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Andre Chiefs Tie Cassell Club Tuesday Night

Medford’s Andre Chiefs tied the top-ranked Cassell Club Tuesday night at Tufts University.  Andre’s Kieth Forbes matched Cassell’s Jimmy Fuller pitch for pitch- each threw nine strike outs and allowed two hits.  Check out the action from this video highlight courtesy of JD Sports Video:

Lightning Strikes Allston Street Home Monday

The lightning strike narrowly missed the bed and started a fire in the wall.  Above, the corner of the bedroom, just feet away from were the couple slept. Outside the house, where fire officials believe lightning entered the house after ricocheting off the metal stovepipe chimney. – Allison Goldsberry Around 6:30AM Monday morning Mary Werowinski […]

Kids to Take Part in All-Star Baseball Tourney

Medford Invitational Tournament 2 weeks of Baseball, Fun for Area Ball-Players – Allison Goldsberry A passion for baseball is what motivated the founders of the Medford Invitational Tournament twelve years ago, and since then it has grown from a two day, 3 team tourney into a gargantuan two week, 10 team display of baseball that involves kids from […]

Gas Stations Fined $600K for Gas Spills

Rt. 60 Econo Gas on Salem Street in Medford is one of gas stations owned by Tony Eskanian that was fined. Attorney General Martha Coakley won a $600,000 judgment against the owners of four gas stations in Medford and Malden for failing to clean up gas spills and other petroleum-related products. The judgment requires owners […]

Despite Progress, Lead Still a Problem for Medford’s Water

- Allison Goldsberry Last month, the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (MWRA) sent its annual Drinking Water Report to every household in the forty communities it serves, including Medford. Overall, the report was positive and found the water free of 120 contaminants.  The MWRA credits the improved water quality to the opening of the John J. Carroll […]

What’s Happening in Medford this Weekend…

Grapevine Travelers hosts a Spanish wine-tasting today from 3pm-6pm at their 18 High Street store.  Also check out their Customer Appreciation Day tomorrow, where purchases of $20 or more get 10% off. Adopt a cat or kitten Sunday from 2PM-4PM at 6 Cudworth Street.  Call Marie at 781-393-9995 for an appointment.  The Medford Americans take on […]

Concert Honored Officer Pat Fahey, DARE Program

On Thursday evening the “Singing Trooper” Dan Clark, Soprano Mary Colorusso, and accordionist Ray Cavicchio performed a concert in honor of Officer Pat Fahey and the Medford Police DARE Program at City Hall.  Don’t worry if you missed it- you can catch clips of it here courtesy of MHS-TV 15:

News from Beacon Hill

State Representative Carl Sciortino writes about MCAS reform in the latest issue of Commonwealth Magazine.  Rep. Sciortino argues the high-stakes exam is an imperfect measure of student performance and needs to be improved.  He is part of a coalition of lawmakers that recently filed the MCAS Reform Bill. State Representative Jim Marzilli will hold office hours […]

W. Medford Drug Suspects Finally Convicted After 6 Years

Six years after partnering with the State Police and DEA to bring down a cocaine distribution ring in West Medford, the Medford Police learned today that the eight suspects involved are now serving time behind bars after being sentenced by federal authorities several months ago. The diligent police work of several detectives in the Medford […]

Long Weekend for Wine Drinkers

Start the weekend off tonight with a Portuguese wine-tasting at Grapevine Travelers, the first of several events this weekend that conclude with a Customer Appreciation Day on Sunday.  The weekend kicks off with Portuguese whites tonight from 5PM-8PM.  Tomorrow’s tasting explores Spanish wines from 3PM-6PM.  Grapevine was recently voted Boston’s best wine shop in a […]