First Public Meeting Wednesday, April 6 Columbus Park, pictured above during last year’s Medford Invitational baseball tournament, is one of many parks and open spaces in Medford that will be part of a seven year action plan to upgrade the city’s recreational facilities. Mayor Michael J. McGlynn announced that the City is undertaking the preparation [...]
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A Somerville man pleaded guilty to two counts of manslaughter in connection with the May 27, 2007 motor vehicle crash that killed Paul Farris, 23, of Medford, and Walid Chahine, 45, of Methuen, and seriously injured a third victim, Middlesex District Attorney Gerry Leone informed the public today. Javier Morales, 29, of Somerville , pleaded [...]
Program Started “at Worst Possible Time” Yet Meeting Goals Medford’s new trash and recycling program was put to the test this winter. Scenes like this one played out across the city all winter long, with pick-up’s delayed and Christmas trees buried under snow for weeks before being removed. – Allison Goldsberry Mayor Michael McGlynn said [...]
Eddie Madril – RJ Muna. Courtesy photo. Performances and Workshops Open to the Public This April, Springstep will feature performances, workshops, a gallery exhibit, and a round-table discussion featuring native artists and performers from Hawaii and the mainland. Back for their third year, Hawaiian hula ensemble Halau ’o Keikiali’i brings dance, music, crafts, and culture [...]
The book selection for the Medford Public Library’s 2011 Community Read is Five Thousand Days Like This One: An American Family History by Jane Brox. When the author’s father died, she took over the family farm in Dracut, and from her experiences crafted a book about family history, small farms, apples, and the immigrant history [...]