigious Magic Circle UK
  • Martin Fowler
    Martin Fowler
    -Online presentations:* at RailsConf 2006* at JAOO 2006* at QCon London 2007 * at QCon London 2008 * at ThoughtWorks Quarterly Technology Briefing, October 2008...

    , Author of 'Refactoring'
  • Dan Frongillo-Mirade, founder of Millennium Wrestling Federation and Keep The Kids Off The Streets campaign
  • Ryan Johnson
    Ryan Johnson (soccer)
    Ryan Johnson is a Jamaican soccer player who currently plays for Toronto FC in Major League Soccer.-Youth and College:...

    , professional soccer player
  • Myles J. Lane, NHL Hockey Player
  • Steven D. Langton, United States Olympian (Bobsled)
  • Sara Leland, born in Melrose, former New York City Ballet principal ballerina
  • Marcia Lewis
    Marcia Lewis
    Marcia Lewis was an American character actress and singer. She has been nominated twice for the Tony Award as Best Featured Actress in a Musical and twice for the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical .-Biography:Lewis was born in Melrose, Massachusetts and raised in...

    , born in Melrose, Tony Award-nominated stage and TV actor
  • Arthur Lithgow III, Broadway/Stage Actor (Father of Actor John Lithgow
    John Lithgow
    John Arthur Lithgow is an American actor, musician, and author. Presently, he is involved with a wide range of media projects, including stage, television, film, and radio...

  • Mary Livermore
    Mary Livermore
    Mary Livermore, born Mary Ashton Rice, was an American journalist and advocate of women's rights.-Biography:...

    , American reformer
  • Andy Macdonald
    Andy Macdonald
    Andy Macdonald is an American professional skateboarder. Macdonald is one of the best-known professional vert skateboarders today, holding the record for the most X Games medals, and winning the World Cup Skateboarding competition eight times...

    , Professional skateboarder
  • Guy Murray
    Guy Murray
    Guy Murray is the current men's and women's cross country and track and field head coach at the University of Detroit Mercy. Murray was one of the top runners in U of D history as a distance runner and he was also a marathon runner...

    , journalist, children's author
  • Don Orsillo
    Don Orsillo
    Don Orsillo is the play-by-play announcer for Boston Red Sox games on the New England Sports Network.-Early life and career:...

    , Red Sox NESN announcer
  • Patrick Riley, Winner of the 2009 Iron Man competition, graduate of Bishop Fenwick High School
  • Richard Evans Schultes
    Richard Evans Schultes
    Richard Evans Schultes may be considered the father of modern ethnobotany, for his studies of indigenous peoples' uses of plants, including especially entheogenic or hallucinogenic plants , for his lifelong collaborations with chemists, and...

    , ethnobotanist
  • David Souter
    David Souter
    David Hackett Souter is a former Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. He served from 1990 until his retirement on June 29, 2009. Appointed by President George H. W. Bush to fill the seat vacated by William J...

    , born in Melrose, Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court
  • Elizabeth George Speare
    Elizabeth George Speare
    Elizabeth George Speare was an American children's author who won many awards for her historical fiction novels, including two Newbery Medals. She has been called one of America’s 100 most popular children’s authors and much of her work has become mandatory reading in many schools throughout the...

    , American children's author
  • Frank Stella
    Frank Stella
    Frank Stella is an American painter and printmaker, significant within the art movements of minimalism and post-painterly abstraction.-Biography:...

    , contemporary painter, sculptor; studio formerly located in Melrose
  • Keith Tkachuk
    Keith Tkachuk
    Keith Matthew Tkachuk is a retired American professional ice hockey player who played for four teams and three franchises in his 19-year career. He is one of only four American-born players to score 500 goals, and is the sixth American player to score 1,000 points.- Playing career :Tkachuk began...

    , professional hockey player
  • Nancy Werlin
    Nancy Werlin
    Nancy Werlin is an American author of young adult novels. She received a B.A. in English from Yale College and was a National Book Award nominee for The Rules of Survival, a winner of the Edgar Award for Best Young Adult Novel for The Killer's Cousin in 1999, and an Edgar award finalist for Locked...

    , novelist
  • Royal Barry Wills
    Royal Barry Wills
    Royal Barry Wills was a preeminent Boston architect and author. He was an award-winning master of the Cape Cod style house, particularly its 1930s-1950s Colonial Revival incarnation...

    , architect
  • Sewall Wright
    Sewall Wright
    Sewall Green Wright was an American geneticist known for his influential work on evolutionary theory and also for his work on path analysis. With R. A. Fisher and J.B.S. Haldane, he was a founder of theoretical population genetics. He is the discoverer of the inbreeding coefficient and of...

    , geneticist known for his work on the evolution theory
  • Courtney Yates
    Courtney Yates
    Courtney Yates is a waitress who became part of the reality television show Survivor: China in 2007, finishing second to winner Todd Herzog. In 2010, Yates returned to the series for all-star edition Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains...

    , reality star (Survivor)

See also


  • Melrose Symphony Orchestra
    Melrose Symphony Orchestra
    The Melrose Symphony Orchestra is the oldest continuing all-volunteer orchestra in the United States of America. Based at Memorial Hall in Melrose, Massachusetts, the orchestra has performed in recent years a Fall and Winter classical concert, as well as a Holiday and May Pops...

  • MBTA Buses in Melrose, Stoneham, and Wakefield
    MBTA Buses in Melrose, Stoneham, and Wakefield
    The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority operates local buses in the Boston suburbs of Melrose, Stoneham, and Wakefield. All bus routes running through these communities connect at either the Oak Grove or Malden Center Orange Line subway station, and various MBTA Commuter Rail...

  • National Register of Historic Places listings in Middlesex County, Massachusetts
  • Pine Banks
    Pine Banks
    Pine Banks is a park located in the cities of Malden and Melrose, Massachusetts. It was donated by former Mayor of Malden Elisha S. Converse to be used "forever as a public park"...

  • Middlesex Fells Reservation
    Middlesex Fells Reservation
    Middlesex Fells Reservation, often referred to simply as the Fells, is a Massachusetts state park located in Malden, Medford, Melrose, Stoneham, and Winchester...

  • Mount Hood Golf Club
    Mount Hood Golf Club
    Mount Hood is an 18 hole golf club and park located in Melrose, Massachusetts. It was built in the 1930s on donated land as part of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's Works Progress Administration and once consisted of a ski area...


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