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MWRA Wins National Award for Saving Water, Energy

The Massachusetts Water Resource Authority (MWRA), which provides water to millions in the Greater Boston area, has been recognized with a national award for its program that saves both water and energy. According to a press release, the MWRA’s Long-Term Sustainability Program has won a national award from The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy […]

Passport to the Future: Free Informational Programs on Aging, Caregiving, Finances

When you decide that you would like to go on a trip you are probably going to invest a significant amount of time making preparations. Of course you want to identify your destination, and you will probably develop an itinerary. If you are like many people, you will consider all the contingencies that may arise […]

Mystic Art Gallery Announces 1st Jewelry Trunk Show

Medford Arts Center, Inc. (MACI) is excited to announce the Mystic Art Gallery’s first-ever first trunk show, featuring jewelry artist Louise Musto-Choate, on Saturday, January 26, 2013. The gallery, located at 14 Main Street in Medford Square, will spotlight her one-of-a-kind pure silver jewelry crafted from precious metal clay. “Louise is a long-time fixture on […]

Get Warm at the Winter Farmers Market

On Thursday afternoon the winter farmers market is actually a good place to get warm! The indoor market features hot soup, hot coffee, and a variety of vegetables, meat, and fish to put together a hearty stew. On The Edge Knife Sharpening will also be at the market this week and next to sharpen dull […]

House History Lecture Series at the Library

Come join us in January and February for our House History Lecture series at the Medford Public Library! Designing Home: Domestic Architectural Styles, 17th to 19th Century Thursday, January 31, 2013, 7:00 PM Ever wonder why your home is a specific style? Puzzled as to why your house may have been constructed in a manner […]

‘Go Green Medford’ Earns Innovation Award

Mayor Michael J. McGlynn announced that Medford’s Go Green Program was selected as the recipient of the 2012 Kenneth E. Pickard Municipal Innovation Award by the Massachusetts Municipal Association, (MMA). “Go Green Medford was selected because the program demonstrates dedication, commitment, and ability to increase the effectiveness of local government by successfully implementing this unique […]

Tufts Art Gallery Announces Upcoming Events

Illuminated Geographies: Pakistani Miniaturist Practice in the Wake of the Global Turn The Tufts University Art Gallery at the Shirley and Alex Aidekman Arts Center is proud to present Illuminated Geographies: Pakistani Miniaturist Practice in the Wake of the Global Turn, featuring new works by Ambreen Butt, Faiza Butt, Murad Khan Mumtaz, and Saira Wasim, […]

City, Community Host MLK Day Celebration

The Mystic Valley NAACP, the Medford Human Rights Commission, and the Medford Disability Commission hosted their first Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebration. The event, which took place at the West Medford Community Center, celebrated the life of Dr. King and also featured the inauguration of President Barack Obama. Photos by Medford Human Diversity Director […]