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Going Green: Tufts Praised for Energy Efficiency

Tufts University’s first “green dorm,” Sophia Gordon Hall. The new energy efficient dorm is one of several ways the university saves money and energy. – Allison Goldsberry Large power companies are probably not the first thing that comes to mind when thinking about energy efficiency and conservation, but green is in, and so is utility-giant […]

Council: Building is Public Safety Hazard

Orders Cease and Desist Against Owner of Old Arcade Building on Forest Street Story Updated 11:15AM, Wednesday, October 31, 2007 A pedestrian walks by the old Arcade Building on Forest Street on Wednesday afternoon. Parts of the facade have crumbled to the sidewalk. The area was once tied off by cones and police tape. The […]

Red Sox Rally in Boston Tuesday

Medford resident Steve Marra snapped these pictures of the Red Sox rally today in Boston. Enjoy!

The Cost of Running for Office in Medford

Ever wonder what running for office costs? Running for office, even local office, can be expensive, with money spent on things such as buttons, stickers, mailings, and fundraiser events. With just a week until Election Day, here’s a look at how much Medford’s candidates for local office have raised and spent in the past few […]

City Council Meets Tuesday Night

Light Agenda on Tap The Medford City Council meets tonight at 7PM at City Hall. Though the agenda is light, councilors often bring up last-minute resolutions, such as last week’s resolutions asking for a crackdown on illegal signs. More… See the full agenda Find out what happened at last week’s Council meeting

Red Sox by the Numbers

11- Number of World Series the Red Sox have competed in. They rank 6th in MLB- the New York Yankees are first with 39 appearances 7- Number of Sox World Series wins- 1903, 1912, 1915, 1916, 1918, 2004, 2007. The Sox rank 4th in MLB for the number of World Series victories. The Yankees are […]

Red Sox Rally Set for Noon Tuesday

Medford resident Robert Penta got his Lawrence Road home into the Red Sox spirit for the World Series last week. The Red Sox and the City of Boston announced today that another “rolling rally” will be held Tuesday through the streets of Boston to celebrate the Sox World Series Win. The parade begins at noon […]

Experience a Taste of Italy Tuesday Night

Medford Kiwanis Host Italian-Themed Fundraiser Dinner – Allison Goldsberry Just in time for the tail end of Italian-American Heritage month, the Medford Kiwanis is hosting a “Taste of Italy” fundraiser dinner Tuesday evening. According to event organizer Kelly Catallo, a $30 ticket covers dinner, dessert, fine wine, and cordials- from 21 restaurants, 4 bakeries, 4 […]

Mustang Football Grabs Second Win of Season

Narrowly Beats Newton South 28-26 with Seconds Left in 4th Quarter The Mustang Football team earned their second win of the season Saturday morning at Newton South High School. The Mustangs pulled out the win, 28-26, with twelve seconds left in the last quarter when they blocked a field goal attempt by Newton South. The […]

1st Regatta for Crew Team Sunday

New Team Holds Last Fall Practice, Heads into 1st Competition Several members of the newly-formed Medford High School crew team on the Gentle Giant Rowing Club dock on the Malden River.  Other members not pictured. – Allison Goldsberry Come Sunday, Medford’s first-ever crew team will hit the water for its first competition, and Coach Amy […]

Girls Volleyball Beats Arlington, Heads to State Tourney

The Girls Volleyball team beat Arlington 3 games to 2 at Tufts University on Wednesday, writing themselves a ticket into the state tournament. Check out highlights from JD Sports Video:

Medford Weekender October 27-28

Saturday, October 27, 2007: Cheer on the Mustang Football team as they face Newton South High School at 11AM in Newton. The Mustangs have a 1-6 record heading into tomorrow’s game. The Boys’ and Girls’ Cross-country teams will compete in the Greater Boston League meet at Fresh Pond. Grapevine Travelers hosts a Cabernet wine-tasting at […]