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Construction to Begin on High School Science Labs in Summer

Construction on new science labs for Medford High School and Medford Vocational Technical High School will begin this summer. On Friday, June 28, the last day of school, State Treasurer Steve Grossman Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) Executive Director John McCarthy visited Medford High School to officially kick off the construction. The science lab plan […]

Royall House Receives $100K Grant

Medford’s historic Royall House and Slave Quarters is a 2013 recipient of a Cummings Foundation $100K for 100 grant. The grant will support in-depth educational field trips at the museum for elementary school students, which will be focused on northern colonial slavery, the economics of the slave trade, and the lives of enslaved Africans in […]

Medford Residents Attend Sheriff’s Citizens Academy

Middlesex Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian recently presided over the graduation ceremony for the inaugural Middlesex Sheriff’s Office Citizens Academy. “It’s important the public understand the vital work the men and women of the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office perform on a daily basis,” said Sheriff Koutoujian. “I established this academy to give the public we serve an […]

Julia, Pup Pup Looking for Homes

Julia My name is Julia and I’m a very friendly, affectionate and playful 9 month old female cat. My owner had to surrender me because of a move and I was very upset by this. I was sent to settle down to the change in a foster home. I am well settled and doing great […]

Tufts Youth Philharmonic Holding Auditions

Starting in late September there is a new community music program starting, the Tufts Youth Philharmonic. The Tufts Youth Philharmonic will be open to advanced high school-age students. More details are available on the youth philharmonic website. Live auditions will take place at the Granoff Music Center on: July 1, beginning at 10 am August […]

Medford Student Wins 3rd Place in MWRA Poster Contest

Gerry Pellegrini, a sixth-grader at the McGlynn School, has won third place in MWRA’s Annual Poster Contest. Students from across the MWRA service area were challenged to create posters, essays and short videos to promote the benefits of tap water over bottled. Over 4,000 students entered this year. All of the winning posters and essays […]

Legion Baseball Sweeps Doubleheader

Story Updated 4:56PM Monday, July 1, 2013 – Allison Goldsberry The Medford Post 45 baseball team remains in first place in its division following back to back wins on Saturday morning. Medford defeated Reading, 4-1, and Billerica, 8-2, according to coach Ryan Kozul. Chris Hayes (Medford High School) pitched a complete game three-hitter to earn […]

Medford Woman Indicted in Connection With Human Trafficking Enterprise

- Allison Goldsberry A Medford woman and a Woburn man have been indicted on multiple counts of human trafficking and money laundering after an investigation into an extensive criminal enterprise, according to Attorney General (and Medford resident) Martha Coakley. A Middlesex Grand Jury indicted Xiu J. Chen, 32, of Medford, and Ronald Keplin, 57, of […]

Clement to Participate in Agannis All-Star Football Game

Medford High School senior Nate Clement is a part of annual Agganis All-Star Football Classic. The game is taking place on Thursday, June 27 at Manning Bowl in Lynn. Clement’s team is coached by Neal Weidman of Lynnfield. Clement will attend Westfield State in the fall. He was a captain of the Mustang football team […]

Walk for Krystle a Huge Success!

Photo by Paul Rapatano Thanks to numerous volunteers, participants, and donors, the first annual Walk for Krystle, held on Sunday, June 23, at Hormel Stadium, was a huge success! The event raised thousands of dollars for the Krystle Campbell scholarship fund and more money is continuing to come in this week. The twelve hour event […]