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Chiefs Rally for 5-1 Win at Watertown Tuesday

Hal Landers, pictured at left, had the game-winning double in 7th. Courtesy photo. Ellis Wins 5th, Landers Delivers Game Winner in Chiefs’ Road Victory The first place Andre Chiefs rallied for four runs in the top of the seventh inning, with two outs and nobody on base, to break a 1-1 tie and send them […]

No More Reverse 911

City to Replace Inefficient Reverse 911 System with New Service The city’s new emergency notification system will be able to send out emails and text messages in addition to phone calls. – Allison Goldsberry After May’s emergency boil water order revealed the weaknesses of the city’s current reverse 911 notification system, Medford is finally moving […]

Green Line Station Design Group Members Selected

Five Medford residents were appointed Monday to the new Green Line Extension Working Group that will assist and advise MassDOT during the next phase of the project. Doug Carr, Jessica Martin, Julia Prange and Laurel Ruma of Medford were among 18 citizens appointed to the group. City Councilor Fred Dello Russo Jr. also was appointed […]

Medford Outback Restaurant Closes

Open Friday, Closed by Monday The Medford location of the Outback Steakhouse restaurant chain closed on Sunday without any notice, according to several people who have visited the restaurant within the past couple of days. According to Medford resident Jim Morse, a worker at the restaurant said no other tenant is moving in and they […]

Medford’s 2011 Budget Breakdown

The chart below shows how how much of the $131,692,056 fiscal year 2011 budget is taken up by a few important items. Click here to see the entire budget, which was passed by the Medford City Council at their June 29 meeting. Schools $43,200,000 Public Works $26,920,616 Protection (includes police and fire) $22,109,309 Insurance $18,375,000 […]

Medford Intercity League Baseball Action

Andre Chiefs Lose Road Game to Wakefield, 5-1 Wakefield righty Kevin Tidmarsh of Trinity College threw a complete game five-hitter to lead the Merchants to a 5-1 win over the Andre Chiefs in Intercity League Baseball action on Sunday. Former Boston College star Steve Langone, who later went on to play in the Boston Red […]

Council Passes 2011 Budget

Story Updated 9:17PM Tuesday, June 29, 2010 – Allison Goldsberry After several weeks of budget meetings and hearings, the Medford City Council unanimously passed the city’s proposed $131,692,056 budget for fiscal year 2011. The 2011 budget cycle, which begins July 1, includes nearly $900,000 in one-time revenue, with $320,000 from the sale of real estate […]

Chiefs End Homestand in 1st Place

DiCato, DeCarlo Pitch Chiefs to 4-2 Win Over Reading Bulldogs Friday The Andre Chiefs concluded their four game homestand with a brisk 4-2 win over the expansion Reading Bulldogs on Friday night at Tufts University. Starter and winner Mike DiCato got the Bulldogs’ side in order in the top of the first inning, including two […]

Realtor Mike DiCato Joins ERA Andrew Realty

Local REALTOR® Mike DiCato has joined ERA Andrew Realty, announced John Veneziano, Broker/Owner of the Medford and Stoneham-based real estate company. As an ERA Andrew REALTOR®, DiCato offers both buyer representation and seller representation and specializes in the marketing and sale of residential and commercial properties, as well as land and new developments. Through the […]

‘Encore’ Dance Show Saturday, June 26

Dance Haven Encore Show: Flipping Channels, a Tribute to Fame Courtesy photo. Don’t Miss It! We are excited to present our first Encore Show on Saturday, June 26th at Malden Catholic High School. The show will feature some of our big numbers and competition routines as well as our production of FAME. The doors will […]

Rep. Sciortino Attend National Education Conference

Meets with Senior Education Department Staff, Education Secretary Arne Duncan State Representative Carl Sciortino (D-Medford, Somerville), second from right, recently attended a national education conference. Courtesy photo. Last week, Representative Carl Sciortino (D-Medford) attended the U.S. Department of Education’s State Legislator Conference, giving him the opportunity to meet with U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan […]

Gone, but Not Forgotten

A banner and flowers mark the spot before the former sporting goods store owned by Medford’s Tony Lucci, who passed away last week. Lucci owned Medford Square Sporting Goods for more than fifty years, outfitting thousands of Medford Mustangs and doing business with professional sports teams. The corner was dedicated in Lucci’s honor in 2006, […]