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Green Line Ground Breaking Tuesday

Photo by Alexander Svirsky, – Allison Goldsberry On Tuesday, December 11 the first official construction of the Green Line extension to Somerville and Medford will begin. A ground breaking event with Governor Deval Patrick, State Transportation Secretary Richard Davey, and Congressman Michael Capuano, and other state and local officials will take place at 180 […]

City Council Meetings Tuesday, December 11

The Medford City Council will hold two meetings on Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at Medford City Hall. Prior to its regular meeting, the Council will have a Committee of the Whole to discuss property tax rates. The meeting is taking place in Room 207 at 6:00PM. Currently, Medford’s residential property tax rate is $12.03, which […]

Monbouquette Honored on 50th Anniversary of No-No

Medford’s own Bill Monbouquette, a former Mustang baseball player who went on to pitch for the Boston Red Sox, was recently recognized for one of his impressive Major League accomplishments. Monbouquette, inducted into the Mustang Hall of Fame in 1988, was recognized by the Hall of Fame this year on the fiftieth anniversary of his […]

Mustang Boys Hoops Opens Season with Win

– Allison Goldsberry The Mustang boys varsity basketball team earned their first victory of the season at home on Friday night. Medford defeated Billerica 60-52, despite leading 40-21 at the half, according to Head Coach Anthony Faradie. “[I] think we lost some intensity in the second half with a big lead early. We played great […]

Online ‘Jingle Bells Channel’ Seeking Videos

Made in Medford, the local segment of Comcast’s Project Open Voice, announces the launch of its new Jingle Bells Channel, dedicated to celebrating the global holiday classic, on its website To celebrate the spirit of the holiday, the Jingle Bells Channel welcomes everyone to submit their own rendition of the locally-penned, globally-loved holiday jingle. […]

Medford Enjoys 14th Annual Jingle Bell Festival

Hundreds of people enjoyed Medford’s annual tree lighting at City Hall on November 28 and continued the celebration inside City Hall at the 14th Annual Jingle Bell Festival. Sixty trees, holiday displays and other items were donated by businesses and civic groups to be raffled for the benefit of Community Family Memory Loss Center on […]