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Sixty Degree Monday, Snow Possible Wednesday

– Allison Goldsberry On an unseasonably warm Monday afternoon, the local temperature, sixty in some places, was warmer than the temperature in Dallas, Phoenix, Los Angeles, and New Orleans, according to WBZ-TV. The average temperature for this time of year is thirty-six degrees, according to While Monday was quite balmy, seventy-two is actually the […]

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 […]

New State Law Requires Fingerprinting, National Criminal Background Checks for All School Employees

– Allison Goldsberry A new law signed by Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick requires fingerprinting and national criminal background checks of all school employees, according to a state press release. All new school hires for the 2013-2014 school year- including teachers, bus drivers, and subcontractors- must be fingerprinted and have a national criminal background check conducted. […]

Friend of the MFN Ice Cream Social February 9

The Friends of the Medford Family Network are pleased to announce that we will be holding our annual family fund raiser Ice Cream Social February 9th from 1-3pm at the McGlynn Middle School in Medford. This family event will feature ice cream donated by CB Scoops, cookie decorating by Whole Foods Market and coffee from […]

Jehlen, Aide Attend ‘Artists for Alzheimer’s’ Event

On December 13, 2012 Senator Patricia Jehlen and her Elder Affairs director Vicki Halal attended Artists for Alzheimer’s (ARTZ) “Meet Me at the Coolidge…and Make Memories!” This is a free, quarterly, inclusive, interactive film program for people affected by dementia, care partners, friends, family and all others interested in classic film clips and discussion. Short […]