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Legion Baseball Team Finishes Successful Season

- Allison Goldsberry After a 15-5 season the Medford Legion Post 45 baseball team competed in the playoffs for the first time in over a decade. While the team was unsuccessful in its playoff run, the 45ers had one of the strongest seasons in recent memory. The team was led by Ryan Kozul, an assistant […]

Danish Pastry House on ‘Best of’ N.E. List

Medford’s Danish Pastry House is on Yankee Magazine’s Best of New England list. The self-described “authentic European boutique bakery and café” was recognized as the Best Bakery/Café in Greater Boston. Danish Pastry House is located at 330 Boston Avenue. Courtesy photo. – InsideMedford.com

Mayor, Local Officials Meet with State Sec. of Housing, Development

On Monday Medford Mayor Michael McGlynn joined several other local officials in a meeting with Massachusetts Secretary of Housing and Economic Development Gregory Bialecki. According to information released by Mayor McGlynn’s office, Sec. Bialecki discussed how his office could help bring new businesses and housing into the region. Seated, left to right: Revere Mayor Dan […]

Volunteers Spruce up Local Parks

Story Updated 5:07PM Wednesday, July 31, 2013 Volunteers from Redemption Hill Church are spending the week sprucing up parks around Medford. According to Parks Director Mike Nestor, the volunteers are working on Tufts, Harris, Morrison, and Playstead Parks. On Monday, thirty six yards of sand were spread at Harris Park (top photo). On Wednesday another […]

Middlesex Reds Baseball Team to Hold Tryouts

Summer Harvest Cooking Workshops at the Columbus School

Columbus School Garden Club presents: Summer Harvest Cooking Workshops Open to all ages, free of charge, children under 6 must be accompanied by an adult. Location: Columbus School Vegetable Garden, 37 Hicks Avenue, Medford Time: 10am – 11:30am Wednesday, August 14: Herbal Oils and Vinegar Harvest some fresh herbs at the garden and make a […]

Medford Youth Football, Cheer League Holding Online, In-Person Registration

Medford Youth Football and Cheer League is seeking young Junior Mustangs, football players and cheerleaders, for its second season. Registration is now taking place in person and online. Visit www.medfordyouthfootball.com for more information. Register in person at Memorial Park, located at the intersection of Winthrop Street and Route 16 in Medford, from 5:30-8:00PM through Friday, […]

Cats Looking for ‘Furever’ Homes

Kitty Connection has a number of cats who have been waiting for “furever homes” for a while. Won’t you take a chance on these sweet, lovable fuzzy faces? Zeal – $25 Indigo – $50 Bootsie – $35 Daisy-Mae – $50 Jingle – $50 Jamie – $50 Some 6- to 10-week-old kittens are been worked with […]

Maiocco to Retire After 30 Years on City Council

Story Updated 4:59PM Tuesday, July 30, 2013 – Allison Goldsberry Robert Maiocco, Medford’s second-longest serving City Councilor, surprised even those close to him when he decided not to run for a sixteenth term. His wife, Cheryl, asked about his nomination papers, which were due last week, and she didn’t initially believe him when he said […]

General Contractor Selected for Green Line Extension Project

Photo by Alexander Svirsky, MassRoads.com. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) recently announced the selection of the Construction Manager-General Contractor (CM/GC) for pre-construction services for the Green Line extension project. White Skanska Kiewit, JV (WSK) – a joint venture consisting of J. F. White Contracting Co., Skanska USA Civil Northeast, Inc. and Kiewit Infrastructure Company, […]

West Medford Gas Station to Close, Bank to Open

A West Medford institution is coming to an end. Dickie Consolino’s Service Station on Playstead Road pumped its finally gallons of gas on Saturday, July 27. East Cambridge Savings Bank has purchased the property, according to John Pompeo of Pompeo Insurance in West Medford. Pompeo is pictured below with Consolino. Courtesy photos. – InsideMedford.com

Legion Baseball Opens Playoffs at Newburyport

Story Updated 10:02PM Monday, July 29, 2013 Medford High’s Kevin Andrew and his Legion teammates begin their playoff competition Sunday. – Allison Goldsberry On Sunday Medford’s Post 45 baseball team competed in its first playoff series in over a decade. Medford, 15-6, suffered a 6-3 loss on the road against Newburyport, 17-7-1. Meanwhile, Methuen defeated […]