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Green Line Extension Moves Forward; Public Meeting Oct. 3

Photo by Alexander Svirsky, MassRoads.com. – Allison Goldsberry Last week the MassDOT Board unanimously approved a $393 million Intergovernmental Service Agreement (ISA) with the MBTA that will construct three new stations and bring the Green Line from Cambridge to Somerville. This phase of the Green Line extension is anticipated to be complete and ready for […]

St. Joseph’s to Host ‘Medford Festival’ Oct. 26, 27

Please join us for St. Joseph Parish, Medford Festival Weekend! Italian Nite, Saturday, October 26th, at 5pm St. Joseph Parish will be hosting an Italian Nite on Saturday, October 26th, at 5pm in the social center (immediately following the 4pm Mass). The evening will include dinner (catered by La Hacienda Italian Restaurant of Somerville), music, […]

Council Candidate Morse Seeks Cradock Bridge Committee

Jim Morse, candidate for the Medford City Council, is asking the city of Medford to form an official city committee to deal with the upcoming Cradock Bridge replacement scheduled to start in Spring 2014. “This project is going to be a real test of all the citizens of Medford; it is our Big Dig,” Morse […]

Robert Redfurrd, Dacia Looking for Homes

Robert Redfurrd Hi, I’m Robert Redfurrd. I’m an orange and white tabby, about three years old. Like most orange tigers, I am blessed with both dashing looks and a dashing personality. I absolutely crave attention and am looking for a home where I’ll GIVE & GET tons and tons of attention. I was found in […]

Mike Napoli in Medford on Monday

Hirsute Red Sox player Mike Napoli and his playoff beard will be in Medford on Monday. According to information posted on Facebook, Napoli will be at Modell’s Sporting Goods from 6:30-7:30PM. His appearance is part of the promotion of Modell’s #GetBeard playoff T-shirts. Modell’s said passes will be distributed thirty minutes prior to Napoli’s appearance […]

Mustang Football Team Featured on WCVB’s ‘High 5′

QB Reggie Thelemaque with Malik McLaren (#14), Max Tilus (#59), and Brendan Edouard (#52). Photo by Lee Ward. The Medford High School football team, currently producing a much more successful season than in years past, was profiled this week on Channel 5′s High 5 local sports feature. After three straight home games, the 2-1 Mustangs […]

Supreme Court Justice in Town for Public Lecture

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia will be the 17th speaker in the Richard E. Snyder President’s Lecture Series at Tufts University, on Wednesday, October 2, at 4:30 p.m. in Gantcher Sports and Convocation Center, on Tufts’ Medford/Somerville campus. Scalia will talk about “Interpreting the Constitution” and then participate in a brief question and answer […]

Local Candidates Forums Planned for October

The Medford Democratic Ward and City Committee is planning two forums for candidates running for Mayor, City Council, and School Committee. The Mayoral and School Committee candidate forum will be held on Wednesday, October 16 from 7-10PM at Medford City Hall. The mayoral candidates will field questions prior to the School Committee candidates, beginning at […]

Month-long Arts Festival Kicks Off with the Mystic River Celebration Oct. 5

The third-annual month-long Arts Across Medford festival will kick-off an exciting month of events with the Mystic River Celebration at the Condon Shell in Medford on Saturday, October 5 from 12-4 pm. This lively program attended by over 1,000 people each year is the first event in a series of over 15 arts and cultural […]

Reflections on Local Elections

- Nekita Lamour As an educator of color observing local elections, I’d like to share some experience with InsideMedford. Since I have lived in three North of Boston towns for close to 40 years, I have driven “inside Medford “ quite often and have friends in Medford. My experience is that I have not seen […]