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Meet the 2010 Mustang Football Team

Head Coach Rico Dello Iacono with the team’s thirteen seniors, including captains Alec Finn and Nick Murphy. Junior Mustangs. Sophomore Mustangs. Freshman Mustangs. Coaches Paolo Lambresa, Jason Nascimento, John Dubzinski, Rico Dello Iacono, John Donohue, Kevin Clifford, Bob Lauria, and athletic trainer Tanya Cashman-Timsit. – Photos courtesy Medford Public Schools

Green Line Extension Meeting September 29

Meeting to Focus on Station Design In September, MassDOT will host two educational public meetings to kick off the Preliminary Engineering phase of the Green Line Extension project. These meetings will also help inform the public Station Design Workshops, to be held later in the fall. Two educational meetings will be held, one each in […]

Local Yacht Clubs Close for Spraying of Aquatic ‘Weeds’

Spraying Postponed to Monday, September 13 Riverside, Mystic Wellington, Winter Hill Yacht Clubs to Close for Day The herbicidal treatment of overgrown aquatic vegetation at the three area yacht clubs originally scheduled for August 30 has been postponed until Monday, September 13. On that day, Groundwork Somerville will oversee the spraying of selected patches of […]

Cambridge Man Charged in Medford Murder

Chris Toppi, 28, during his arraignment in Somerville District Court on Monday for the murder of a Weymouth man in Medford on Saturday. Photo courtesy Medford Daily Mercury. DA Says Victim Beaten to Death – Allison Goldsberry A Cambridge man has been arraigned on murder charges in connection with the death of a Weymouth man […]

Ribbon-Cutting for New MHS Fields September 12

After more than three years of community organizing and fundraising, the Medford Field of Dreams project has finally been completed. The project includes two artificial turf fields behind Medford High School that can be used for soccer, lacrosse, and football games as well as for baseball and softball practice; a running/walking track; full lighting; two […]

Medford Baseball Tournament Closes 15th Season

Newton All-Stars Finally Earn Trophy After 12 Years After twelve years participating in the Medford Invitational Tournament, the Newton All-Star team finally took home the trophy. Coach Jerry Sack’s team defeated Medford in the playoffs and blanked Tewksbury, 16-0, on Saturday in the championship game. Challenger Division Game in 4th Year For the fourth year […]

Suspect Arrested in Salem Street Homicide

Story Updated 3:24PM Sunday, August 29, 2010 A man was found murdered at 382 Salem Street (gray house) early Saturday morning. Police were still on-scene late Saturday afternoon. Investigators collect evidence from a pickup truck with flat tires parked near the crime scene. – Allison Goldsberry A Cambridge man wanted in connection with the murder […]

Council, School Committee Meetings August 31

Medford City Hall. Photo by Paul Rapatano. Both the Medford City Council and School Committee will hold meetings on Tuesday, August 31. The Council will meet at City Hall. A Committee of the Whole meeting to discuss a proposed parking garage on Governors Avenue in Medford Square is taking place at 6:00PM in Room 207. […]

Fall Basketball for Grades 1-8 Starts September 25

Fall Basketball at Medford High School for Boys & Girls grades 1 through 8. This will be an 8 week Saturday program to teach the fundamentals of basketball. Start date: Saturday September 25, 2010 Program Outline: (Times subject to change depending on sign-ups) – 1st & 2nd Grade, 8:30am -10:00am Co-ed, 40 minutes of fundamentals […]

Coakley Recognizes Womens’ Suffrage Anniversary

Attorney General Martha Coakley with her husband Tom and their Labrador Retrievers in front of their Medford home. Courtesy photo. Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley, a Medford resident, had the following to say about the 90th anniversary of the 19th amendment to the US Constitution, which granted women the right to vote: “The right of […]

MWRA: Weston Leak Stable, No Service Interruption

Story Updated 3:30PM Sunday, August 29, 2010 Video by Boston.com – Allison Goldsberry MWRA officials say they have stabilized a small leak that opened up in a water pipeline at the agency’s Weston facility Thursday morning. The agency says the leak can be repaired without interrupting water service. According to information posted on the MWRA […]