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New Proposal Changes Football Playoffs

- Stephen Freker, Medford Daily Mercury The much debated Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) football playoff overhaul plan passed Friday by a 161-131 vote of principals and athletic directors throughout the state. It will be in effect for two years beginning in the 2013 fall season. Locally, the Greater Boston League teams, including Malden High, […]

Mystic Art Gallery Grand Opening Nov. 3

Medford Arts Center, Inc. (MACI) is excited to announce the grand opening of the Mystic Art Gallery on Saturday, November 3. The gallery, located at 14 Main Street in Medford Square, will host a public opening and celebration from 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm, commencing with a formal ribbon cutting at noon by Medford Mayor […]

Mayor Bloomberg Surveys Damage in NYC

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, a Medford native, said Hurricane Sandy is one of the worst storms the city has ever experienced. At least ten people lost their lives and several hundred thousand remain without power. Schools are closed at least through Wednesday and the city is focused on getting the power back on […]

Hurricane Sandy Makes Mess in Medford

Hurricane Sandy brought down trees, branches, and power lines around Medford on Monday. According to National Grid, around 800 people in Medford were still without power as of Tuesday afternoon. Both the Medford Public Schools and Tufts University cancelled classes for the second straight day. A tree on a house on Grove Street. Photo by […]

ACLU Director to Speak at Tufts November 13

Tufts University will present Anthony D. Romero, executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union, as the 16th speaker in the Richard E. Snyder President’s Lecture Series on November 13 at 4:30 p.m. in Distler Performance Hall at the Granoff Music Center on Tufts University’s Medford/Somerville campus. Members of the public can reserve tickets for […]

Lady Mustangs Undefeated GBL Soccer Champs

The Medford High School girls varsity soccer team has earned an undefeated league title. Medford is 10-4-2 overall and 7-0-1 in the GBL. The Mustangs will learn about their state tournament seedings on Wednesday, according to Head Coach Rachel Perry. Front: Korey O’Rourke. Kneeling (left to right): Michaela Mitrano, Lauren Walsh, Mariah Vasquez, Katherine Timmins […]

Sign Up for the Chamber of Commerce ‘Remembrance Tree’ by November 21

For the past 19 years, the Medford Chamber of Commerce has sponsored the wonderful lighting displays which adorn Medford City Hall throughout the holidays. The Medford Vocational Tech High School students fabricate the displays as part of their educational experience. In addition to our lighting displays, this year we will continue our tradition of sponsoring […]

Scott Cutler Joins RE/MAX Andrew Realty Services

Scott David Cutler, a lifelong Medford resident and accomplished local REALTOR®, has joined RE/MAX Andrew Realty Services, announced John Veneziano, Broker/Owner of the regional and nationally award-winning real estate company formerly known as ERA Andrew Realty. Born and raised in Medford, Cutler is a well-known, successful figure in local real estate who brings to company […]

Tufts Announces November Concerts

Tufts University Department of Music presents Robert Schulz The Tufts University Department of Music presents a performance by Robert Schulz, in the Distler Performance Hall at the Perry and Marty Granoff Music Center on Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 3 p.m. as part of the Sunday at Tufts – Community Concert Series. Performance faculty percussionist […]

Early Storm Damage in Medford

Update 9:14PM Monday, October 29- No School in Medford Tuesday, October 30 Large tree branches are starting to come down after enduring several hours of sustained winds of 35-45 miles per hour, with gusts up to 70mph. The latest advisory from the National Weather Service says the strongest winds will be between 2PM and 8PM. […]

AC XC Makes Strong Showing at League Meet

- Allison Goldsberry The Arlington Catholic boys and girls cross country teams competed in the Catholic Central League Cross Country Championship meet on Saturday, with the girls posting a strong team performance and the boys’ top runner besting the field. AC senior captain Kevin Connors (Belmont), who was undefeated and set two course records during […]

Sandy to Bring High Winds, Rain

Gov Declares State of Emergency; No School Monday in Medford, Area Courtesy www.wunderground.com – Allison Goldsberry Hurricane Sandy is expected to bring high winds and heavy rain to Medford and the area on Monday. Governor Deval Patrick has declared a state of emergency, and most schools, including Medford’s, are closed. The massive storm will pummel […]