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 Media.
Marzilli Indicted for Allegedly Accosting Four Women
Jim Marzilli, a former state senator and state representative for Medford and Arlington, is accused of attempting to sexually assault four women in Lowell one summer afternoon after the District Attorney declined to pursue another alleged assault case against the senator due to a lack of evidence.
DA: Coach Withdrew Team Cash at Strip Club
Former Chelsea and Medford football coach James Atkins is accused by Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley of using Chelsea booster football funds for personal use, including at a Revere strip club.
Buonomo Arraigned for Alleged Theft of Public Money
Middlesex County Register of Probate John Buonomo is caught on video allegedly stealing cash from copy machines and money machines in the Office of the Register of Deeds.
Tufts Staffers Arraigned for Stealing Nearly $1 Million
Two Tufts employees are accused of raiding student activities funds and using the money on fancy trips and clothes in two separate schemes.
Tufts Loses $20 Million in Madoff “Ponzi Scheme”
Disgraced Wall Street investor Bernard Madoff allegedly rips off Tufts University to the tune of $20 million.