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Beautiful Weather for Tufts Community Day

Tufts’ Jumbo mascot chats with some local children at the school’s 5th Annual Community Day Sunday afternoon.  Hundreds of local residents milled around the academic quad on campus and enjoyed a complimentary lunch, music, crafts, and other activities.  Tufts students and staff also attended the event, including President Larry Bacow, with his wife Adele, and University […]

Medford Weekender Sept. 28, 29, 30

Mustang Sports Friday, September 28, 2007: The Girls Soccer team heads to North Quincy High School for a 4PM game The Football and Cheerleading teams head to Cambridge for a 7PM game Saturday, September 29, 2007: The Boys Soccer team heads to Billerica Memorial High School for a 7PM game Freshman Football faces Cambridge at […]

Sen. Kerry Featured Speaker at October Memorial Dedication

Medford’s Honor Roll Park.  Three new veterans’ memorials are being built behind the monument to honor veterans of World War II and the Korean and Vietnam wars. – Allison Goldsberry Mayor Michael McGlynn announced yesterday that US Senator John Kerry, a Vietnam War veteran, will deliver the keynote address at Medford’s October 14 dedication ceremony […]

Royall House Archaelogical Exhibit Opens September 30

Old gaming pieces from the Royall House and Slave Quarters unearthed during a 1999-2001 archaelogical dig.  Photo courtesy Tom Lincoln. An old shoe buckle from the dig.  Photo courtesy Tom Lincoln. – Tom Lincoln The grounds of the Royall House and Slave Quarters today total barely an acre. 275 years ago, however, the Royalls presided […]

Soccer Girls Top Somerville, 3-1

The Varsity Girls’ Soccer team topped Somerville at a home match on Monday, 3-1.  Catch their goals from this highlight video produced by JD Sports Video: Today in sports, Thursday, September 27: The Varsity Golf team has a big match against Arlington today that could likely determine if the team makes it to the state […]

Markey Supports “Freedom’s Way” National Heritage Area

New Heritage Area would Include Medford, Neighboring Communities Rep. Ed Markey – Allison Goldsberry Congressman Ed Markey’s (D-Malden) office announced yesterday Markey has voted in favor of legislation to create the Freedom’s Way National Heritage Area in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. The new Heritage Area includes Medford, Malden, Arlington, Lexington, Lincoln, and Woburn from Markey’s […]

Pupil Services Director to Meet with Parents Tonight

Medford’s recently hired Pupil Services Director Beverly Shea will meet with members of Medford’s Special Education Parent’s Advisory Council (SEPAC) tonight at 7PM at the Roberts Elementary School.  Shea will meet with parents and present her vision for the school year. Shea came on the job July 1 after serving as the Assistant Director of […]

Local NAACP Branch Celebrates 30th

The Mystic Valley Area Branch NAACP will celebrate their 30th anniversary tonight at a special meeting at 7:30PM at the West Medford Baptist Church. The Branch was originally founded as the Medford Branch and its charter dates back to September 12, 1977.  In addition to Medford, the Branch now serves Arlington, Everett, Malden, Winchester, and […]

Farmers’ Market Holds Bake-Off

Fall at the Farmers’ Market means pumpkins, apples, and fresh cider. – Susan Altman, Market Manager Please join us this Thursday to watch the competition among four delectable recipes featuring apples. Four Medford residents were chosen from an outstanding collection of mouth-watering recipes. The finalists will bake their creations and bring them to the Market […]

Council Candidates Grilled at Democratic Forum

Water/Sewer Rates, Budget Dominant Issues – Allison  Goldsberry It might not be that sexy, but how to deal with rising water and sewer rates is a dominant issue for candidates and voters during this election season. City Councilor Stephanie Muccini Burke got the ball rolling during her opening statement at a Council Candidate Forum organized […]