- Allison Goldsberry The Medford City Council approved a $139,610,534 budget for fiscal year 2013, which begins July 1. The budget was approved with four councilors voting in favor and three councilors, Michael Marks, Robert Penta, and Breanna Lungo-Koehn, voting against the budget. The councilors who voted against the budget felt it could be reduced [...]
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Local volunteers continue to monitor river herring (Blueback and Alewife herring) at the Mystic Lakes, having observed over 21,000 herring and 1,650 American eels as of June 12, according to the Mystic River Watershed Association (MyRWA). In April, MyRWA launched a herring monitoring program to count river herring at the newly renovated Upper Mystic Lake [...]
On Sunday afternoon players from the West Medford/Hillside Little League got to take in the Red Sox game from Fenway Park. Their trip was made possible by Dunkin’ Donuts, who sends different groups, teams, and organizations to home games. According to Dan Galvin, the tickets were given to the league by Vincent Leo, who owns [...]
It might come as a surprise to no one in a so-called “blue state” such as Massachusetts. According to presidential campaign contribution data compiled by the Federal Election Commission, current President Barack Obama has raised more money in Massachusetts, as well as from Medford residents, than former Massachusetts Governor and presumptive Republican presidential candidate Mitt [...]
The Medford High School Cheerleaders are hosting a fundraising car wash Saturday, June 30 at Tufts University on College Avenue. The cost for the car wash is $5.00. Tickets can be purchased in advance from any of the team members or people are welcome to just come by and get their car washed next Saturday! [...]
St. Francis of Assisi Parish will be holding its 16th Annual Golf Tournament on Monday, August 20, 2012 at Thomson Country Club, North Reading, MA. Enjoy great golf, at a private golf course, food, family, and friends while raising funds to benefit the many programs at St. Francis of Assisi Parish. Golfers of all ages [...]