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Forecast Calls for Two-Day Snow Event

Snow to Begin Tuesday Morning, End Wednesday Evening Schools Closed in Medford Wednesday Updated 2:38PM Tuesday, February 1, 2011 – Allison Goldsberry The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for a two-part snow storm that is expected to begin Tuesday morning and continue through Wednesday night. The storm could bring over a […]

Medford Police Community Meeting Returns in March

Impending Snow Storm Cancels February Meeting The Medford Police monthly community meeting scheduled for Wednesday, February 2 has been cancelled due to the anticipated snow storm, according to Lieutenant Paul Covino. The next meeting will be Wednesday, March 2 at 7PM at the Medford Police Academy, which is located next to the police station at […]

Domestic Argument on Exchange Avenue Turns Deadly

Shawntina Burston at her arraignment on Monday for the murder of her husband. Pool Photo By Jarret Bencks – Authorities Investigate Homicide in Medford; Defendant Charged With Murder Updated 2:40PM Monday, January 31, 2011 – Allison Goldsberry Authorities are investigating an apparent domestic violence incident between a man and wife that resulted in the […]

City Council Meeting Cancelled

A plow clears a Medford street during the last storm. Photo by Paul Rapatano. Story Updated 12:50PM Tuesday, February 1, 2011 Council to Discuss Plowing, Meeting Cancelled Due to Weather The Medford City Council had planned to discuss the plowing of snow on the city’s streets during their Tuesday night meeting but that discussion will […]

Committee Assignments Released for Medford Reps

Updated 2:47PM Saturday, January 29, 2011 State Representatives Paul Donato (D-Medford, Malden), Carl Sciortino (D-Medford, Somerville), and Sean Garballey (D-Arlington, Medford) received the following committee assignments for 2011: Rep. Paul Donato Ethics Floor Division Chair, Third Division As a Division Leader, Donato will be responsible for helping to guide legislation through the House of Representatives […]

Community Input Sought on Route 16 Green Line Stop

The Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) will work with Medford and Somerville over the next year to gather community input on the possibility of extending the Green Line to Mystic Valley Parkway/Route 16, and to study potential land uses and transit-oriented developments in the area. The planning study is funded by the Massachusetts Department of […]

‘Expectations’ Gallery Opening Feb. 18 at Springstep

Gallery to Feature Work of Local Artists The Medford Arts Center, Incorporated (MACI) and Springstep will host an opening reception for the new exhibit “Expectations,” located at the Springstep Gallery. “Expectations” presents the diverse work of artists from the Medford area, including Bob Marcellino, Tamara Major, Claire Ghiloni and Patty Saunders. The reception is free […]

Medford Democrats to Hold Caucus February 5

Registered Democrats in Medford will be holding a caucus at Medford City Hall on Saturday, February 5, 2011 at 10:00AM to elect delegates and alternates to the 2011 Massachusetts Democratic Convention. Delegates will be divided equally between men and women. Please note that individuals wishing to run as a delegate or vote at the caucus […]

Medford Pianists to Perform in Benefit Concert

Medford residents and pianists Evan Hirsch and Sally Pinkas will perform in a benefit concert on Saturday, February 12, 2011 at 7:30 p.m. at the Winchester Unitarian Society, located at 478 Main Street. The suggested donation is $15 and all proceeds go to benefit service work in Appalachia. Since 1992 the Hirsch-Pinkas Piano duo has […]

Can You Eat a 3lb Pizza in Under 9 Minutes?

“The Guy From Boston”, Joe Ligotti Issues the Sal’s Pizza Challenge! Venue Update: The Dugout Pub at 718 Commonwealth Avenue will host this event. Only 2 doors down from Sal’s Pizza at 714 Commonwealth Avenue! Sal Lupoli, President/CEO of Sal’s Pizza announced that he has recruited “The Guy From Boston,” Joe Ligotti to challenge the […]