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Snow, Rain Expected in Medford Wednesday, Thursday

A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for Medford and the area until 6PM Thursday for a storm that is expected to bring 5-8 inches of snow. Snow began falling in Medford early Wednesday afternoon. According to the latest forecast from the National Weather Service, the total snow accumulation for the afternoon is anticipated to […]

Menounos on Next ‘Dancing with the Stars’

Medford native, actress, and entertainment news host Maria Menounos will join the next cast of “Dancing with the Stars.” The “Extra” host will compete with pro Derek Hough. Menounos tweeted a photo of herself and Hough together and said “Yay!” Menounos spoke about being on the show with another “Extra” host. Menounos is a 1996 […]

Share Your ‘Margaritas Memory,’ Win a Trip to Mexico

Margaritas Hosts 25th Anniversary Contest Asking Guests to Share Memories Grand Prize Winner Gets Trip for Two to the Mayan Ruins in Mexico To celebrate their 25th Anniversary as New England’s best south-of-the-border restaurant chain, Margaritas Mexican Restaurants wants to reward customers for sharing their best “Margaritas Memories”. To embody the authentic culture of the […]

‘Story Stomp’ Family Festival at Springstep March 3

Don’t just dive into a good book – wiggle, jump, twirl, and jive into it! Calling all bookworms (and arts enthusiasts)! On Saturday, March 3rd, from 2 to 5pm, join Springstep in Medford for an exciting afternoon of dancing, drawing, and singing your way through stories. Story Stomp is a family friendly event for children […]

Snow Forecast for Wednesday

Medford Could Receive 3-5 Inches of Snow The last snow storm on January 21 dropped a few inches of snow on Medford. – Allison Goldsberry Unfortunately, an extra day of February could mean another chance at snow this winter. The latest forecast from the National Weather Service for Medford says there is a 100% chance […]

Boys Hockey Team Opens State Tourney with Win

Story Updated 9:46PM Wednesday, February 29, 2012 The boys varsity hockey team opened up the first round of the state tournament with a win over GBL rival Everett on Wednesday night. The Mustangs blanked the Crimson Tide 3-0. Medford, now 9-12, is seeded last out of fourteen teams in North Division 1 while Everett, 13-5-2, […]

News from State Senator Pat Jehlen

“Bread and Roses” Strike Centennial Commemoration On Monday, March 12, at 7:00pm at the Somerville Public Library, 79 Highland Avenue, Jim Beauchesne of the Lawrence Heritage Park and Jim Green of UMass Boston will discuss the “Bread and Roses” mill strike of 1912 in Lawrence. The strike has been called “the Occupy movement of 1912,” […]

Mustangs Advance in State Tourney

The boys varsity basketball team narrowly edged Peabody, 49-48, in the preliminary round of the state tournament on Monday night in Medford. The game was a real nail-biter, with the Mustangs pulling off the win at the last second. Medford, now 11-10, seeded 16th out of twenty teams in North Division 1, will now face […]

City Council Garage Meeting Postponed

Story Updated 5:47PM Monday, February 27, 2012 The City Council’s Committee of the Whole meeting planned for Tuesday to discuss a proposed parking garage in Medford Square has been cancelled by Council President Robert Maiocco. According to City Clerk Ed Finn, a future date will be posted. According to information released by Mayor Michael McGlynn, […]

Tufts Explores Race, Democracy in New Center, Events

Tufts University last week announced that it is establishing a Center for the Study of Race and Democracy (CSRD). The university-wide center will stimulate research and debate on race and democracy in the United States and around the world. The announcement comes as Tufts’ School of Arts and Sciences prepares to hold its biennial, national […]

Students, Seniors, Immigrants Sought for Stories

Sharon Kennedy interviews Domenic Valente. Courtesy photo. Medford Health Matters, a consortium which includes many organizations such as Mystic Valley Health Services, the Medford Senior Center, and Tufts University, is sponsoring a program called, “Medford Stories: From Long Ago to Right Now.” Beginning in the week of March 20 and continuing until the end of […]