Blumsack Honored with City Hall Ceremony Tuesday – Allison Goldsberry From left to right, Bob Blumsack, City Clerk Ed Finn, and Assistant City Solicitors Mark Rumley and Anthony Santoro. Photo courtesy City of Medford. Anyone who can get friends, family, and colleagues to sing “I’ve Got a Lovely Bunch of Coconuts” has to have been […]
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At left, children in last year’s chamber music program, led by instructor Elliot Cless. Photo courtesy Tufts University. Adult, Children Classes Offered in Granoff Music Center in September Aspiring area musicians of every background, from toddlers through high school students and adults, can now apply to Tufts University’s community music program that will start its […]
State Senator Jim Marzilli is pictured at left in court recently with his lawyer, Terrence Kennedy. Photo courtesy Gatehouse Media. Story Updated 6:17PM, Wednesday, July 30, 2008 Marzilli Charged After DA Drops Case – Allison Goldsberry, InsideMedford.com – Bob Sprague, YourArlington.com The trial of state senator James Marzilli (D-Arlington) has been set for next April, […]
The Mystic Valley Area NAACP Freedom Fund Committee of the Mystic Valley Area Branch of the NAACP invites area residents to another New England Clambake on Saturday, August 2, at Foster’s Downeast Clam Bake in York, Maine. Reservations are required for the annual event and seats are reserved on a first come, first served basis. […]
Medford Health Matters Receives $100,000 Federal Grant Medford Health Matters, a local non-profit organization that promotes health and wellness, has received a $100,000 federal grant to fight drug abuse. Senators John Kerry and Edward Kennedy today announced that 29 Massachusetts organizations will receive a total of $2,837,743 in federal funding through the Drug Free Communities […]
The following is a joint announcement from Medford’s state representatives: Representatives Paul J. Donato (D-Medford), Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. (D-Medford) and Sean Garballey (D- Arlington, West Medford) and their colleagues in the House of Representatives unanimously passed legislation to encourage the development of advanced biofuels in the Commonwealth. The legislation, unveiled by House Speaker Salvatore […]
Summer Construction in Full Swing for Building Medford High School is continuing to receive a significant face-lift this summer with the installation of new lockers and the construction of an elevator at the Community Schools entrance. Three million dollars in renovations to the building have been on-going since last year, including a new gym, science […]
Cohen is honored with the award during a Celtics home game in March. Photo courtesy Boston Celtics. Rep. Garballey also Honors Student with Citation When Tufts student Matt Cohen founded an afterschool tutoring program for immigrant youth in Somerville, meeting the world champion Boston Celtics was not something that ever crossed the young Jumbo’s mind. […]
Century “Banksicle” Ice Cream Truck at Thursday Night Concert at City Hall Century Bank is offering up free ice cream to Medford on Thursday. Michele English, branch manager of the family-owned bank’s newest branch at the Fellsway Plaza, will serve up Hood ice cream cones and treats from the Century “Banksicle” Ice Cream truck during […]
Jim Petroni, President of the Medford Kiwanis, presents a $300 check to Stan Komins of the West Medford Little League. The Kiwanis also recently donated $300 to the North Medford Little League. Courtesy photo.
Governor Deval Patrick hit the campaign trail at Somerville’s Sabur restaurant in support of State Representative Carl Sciortino (D-Medford, Somerville) on Tuesday night. The governor praised Rep. Sciortino for his commitment to “working people, fairness, and economic opportunity” and said his “kindness and thoughtfulness” helps him understand how policy impacts people. Campaign officials say 200 […]
Nine Kilos of Cocaine Seized Valued Over $500,000 Middlesex District Attorney Gerry Leone announced today that two Medford residents have been arrested and arraigned in connection with the seizure of approximately nine kilograms of cocaine. Heriberto Cruz, 43, and Patricia Taia, 29, were arrested Monday and arraigned Tuesday morning in Somerville District Court on charges […]