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Springstep Sampler Week February 28-March 3

Hatha Yoga at Springstep. Photo by Allison Fiske. Between February 28 and March 3, students are invited to try over 20 dance, music, and fitness classes for only $10 during the Spring Sampler Week which will take place in the evening at Springstep’s facility in Medford Square. Classes include Bollywood, Hip Hop, Zumba, Flamenco, and […]

Upcoming Events at Temple Shalom

Last year’s Purim celebration. Rabbi David (left) Cantor Howard Stern (right) with congregants and Hebrew school students. Temple Shalom is a welcoming, egalitarian synagogue serving residents of the Mystic River Valley and beyond. Shabbat services: Friday evenings at 7:30PM; Saturday mornings at 9:30AM. Oneg Shabbat follows services. Evening minyans are held Saturday through Thursday at […]

Girls Hockey to Open Tournament with Hingham

Despite a strong season, the girls varsity hockey team ended their state tournament run in the first round with a 9-1 on-the-road loss to Hingham on Friday. The 14-4-2 Mustangs were seeded 9th out of 23 teams in Division 1 while Hingham, 16-4-2, was seeded 8th. Both teams earned a bye in the preliminary round. […]

Johnny Hatch, 36, Medford

Hatch of Medford, February 18, 2011, Johnny M. Jr. Loving son of John Vieira Jr. and his loving wife Darlene Vieira of Medford and his late mother Pamela Hatch. Loving companion of Gabrielle Parison of Medford. Loving father of Gianna P. Hatch of Medford. Johnny is the devoted brother of 15 brothers and sisters and […]

Lady Mustangs Open Tournament with Lincoln-Sudbury

Story Updated Mustangs Fall in First Round of State Tournament The girls varsity basketball team opened up the first round of the state tournament on the road at Lincoln-Sudbury on Tuesday, March 1. It was unfortunately the first and last state tournament game for Medford, who lost 74-44. The Lady Mustangs, 14-6, earned a bye […]

City Council to Look at Crime, Casinos

The Medford City Council will discuss recent criminal activity in the city and will consider supporting the creation of casinos in Massachusetts on Tuesday. A Committee of the Whole meeting has been scheduled before the Council’s regular meeting to discuss crime and public safety. That meeting will take place at 6:00PM in Room 207 at […]

Cosby, Poussaint Honored at Tufts

5th Eliot-Pearson Awards for Excellence in Children’s Media Recognizes Men for Influential Work Legendary entertainer Bill Cosby and renowned psychiatrist, educator and social commentator Alvin F. Poussaint were honored Tufts on Friday for the fifth Eliot-Pearson Awards for Excellence in Children’s Media. The Eliot-Pearson Awards for Excellence, cosponsored by the Communications and Media Studies Program […]

‘Medford’s Living History’ Art Exhibit at Mall

The Meadow Glen Mall in association with the Medford Arts Center, Inc. is hosting Medford’s Living History, an exhibit of work by local artists that also highlights Medford’s rich history as a city that was home to several artists and theaters. Artists of several genres, including photography, sculpture, painting, pottery and fine crafts have submitted […]

Hallmark Health, Joslin Diabetes Center Join Forces

Joslin Affiliate at Hallmark Health ribbon cutting slated for March 23 In response to the epidemic of diabetes in men and women living in Massachusetts, Hallmark Health System, the leading provider of vital health services north of Boston, recently joined forces with the Joslin Diabetes Center, the world’s preeminent diabetes research and clinical care organization. […]

Girls Hoops Undefeated GBL Champs

Three Salem players cover the Mustangs’ star junior guard Tania Holmes. From left: Holmes, freshman forward Sarah Donnelly (#55), junior forward Emily Welch (#12), sophomore forward Aleah Mc’Ausland-Ace (#32), and junior forward Jackie Pellecchia (#5). Senior guard Kasey Moran looks for an open teammate. The girls varsity basketball team earned a perfect 8-0 league record […]