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MHS Baseball Coach: “Mission Accomplished”

Baseball Season a Success Despite Tough State Tourney Loss – Allison Goldsberry It’s been seven long years since the Medford High School baseball team had a winning record and qualified for the state tournament. First year head coach Nick Tucci accomplished both of those milestones this season, and despite a tough loss to Lowell in […]

Serial Rapist Pleads Guilty, Sentenced to 15-20 Years in Prison

– Allison Goldsberry A serial rapist arrested in connection with a string of sexual assaults and rapes in Medford and Somerville a year ago has pleaded guilty and has been sentenced to fifteen to twenty years in state prison. Middlesex County District Attorney Gerry Leone said Nicolas Chacon, 20, pleaded guilty late yesterday to two […]

Rep. Markey Introduces Climate Change Bill

The following announcement came from US Representative Edward Markey’s office: Rep. Edward J. Markey (D-Malden) introduced a revolutionary new global warming bill today that would reduce global warming pollution according to scientific targets, reinvest any revenue back to American workers and technology, and would re-establish America as a leader in solving the globe’s greatest challenge, […]

Girls Lax Falls in Game 1 of State Tourney

The Medford girls lacrosse team’s post-season run ended Tuesday with a loss against Acton-Boxborough. The team, seeded 14th out of the 16 teams vying for a state title, fell 17-7 against #3 seed Acton-Boxborough. The Mustangs finished the season with a 9-9 record. It’s the second time in the ten year history of the team […]

Mayor McGlynn’s Memorial Day Speech

Mayor Michael McGlynn made the following remarks during Medford’s Memorial Day ceremony at Oak Grove cemetery: We gather together this Memorial Day to honor all veterans…those living and those who have made the supreme sacrifice. And we pay a special tribute to the over 500 Medford men and women who have served, or who are […]

Girls Lacrosse Faces #3 Seed in First State Tourney Game

The Medford girls’ lacrosse team will compete in its second state tournament in its ten-year history after finishing 9-9 this season. Medford, seeded 14th of 16 teams, takes on #3 seed Acton-Boxborough Tuesday afternoon on the road. Head Coach Matt Galusi talks about the team, its key players, and how it has prepared for states […]

Councilor Penta Delivers Memorial Day Remarks

City Councilor Bob Penta, Veterans’ Committee Chair, delivered the following speech during Medford’s Memorial Day celebration at Oak Grove cemetery: Good morning to you all …and a special thank you to all the cemetery personnel for preparing the lawns for today. “God bless America” and “One Nation Under God” thankfully still holds the panache to […]

Medford Celebrates Memorial Day

Crowd Gathers at Cemetery for Annual Event Honoring Fallen Veterans Members of the Womens’ Auxiliaries, escorted by the Medford Police Honor Guard Unit, decorate the graves of fallen veterans during Medford’s annual Memorial Day ceremony at Oak Grove cemetery while veterans, public officials, invited guests, and Mayor Michael McGlynn look on.

“Bucket Brigade” Helps Herring Cross Dam

Annual Event Helps Fish Reach Breeding Ground in Upper Mystic Lake Volunteers descended upon the Mystic Lakes on Friday and Saturday to help herring get across the dam to reach the Upper Mystic Lake to lay their eggs during the 4th Annual Herring Bucket Brigade, sponsored by the Medford Boat Club. At left, a herring […]

Mustang Baseball Upsets Malden Catholic

2-1 Win Knocks Off Top-Ranked Team – Allison Goldsberry The Medford Mustang baseball team pulled off a huge win on Saturday, knocking off top-ranked baseball powerhouse Malden Catholic 2-1. The win, the Mustangs’ fourth straight, has given the team a huge confidence boost as they head into the state tournament this week. “It was a […]