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How To Achieve Your New Year’s Resolution

– Marie Wetmore It’s New Year’s. You make a resolution and tell yourself that this year you will finally succeed. You’ll lose weight. You’ll spend more time with your family. You’ll start saying no. Whatever your resolution is, this is your opportunity to do something differently. Rather than announcing yet another resolution that loses steam […]

Top Medford Stories of 2012

Dalai Lama Makes Return Trip to Medford The 14th Dalai Lama visited the Kurukulla Center for Tibetan Buddhist Studies in October. The visit, the second to the Medford center, was open to the public and was broadcast live online. Ed Markey Announces Senate Bid Longtime Democratic Congressman Edward Markey, a Malden native, is making his […]

Snow Emergency Declared in Medford; Storm Expected Saturday

– Allison Goldsberry A snow emergency has been declared in Medford in anticipation of an impending storm. The snow emergency is in effect as of 5:00PM Saturday, December 29 until further notice. During snow emergencies residents must stick to odd-even parking rules and are prohibited from parking on designated emergency arteries. This year residents are […]

Komins Says League Owed Him Money

In an interview with Fox25 News, Stanley Komins denied accusations he stole money from the West Medford Hillside Little League. He said he spent “hundreds of dollars”, and was reimbursing himself for league expenses. Komins and his son, Stephen, have been accused of stealing thousands of dollars from the little league, according to information released […]

Meeting to Consider Little League Merger January 3

Story Updated 8:00PM Friday, December 28, 2012 – Allison Goldsberry A week after criminal charges against former league officials became public, the West Medford Hillside Little League (WMHLL) is moving forward with plans to merge with other little leagues in the city. According to sources, opposition from past board members, led by Stanley and Stephen […]

Ed Markey Announces Senate Bid

Story Updated 11:18AM Saturday, December 29, 2012 – Allison Goldsberry Congressman Ed Markey has officially launched his campaign for US Senate. Several media outlets reported Rep. Markey, in Congress for over thirty years, has announced his intentions for the seat, which will be vacated by Senator John Kerry, who is expected to be the next […]

West Medford Little League Officials Charged with Larceny

Story Updated 7:33PM Friday, December 28, 2012 – Allison Goldsberry A father and son who formerly served as president and treasurer of the West Medford Little League are being accused of allegedly stealing more than $50,000 from the league, according to Middlesex District Attorney Gerry Leone. Stanley Komins, 78, of Stoneham, is charged with larceny […]

City, NAACP to Host MLK Day Event

The Mystic Valley Branch of the N.A.A.C.P. and the Medford Human Rights & Disability Commissions invite you to join them to commemorate and celebrate the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, January 21, 12:00PM, West Medford Community Center, 111 Arlington Street, Medford. Join us for presidential inauguration viewing, light refreshments, and discussion. Please […]

Council, School Committee Resume Meetings in 2013

The Medford City Council and School Committee will meet again in 2013 following a holiday break. Due to Christmas and New Year’s falling on consecutive Tuesdays, the Council will not meet for two straight weeks. The Council’s first meeting of 2013 will be Tuesday, January 8 at 7PM. The first School Committee meeting of the […]

Refs Get in the Game to Fight Cancer

The First Annual IAABO 27 “Referees vs. Cancer” Holiday Basketball Tournament will be played on December 29-30 at Malden Catholic’s newly-refurbished Gerard Doherty Gymnasium. Eight teams will square off in two divisions over the weekend. All proceeds will go the IAABO 27 “Referees for Cancer” initiative which this past year raised nearly $13,000 for cancer […]