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City’s Inaugural Ceremony January 5th

Medford’s elected officials will be sworn in on Sunday, January 5, 2014. A public inauguration ceremony is being held at 1:00PM at Medford City Hall. Mayor Michael McGlynn, pictured above at the inauguration of 2012, is being sworn into his fourteenth consecutive term. He is the state’s longest-serving mayor. Each member of the School Committee […]

Williams Earns 100th Career Point

Medford High School girls varsity hockey player Marissa Williams recorded her 100th career point. The achievement occurred December 30th when the senior forward scored on a wrist shot with nine seconds left in the second period versus Watertown/Belmont. Williams has 32 career goals and 68 career assists. Williams joins former Mustangs Kristina Bove and Samantha […]

Mystic Valley Area NAACP to Hold Youth Event

The NAACP believes strongly that future leaders must be developed. Currently more than 30K young people representing 600+ Youth Councils are actively involved in the ongoing fight for civil rights. Come learn about your local NAACP branch and about leadership opportunities locally, regionally and nationally. Youth under 25 and their parents are invited to attend. […]

Top Medford Stories of 2013

Medford Honors Krystle Campbell Medford native Krystle Campbell, 29, was among the three young victims killed by bomb explosions at the Boston Marathon. Campbell’s family remains in Medford, where an outpouring of support and “Medford Strong” t-shirts have helped raise thousands of dollars for a scholarship in Krystle’s name at Medford High School. Krystle’s parents, […]

Celebrate 2014 at John Brewer’s Tavern

Medford resident Bill Honeycutt’s local restaurants are offering a prix fixe dinner menu and “hangover brunch” to ring in 2014. In addition to the regular menu, a $29.95 special menu is available at John Brewer’s Tavern in Malden and Waltham. The 3-course menu includes crab bisque, prime rib, and lobster ravioli, among other items. A […]

Movie Filmed in Medford Now Playing in Theaters

David O. Russell’s “American Hustle”, which filmed in Medford and the local area, is now playing in theaters. The film is about the FBI’s Abscam public corruption investigation in the 1970’s. Amy Adams, Christian Bale, Jennifer Lawrence, Jeremy Renner, and Bradley Cooper were spotted in the area. The following photos were taken in the Heights […]

Green Line Extension Noise & Retaining Wall Meetings in Jan., Feb.

MassDOT and the MBTA will host six public meetings to provide details about noise and retaining walls proposed for segments of the Green Line Extension Project. The meeting concerning the College Avenue station in Medford is taking place on Wednesday, February 5, 2014 from 6-8PM at St. Clement School, 579 Boston Avenue. More details are […]

Royall House to Host Colonial Life Program Jan. 15th

For Adam’s Sake: On Wednesday, January 15, 2014, at 7:30 p.m., historian Allegra di Bonaventura will give an illustrated talk based on her book, “For Adam’s Sake: A Family Saga in Colonial New England.” Joshua Hempstead was a well-respected farmer and tradesman in New London, Connecticut. As his remarkable diary — kept from 1711 until […]

Project Bread Releases Report on Hunger in MA

The 2013 Project Bread Status Report on Hunger, Massachusetts’ annual report card on hunger, finds more than 700,000 people in the state are struggling with food insecurity, despite many other economic indicators pointing toward recovery. Each year, Project Bread analyzes hunger in Massachusetts based on data provided by the federal government, through its annual household […]

Salvatore’s Offers New Year’s Dinner, Brunch Special

Salvatore’s, the upscale casual Italian restaurant with five locations in the Greater Boston area, will help customers ring in the New Year in two amazing ways! New Year’s Eve Dinner: On Tuesday, December 31st, 2013, diners can celebrate with some of the best Italian fare in the Boston area as all Salvatore’s locations feature a […]