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Local Artists Show Work at West Medford Open Studios

With over seventy artists at twenty-nine different sites throughout West Medford it’s a worthwhile challenge to see everything this weekend at the twelfth annual West Medford Open Studios. The free open studios event invites visitors to explore an exhibit of local artwork at artist’s homes and studios throughout the West Medford area. The range of […]

Baseball Team Looking for GBL Wins

The varsity baseball team’s 9-5 victory over Cambridge on Thursday improves the Mustangs’ record to 7-1 and is the second Greater Boston League victory of the season for Medford. Senior Danny Gilchrist led the Mustangs on the mound, striking out four and giving up one earned run in six innings pitched. Gilchrist improves his record […]

Markey Decries Rising Gas Prices, ‘Record’ Oil Profits

US Representative Edward Markey (D-Malden) at the Medford Getty Gas Station on Main Street on Wednesday afternoon. Courtesy photo. With regular gasoline now averaging $3.88 per gallon across the United States, escalating gas prices could be the difference between an economy that continues to recover and an economy that sinks back into recession. The major […]

Nominations Open for Disability Awareness Awards

Outside the Lines Studio, an arts-based alternative day program collectively run by artists for individuals with developmental and physical disabilities, received the 2010 Disability Awareness Award. Pictured, left to right: Henry Milorin, Outside the Lines recipients Deidra Comeau and George Russo, Mayor Michael McGlynn, Marie Cassidy, Charlotte Swartz, City Councilor Breanna Lungo-Koehn, and Barry Knamm. […]

West Medford Open Studios April 30, May 1

Arts Celebration returns to West Medford for 12th Year! Get ready to shake off the winter doldrums, get outside, and enjoy a weekend celebration of the arts at the West Medford Open Studios on April 30 & May 1 from noon to 5PM. Returning with the spring foliage is a free open studios event that […]

May Democratic Meeting to Focus on Collective Bargaining

May’s meeting of Medford’s Democratic Ward and City Committee will address the topic of collective bargaining. The guest speaker will be Robert “Bob” Haynes, president of the Massachusetts AFL-CIO. “He has been a strong voice and advocate for workers both in the private and public sectors. He has been a proven staunch supporter of collective […]

Mystic Community Earth Day April 30

Local organizations team up for second annual event Several organizations are joining together for the second consecutive year to coordinate numerous events for Earth Day in the Lower Mystic River Watershed in Medford, Somerville, Malden, Everett, Chelsea and East Boston. Comprising the “Mystic Community Earth Day,” the events will take place on Saturday, April 30, […]

Hallmark Health Event to Help Match Patients, Doctors

Hallmark Health System, which includes Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford and Melrose-Wakefield Hospital, is pleased to bring a unique and fun event to those that are looking for a primary care physician. If you are looking for a new primary care physician join Hallmark Health for Match.doc, a unique information session with a speed dating […]

Girls Lax Wins on the Road Against Shawsheen

The girls varsity lacrosse team improved their record to 8-1 with a 13-8 victory at Shawsheen on Wednesday. Olivia Timmins and Madie Forcier contributed four goals each, while Katherine Timmins dropped three goals. Katie O’Brien and Sophie Karon each added a goal. Medford is currently 2-0 in the Greater Boston League heading into Thursday’s game […]

Bob Woodward Speaks at Tufts Monday

Bob Woodward photo by Bethany Versoy, Tufts University. Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist, Washington Post associate editor and best-selling author Bob Woodward was the 14th speaker in the Richard E. Snyder President’s Lecture Series on Monday at Tufts University. Woodward, probably best know for his reporting with Carl Bernstein on the Watergate scandal during the Nixon presidency, […]