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Halloween in Medford

This Park Street house was scary even during the daylight hours. Pirates were on Park Street for Halloween. Baby Zack enjoyed his second Halloween at his grandfather’s house. Jack-o-lanterns on Dudley Street. Photos by Paul Rapatano and Allison Goldsberry

Local Pols Welcome Salvatore’s to Medford

A run-of-the-mill business ribbon-cutting in Medford turned into a major political event on Sunday morning, with Governor Deval Patrick making a stop on his campaign bus tour to welcome Salvatore’s to Medford Square. The Italian restaurant recently opened on High Street, and according to owner Sal Lupoli, has created seventy-five new jobs. Medford Chamber of […]

‘Containerized’ Trash, Recycling Begins November 1

New trash and recycling bins like the ones pictured above will be in use starting Monday, November 1, for the city’s new trash and recycling program. Each household received one 96 gallon recycling bin and one 64 gallon trash bin, with multi-family units each receiving a pair of bins. The recycling bins came with either […]

Local Raccoons Baffled by New Trash Containers

Boys Soccer Blanks Billerica, 2-0

The boys varsity soccer team pulled out a 2-0 victory over Billerica on their home turf on Thursday night. The Mustangs dominated the Indians from the beginning, with the entire team giving 120% effort, said Freshman Coach Mike Cugno. Sophomore Jonathan Pires scored Medford’s first goal about midway through the first half, and freshman Erik […]

Medford Historical Society Hosts Gala November 6

Images from the Medford Historical Society’s vast collection of Civil War photos (like the one pictured at right) will be available for viewing at the organization’s fundraising gala. Courtesy photo. Medford Historical Society Fundraising Gala Saturday, November 6 The Medford Historical Society presents its First Annual Cocktail Party Fundraising Gala Saturday, November 6th, 6-9 pm […]

Winter Clothing Drive for Homeless Veterans

A quarter of all homeless people are veterans, and during the winter season, they need your help. This year, the need is greater than ever for warm winter clothing. Once again State Representative Paul Donato and Medford Veterans’ Service Office are collecting gently worn and clean winter clothing and coats for homeless veterans. Donations will […]

Undefeated AC Girls XC Team Wins League Meet

Cougars Wrap Up Perfect Season with League Victory – Allison Goldsberry The Arlington Catholic girls cross country team has been unbeatable this season. The Cougars repeated as Catholic Central League champions with a perfect 7-0 league record and are 9-0 overall, and also successfully defended their league title on Thursday by capturing first place in […]

Green Medford Organizes ‘Reverse’ Trick-or-Treat

Local Environmental Education Group to Distribute Energy Efficient Light Bulbs on Halloween On Halloween young trick-or-treaters and their parents will hit the streets of Medford armed with 200 energy efficient light bulbs. The “reverse” trick-or-treat organized by Green Medford is an attempt to educate people about saving money and electricity by switching to energy efficient […]

Mustang Hockey Team Helps Clean Up Mystic

Hockey Players Participate in Annual Fall River Clean Up The entire boys hockey team lent a hand in the annual fall Mystic River clean up in mid-October. Head Coach Steve DeBenedictis submitted the following photos.