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Rep. Markey: Federal Flood Aid Available

The following announcement is from US Representative Edward Markey (D-Malden, Medford): Critical funds will help Homes and Business in the Community Rebuild Representative Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) today hailed the release of critical federal flood aid after President Obama approved a Major Federal Disaster Declaration in the wake of ongoing flooding in our region. The […]

Whole Foods Donates to Council on Aging

On March 9, 2010 Whole Foods Market in Medford held a 5% day to support not-for-profit community organizations. The Medford Senior Citizens Inc. was the recipient of the fundraiser event. Presenting a check in the amount of $2,649.57 is Jennifer Kump (Whole Foods Marketing Team Leader), and Bob Gentile of Whole Foods to Marion Davis […]

Street-Sweeping Schedule

The following is a tentative street sweeping schedule for the Spring Clean up. This schedule is subject to change due to weather conditions/equipment breakdown, etc. Streets will be posted the day before on telephone poles and windshields, please watch for postings! Your cooperation in removing vehicles from posted streets will assist in the program. This […]

Record-Breaking Rain in March

Blast from the Past: Flooding in Medford Hickey Park, 1953 Hickey Park, 1953 Park Street near the Fellsway, 1953 Before the Amelia Earhart dam was constructed, several areas of Medford would be underwater after heavy rain. The first two photos above show Hickey Park underwater and the third photo is of Park Street near the […]

Long-Time Realtor Starts Own Firm

The following announcement was submitted to for publication: Long-time local real estate broker Kelly Sheehan Catallo has founded Cosmopolitan Real Estate Inc. at 101 Mystic Avenue in Medford, a full service firm specializing in the rental and sale of residential and commercial properties. For more than 18 years Kelly Catallo has been in pursuit […]

Kids Winners in MPD/DCF Charity Hockey Game

Over $4,000 Raised The 4th Annual Medford Police vs. the Malden office of the Department of Children and Families (DCF, formerly DSS) Charity Hockey Game took place at Loconte Rink on March 19. Although the MPD beat the DCF 7-4 the real winners are the kids. The Medford Police Patrolman’s Association and the Medford Police […]

Cheerleaders Recognized at Banquet

Mustang Cheerleaders Feted Pictured left to right: Kayla Davis, Brianna Walsh, Audrey Farenga, Captain Lindsey Mills, Kristin Moore, Karli Keating, Cali Keene, Jaclyn Doherty and Captain Darla Vitale. Photo courtesy Lisa Evangelista. The Medford High School Cheerleaders’ Annual Banquet was held recently at Montvale Plaza in Stoneham, Massachusetts. Nine seniors were feted, as well as […]

Chamber Plans Annual Pancake Breakfast on Patriots Day

The Medford Chamber of Commerce’s annual Pancake Breakfast will be held on Patriots Day, Monday, April 19, 2010 at St. Joseph’s Parish Hall, 114 High Street, Medford, from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Scrambled eggs, sausages, pancakes and fresh fruit will be cooked by professional breakfast chefs Lino and Audrey Avellani of Lino and Audrey’s […]

Frankie’s Pizza Chena

This recipe is part of a series of occasional recipes from Medford’s Frankie Imbergamo, a cookbook author whose “gravy and meatballs” recipe won a national contest and was featured on chef Emeril Lagasse’s TV show. Looking for something special for Easter? Try Frankie’s Pizza Chena, an Italian “meat pie” usually enjoyed during this holiday. Frankie’s […]

Voke-Tech Benefit Concert to Feature Old Favorites

Oldies Night in Medford at Chevalier Theatre May 8 Well-known artists from the past will grace the stage for a benefit concert for the Medford Vocational-Technical High School this spring. Charlie Thomas and the Drifters, the Toys with Barbara Harris, Jay Siegel and the Tokens, and the Shirelles with Shirley Allston Reeves are all slated […]