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Medford Parents Lobby Beacon Hill for Education Money

Residents Demand Focus on Public Education, Deliver over 7,000 Postcards to Lawmakers Medford parents outside of the State House. School Committee Vice Chair Ann Marie Cugno is pictured, center, with colleague Paulette Van der Kloot. Photo courtesy Matt Haberstroh. The following information was released by the Medford residents who rallied on Beacon Hill last week […]

Local Tavern Offers Free Sox Tickets

John Brewers Tavern to Give Away Tickets Next 3 Thursdays Three lucky people will each win a pair of Red Sox tickets, courtesy of John Brewer’s Tavern. The restaurant is giving away one pair of tickets on each of the next three dates: Thursday, April 2, Thursday, April 9, and Thursday, April 16. Simply show […]

Sen. Jehlen, Medford Reps to Hold Budget Forum

The following is an announcement from State Senator Pat Jehlen (D-Somerville, Medford): Why is the state budget in crisis? How will the federal stimulus impact Massachusetts? How can we protect the services we care about? Senator Patricia Jehlen and Representatives Paul Donato, Carl Sciortino and Sean Garballey invite Medford residents to attend a forum on […]

Students, Teacher Win Computers for McGlynn

Contest-Winning Essay Earns 7 Free Computers for School The McGlynn Elementary School is the recipient of 7 brand new computers, thanks to Computer Teacher Simone Elias and 153 students. Led by Elias, the kids submitted essays to Kaspersky Lab about why the McGlynn deserved new computers and how the computers would maximize their learning at […]

Medford Family Wins Lunch with Tedy Bruschi

One lucky Medford family, along with a family from Weymouth, recently won a special Papa Gino’s lunch with New England Patriots linebacker Tedy Bruschi. The winners were chosen at random from a pool of people who signed up for Our Kids Win, a school fundraising program in which a portion of sales from participating businesses […]

Mustang Baseball Kicks off Season with Victory

Mustangs Nab Weston, 6-3, in Scrimmage The Medford High School baseball team is off to a good start with both varsity and junior varsity victories over Weston on Wednesday. Junior captain Danny Gunn slammed the first homerun of the season and helped lift the Mustangs to victory. Gunn, a catcher, will lead the team with […]

McGlynn, Mayors Meet with Top State Officials

Leaders Discuss Federal Stimulus Cash, Transportation Reform, Local Projects Mayor Michael McGlynn met this week in Taunton with state Transportation Secretary James Aloisi, infrastructure investment czar Jeffrey Simon, and the state’s Education General Counsel Nicholas Martinelli at the March meeting of the Massachusetts Mayors’ Association, a member group of the Massachusetts Municipal Association, to discuss […]

Local Dance Students Raise Money for Competition

Local students Lauren Tomaszczuk, Miranda Arena, Brittany Desrochers and Jenna Lossio from The Dance Haven in Medford receive support from Johnie’s Foodmaster and customers as they fundraise for competition. Thanks to the support of many they will be competing at The Dance Xplosion National Talent Tour in Andover the weekend of March 27th. “Even in […]

Police Look for Suspect in Suspicious Fire

Fire Destroys City Water Department, Italian War Vets Club on Saturday Medford Police are hard at work investigating a suspicious fire that destroyed an historic building that housed the city Water Department and the Italian American Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8 early Saturday morning. A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a […]

MSPCA Seeks Owner of Stray Husky Hit by Car

Driver Brings Dog to Hospital, Pays for Treatment The Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (MSPCA) is seeking the owner of a stray Husky who was hit by a car in Medford on Saturday, March 21. Unlike many past hit and runs, the driver who accidentally hit the Husky immediately sought police […]