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‘Winter Baseball Warm Up’ Starts Sunday

Medford Babe Ruth players can get a jump on the Spring 2013 Baseball Season Winter Baseball Warm up for 12-15 year-olds 8 Sundays of instruction, skills practice and conditioning provided indoors by David Valdez and staff of the Valdez Baseball Academy and 1st Place Sports Complex. Every Sunday in February & March (except Feb 24th) […]

Lady Mustangs Score Late Goals to Tie Masco

- Allison Goldsberry On Wednesday night the girls varsity hockey team scored three goals at the end of the game to tie Masconomet 4-4 on the road. Sophomore Nicole Mortell got the scoring started for Medford in the first period, but the team was scoreless until the last period. The Lady Mustangs were down 4-1 […]

McGlynn Joins Other Mayors to Discuss Gun Control, Film PSA

Updated 8:16PM Thursday, January 31, 2013 On Thursday Mayor Michael McGlynn joined over a dozen other mayors from around the state for a Mayors Against Illegal Guns meeting in Boston. Thursday’s meeting was be hosted by Boston Mayor Tom Menino, co-chair of Mayors Against Illegal Guns. According to information released by Menino’s office, the mayors […]

MHS Students Earn Boston Globe Scholastic Art and Writing Awards

Thirteen Medford High School students were recognized with Scholastic Art Awards for their outstanding achievement, according to MHS art teacher Michele MacKenzie. MHS students were awarded 5 Gold Keys, 3 Silver Keys, and 4 Honorable Mentions. In addition, senior Kayla Greeley was awarded the Gold Key for her Portfolio of 8 works of art. The […]

Boys Basketball Team Defeats Somerville

- Allison Goldsberry The Mustang boys varsity basketball team earned a key 58-49 home win over Somerville on Tuesday night. Medford remains undefeated on its home court this season. Senior Sean Doncaster had a game-high nineteen points. Jon Pires added nine points while Owen Healey and James Hawkins each had eight. Billy Joseph contributed seven […]

MHS Freshmen Accepted into Regional Chorus

MHS freshmen Isabelle Bears and Zofia Tamburini were recently accepted into the MMEA Northeast District Girls Chorus. The chorus will perform at Lowell High School on March 23. The girls were chosen by audition from a field of nearly 1,000 students from communities throughout northeastern Massachusetts to rehearse with and perform under guest conductors at […]

Middle School Students Enjoy New Ice Hockey Club

This winter boys and girls from the McGlynn and Andrews Middle schools are participating in a new ice hockey club. Under the direction of McGlynn Middle school Principal Edwards and Medford High JV Hockey Coach Josh Glionna, students practice each Saturday morning working on fundamentals such as skating, shooting and passing. Students also play in […]

Mobile Pizza Truck at Farmers Market Thursday

VESTA, offering up self-described “mobile wood-fired pizza”, will debut at the Medford Winter Farmers Market on Thursday. The truck will be in the back parking lot of the Hyatt Hotel in Medford Square. The winter farmers market is taking place from 3-7PM Thursday in the underground parking garage of the Hyatt Hotel in Medford Square […]

‘End Distracted Driving’ Campaign to Launch in Medford

- Allison Goldsberry Medford has been selected as a lead community in a statewide campaign to end distracted driving, according to information released by Mayor Michael McGlynn’s office. The campaign is led by the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys (MATA). MATA is holding two press conferences next week to announce the campaign, one at the […]

Zonta Club of Medford Hosts Chocolate Auction

The Zonta Club of Medford invites the public to its 7th annual Valentine’s Day Chocolate Auction on Tuesday, February 5, beginning at 6:30 p.m., in the lobby of Lawrence Memorial Hospital. We will begin by serving hot and cold hors d’oeuvres. A chocolate fountain will be one of the main features of the evening, as […]

Tenney February Featured Artist at Mystic Art Gallery

Come join us for an Artist’s Reception featuring Will Tenney, the Featured Artist of the Month for February, at the Mystic Art Gallery. The reception is taking place on Friday, February 1 from 6-9PM and includes snacks and wine. Mystic Art Gallery is operated by local artists and artisans in and around the Medford, Massachusetts […]

Sheriff Delivers on AFC Championship Bets

Koutoujian Sends Clam Chowder to Baltimore, Local Waltham Domestic Violence Shelter Middlesex Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian visited the office of REACH Beyond Domestic Violence Tuesday, January 29 to present the organization with a donation of New England Clam Chowder from Legal Sea Foods. The clam chowder will go to victims of domestic violence staying in […]