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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 […]

Mustang Boys Hoops Host Somerville Tuesday

- Allison Goldsberry The boys varsity basketball team is 8-6 heading into its home game against GBL rival Somerville on Tuesday. The Mustangs’ last win was a 67-48 home victory over Boston Latin on Saturday. Sean Doncaster led his team with twenty points while James Hawkins added ten points. “Everybody on the fourteen man roster […]

Bloomberg Commits $350 Million to Alma Mater

- Allison Goldsberry New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, a billionaire philanthropist, has committed to donating $350 million to Johns Hopkins University, his alma mater. The latest donation will bring his total gifts to the school to over $1 billion, which makes him the most prolific living donor to any educational institution in the country, […]

Tufts Employees Give Grants to Local Groups

The Tufts Neighborhood Service Fund (TNSF) committee recently awarded grants to seven organizations in Medford. TNSF collects donations from university employees throughout the year and then awards grants to community-based, charitable organizations that serve Tufts’ host communities (Somerville, Medford, Grafton and Boston’s Chinatown) and that actively engage Tufts volunteers in their work. A committee comprised […]

‘Art of the Bow’ at Granoff Music Center Feb. 3

The Tufts University Department of Music presents Art of the Bow featuring performance faculty member Beth Bahia Cohen in the Distler Performance Hall at the Perry and Marty Granoff Music Center on Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 3 p.m. as part of the Sunday at Tufts – Community Concert Series. Beth Bahia Cohen will perform […]

Girls, Boys Track Teams Defeat Everett

- Allison Goldsberry Both the girls and boys track teams defeated Everett in the last home meet of the season on Thursday. The Lady Mustangs defeated Everett 60-21 while the boys won 48-38. Medford had a balanced attack in every event throughout the meet, with sophomore Tricia Healion leading the way by winning the high […]

Former Car Dealership Sells for Nearly $5 Million

- Allison Goldsberry A former car dealership on Mystic Valley Parkway has been sold for $4.77 million, according to CoStar Group. The building, formerly a Lincoln dealership owned by Sentry Ford Lincoln of Medford, was sold to Mystic Valley LLC from Lemley Real Estate Trust. The sale price was roughly $247 per square foot for […]

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 […]