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Local Pols Speak Out on Gun Control

Politicians with Medford ties spoke in favor of President Barack Obama’s gun control initiative. The President laid out a plan on Wednesday that included enhanced background checks and a call to Congress to pass legislation to ban assault weapons and high capacity magazines. In a statement, Medford Mayor Michael McGlynn praised President Obama for offering […]

A Cure for What Ails at Salvatore’s Restaurant

Salvatore’s Restaurant is doing its part to help people feel better during flu season. The restaurant is offering a “Feel Better Boston” takeout special for $5.99 that includes a pint of chicken soup, fresh baked bread, and a choice of orange juice, ginger ale, or water. The special also includes an individual pack of tissues. […]

Snow, Freezing Rain Fall in Medford

The Boston area received around three inches of snow on Wednesday. So far snow fall for January is less than half of what’s normal, according to local meteorologists. The Tufts University campus on Wednesday morning is pictured above. Courtesy photo.

Mustang Boys Hoops Looking for GBL Win

Senior guard Sean Doncaster scored a team and season-high 31 points Monday night. – Allison Goldsberry Following two close losses to Somerville and Concord-Carlisle, the Mustang boys varsity basketball team is looking for a win against Malden on Wednesday night. The Mustangs lost a heart-breaker to Concord-Carlisle on Monday night, 58-56. “We didn’t come to […]

Pompeo Recalls War Service in 2007 Interview

Fred Pompeo, Sr., who passed away last week just shy of his 95th birthday, was a World War II veteran who spent four years in the army. He was a prisoner of war for six months after being injured during the Battle of the Bulge. Pompeo participated in an oral history project put together by […]