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Medford High School Football Schedule Set

Fri., Sept. 5 Swampscott 7 p.m. Fri., Sept. 12 at Revere 7 p.m. Fri., Sept. 19 Reading 7 p.m. Fri., Sept. 26 Bishop Fenwick 7 p.m. Fri., Oct. 3 Newton South 7 p.m. Fri., Oct. 10 at North Andover 7 p.m. Sat., Oct. 18 at Austin Prep 11 a.m. Fri., Oct. 24 at Somerville 7 […]

Police Investigate Daytime Shooting

- Allison Goldsberry Medford Police are on the lookout for a suspect or suspects involved in a shooting that took place in broad daylight Wednesday afternoon in a local neighborhood. Police responded to reports of shots fired at Cherry Street and Fellsway West around 2:30PM Wednesday, but when they arrived on scene, they found no […]

Tourney Combined Fun, Competition, and Baseball

An MIT athlete prepares to hit a pitch coming toward him during the Challenger Division Game on August 17. Photo by Alexander Svirsky. 13th Annual Medford Invitational Tournament a Success – Ron Giovino, MIT President The thirteenth edition of the Medford Invitational Tournament concluded on Monday with the Billerica All-stars defeating the Newton All-Star by […]

Tufts Welcomes the Class of 2012

1,305 new Jumbos and their families will descend upon Medford on Wednesday, August 27, to start their four year journey at Tufts University. Here’s a look at the Tufts class of 2012 by the numbers: 15,641- number of applicants to Tufts, the largest pool in school history 2,017- number of those applicants who applied to […]

Police Arrest Two for Alleged Gas Theft

Medford Police have arrested two men they say were caught stealing gas from cars early Tuesday morning on Bradlee Road. David Santucci, 25, of Poole Street, and Ronald Cresta, Jr., 28, of Mystic Valley Parkway were arrested around 1AM on Tuesday morning after neighbors told police the pair was siphoning gas from cars. According to […]

Fourth Annual Medford Arts Festival September 13

At right, a poster designed by Medford youths Iain Wright and C.J. Carr. Photo courtesy Medford’s vibrant local arts scene will be on display again this year when the fourth annual Medford Arts Festival livens up Medford Square on Saturday, September 13. The festival will take place on the plaza in Medford Square at […]

Sacco: Why Do We Elect a Register of Probate?

Middlesex County Register of Probate John Buonomo, pictured at right, is accused of allegedly stealing taxpayer funds. Does electing county officers make sense, especially to administrative positions which should demand someone well trained as a professional administrator? In the aftermath of the spotlight on the activities of the current Register of Probate, a number of […]

DA Won’t Prosecute Marzilli in Arlington Case

State Senator Jim Marzilli is pictured at left in court recently with his lawyer, Terrence Kennedy. Photo courtesy Gatehouse Media. The following is a statement issued by Middlesex County District Attorney Gerry Leone regarding a sexual assault complaint brought against State Senator Jim Marzilli by an Arlington woman in April. The DA has determined there […]

Primary Set for September 16

Voters to Choose Candidates for State, Federal Offices – Allison Goldsberry On Tuesday, September 16 the polls will open in Medford for voters to select candidates in Democratic and Republican primaries for state and federal offices. Registered Democrats and Republicans, as well as those unenrolled in either party, will vote for a US Senator, US […]

Medford Native Runs 54 Miles for Jimmy Fund

Medford native, Boston Marathon Race Director, and possible glutton for punishment Dave McGillivray completed a 54-mile run on his 54th birthday last week- from Fenway to Hopkinton and back- in an effort to raise money for the Jimmy Fund. The event was part of a 2-day telethon that has raised over $1,000,000. The run was […]

Rep. Sciortino Launches Website for Write-in Campaign

- Allison Goldsberry State Representative Carl Sciortino (D-Medford) is ramping up his write-in campaign for reelection with just one month to go until the Democratic Primary on September 16. Rep. Sciortino, running for his third term, failed to get on the ballot after his nomination papers went missing. He is forced to wage a write-in […]

MHS Cheerleaders Receive Championship Rings

Rings Commemorate 2008 National Title The Medford High School Varsity Cheerleading team pose for a picture with their championship rings after a ceremony in Mayor Michael McGlynn’s office on Wednesday. Also pictured are Mayor McGlynn, Coaches Julie Brown Santos and Lisa Evangelista, Athletic Director Bob Maloney, and School Committee member Lena DiGiantommaso. Story Updated 11:20AM, […]