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Lanzilli Earns 300th Career Point

Medford High School senior Brittani Lanzilli became just the third player in Massachusetts girls high school hockey history to earn 300 career points. Lanzilli nabbed her 300th point on home ice in a 6-2 victory over St. Joseph’s Prep/Mt. Alvernia on Wednesday, according to assistant Coach Josh Glionna. The accomplishment was achieved when Lanzilli scored […]

The State of Education in Our Union

- Curtis Tuden As a high school teacher I am interested in education policy and would like to help others understand its influence on our nation’s schools. The President’s State of the Union address and responses from other elected officials comprise the relevant political perspectives of our nation’s leaders. Their speech transcripts can be analyzed […]

Mystic Art Gallery Presents the Art of Illustrations

Illustration is defined as the act or process of illuminating. They give a visual picture of printed word, drawing us in to a new world or new perspective. As Norman Rockwell demonstrated for so many years, illustrations can entertain us, stir our emotions in many directions, and broaden our world view. Whether a simple line […]

Girls Track Team Defeats Everett

- Allison Goldsberry The Medford High School girls indoor track team took top honors in nine out of ten events en route to a 55-31 victory at Everett on Monday. Junior Patricia Healion was outstanding for the Lady Mustangs, winning both the 55 yard hurdles (9 seconds) and the high jump (4’8?), said Coach Jack […]

Record Number Apply to Tufts

Tufts’ famous Jumbo mascot in the snow earlier this month. Photo by Kelvin Ma for Tufts. Tufts University has received its most applications ever, which will result in the class of 2018 being the school’s most selective. According to information released by Tufts, over 19,000 have applied for admission, a 3.5% increase over last year […]

Winter Farmers Market Thursday

Joni’s Cannolis are just one treat that can be found at the Medford Winter Farmers Market. The market takes place every Thursday from 3-7PM in the Hyatt Hotel’s underground parking garage in Medford Square. Courtesy photo. – InsideMedford.com

DA Ryan in Medford for Domestic Violence Awareness Training

Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Elizabeth Grady President John Walsh provided training today to students at The Elizabeth Grady School of Esthetics and Massage Therapy in Medford to identify signs of domestic violence and to learn about resources available for victims. More than 100 students and staff from the School were in attendance. Participants […]

African Stories of New England Feb. 19th

On Wednesday, February 19, 2014, at 7:30 p.m., historian Jennifer Pustz will give an illustrated talk based on “Uncovering African American Stories at Historic New England.” Though too often hidden, the contributions of African Americans, enslaved and free, are important to understanding the history of New England. The story of Prince Sayward of York, Maine, […]

Self-Defense Class for Women Begins in February

Class in the Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) Systems of self-defense for women is coming to Medford! Preparation through education and training is the best way to avoid (if possible) and survive (when needed) an assault situation. Learn strategies of both physical resistance and risk avoidance/reduction. This class will teach you techniques to break holds and […]

Medford Democratic Ward and City Committee to Hold Caucuses in February

The Medford Democratic Ward and City Committee will hold Caucuses across the city on February 22, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. to elect delegates and alternates to the 2014 Massachusetts Democratic State Convention. The convention will take place on Friday, June 13 and Saturday, June 14, 2014 at the DCU Center in Worcester. Elected delegates from […]

Tufts Announces Upcoming Public Concerts

An Evening of Music for Trumpet and Horn January 31st The Tufts University Department of Music presents Saint-Saëns, Haydn, and More—An Evening of Music for Trumpet and Horn, a concert featuring Tufts performance faculty members Anne Howarth, horn, and Dana Russian, trumpet. They will be performing works by Saint-Saëns, Haydn, and Arutunian with guest artists […]