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Summer Farmers Market Opens June 5th

The Medford Farmers Market begins the summer season Thursday, June 5th! About twenty local farmers, growers, and other producers will be available to directly sell a wide variety of fresh and handmade goods. The Farmers Market is open every Thursday, 3-7 pm, on the lawn at 1 City Hall Mall, behind Medford City Hall. The […]

Legislature Sends Election Laws Bill to Governor

Legislation authorizes early voting and other election reforms Representative Paul J. Donato (D-Medford, Malden) joined his colleagues in the Legislature to pass a comprehensive election laws bill that will authorize early voting for biennial state elections starting in 2016. With the Governor’s final approval, Massachusetts will become the 33rd state in the nation to allow […]

Chiefs Open Season on Sunday at Tufts

By Bruce Tillman The Andre Chiefs will begin defense of their regular season pennant when they open the 2014 Intercity League schedule on Sunday (June 1) against the Watertown Reds at Tufts University’s Huskins Field at 5:00 PM. Several new face returning from the professional ranks have been added to the Chiefs’ roster led by […]

Local Opportunity for Recycling Old Electronics

On Saturday June 7th, 2014, between 9:30am and 1:30pm, there will be an Electronics Recycling drive at the Brooks Elementary School in Medford. This event is hosted by the Brooks School PTO and is open to the public. Any broken or obsolete electronic and electrical gadgets, including TVs, computer monitors, fax machines, cell phones, etc. […]

MWRA: Don’t Swim in the Fells

In anticipation of warmer weather ahead, MWRA would like to remind residents and their canine companions that swimming is not allowed at the High Fells Reservoir in Stoneham. MWRA’s primary concern is public safety. The Fells has many rock outcroppings and swimmers who are tired or hit their heads while diving are a long way […]

English At Large Awarded $100,000 Cummings Foundation Grant

English At Large has been selected as one of 100 local nonprofits to receive grants of $100,000 each through Cummings Foundation’s $100K for 100 program. The Medford-based organization was chosen from more than 430 applicants during a very competitive review process. English At Large is a nonprofit that provides individual and small group instruction through […]

‘Batter Up for Billy Night’ June 20th

- Ron Giovino The family and friends of Billy Falasca are holding two events to remember Billy and help raise funds to support The Medford Invitational Tournaments, Inc. and the Heart Association. This Saturday, May 31st, the 2nd Annual Falasca Run will once again be held in Medford. Hundreds of motorcycle enthusiasts will start at […]

Medford Resident Rides to End Alzheimer’s

Vincent de laMar, of Medford, will bike 62 miles in the 2014 Ride to End Alzheimer’s Saturday, July 12. Beginning and ending in Fort Devens, the Ride provides a 2-mile family ride, 30-mile, 62-mile and 100-mile route reaching all the way from Western Massachusetts to Southern New Hampshire. The Ride to End Alzheimer’s grew from […]

Sazzie, Pixie Looking for Homes

Sazzie My name is Sazzie and I’m a 12 year old Burmese-mix, female cat. My owner had to give me up because she was moving and could take only one cat with her. I look a little like that internet sensation, “Grumpy Cat” but I am far from grumpy! I am very friendly and lovable […]

MHS Softball Team Advances in State Tourney

- Allison Goldsberry The Medford High School girls varsity softball team advanced in the state tournament with a decisive 14-7 home victory over Middlesex League opponent Woburn. After trailing by a run in the first inning, the Lady Mustangs responded with three of their own behind RBI hits from junior Brianna Napoleone, a double by […]

Mustang Baseball Team Ends State Tourney Run

Despite a strong effort, including home runs by Dave Center and Connor McGovern (pictured) and solid pitching by Mike Center and Ryan Colbert, the Mustang baseball team ended its state tourney run with a 4-3 loss to Westford Academy. “The kids should be proud of the way the season went and the success they had. […]

Mustang Athletes Receive Top Honors

The following individuals received awards at the annual M-Club banquet. The full list of all varsity athletes and Unsung Hero awards is available on the MHS website. Hellen V. Ellard Award Brittani Lanzilli, $1000 Clorinda Saragosa Award Sarah Donnelly Richard J. Phelan Award Brian Whooley, $1000 William “Bud” Edgerly Award Reggie Thelemaque Ken Cooper Memorial […]