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Justice Dept Drops Appeal of $100+ Mil Judgment

Medford, Malden Men to Receive Millions for Wrongful Imprisonment – Allison Goldsberry Medford resident Peter Limone, 75, pictured at right, successfully sued the federal government along with three other wrongfully convicted men and in 2007 was awarded the largest judgment for wrongful imprisonment in US history- $101.7 million. File photo courtesy Gatehouse Media, Inc. – […]

First Annual Rosann M. Donato Walk for the Cure May 16

Walk will support Brain Aneurysm Research in honor of Mrs. Donato On May 13, 2009, Rosann M. Donato, wife of State Representative Paul Donato succumbed to a brain aneurysm. On May 16, 2010, friends, family and supporters of Mrs. Donato will come together to commemorate her life with the first annual Walk for the Cure […]

School Committee Looks at Social Probation Policy

- Heidi Walsh, Mustang News The Medford School Committee met in a committee of the whole before April vacation to discuss the issue of social probation. Superintendent Roy Belson opened the meeting saying, “in order to ensure safety amongst our students it is important that they recognize the rules of the student handbook given to […]

Mustang JV Baseball Continues Winning Streak

Medford Remains Undefeated with Victory Over Cambridge Thursday – Allison Goldsberry The Mustang junior varsity baseball team is tearing through its schedule this season and has yet to post a loss. Medford currently stands undefeated at 9-0 and is 3-0 in the Greater Boston League. On Thursday afternoon freshman Corey Devlin improved his record to […]

Mustang Softball 2 for 2

Cambridge Victory Follows Waltham Shutout – Allison Goldsberry Following a tough loss to Malden last week, the varsity softball team rebounded with back to back victories over Waltham and Cambridge. The Mustangs were trailing by two runs after three innings against the Cambridge Falcons on Thursday afternoon before they exploded for eight runs in the […]

New Flood Insurance Rate Maps Effective Soon

Property Owners Encouraged to View Maps, Know Risk Communities throughout Middlesex County, Mass., including Medford, are receiving updated flood hazard maps as part of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s nationwide program to modernize Flood Insurance Rate Maps. The Medford maps, currently in draft form, are scheduled to become effective on June 4, 2010. There will […]

Girls Lax Shuts Out Malden

Mustangs, Undefeated in GBL, in Hunt for League Title – Allison Goldsberry The Mustang varsity girls lacrosse team braved the rain and the cold on Wednesday afternoon to come away with a 14-0 shutout victory over Malden at Hormel Stadium. It was the first shutout for sophomore goalie Rachel Keen, according to Head Coach Matt […]

Karen (Porcella) O’Reilly

Beloved Swan, Brooks School Teacher Karen (Porcella) O’Reilly of Belmont, April 16, 2010. Extraordinary wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She is survived by her husband of almost 40 years, Bruce O’Reilly, son David O’Reilly and wife Nicole, son Chris O’Reilly and wife Kristin, sister Maureen Clough, brother Philip Porcella, grandchildren Cameron and Connor who […]

Gilchrist NESCAC Pitcher of the Week

Medford Resident, MC Grad, Pitches for Tufts Sophomore Jumbo Kevin Gilchrist, a Medford resident and former Malden Catholic standout, has been recognized as this week’s New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Pitcher of the Week. Making just the second start of his career for Tufts University, Gilchrist fired a one-hitter at Bowdoin College on […]

Varsity, JV, Frosh Baseball Defeat Somerville

Highlanders No Match for Mighty Mustangs – Allison Goldsberry The Mustang varsity, junior varsity, and freshman baseball team each pulled out lopsided victories against Somerville on Tuesday afternoon. The varsity ‘stangs were up 17-0 when the game was shortened by rain after five innings. Senior Mike Sullivan pitched the five inning shut out. Sophomore Sam […]

MHS Student Artwork to be Displayed in Upcoming Shows

The Boston Globe Scholastic Art Award winners, pictured above, will be on display May 5 at Medford High School and also during the West Medford Open Studios. Two exhibits are planned at Medford High School to show off the work of MHS art students. On Wednesday, April 28 work created MHS students from each of […]

Why I Will Continue to Shop at Shaws

- Allison Goldsberry I finally encountered some of the strikers last week when I was attempting to pick my sister up from work at the Medford Shaws. There were two groups of strikers blocking both entrances to the store on Locust Street, which is completely ridiculous, obnoxious, and unsafe. They swore at me (F— You!) […]