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Boys Basketball Team Edges Somerville

Senior forward Larry Keating led his team in their narrow victory over Somerville with sixteen points. – Allison Goldsberry After Somerville racked up a double-digit lead in the beginning the Mustang boys varsity basketball fought back to edge the Highlanders 55-53 Tuesday night. “It wasn’t looking good early on,” said Head Coach Anthony Faradie. Somerville […]

City Council Approves 3 Big School Projects

The Medford High School pool will once again be filled with water and open to students and the public. – Allison Goldsberry On Tuesday night the Medford City Council approved three significant school improvement projects. After falling into disrepair and being closed for five years, the Medford High School pool will someday soon be re-opened. […]

Public Forum on Proposed MBTA Service Cuts Feb. 8

State Representatives Paul Donato, Carl Sciortino, and Sean Garballey are teaming up with State Senator Patricia Jehlen to host a public informational meeting on proposed service cuts and fare hikes for the MBTA. The meeting is taking place on Wednesday, February 8 at 6:30PM in the Council Chambers at Medford City Hall. “Please join the […]

Watch Out for Poll Changes for Presidential Primary

Census, Redistricting Result in Poll Changes in Medford February 15 Last Day to Register for MA Primary – Allison Goldsberry Medford voters should double-check their poll locations before heading out to vote in the March 6 presidential primary. The Census and redistricting have led to some changes. Ward 4, Precinct 2 is now located at […]

Despite Medford Roots Bloomberg Rooting for Giants

NYC Mayor to Attend Super Bowl; Makes Friendly Wager with Boston Mayor New York City Mayor and Medford native Michael Bloomberg is pictured with John Brewer’s Tavern owner and Medford resident Bill Honeycutt at the restaurant in 2009. Courtesy photo. – Allison Goldsberry Despite his Medford roots New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg will be […]

Lt. Governor to Address Chamber of Commerce

Tim Murray Featured Speaker for Chamber’s February Luncheon On Thursday, February 9 Lieutenant Governor Tim Murray will be in town to address the Chamber of Commerce. Lt. Governor Murray will be the featured speaker for the Chamber’s February Luncheon. The event is taking place at 12PM at the VFW at 114 Mystic Avenue. Tickets are […]

St. Clement Sports Report

Girls Basketball The young Saint Clement Lady Anchors continued their winning streak by grabbing wins against Mount Saint Joseph Academy and Trinity Catholic, improving their overall record to 6-8. On Tuesday, January 24 St. Clement led Mount Saint Joseph 21 to 13 at the half. While St. Joe’s continued to cut the lead, St. Clement […]

Friends of the Mystic River Bird Outing February 4

A red-tail hawk soars above the Mystic Lakes. Photo by Linda Thompson. The Friends of the Mystic River is presenting its annual “Wintering Birds on the Mystic” outing on Saturday, Feb. 4. Hundreds of birds spend winter in the Mystic River watershed, as long as open water is available. Medford birding expert Paul Roberts will […]

City Considering Capital Improvement Projects

The Medford High School pool, currently closed and empty, is one of several proposed capital improvement projects. – Allison Goldsberry On Tuesday the Medford City Council will consider the next round in a series of capital improvement projects planned for the city. The Council will consider several million dollars in projects to repair the high […]

Harlem Wizards in Medford Thursday, February 2

On Thursday, February 2 the Andrews Middle School will be holding a Technology Fundraiser featuring a basketball game between the AMS All-Stars and the Harlem Wizards. Come join us for a fun-filled night of Trick Hoops and Alley-Oops! The Harlem Wizards are celebrating 50 years of Worldwide Wizardry. At a Wizards game fans see amazing […]