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Haberstroh: TV3 is “Closed Shop”

TV3, the Public Access station in Medford has been audited, and the results aren’t pretty. For years the management of TV3 has tried to sweep the fiscal health, community outreach, and membership problems under the rug. The vibrancy that is Public Access across the country is a closed shop in Medford. Actually a “closed shop” […]

MHS Athletes Earn M-Club Honors

The following Medford High School seniors received special M-Club awards. The athletes were honored at a banquet on Tuesday, May 26, 2009: Francis N. Pelosi Memorial Soccer Award Anna Guigli (Soccer) MHS Cheering Alumni Christine Cardone Mark Comfort Memorial Scholarship Katherine Picarde (Cross-Country, Indoor Track, Lacrosse) Ken Cooper Memorial Scholarship Chris Vaudo (Soccer) and Phil […]

Volunteers to Help Herring Cross Dam Friday, Saturday

Annual Event Helps Fish Reach Breeding Ground in Upper Mystic Lake Volunteers will descend upon the Mystic Lakes on Friday and Saturday, May 29 and 30, to help herring get across the dam to reach the Upper Mystic Lake to lay their eggs during the 5th Annual Herring Bucket Brigade, sponsored by the Medford Boat […]

Mustang Stampede Planned for Sunday, May 31

Medford Football Hosts Community Event New Head Coach Rico Dello Iacono and the Medford Mustang football team have invited the community to a special event this weekend to get them pumped for the upcoming season. The Mustang Stampede will take place from 12:30PM-4PM at the home of the Mustangs, Hormel Stadium. There will be plenty […]

MHS Seniors Head to Top Colleges

4 Seniors to Ivy League, 6 to Tufts Graduating Medford High School seniors are heading to several top colleges and universities. Two students, Matt Cipollone and Philip Galebach, plan to attend Harvard University while Vanessa Latson and Susan Trinh will head to Brown University. Six students will plan on staying local and becoming Jumbos: Matthew […]

Medford Cheerleaders Hold Fall Team Tryouts June 16, 17

MHS Cheerleaders Fall Team Tryouts! Come and be a part of one of the most successful programs at Medford High School! Everyone makes a team! No experience is necessary. You will be taught everything you need to know! Tryouts are Tuesday, June 16 and Wednesday, June 17 from 4PM-6PM at the Medford High School gym. […]

Globe Posts Top 100 Salaries in Medford

The Boston Globe has posted a list of the top 100 highest-paid public employees in Medford. The highest paid city employee in 2008 was Police Captain Alan Doherty, who earned $165,880.19. According to the Globe’s analysis, seventy-seven of the top 100 highest-paid employees earned more than $100,000, and forty-seven of the seventy-seven were police officers. […]

Medford Square Market Opens Thursday, June 4

Farmers’ Market Every Thursday June 4-October 8 The Medford Square Market will open its third season on Thursday, June 4.  The market is every Thursday from noon to 7PM on River Street in Medford Square. According to Market Manager Nikole Torres, many of the market’s vendors from last year will be back again, including When […]

Voke Students Makeover ’85 Ford

Crown Vic Made Over for Special Police Vocational students in the Automotive Collision Repair program recently gave a 1985 Ford Crown Victoria a much-needed makeover. Three sophomore students, Andrew Demora, Oscar Lopez, and Anthony Meyers took the car, which had been sitting around for years, and made it into a police car for the Special […] Launches Medford Page

– Allison Goldsberry has branched out its new community websites to three north of Boston communities- Medford, Malden, and Melrose. The sites are part of several that the Boston Globe and its online affiliate,, have launched since late last year as part of a network of community coverage called Your Town. Medford’s site […]