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1st Annual Krystle Campbell Softball Tournament April 26th & 27th

The Medford High School Girls Softball team will continue their fundraising efforts to benefit the Krystle Campbell Scholarship Fund as they kick off their season at the newly refurbished Columbus Park on Saturday, April 26th at 9:30 AM. The softball team, coached by Jack Dempsey, will open the season with the 1st Annual Krystle Campbell […]

Antique Appraisals Available Saturday, April 5th

Do you ever wonder what that little chair in the corner of your garage is worth? Dust off your precious objects and bring them in to be appraised by professional appraisers from Kaminski Auctions of Beverly. This is a fundraiser for the Medford Historical Society & Museum. Appraisal costs are $10 for each item or […]

Senator Jehlen Announces New Units of Supportive Housing Funded Statewide

Communities across the state are reaping the benefits of legislation filed by Senator Patricia Jehlen that passed in 2012, An Act Relative to Community Housing and Services. This legislation increased the state’s focus on the development of permanent supportive housing, determining numeric benchmarks for the creation of supportive housing, and establishing a target of 1,000 […]

City Council Votes Against Brooks Estate Bond Request

Story Updated 5:07PM Wednesday, April 2, 2014 Update- the City Council voted against the bond request for the Brooks Estate on Tuesday. According to City Councilor Breanna Lungo-Koehn, five councilors voted against the proposal. Councilor Robert Penta was the only councilor to vote in favor while Councilor Paul Camuso recused himself because his family owns […]

City’s Art Collection Available Online

The city’s art collection is available for viewing online. The collection includes works at City Hall and the Medford Public Library as well as artifacts of Amelia Earhart. According to Assistant Librarian Barbara Kerr, grants from the Medford Arts Council and the Friends of the Medford Public Library and efforts by Erin Halvey to research […]

Lady Mustang Lacrosse Team Opens Season With Win

– Allison Goldsberry The Lady Mustang varsity lacrosse team earned their first victory of the season with a 14-8 road win over Newton South on Friday. “We transitioned the ball really well. We played as a team,” said Head Coach Matt Galusi. Hannah Gallup and Brianna Burke led the offense with four goals each. Nicole […]

Billboard Campaign Promotes Run for Krystle

Clear Channel Outdoor has donated billboard space to promote the Run for Krystle, which will benefit the University of Massachusetts Krystle Campbell Scholarship fund. Krystle Campbell, an inspiring, hardworking young woman from Medford who had attended the University of Massachusetts Boston, was killed in the 2013 bombings at the Boston Marathon. The scholarship will support […]

School Superintendent Launches Blog

Medford Public School Superintendent Roy Belson has launched a new blog. Supt. Belson posted his first blog entry on www.MedfordSuperintendent.com on Friday. He wrote about the construction of the new high school science labs and the renovation of the high school pool. The labs will be completed by the end of April and the pool […]

MHS Girls Hockey Team Recognizes Leaders at Banquet

The Medford High girl’s varsity hockey team held its annual banquet on March 20th. Members of the team were recognized for their efforts on the ice and in the classroom. Awards were passed out and next seasons captains were named. 2013-2014 award winners: Offensive Player of the Year – Brittani Lanzilli Defensive Player of the […]

Upcoming Public Concerts at Tufts

Machine Fantasies Concert April 5 The Tufts University Department of Music presents the Machine Fantasies Concert in the Distler Performance Hall at the Perry and Marty Granoff Music Center on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at 8 p.m. as part of the Machine Fantasies Workshops. The Machine Fantasies Workshop brings together composers, performers, scholars, and engineers […]