Mass in Motion Blog

Keeping Bicyclists and Pedestrians Safe

Thank you Rep. Paul Brodeur for sharing this National Conference of State Legislatures LEGISBRIEF with us! Link:  http://ecom.ncsl.org/webimages/legisbriefs/February2013/2105.pdf Ties in with the Melrose Pedestrian and Bicycle Advisory Committee’s goals   Paul A. Brodeur 32nd Middlesex District Room 43 (617) 722-2030 “Proudly serving Melrose, Wakefield, and Malden”

Calling all Healthy Melrose 2013 vendors!

Be sure to mark your calendar for Saturday May 4th  from 10a-2p…it’s the 4th Annual Healthy Melrose Family Wellness and Fitness Fair! Hallmark Health and the City of Melrose co-sponsor this event, at which  thousands of residents from all over the Commonwealth and beyond attend.  This year the theme will be “Run. Dance. Ride.” for health!… Read More

Mass in Motion Blog: Healthy Dining Champion of the Month: Malden’s Dockside Restaurant

http://publichealth.blog.state.ma.us/2013/02/dining-champion-dockside.html Here in Melrose and Wakefield we are excited to be launching our Healthy Dining Program!  We are looking for restaurants and other food establishments who are offering or willing to work toward offering: At least two choices of fruits and/or vegetables (other than potatoes) Substitution of salad or other vegetables for fried potatoes (e.g…. Read More

Melrose Pedestrian and Bicycle Advisory Committee…oh yes we did!

After twenty years, the City of Melrose recently re-established the Pedestrian and Bicycle Advisory Committee. The Committee, with support from Mayor Dolan, will be working throughout Melrose to improve conditions for pedestrians and bicyclists in the City and promote walking and bicycling as a means of transportation.  Beginning in Spring 2013 the Committee will be… Read More

Mass in Motion Blog: Staying on the Ball

Thinking of trading your office chair for an exercise ball?  One blogger, Samantha Noderer, shares her experience. Link: http://publichealth.blog.state.ma.us/2013/02/staying-on-the-ball.html