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Markey, Gomez Win Party Senate Nominations

– Allison Goldsberry Democratic Congressman Edward Markey and Republican Gabriel Gomez are the winners of Tuesday’s special state primary for US Senate. Markey defeated fellow Democratic Congressman Stephen Lynch while Gomez, a former Navy Seal, was the winner of a three-way Republican race with former Plymouth Country District Attorney Michael Sullivan and State Representative Dan […]

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Margaritas

Regional Mexican Restaurant Hosting Festivities May 1-5 Margaritas Mexican Restaurant is partying for five days straight in honor of Cinco de Mayo. The festivities kick off on Wednesday, May 1 with family friendly activities for “Noche de Familia.” On Thursday the restaurant is donating 15% of diners’ checks to a local charity. On Friday Margaritas […]

Medford Man Pleads Guilty for Stealing from Maynard Retirement Fund

– Allison Goldsberry A Medford man pleaded guilty to charges of larceny for forging and cashing checks illegally from the town of Maynard’s retirement fund, according to Middlesex County District Attorney Marian Ryan. Timothy McDaid, 46, of Medford pleaded guilty in Middlesex Superior Court to charges of larceny over $250, uttering a false check, and […]

Mustang Softball Team Earns GBL Win Over Everett

– Allison Goldsberry The Medford High School girls varsity softball team earned a close 10-8 home victory over Everett on Friday afternoon. The Lady Mustangs won their third straight game and are so far undefeated in the GBL at 3-0, according to Head Coach Jack Dempsey. On Friday Medford fell behind by three runs in […]

MHS Girls Lacrosse Tops Malden

– Allison Goldsberry The girls varsity lacrosse team earned a 14-1 home victory over Malden on Monday afternoon. Hannah Gallup and Danielle Mason each had “hat tricks”, scoring three goals each, according to Head Coach Matt Galusi. Brianna Burke and Nicole Mortell each contributed two goals. Olivia Timmins, Cassidy LeBert, Jamie Traverse, and Dominique Savoia […]

Vote Tuesday

On Tuesday, April 30th a special state primary will be held to narrow the field of candidates seeking to fill former US Senator John Kerry’s vacant seat. Two Democrats are vying for their party’s nomination, Congressman Ed Markey and Congressman Stephen Lynch. Three Republicans seek the GOP nomination, veteran Gabriel Gomez, former Plymouth County District […]

Medford Little League Hosts Inaugural Opening Day

The inaugural Opening Day for Medford Little League Baseball held on Saturday, April 27. The day was marked with a parade down Riverside Avenue from Medford City Hall to the baseball field at Hormel Stadium. Medford’s three former little leagues officially merged as one this season. Medford Police escorted the procession. Cars representing each of […]

Exhibition of Local Painters at Beebe Estate in May

A group of fine artists, several from Medford, will exhibit dozens of new paintings at the Beebe Estate in Melrose during May. The artists will host an opening reception on Friday, May 3, 7:00-9:00 p.m. This exhibit will highlight the works of six contemporary artists including Cambia Davis, whose vivid still lifes have found an […]

Artists Display Work at West Medford Open Studios

Over 70 local artists in twenty-five different locations across West Medford participated in the annual West Medford Open Studios this weekend. Colorful, spring-like fabric creations by Sharon Fischer. Artist Rosemary Campobasso with her oil paintings. Photography by Paul Nguyen. Medford’s Sarah and Kayla Beardslee created special jewelry to benefit The One Fund, which was established […]

Medford Garden Club to Preview New Community Garden

Have you been hearing rumors of a new community garden to be built in Medford? Get the scoop on it here! The group Green Medford is spearheading the planning, fundraising, and building stages of this community garden. At this informational meeting, members of Green Medford’s community garden planning committee will present an overview of the […]