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Mustangs Edge Everett, 2-1

Walk-off Run Lifts Medford in Extra Innings – Allison Goldsberry The Medford Mustang baseball team squeezed out a win against Everett this afternoon, narrowly edging the Crimson Tide by one run in extra innings. The game was tied 1-1 in the bottom of the eight inning with the bases loaded for Medford when senior Rich […]

Medford Businesses to “Salute” Veterans

Chamber to Hold Luncheon in Honor of Veterans The Medford Chamber of Commerce and East Cambridge Savings Bank will hold a special luncheon in honor of veterans on Wednesday, May 21 at Medford City Hall. Tickets to the lunch are $20 and items needed by men and women serving overseas will be collected. Organizers hope […]

“Blast from Past” to Help Voke Future

Voke Benefit Concert to Feature Old Favorites Johnny Maestro and The Brooklyn Bridge and Charlie Thomas and The Drifters are part of an all-star lineup that will grace the stage to benefit the Medford Vocational Technical High School. The old-time favorites will join local comedian Paul DeAngelo at the Chevalier Theatre on May 2 for […]

Tix Still Available for Amateur Boxing Night

Event Benefits Medford Kiwanis’ Charities The Medford Kiwanis’ Amateur Boxing Night, in its twenty-third year and usually sold out before tickets are even printed, still has twenty tickets available. The event takes place Wednesday night at Anthony’s in Malden and features a full-course prime rib dinner followed by ten bouts of the best amateur boxers […]

Tufts Senior to Appear on College Jeopardy

Student is First in School History on Game Show – Allison Goldsberry Tufts senior Katie Winter has a chance to win $100,000 on College Jeopardy, a spin off of the popular trivia game show for college students. Winter, 22, of Hershey, Pennsylvania, is the school’s first student to ever appear on the show. And though […]

Free Local Arts Festival in 9th Year

Photo by Margaret Weigel, Medford. West Medford Open Studios Will Feature Readings, Performing Arts this Year – Allison Goldsberry The ninth annual West Medford Open Studios will take place on Saturday and Sunday, May 10 and 11, and the event is bigger than ever this year. The local arts festival will feature readings and performing […]

Crowd Comes out for Medford Patriot’s Day Festivities

Watch Medford’s Patriot’s Day festivities online and on Channel 15, courtesy of MHS-TV 15:

1st Race for Crew Team Saturday

- Allison Goldsberry Story Updated 1:06PM, Tuesday, April 29, 2008- Watch Video of the Races The Medford High School crew team will hit the Charles for the first race of the spring season on Saturday afternoon. The team will race against Greater Boston League rivals Malden, Somerville, and Cambridge. Head Crew Coach Amy Byron said […]

MHS Baseball Coach to Run Summer Clinic

New Mustang Head Baseball Coach Nick Tucci is wasting no time establishing a farm team for Medford High School. The young coach will run a baseball clinic this summer for kids ages 6 to 14 to get them working on key elements of the game. The first annual Mustang Baseball Summer camp will provide two […]

Fundraiser Friday for Fire Victims

Malden Family Lost Everything in Fire A special fundraiser has been organized for a Malden family that lost everything in a fire in their home several weeks ago. The fundraiser will take place Friday, April 25 from 7PM to 11PM at the VFW at 114 Mystic Avenue in Medford. Tickets are $25 for individuals and […]

Medford Baseball Tops Cambridge, 9-7

Mustangs Upset GBL Leader After Ten Solid Innings Story Updated 2:10PM Thursday, April 24, 2008 – Allison Goldsberry The Medford Mustang baseball team improved their record to 3-4 Wednesday morning after snatching a victory on Cambridge’s home turf, defeating the Greater Boston League leader 9-7 after ten innings. Sophomore Ian Fitzgerald and junior Richie LeBert […]

Varsity Letter Club Needs Donations

“M” Club Provides Recognition, Scholarships for Athletes The “M” Club, Medford High School’s varsity letter club, is feeling the pinch this year and could use your help. The club has been in existence for many years and has provided awards, plaques, and scholarships to countless athletes throughout the years. The highlight of the year is […]