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Cardinal O’Malley Visits Medford

Catholic Leader Celebrates St. Joseph’s 125th Anniversary Catholic Cardinal Sean O’Malley recently visited St. Joseph’s Church to take part in the celebration of the church’s 125th anniversary. Cardinal O’Malley is pictured above with City Councilor Robert Maiocco, a graduate of St. Joseph’s School. Courtesy photo.

McGlynn School Wind Turbine Unveiled

Towering over the McGlynn School complex and visible from Route 93, Medford’s first wind turbine and the first commercial-scale wind turbine to be installed at a public school in Massachusetts is a 131-foot demonstration of Medford’s commitment to clean energy. The wind turbine was unveiled in a special dedication ceremony on Thursday.  Video of the […]

Historical Society to Display Rare Civil War Photos

Photo Exhibit to Commemorate Lincoln, Obama Two hundred years after President Abraham Lincoln’s birth, the nation has inaugurated its first African- American president, and the Medford Historical Society will honor this remarkable series of events with Faces of the Civil War, an exhibition of 30 portraits from its collection of original Civil War photographs, the […]

Tri-Cap Hosts Free Lunch for Homeless

Donations of Warm Clothes, Toiletries Needed Tri-City Action Program, Inc., (Tri-Cap) of Medford, Malden, and Everett is hosting a free lunch in an effort to count the area’s homeless population. The lunch is open to homeless individuals and families and is Thursday, January 29, from 12PM-2PM at the Tri-Cap Cyber Cafe, 110 Pleasant Street, Malden. […]

Local Aid Cut, Mayor Expects Layoffs

Medford Faces Tough Budget Story Updated 4:37PM Wednesday, January 28, 2009 – Allison Goldsberry Medford Mayor Michael McGlynn and dozens of other public officials received some bad news from Governor Deval Patrick on Friday: local aid will be cut by $128 million to help the state close an expected $1 billion deficit. Medford will see […]

Boys Hockey Clinches GBL Title

Mustangs Remain Unbeaten in GBL The Medford boys varsity ice hockey team officially clinched the Greater Boston League title with a 3-0 victory over Somerville on Saturday. The team so far remains unbeaten in the GBL and has its last league game against Everett on Saturday. The Mustangs are 5-0 in the GBL and are […]

Everett Assistant Coach to Lead Medford Football

Story Updated 7:05PM, Monday, January 26, 2009 – Allison Goldsberry School Superintendent Roy Belson has announced that assistant Everett football coach Rico Dello Iacono has been hired to lead the Mustang football team next season. An advisory committee of football parents and other supporters helped Maloney, Belson, and Medford High School Headmaster Paul Krueger whittle […]

New Coach to Energize Medford High Softball

Youth Clinics, Summer Camps Planned to Build Program – Allison Goldsberry Don’t let the snow and ice on the ground fool you- there’s some serious softball going on right now in Medford. Long-time local coach Jack Dempsey is taking over the program and he has already started special clinics to sharpen the skills of high […]

Wind to Help Power McGlynn School

The McGlynn School wind turbine, pictured at left, had its blades installed on Friday.  Medford Environmental Agent Patty Barry is pictured with the turbine.  Photo courtesy Susan Altman. City’s First Wind Turbine Constructed Story Updated 4:51PM, Thursday, January 29, 2009 Watch video of the dedication ceremony – Allison Goldsberry After three years of planning, Medford’s […]

Rep. Garballey Appointed to Special Commission

Commission to Consider Civic Engagement, Learning State Representative Sean Garballey (D-Arlington, Medford) has been appointed to a special commission on civic engagement and learning. “Improving participatory democracy and awareness among young people is extremely important to me as a State Representative and I am honored to have been selected,” said Rep. Garballey. The special commission […]