With a a steering committee formed to help gather information, work with the insurance company and general contractors and report their findings, the community is moving forward one year later.
While the community of St. Mary Church in Melrose prepares to celebrate the Christmas season without their beloved building, which was severely damaged in a fire March 11, its members are hopeful that some traditions will carry on as usual.
Clean up and abatement efforts at St. Mary Church in Melrose are well underway after the March 11 fire. The church’s high altar and statues were destroyed by the fire, according to Carol Moorman, a longtime St. Mary’s parishioner and the church’s appointed spokesperson. Two smaller side altars remain intact. The large tabernacle and a […]