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Council Passes Fiscal Year 2010 Budget

The Medford City Council passed a budget for fiscal year 2010, which starts on July 1. The $129,847,388 budget is less than the $132,038,396 budget originally approved for fiscal year 2009 last June.  It’s also less than the 2009 budget after a $1.4 million budget cut made in the middle of the year following a […]

McGlynn Middle School Principal Selected

Educator, Former Social Worker to Lead School – Allison Goldsberry School Superintendent Roy Belson announced on Tuesday morning that a new principal has been selected for the McGlynn Middle School. Jacob S. Edwards will take over the position from retiring principal Jim Deveney. According to information released by Supt. Belson, Edwards has been an assistant […]

Local Fireworks Displays

Arlington- Robbins Farm Park, 7PM, Saturday, July 4th- www.robbinsfarmpark.org Boston- Charles River Esplanade, 10:30PM, Saturday, July 4- http://july4th.org Nahant- Bailey’s Hill, 9:15PM, Friday, July 3- www.nahant.org Somerville- Trum Field, 6PM, Thursday, July 2- www.somervillema.gov- Update- Postponed to Thursday, July 9

School Committee Passes $43,010,000 Budget

Updated 5:28PM, Wednesday, July 1, 2009 The Medford School Committee passed a $43,010,000 budget for fiscal year 2010 during a meeting on Monday night.  The budget was passed with little debate or discussion, as the bulk of the budgetary discussion occurred during the first budget meeting on Wednesday, June 24.  Since that meeting the number […]

Sen. Jehlen: More Testing Needed for Elderly Drivers

Two weeks ago, a four-year-old girl was killed by an 88-year-old driver in Stoughton. Just this weekend, a Medford pedestrian was hit by an 86-year-old driver in Melrose. What can we do to prevent such tragedies? One widely-discussed proposal by Sen. Joyce would require vision and road testing of individuals who renew their licenses after […]

Wildcats Medford Youth Softball Major Champs

Wildcats Earn 1st, Phillies Take 2nd The Wildcats and Phillies duked it out in the Majors Championship game on Saturday, June 27 at Columbus Park. Below is video of the game put together by Medford High School Softball Coach Jack Dempsey:

Medford Man Hurt in Melrose Crash Sunday

Both Victim, Driver Elderly – Allison Goldsberry An 84-year-old Medford man was severely injured after being struck by a car driven by an elderly driver on Sunday morning in Melrose, according to published and televised reports. The victim, Francis Blomerth, was struck on Main Street in Melrose in front of the Mexico Lindo restaurant around […]

Rep. Markey Co-Sponsors Major Clean Energy Bill

President Obama: Legislation is Historic US Representative Edward Markey (D-Malden), Chairman of the House Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming, co-sponsored a “landmark” clean energy bill with House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Henry Waxman (D-California) that was passed by the House of Representatives on Friday. President Barack Obama spoke about the legislation […]

U9 Lax Closes Season With Win

The Medford Youth Lacrosse League has been going strong since starting its season in April.   The U9 team closed the season with a nighttime victory against Arlington on Tuesday, June 16.   Pictures from the game are below.  Courtesy photos.

Imbergamo: What About Resident Parking Enforcement?

The following letter was submitted to InsideMedford.com for publication by South Medford resident Frank Imbergamo: A few weeks ago there was a meeting regarding the problems with Parking in Medford. I would have gone to the meeting but I was out of town that day. I noticed that Medford is interested only with the business […]