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Movie Filmed in Medford Nominated for Best Picture

David O. Russell’s “American Hustle”, which filmed in Medford and the local area, has been nominated for several Oscars, including Best Picture. 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. Medford’s own Frankie Imbergamo […]

Medford Students’ Artwork to be on Exhibit at Meadow Glen Mall in March

The acclaimed Medford Children’s Art Showcase will be on exhibit at the Meadow Glen Mall from Sunday, March 2nd through Saturday, March 29th. This expansive city-wide exhibit features over 500 pieces of art from third grade, seventh grade, and high school students throughout Medford. A wide range of artwork from Brooks Elementary, Columbus Elementary, McGlynn […]

Mustang Boys Hockey Team Advances in State Tourney

The Mustang boys hockey team has advanced to the quarter final round of the state tournament with a 4-2 road win over Acton-Boxboro on Wednesday. Medford, 12-5-3 heading into the tournament and seeded sixth, faces third seed Wilmington, 12-3-7, on Saturday, March 1. The game is taking place at 5:40PM at Chelmsford Forum. The winner […]

Former Celtics Player to Discuss Substance Abuse Struggle at Chevalier Theater March 3rd

On Monday March 3, 2014, Team Medford and Medford High Athletics Department will be hosting a free presentation by Chris Herren titled ‘The Game Has Changed,’ a powerful and moving narrative about Herren’s life with an addiction disorder and his journey to recovery. Herren will be discussing the negative effects drugs and other substances had […]

Medford’s Lanzilli in Sports Illustrated

Photo by Judy Baruffaldi Medford High School senior hockey player Brittani Lanzilli was recently featured in Sports Illustrated magazine. “Brittani, a senior forward at Medford High, had a hat trick in a 6-2 win over St. Joseph Prep/Mount Alvernia to become the third girl in state history to reach 300 career points. Her milestone came […]

MHS Student Featured on Channel 5

Medford High School’s Rezwan Ali came here from Bangladesh only two years ago but he has already proven himself to be a student leader. Ali was recognized on Channel 5′s A+ feature on Wednesday. Click here to watch or see below.

Sciortino Hopeful for Ban on Gay Conversion Therapy in MA, Across US

Representative Carl Sciortino (D – Medford/Somerville) is pleased that a bill he filed this session banning the usage of “conversion therapy” with minors advanced this week in the Massachusetts Legislature. On Monday, the Legislature’s Joint Committee on Children, Families, and Persons with Disabilities issued a favorable report for An Act relative to abusive practices to […]

Boston Magazine: Choose Medford if You’re Just Starting Out or Can’t Afford Arlington

Boston Magazine’s annual Best Places to Live feature says Medford is a great place for people “just starting out” or for people who “didn’t have the foresight or the cash to buy in ultra-hot Arlington 10 years ago.” What do you think? Is a city with a median home price of $395,000 really doable for […]

Congregational Church of West Medford For Sale

The Congregational Church of West Medford, an Open and Affirming Congregation of the United Church of Christ, is pleased to inform our friends and neighbors that we have begun to market our landmark property at 400 High Street in order to pursue an exciting future as a transformative, progressive and prophetic faith community. This decision […]

Medford Mustang Hall of Fame announces 25th Anniversary Celebration

The Medford Mustang Hall of Fame announced that it will hold a reception on Sunday, April 6, from 1:00-5:00 PM at Medford High School to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the founding of the Hall of Fame. This event will be the first ever to bring all living Mustang Hall of Fame members together at […]