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Gas Truck Rolls Over, Spills Fuel, Closes Road

Story Updated 6:54PM Friday, May 31, 2013 A truck carrying gasoline overturned near the rotary between Medford and Arlington at Mystic Valley Parkway and Medford Street, according to witnesses and published reports. The road is closed and the Massachusetts State Police said to expect delays for several hours. State Police said Mystic Valley Parkway will […]

Crowley Announces City Council Candidacy

Medford resident and business leader Mark Crowley is announcing his candidacy for Medford City Council.  All are invited to a kickoff event at Salvatore’s in Medford Square on Thursday, June 13, from 6:00pm to 7:30pm. For more information, visit www.CrowleyForMedford.com. “I’m running because as a homeowner, I’m frustrated with rising property taxes and the lack […]

Mustang Baseball Team Hosts Haverhill Saturday

The Medford High School boys varsity baseball team will open the state tournament at home on Saturday with Haverhill. Medford, 17-3, is ranked second in North Division 1 while Haverhill, 12-8, is fifteenth. Haverhill defeated Boston Latin on Thursday to advance to the game with Medford. The winner on Saturday will face either Billerica (#7, […]

Police Looking for Suspects in Connection with House Breaks, Credit Card Fraud

- Allison Goldsberry Medford Police are looking for three suspects who allegedly broke into a victim’s house, stole credit cards, and then used them. According to information released by police, the suspects, two men and a woman, are believed to be involved in at least one house break in Medford. Police say the suspects used […]

Sheriff’s Office Warns of Phone Scam

The Middlesex Sheriff’s Office is warning citizens of a telephone scam involving individuals falsely claiming to work for the Office. “We want citizens to be aware of this scam so they can properly protect themselves,” said Middlesex Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian. The Office has been notified of two scam calls. They were received by residents […]

Farmers Market Opens Thursday, June 6th

The Medford Farmers Market officially opens its summer season on Thursday, June 6. The market will take place every Thursday, 3-7PM, at One City Hall Mall in Medford Square. The organizers have posted a list of confirmed vendors on the market website, including Brigham Farm, whose fresh produce is pictured above during last year’s market. […]

Cancer Survivor Hosts Golf Tourney to Support Jimmy Fund

- Allison Goldsberry Medford native Rick Giovino is only twenty-three-years-old, and he is a three-time testicular cancer survivor. “It has been a rocky road the last three years or so and has significantly changed my life,” said Giovino. “I have put life into a completely different perspective after going down the road I’ve traveled. I […]

Mustang Stampede, Alumni Flag Football June 8

The first annual Medford football alumni flag football tournament is taking place on Saturday, June 8 at 10AM at Hormel Stadium. The cost is $150 per ten player team or $15 per player. For more information please contact John Costello, Jr. at 781-608-8563 or gomedford@aol.com. The annual push-up-a-thon and Mustang Stampede is also taking place […]

Whole Foods Hosts Sunscreen, Bug Spray Swap on Friday

In an effort to encourage use of more natural products, Whole Foods Medford is hosting a sunscreen and bug spray swap event on Friday, May 31. Simply bring in your “conventional” sunscreen or bug spray product to the store on Friday and Whole Foods will exchange it for a more “natural alternative,” according to an […]

MHS/MVTHS Graduation to be Broadcast Live Online

The Medford High School/Medford Vocational-Technical High School graduation will be broadcast live online for the first time ever this year. Anyone can watch the entire ceremony live online for free at www.MadeinMedford/MedfordHS starting at 6:00PM on Wednesday, June 5. More information about graduation, including about tickets and parking, is available on Medford High’s website. – […]