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126th Thanksgiving Football Victory Goes to Malden

The Mustang football team came up short against Malden for the teams’ 126th Thanksgiving game. Medford closed its season with a 16-0 loss to the Golden Tornadoes. The frigid, windy game was held at home at Hormel Stadium. It was the last game for fifteen senior Mustangs. – InsideMedford.com

Medford Gears Up to Face Malden

Medford High School held its annual pep rally for the football team on Wednesday. Medford and Malden will play in their 126th Thanksgiving game. The Mustangs host the Golden Tornadoes this year at 10am at Hormel. The following photos of the pep rally were taken by Marcus Howard. Football captains, from left, Tyler McLean, Jesse […]

Sciortino, Garballey Back Early Voting, Online Registration

Medford State Representatives Carl Sciortino and Sean Garballey joined their colleagues in the Massachusetts House of Representatives on Wednesday November 20th to pass legislation that establishes early voting for presidential elections and provides resources to local officials and residents to make the voting process more efficient. Early voting for presidential elections will begin in 2016. […]

Medford, Malden Break Bread Before Big Game

Before Medford and Malden compete in their 126th Thanksgiving football game the two teams met for a special pre-game lunch hosted by John Brewer’s Tavern on Tuesday. The restaurant, owned by Medford resident and Medford High School graduate Bill Honeycutt, has invited the teams for a joint lunch since 2008. John Brewer’s, located in Malden, […]

Green Line Construction Group Seeking Members

Photo by Alexander Svirsky, MassRoads.com. The Green Line Extension is now taking applications for the open seats on the Construction Working Group (formerly the Design Working Group). The deadline for applications is Friday, December 13. The Construction Working Group (CWG) will advise the MBTA on the final design and construction issues associated with six new […]

Medford Interfaith Clergy ‘Give Thanks,’ Support Local Food Pantries

The interfaith clergy of Medford brought together over 200 people on Monday, November 25th at Grace Episcopal Church for an evening of “Giving Thanks” and support local food pantries. Clergy from Roman Catholic, Protestant, Unitarian, Buddhist and Jewish traditions all participated in the event. Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts and Brownies from across Medford joined in […]

Help Medford Break a World Record Nov. 30th

Medford’s annual holiday celebration will be held Saturday, November 30! The schedule is a bit different this year as we will once again attempt to break the Guinness Book of World Records for caroling with santa hats! Please note: we are still collecting toys for the U.S. Marine Corps’ Toys for Tots program, so please […]

Winter Farmers Market Returns Dec. 5th

The Medford Farmers Market joyfully announces their Winter Market Season beginning December 5th and running Thursdays from 3-7PM through March 6, 2014 at the Hyatt Place Hotel in Medford Square. The Market includes local farms, bakeries, dairies, wineries and more: it’s one-stop-shopping! The Market accepts credit cards from everyone and has a $20 matching EBT […]

Giving Thanks for A Life of Public Service

Over the coming weeks and months in Massachusetts and across the country, people of different faiths and nationalities will take part in the season of giving. For my family and me, as is the case for most of us, that time will begin with Thanksgiving when we give thanks for the many blessings in our […]

Women’s Self-Defense Class Dec. 8th

As part of Zonta International’s 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence, Zonta Club of Medford is proud to offer an introductory class of RAD for women. The first step of empowerment is education. This class will teach components of the RAD Systems (no physical exercises) based on risk strategies for personal safety: Risk Avoidance, […]

Vincent A. Murphy, 82, Medford

Vincent Andrew Murphy, 82, died on Saturday, November 23 at the Chelsea Soldier’s Home. Born in Worcester the son of the late John and Mary (MacDonald) Murphy, he was raised in Everett. Vincent later moved to Medford where he lived for 58 years. Vincent proudly served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He […]

Medford Native Honors Krystle Campbell with Portrait

Krystle Campbell’s parents, Patricia and William Campbell Jr., with the portrait and trustee Dick Campbell (no relation). Seven months after the Boston Marathon bombings took Krystle Campbell’s life, UMass Boston Chancellor J. Keith Motley and the Campbell family unveiled a portrait of the young bombing victim at a ceremony Thursday in the Campus Center Atrium. […]