Mass in Motion Blog

Bike safety videos

Here is a great resource for bicycle safety. Educational videos for riding in traffic or with pedestrians, clothing, helmets, etc. Thank you for sharing, Chris Bosley!

Healthy Markets and Healthy Dining eateries

Although we are not actively working on either the Healthy Market Program or the Healthy Dining Program, these businesses have pledged to continue to provide healthy options for Melrose & Wakefield families.   Melrose Shell, 860 Main Street, Melrose 7-Eleven, 193 Albion Street, Wakefield Common Market, 301 East Foster Street, Melrose West Wyoming Market, 49 West… Read More

Strawberry-Avocado Summer Salsa

In spite of the rain, the Sally Frank/Melrose Farmers Market held a successful healthy, in-season food demonstration on June 27, 2013! Melrose-Wakefield Hospital/Hallmark Health Systems‘ Executive Chef Peter Guiliano and Clinical Dietitian Emmie Burke made Strawberry Avocado Salsa.   Emmie came to the market at 1pm when it opened to pick up the strawberries and cilantro… Read More

Wakefield Sunoco is a Mass in Motion Healthy Market!

(Wakefield, MA) June 27, 2013….Mass in Motion-Melrose/Wakefield is proud to announce that Wakefield Sunoco is a Mass in Motion Healthy Market.  Melrose and Wakefield are participating in the Mass in Motion Healthy Market Program, an initiative of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. The Mass in Motion Healthy Market Program works with local convenience store… Read More

Healthy Kids Out of School–an amazing resource!

Are you ready to help kids Drink Right, Move Move and Snack Smart? Here’s what the Healthy Kids Hub can offer your program: Three simple principles for healthy habits in out-of-school time programs: Drink Water:  choose water instead of sugar-sweetened beverages Move More:  boost movement and physical activity in all programs Snack Smart:  fuel up… Read More

Bicycle Safety Tips

MELROSE PEDESTRIAN AND BICYCLE ADVISORY COMMITTEE OFFERS BICYCLE SAFETY TIPS   Go by bike! (Melrose, MA) June 13, 2013 –The Pedestrian and Bicycle Advisory Committee, re-established by the City of Melrose in 2012 with support from Mayor Dolan, is working throughout Melrose to improve conditions for pedestrians and bicyclists and promote walking and bicycling as… Read More