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2008 to Close with Winter Storm

Four to Eight Inches of Snow Expected in Medford, Area Four to eight inches of light, fluffy snow are expected to fall in Medford and the area between 8AM and 8PM Wednesday. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for the area. Snow is expected to fall the most heavily between 11AM […]

Looking Ahead to 2009

Green Line station locations, including the end of the line, are expected to be announced in early 2009. At right, a Green Line train at Cleveland Circle. Photo by Alexander Svirsky. What Will be the Big Stories in Medford? Tough Times Forecast for City’s Budget A slumping economy and a warning from the governor that […]

Top-10 Most-Read InsideMedford.com Stories of 2008

Politics Tops the List of Most-Read Stories  Nearly 63,000 people visited InsideMedford.com in 2008.  The site experienced its most visitors to date- 6,801- in December.  Thank you to everyone who has visited InsideMedford.com, commented on stories, told friends about the site, submitted story ideas, and advertised on the site.  Your support is very much appreciated […]

2008 in Review- Things We’d Rather Forget

This is the third in a series of several pieces that will look back at the most notable events and people in 2008 in Medford. Today’s focus is people.  Click here to see the other features. State Senator Jim Marzilli is pictured at left in court recently with his lawyer, Terrence Kennedy. Photo courtesy Gatehouse […]

2008 in Review- Politics

This is the second in a series of several pieces that will look back at the most notable events and people in 2008 in Medford. Today’s focus is politics. Click here see the other features. Newly-elected State Representative Sean Garballey (D-Arlington, Medford) is pictured at left with Governor Deval Patrick. Garballey Wins Decisively A 22-year-old […]

December Real Estate Update with Dan Tucci

This is the second in a series of occasional pieces by Medford Realtor Dan Tucci.  Tucci lives in Medford.  Click on “Real Estate” to see Tucci’s other reports. Medford currently has 50 Single Family Listings for sale through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS).  The average asking price is $361,983, and the average days on the […]

Medford Housing Group: More Affordable Homes Needed

Medford Community Housing president Cheryl Middleton, guest speaker Roberta Rubin, outgoing president Kelly Catallo, and Laura Glynn of the City of Medford Office of Community Development at the Medford Community Housing annual meeting November 12. Courtesy photo. Medford Community Housing Seeks to Increase Affordable Housing in Medford With a slumping economy, home foreclosures on the […]

Marzilli Seeks to Boost Pension

State Senator Jim Marzilli is pictured at left in court recently with his lawyer, Terrence Kennedy. Photo courtesy Gatehouse Media. Disgraced State Senator Asks to Double Pension – Allison Goldsberry Former State Senator and State Representative for Arlington and Medford James Marzilli, who is facing criminal charges for attempted sexual assault, is invoking a little-known […]

2008 in Review- Sports

This is the first in a series of several pieces that will look back at the most notable events and people in 2008 in Medford. Today’s focus is sports. Former MHS track star Arantxa King is pictured at right executing a jump in a recent track meet. Photo courtesy Bermuda Olympic Association. Former Medford Track […]

Medford Holiday Home of the Day

This Allston Street home has definitely gotten into the holiday spirit! Looking for more lights in Medford? Check out this online map created by Medford resident Margaret Weigel. Send your Christmas lights pictures to news@insidemedford.com. Photo by Margaret Weigel.