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NYC Mayor Bloomberg Endorses Pres. Obama

New York City Mayor and Medford native Michael Bloomberg, a registered Republican, has officially endorsed incumbent Democratic President Barack Obama. Here is what was published in Bloomberg View on November 1: The devastation that Hurricane Sandy brought to New York City and much of the Northeast – in lost lives, lost homes and lost business […]

Local Soccer Teams Qualify for State Tourney

– Allison Goldsberry The Medford High School girls varsity soccer team will open up the state tournament on the road at Concord-Carlisle. The Lady Mustangs, undefeated Greater Boston League champions, are 10-4-3 and are seeded 12th out of 20 teams in North Division 1. They earned a bye in the preliminary around and head to […]

Grace Episcopal Church Bells Reinstalled

The 9 Bells of the Grace Episcopal Church Bell tower were reinstalled October 23-25, 2012. The bells, which have not rung in over 10 years, were removed to be refurbished by Chimemaster Systems of Lancaster, Ohio last spring. The refurbishment of the bells is part of Phase II of the restoration of Grace Church, which […]

Medford Receives $192,000 Grant to Prevent Underage Drinking

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has awarded the Greater Lawrence Family Health Center on behalf of Medford Health Matters, The Sobering Truth on Preventing Underage Drinking Act Grant (STOP ACT). The funding will run from October 2012 through September 2016. Over the past eight years Medford Health Matters and Medford’s Board of […]

Former Campbell Soup CEO to be Named 1st Tisch College Corporate Citizen Fellow at Tufts

Doug Conant will be recognized as the first Corporate Citizen Fellow of the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service at Tufts University on November 5 for his exemplary leadership and emphasis on sustainability and corporate social responsibility. He will deliver a public lecture followed by questions from the audience on November 5 […]