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Petrides to Remain MHS Boys Soccer Coach

Medford High School Boys Soccer Coach Mike Petrides will return in the fall, according to an announcement Saturday morning by school officials. MHS Headmaster Dr. Paul Krueger, Athletic Director Robert Maloney, and School Superintendent Roy Belson decided to meet this week to discuss the decision to not renew Coach Petrides’ contract after a large public […]

Candidate Order Established for Mayoral Ballot

For the first time in over a decade the city is taking steps to prepare for a preliminary election for the mayoral race this fall. Three candidates are formally running for mayor, making a preliminary election necessary to narrow the field to two candidates. On Friday morning City Clerk Ed Finn and Board of Registrar […]

MHS/MVTHS Doing Well in Energy Efficiency Contest

Ten New England buildings have joined the Energy Star “Battle of the Buildings” challenge, an EPA program to encourage energy efficiency in buildings around the country. Teams from 245 buildings across the country are battling it out to see who can save the most energy with help from EPA’s Energy Star program. Buildings use a […]

ERA Andrew Realtor Wins Award; Realtor Joins Team

Agliano Recognized for Superior Service as Realtor Deb Agliano, aka DebOnTheWeb, a REALTOR® with ERA Andrew Realty of Medford and Stoneham was awarded the prestigious 2010 Angie’s List Super Service Award, an honor bestowed annually on approximately 5 percent of all companies rated on the nation’s leading provider of consumer reviews of local service companies. […]

Accident Involving Police Cruiser Under Investigation

A Medford Police cruiser and another vehicle were involved in an accident Wednesday night on Salem Street, according to a report by Fox 25 News. The accident happened around 10:00PM near the fire station on Salem Street. Somehow a silver car ended up on top of the police cruiser. According to Medford Police Lieutenant Paul […]

Local Pols Support Alimony Reform

MA House, Senate Pass Alimony Reform Legislation Updated 3:41PM Monday, August 1 State Representatives Paul J. Donato (D-Medford) and Sean Garballey (D-Medford, Arlington) joined their colleagues in the Massachusetts House of Representatives in unanimously passing legislation to reform guidelines for determining the form, amount and duration of alimony payments. “This bill offers clear guidelines to […]

Team Medford Sponsors Family Fun Contest

Fun… Fun is what you create and you bring with you The Medford Family Fun Contest is making this summer even hotter. Join the summer fun and share what your family does to spend time together. Fun is everywhere; fun is going for a walk with a grandparent and sharing stories, fun is sharing a […]

Man Sentenced for Threatening Churches, NAACP

A Medford man was sentenced in federal court Tuesday to 15 months in prison for mailing threatening letters to churches with predominantly African-American congregations and to offices of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Jeffrey Smith, 46, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Joseph L. Tauro to 15 months in prison, […]

Route 93 Bridge Replacement Update July 29-August 1

Crews work on the foundation of the bridge that carries Route 93 over Riverside Avenue. Photo courtesy MassDOT. Work crews will continue the series of rapid bridge superstructure replacements on I-93 in Medford beginning on Friday, July 29th at 7:45 PM and continuing through Monday, August 1st at 5:00 AM. This weekend’s locations involve the […]

Medford Council on Aging August 2011 News

InsideMedford.com will regularly feature Medford Council on Aging News by publishing its monthly newsletter, which is available by clicking on the link below. August 2011 Newsletter Visit the Medford Council on Aging website – InsideMedford.com

Veterans Office Seeks Items, Letters for Troops

The Medford Office of Veterans’ Services is once again organized “Operation Medford Cares” and is currently collecting items to be sent to military personnel stationed in the Middle East and overseas. For a complete list of authorized items, to get a service person on the mailing list to receive a care package, or to volunteer, […]

2011 Municipal, School Races Take Shape

Twenty-two Candidates Return Signed Nomination Papers – Allison Goldsberry Twenty-two candidates, including at least one familiar face, have submitted signed nomination papers as of the 5:00PM deadline on Tuesday, July 26. Ten candidates are vying for a spot on the seven-seat City Council, including each of the incumbents: Paul Camuso, Robert Maiocco, Frederick Dello Russo, […]