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Middle School Parenting Program Begins Wednesday

The Medford Family Network presents “In the Middle:” A Program for Parents of Middle School-Aged Youth Systematic Training for Effective Parenting (STEP)/Tween Workshop, facilitated by Howard Wolfe, LMFT. Parenting middle school-age youth is a challenging task. Join this series of discussions about healthy adolescent development. We will focus on understanding yourself and your tween; communicating […]

Public Hearing on Liquor Licenses POSTPONED

Story Updated 11:57AM Monday, April 30, 2012 A City Council Committee of the Whole meeting scheduled for Wednesday, May 2 to discuss liquor licenses in Medford has been postponed to a later date, according to City Clerk Ed Finn. The purpose of the meeting is to gather feedback from citizens and business owners on a […]

13th Annual West Medford Open Studios

Over seventy local artists participated in the thirteenth annual West Medford Open Studios this weekend. The event featured a variety of artwork, including paintings, photography, jewelry, stained glass, wood work, live performances, music, and more. Andrew Novis with his paintings and furniture at the Brooks Elementary School. Stained glass by Rick Weir. Rosemary Campobasso with […]

Not Your Average Joe’s Supports Farmers Market

Eat at Restaurant Tuesdays in May; 15% of Proceeds to be Donated to Medford Farmers Market “Not Your Average Cause” at Not Your Average Joe’s restaurant, located at Station Landing in Medford, is raising money for the Medford Farmers Market. Eat at Not Your Average Joe’s on any Tuesday in May and the restaurant will […]

Boys Lacrosse Team Qualifies for State Tournament

The boys lacrosse team with new head coach Chris Doyle during the home opener. – Allison Goldsberry The boys varsity lacrosse team clinched a state tournament spot with a 15-5 win over North Quincy on Friday. The Mustangs pulled out the win despite a bus snafu that made Medford over an hour late for its […]

West Medford Open Studios April 28 & 29

With over seventy artists at twenty-eight different sites throughout West Medford, it’s a worthwhile challenge to see everything this weekend at the thirteenth annual West Medford Open Studios. Site locations include community buildings, homes, and studios in the West Medford neighborhood. Using a WMOS map, visitors have the opportunity to visit all the sites at […]

Cherry Trees Donated to Medford High School

On Wednesday morning there was a special ceremony at Medford High School to dedicate three flowering cherry trees that were donated by the Japanese Consulate and the Japanese Language School of Greater Boston. The cherry trees are a symbol of friendship between the United State and Japan. One hundred years ago the first cherry trees […]

Test Drive Fundraiser for Basketball Team May 1

Test Drive A Ford Mustang, Earn Money for the Medford Mustangs! Boys basketball team members James Hawkins, Sean Doncaster, John Lavoie, and Jon Pires with Coach Faradie (center) with a Ford Mustang. The boys basketball team will be holding a special test drive fundraiser in conjunction with Sentry Ford Lincoln of Medford. The team will […]

Walk/Ride Day Friday, April 27

Take a Walking or Biking Tour of Medford Square on Friday, April 27 Fifteen businesses now participating in monthly car-free program Medford has so many “hidden gems.” Here are a few tours to help you explore some them on Friday, April 27th. On the last Friday of each month, all you need to do is […]

Parent to Drivers: Please be Cautious in School Zones

My 11-year-old daughter – a fifth grade student at the Roberts— walks a couple of blocks to school every morning. I as a parent, feel I have done my part in coaching her re: traffic safety. I have also insisted that rather than use the back roads, she remain on Salem Street until she gets […]