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Roads Close for Final Paving Thursday

On Thursday, October 30, final paving is scheduled at the following locations:

  • Lincoln Street from Porter Street to Upham Street
  • Cottage Street from Russell Street through West Wyoming Avenue…
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Questions and Answers for October 2014

Some of Melrose’s roads are in pretty poor condition with potholes, uneven pavement, etc. Some of these roads experience heavy traffic. One example is Washington Street, another is parts of Main Street (in the area near the Gazebo), and of course Lebanon Street, which is having work done. 1,722 more words


Video Blog: Road Construction Update

Today I talked to DPW Director John Scenna about the status of the various road construction projects around town.


Hazardous Waste Day is Saturday, October 25

Saturday, October 25, the City of Melrose will hold its annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day at the DPW Recycling Center, 72 Tremont Street.

From 8 a.m.-12 p.m., you can drop off toxic household items that are not allowed in the trash. 314 more words


Trashing Automated Collection

For better or worse, automated trash collection started in Wakefield, MA on Sept. 29. And for better or worse, it’s here to stay – at least for as long as the current trash contract is in effect. 387 more words

Columns & Essays


-Brandon Aarons & Mike Outlaw d. “The Madman” Paco Gonzalez & “The New Hotness” Danny Adams; miscommunication between Gonzalez and Adams led to Outlaw getting the pinfall on Paco after the Macho Elbow (8:16). 210 more words


BURNILEAKS: Workers Want Rights

Thanks to Anonymous Burner for bringing this to our attention.

Burning Man Worker Rights

List of Grievances


In August 2014, members of DPW upper management, referred to as “The Council of Darkness”, were informed that the Burning Man workforce was unhappy and seeking to organize for more fair treatment. 1,938 more words