Crews fought a building fire in downtown Melrose yesterday (Thursday). The Melrose Police Department says crews were called to a building at the corner of Main Street and 4th Avenue shortly after 12:30 p.m..
Soot covered walls, char-coaled ceilings and the smell of smoke remain from a tragic fire inside an over 100-year-old church in Melrose. Authorities believe an arsonist started the blaze inside Saint Mary's Church back on March 11th.
A $25.7-$28.8 million referendum for Melrose Schools will be decided on by voters on Thursday. A two-part question will be on the ballot. The first asks for $24.9 million towards construction, plus $800,000 in bonding costs.