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Gov Signs Garballey’s Hearing Aid Bill into Law

Bill requires insurance companies to offer hearing aid benefit for children Last month, Governor Deval Patrick signed a bill into law that will require health insurance providers to offer coverage for hearing aids for children 21 years old and under. The bill’s sponsor, Representative Sean Garballey (D-Arlington), led efforts to successfully secure this benefit for […]

City Hires Firefighters, Secures Grant to Hire More

Firefighters Receive PromotionsFirefighters Honored at City Hall CeremonyMayor Michael J. McGlynn announced today that the City of Medford has received a $1,468,080.00 Fire SAFER grant from the federal government which will be used to hire eight firefighters, covering both salaries and benefits for two years. These firefighters will serve for two years at no cost […]

Mustang Golf Team Undefeated in GBL

– Allison Goldsberry The golf team is currently a perfect 6-0 in the Greater Boston League and 7-1 overall, according to Head Coach Ray Dyer. The golf team is a perfect 6-0 in the GBL and 7-1 overall. The team is led by Maxine Harney, Charlie Chouinard, Cory Mortel, Allyson Mollung, Adam Gabaree, Connor Lonergan, […]

Learning New Tricks

Brave Medford City Councilor Rick Caraviello learned how to walk on stilts from OPENAIR Circus participants who were offering lessons during last week’s Circle the Square event. State Senator Pat Jehlen (pictured, left) is an OPENAIR Circus board member. Courtesy photo. –

Medford/Malden 125th Game Golf Classic October 12

The Medford/Malden football rivalry, one of the oldest in the country, turns 125 this year. Be part of it by participating in the Medford/Malden 125th Game Golf Classic on October 12! The game starts at 8:30AM on Friday, October 12 at Sagamore Golf Course in Lynnfield. It’s $125 per golfer. Hole sponsors are $100. Dinner […]

Medford Council on Aging October News

The monthly newsletter published by the Medford Council on Aging:

Farmers Market Apple Fest and Bake Off October 11

Cortland apples from Spring Brook Farm of Littleton at last year’s market. Come celebrate the end of the 2012 Medford Farmers Market season and the beginning of apple season! Enter the apple bake-off, learn about the local history of apples in Medford, taste some apple cider, bob for apples, and decorate mini pumpkins. Music and […]

AC Girls, Boys Cross Country Earn Double Victories

– Allison Goldsberry Senior girls captain Janelle Solviletti (Billerica) and senior boys captain Kevin Connors (Belmont) each turned in record-breaking times on Arlington Catholic’s 2.9 mile home cross country course at Menotomy Rocks Park in Arlington on Tuesday. The Cougars led both girls and boys teams to victory. According to head coach Jack Dempsey, Solviletti […]

Buckley to Oversee City, School Projects

Mayor Michael J. McGlynn today announced that effective Monday, October 8, 2012, the Commissioner of Public Works, John J. “Jack” Buckley, will assume the position of “Owners Project Manager” (O.P.M. as required by the State) for the City of Medford in charge of “The Chart the Course” Bond Issue for Capital Improvement Projects. Buckley has […]

Andre Chiefs Recognized by Red Sox

Medford’s Andre Chiefs baseball team were recognized by the Boston Red Sox for winning the 2012 Intercity League Championship. Several Chiefs who were still in the area were able to attend a special luncheon at the Sheraton Needham on September 25. The Chiefs received their 2012 championship trophy at the event. The team won the […]