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Hartley Greenleaf, December 14, 1953-October 31, 1998

Friends Mark 10-Year Anniversary of Beloved Football Coach Ten years ago on October 31, 1998, the Medford Pop Warner football program lost one of its beloved coaches when Hartley Greenleaf passed away suddenly at the age of 44. During the years he coached at various levels of the program, he was loved and respected by […]

Mustang Hall of Fame Banquet November 23

On Sunday, November 23 thirteen athletes, two community members, and one coach will be officially inducted into the Mustang Hall of Fame during a special banquet. The 1992 girls basketball team, coached by inductee Ernie Ardolino, will be also be honored, along with the 1955 baseball team, which included star athletes such as Bill Monboquette, […]

Concert to Benefit Veterans Honor Roll Park

Fundraising Concert to Help Maintain Medford’s New Veterans’ Memorials “Singing Trooper” Dan Clark and his wife Mary Colorusso Clark are coming back to Medford to lend their voices for a concert to benefit the city’s Veterans Honor Roll Park. Clark (pictured at right last year) warmed up the crowd with patriotic tunes a year ago […]

TV3 in Need of New Board, Direction

TV3 is undergoing a public performance evaluation hearing Wednesday night at 7PM at City Hall.  Retired judge and Medford resident Marie Jackson will serve as the impartial evaluator.  Below is the opinion of Allison Goldsberry, Editor of and a former TV3 Board member. Update- Catch the replay of the hearing at 7AM and 7PM […]

Rep. Markey to Debate GOP Opponent

Debate Scheduled for Thursday in Revere US Representative Edward Markey (D-Malden) will debate his Republican opponent, John Cunningham of Revere, in the first and only debate of the campaign. The debate will take place on Thursday, October 30 at 2PM at the Revere Special Needs Center at 200 Winthrop Street in Revere. Revere Community Media […]

Tuesday 5% Day at Whole Foods for Mystic River Group

Mystic River Watershed Association to Receive 5% of Sales Whole Foods has once again decided to donate 5% of its sales to the Mystic River Watershed Association.  The group will receive 5% of all sales from Tuesday, October 28. The group says all funds donated will support the Watershed Association’s water quality monitoring program, land […]

TV3 Performance Hearing Wednesday

Retired Judge to Preside Over Hearing – Allison Goldsberry Six months after an April hearing was cancelled due to a delay in the completion of a financial audit, TV3 Medford will undergo a performance evaluation hearing on Wednesday, October 29, at 7PM in the Council Chambers at City Hall. In April, Mayor Michael McGlynn announced […]

Medford Pet Halloween Costumes

Kerry Jones’ Tia Marie (left, princess ballerina) and Tucker (right, scarecrow) get into the Halloween spirit at a local “howl-o-ween” party for dogs.  Courtesy photo. Send your pet Halloween costume photos to

Pet Halloween Costume Contest Saturday, October 25

Calling all wacky dog and cat lovers- Kitty Connection is looking for some furry, four-legged friends for its first annual Pet Halloween Costume Contest. The contest will take place on Saturday, October 25 at Pet Supplies Plus in Wellington Circle. Kitties are invited in costume from 11AM-noon while dressed up doggies should come for 1PM-2PM. […]

Local Children in Helen Keller Play

The Miracle Worker Looks at Relationship of Keller, Teacher Sullivan Medford residents Kokeb Aklilu, 7, (foreground, far right) and Tinsae Aklilu, 9, (foreground, far left) are in the play The Miracle Worker, which tells the story about the famously inspirational relationship between blind-deaf-mute Helen Keller and her teacher, Anne Sullivan.  The play is currently at […]