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Fall Street Sweep Cancelled Due to Lack of Funding

The following is a message from Department of Public Works Commissioner John Buckley: As we all know, the overall economic conditions throughout the United States of America and more specifically, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, have remained suppressed. While the longer term economic outlook is cautiously optimistic, the near term projections do not offer any relief. […]

AC Cross-Country 4-0

Cougars Beat Lowell Catholic Tuesday Freshmen, Sophomores Win League Meet Story Updated 7:40PM, Thursday, October 1, 2009 – Allison Goldsberry The Arlington Catholic Boys and Girls Cross Country teams continued their undefeated seasons with victories over Lowell Catholic’s runners by scores of 20-39 (Boys) and 19-37 (Girls). Both AC teams are now 4-0. The boys […]

Sen. Jehlen Pushes for Paid Sick Days

State House Hearing October 7 on Paid Sick Days Bill The following is an announcement from State Senator Patricia Jehlen (D-Somerville, Medford) Legislation to provide paid sick leave to workers in Massachusetts will receive a public hearing on October 7th. This important bill is a vital tool in the effort to help control infectious diseases […]

Mystic River Cleanup Joins Recycling Challenge

- Ken Krause Sorting recyclables at its Spring Mystic River Cleanup this year helped net the Friends of the Mystic River a $500 contribution for its programs. The Friends will recycle again at its Fall Mystic River Cleanup on Saturday, Oct. 3, but this time in hopes of helping win up to $15,000 for the […]

InsideMedford.com Publishes Candidate Statements

Over the next couple of weeks InsideMedford.com is publishing un-edited statements from candidates running for School Committee, City Council, and Mayor. The first batch of statements appears below and is from the School Committee challengers. Statements from the School Committee incumbents will follow shortly. The City Council challengers will have statements published, followed by the […]

Larry Brown, School Committee Candidate

My name is Larry Brown and I’m a candidate for Medford School Committee. As a lifelong, second generation Medford resident with two sons in the Medford public school system (McGlynn Middle and the High School), I have been active in both of my sons’ educations and remain an involved and committed parent. I have an […]

John Falco, School Committee Candidate

My name is John Falco and as a candidate for the Medford School Committee, I respectfully ask for your vote and support. I offer you my 20 years of accounting and finance expertise, a strong educational background (BS, University of Massachusetts; Graduate Certificate from Northeastern University), experience advocating for the children of Medford, and a […]

Sharon Guzik, School Committee Candidate

My husband, Jack Beusmans, and I have two sons, Izaak and Ari, who attend the Columbus school. I grew up in Chicago and attended the Chicago Public Schools. I have BA in Biology from the University of Chicago and an MS in Biology from the Northeastern University. After graduate school, I worked as the Supervisor […]

Chris Murphy, School Committee Candidate

My name is Chris Murphy and I am running for the Medford School Committee. I have been a resident of 51 Sheridan Ave since I was five years old. I attended Medford Public Schools from Kindergarten until my high school graduation. My family has been in the city of Medford for the last 55 years […]

Bill O’Keefe, School Committee Candidate

In these tight fiscal times, we need Medford School Committee members that can advocate for programs, can meet with parents in the school yard, in the playground, and online with technology. We need members that can lobby our State House delegates and assist them with bills and research and provide a pulse for this community […]