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Halloween in Medford

Elvis (a.k.a Domenic) managed to flee with some candy despite the menacing jack-o-lanterns. An expertly carved jack-o-lantern by Debra Fairweather and Jen and Cassie Calhau. Jeanine and Jimmy Camuso at the business trick-or-treat in Medford Square Friday. Photo by Paul Camuso. –

Council to Tour DPW Yards; Asks for Technology Update

On Tuesday, October 18 the Medford City Council’s Subcommittee on Public Works will meet to tour the City of Medford’s Public Works City Yards to consider needed repairs and capital improvement planning, according to information released by City Clerk Ed Finn. The meeting will take place at 5:45PM at the City Yards, located at 21 […]

Medford Reps Visit Local Colleges

Public Higher Education Caucus hosting campus visits Earlier this week, Representative Paul J. Donato (D-Medford, Malden) joined several colleagues and the Public Higher Education Caucus in making visits to several public higher education campuses across the Commonwealth. Many Massachusetts legislators will be visiting campuses across the state to meet with administrators, faculty members, and students […]

AC Girls Cross Country Team Dominates League

– Allison Goldsberry The Arlington Catholic girls cross country team once again proved why they are the three-time Catholic Central League cross country champions. On Thursday the Lady Cougars defeated all their league competition with a convincing victory at the CCL Championships, which was held at Franklin Park on a less-than-fall-like day. The Cougars won […]

Medford Council on Aging November 2011 News regularly features Medford Council on Aging News by publishing its monthly newsletter, which is available by clicking on the link below or by scrolling through the embedded document. November 2011 Newsletter (PDF) –

October Snow Halloween Trick, Not Treat!

An unseasonable, extremely early storm dropped snow across the state and much of the Northeast just two days before Halloween. Thousands are without power in Massachusetts and western parts of the state could receive upwards of a foot of snow. In Medford residents woke up to find a couple of inches of slushy snow covering […]

MHS Cheerleaders Win GBL Title

With a solid performance this week, the Mustang cheerleaders secured the Greater Boston League title and advanced to regionals. The girls competed in an invitational cheering competition hosted by Medford High School on Thursday night. GBL teams had to score at least sixty-seven points to advance to the North Regional competition on Sunday, November 13 […]

Snow Showers Before Halloween

Forecast Now Calls for 3-5 Inches of Snow for Medford Story Updated 1:08PM Saturday, October 29, 2011 Snow outside of Medford High School on Thursday night. Even though it’s not even November and trick or treaters are still nowhere in sight, snow, accompanied by some thunder and lightning, fell from the sky on Thursday night […]

Month Long Arts Festival Closes this Weekend

Medford resident and lifelong artist Paula Hackett painted by the river during the Mystic River Celebration last Saturday. The first annual Medford on the Mystic Arts Festival, a month-long series of arts, historical, and cultural events, will close this weekend with two special events. On Saturday, October 29 “Hot Spot Cabaret” will be taking place […]

Locals Enjoy ‘Taste of Italy’ Event

A large crowd turned out for the annual “Taste of Italy,” a popular event organized by the Medford Kiwanis to support many of their charitable causes. There was plenty of local food, drink, music, and entertainment for the event, which takes place each year during Italian Heritage month. Mainly Italian fare was provided by participating […]