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Medford Weekender Dec. 1-2

Saturday, December 1, 2007 St. Francis of Assisi School Annual Holiday Fair Enjoy food from Mike’s Pastry, Pizzeria Regina, and Kelly’s Roast beef as you browse the festive offerings of St. Francis of Assisi School’s Annual Holiday Fair. 9AM-4PM, One St. Clare Road. Free Lead Test for Toys, Household Products State Senator Pat Jehlen and […]

Celebrating the Holidays Victorian-Style

Mayor Michael McGlynn gets into the spirit at Century Bank’s “Vintage Photo Parlor” during Thursday’s Victorian Stroll. More than 500 residents, including State Representative Paul Donato, donned Victorian garb for the photo booth. Century Bank, the largest family-controlled bank in New England, collected many new and unwrapped toys for the Toys for Tots program during […]

State Delegation: Major Milestone Reached for Green Line

Medford’s Delegation Satisfied with Governor’s Proposed Funding for Green Line Extension Pictured from left: Somerville Mayor Josephy Curtatone, State Senator Anthony Gallucio (D-Cambridge), State Senator Steven Tolman (D-Watertown), Governor Deval Patrick, State Representative Carl Sciortino (D-Medford), State Senator Pat Jehlen (D-Somerville), State Representative Tim Toomey (D-Cambridge), State Representative Denise Provost (D-Somerville), and State Representative Paul […]

Body of Missing Woman Found in Parking Lot

TV news stations are reporting that a body was found this afternoon in the parking lot for Dunkin Donuts and Staples on Mystic Avenue in Medford. – Allison Goldsberry Story Updated 6:00PM Friday, November 30, 2007 Fox 25 and Channel 7 News are reporting the body of a missing Salem, MA, woman was found this […]

Medford Square Shut Down for Victorian Stroll

Square Will Shut Down Thursday Afternoon for Holiday Event A candle light created by Medford High Vocational School students. The 4-foot tall candles line Salem Street in Medford Square and parts of West Medford Square. Medford Square will shut down later this afternoon for Thursday night’s Victorian Stroll. The second annual stroll, taking place from […]

Medford Kicks off Holiday Festivities

Hundreds gathered for the Jingle Bell Tree Festival and to see City Hall light up on Wednesday evening. The building’s twenty light displays were created by Medford High Vocational students, who also created candle lights for Medford and West Medford squares. Today kicks off several days of events, including Thursday’s Victorian Stroll and a decorated […]

Square Spruced up for Holiday Fun

Volunteers Collect 9 Bags of Leaves, Litter Organizers of the clean up, Robert Swierk, Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Cheryl White, and Ken Krause with volunteers Jennifer Klibanoff and Kokeb, Tinsae, and Aklilu Shewangizaw in Medford Square. Photo courtesy Robert Swierk. – Allison Goldsberry Starting today Medford Square will be abuzz with holiday activity and […]

Council Approves Plan to Reduce Property Taxes

This West Street home was recently part of an affordable housing lottery. Courtesy photo. – Allison Goldsberry With costs going up on just about everything, from gas to oil to water and sewer bills, the city is trying to help save residents some money by shaving a few dollars off residential property tax bills. According […]

World Series Trophy Part of Holiday Celebration

Mayor Michael McGlynn’s office just announced that, in addition to Wally the Green Monster, the Red Sox’ 2007 World Series Trophy will also make an appearance at Medford’s Holiday Celebration on Wednesday. The event kicks off at 4:30PM tomorrow when City Hall is set ablaze with lights, followed by the lighting of the Menorah, Christmas […]

Affordable Housing Info Session Tuesday Night

Affordable Units Available at Wellington Place A rendering of Wellington Place. Courtesy photo. The city is holding an information session tonight at 7PM at City Hall about affordable units available at Wellington Place. Five affordable units are available- three one-bedrooms and two two-bedrooms. Medford residents will be given preference on three of the units and […]

Councilors Left Out of the Loop?

Councilor Says “Back Room Deal” Took Place for Leadership The Medford City Council. From left: Robert Penta, Stephanie Muccini Burke, Robert Maiocco, Breanna Lungo, Michael Marks, Frederick Dello Russo, Jr., and Paul Camuso. Courtesy photo. – Allison Goldsberry The City Council nominated its 2008 leadership in a caucus last week that one councilor says was […]